Info on nursing home safety should be transparent

The headlines have been grim. Seventeen bodies piled up in the morgue at a New Jersey nursing home. Fifty-five residents dead in Brooklyn, N.Y. In one...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


Is meat safe during COVID-19 pandemic?

Is meat safe during COVID-19 pandemic?

QUESTION: Is it safe to eat food or meat if it has been handled by someone who has COVID-19?ANSWER: According to food safety and meat science experts,...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Commencement has been/will be commencement

Longtime Graham math teacher Howard Pickering declared to an entire generation of Falcon Boomers – including me - that COMMENCEMENT IS COMMENCEM...

May 19th, 2020 |  



Changing how we respond to dementia

As adult children of aging parents and the owners of an in-home senior care company, my wife and I have experienced the joys and struggles of caring f...

May 17th, 2020 |  


Free check-in service offered to older citizens

Free check-in service offered to older citizens

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) launched a free, daily check-in by phone service for Ohio’s older residents to ensure their well-b...

May 14th, 2020 |  


Not all foods fit for humans are fit for dogs

Not all foods fit for humans are fit for dogs

QUESTION: I’ve recently adopted a dog. He’s been a great companion for me as I’ve been sheltering at home alone during the coronavir...

May 13th, 2020 |  


How does one eat while wearing a mask?

How does one eat while wearing a mask?

QUESTION: I now wear a mask every time I leave my house, and I plan to do so as long as we are faced with the COVID-19 pandemic. But I haven’t f...

May 12th, 2020 |  


The new random: A daily glimmer of hope

I am probably not alone in feeling that the last few weeks have been wearying. The limiting measures designed for limiting the virus stalking us plus ...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Putting money in the pockets of Ohioans

Putting money in the pockets of Ohioans

It’s clear what a toll this pandemic is taking on Ohioans’ paychecks and family budgets. Even as we work to get our economy moving again a...

May 11th, 2020 |  


Coronavirus has strained our health system

Coronavirus has strained our health system

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Schools are closed...

May 7th, 2020 |