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Your dad’s neighbor just called to tell you that your 79-year-old father sideswiped his parked vehicle and nearly hit a child standing nearby. Was it an isolated slip-up or the sign that it’s time for your dad to think about giving up his car keys? More importantly, how do you begin the discussion about such a potentially volatile subject?

Sensitive issues like this prompted Home Instead Senior Care, a company serving Ottawa, Erie and Huron counties, to launch a public education campaign called the “40-70 Rule.”

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Who wouldn’t want to be classified as a VIP?

The VIP Fast Track Clinic in the St. Charles Lab provides the convenience of a “one-stop shop” for patients who need to visit the lab for recurring blood draws.

The service allows patients to schedule their appointment, pre-register and have their blood drawn by the same person each time. The lab then sends the results directly to the patient’s physician. The office will report the results to the patient, and depending on the patient’s need, instruct him or her to set up the next draw and evaluate his or her medication level. 

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ProMedica Transportation Network (PTN), a member of ProMedica Health System (PHS), unveiled new equipment that will be used to enhance its education program for firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) crews in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.

 

The new EMS Community Sim Lab is a state-of-the-art mobile training center containing equipment that will be used to demonstrate various medical emergency scenarios.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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