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Twilight Wish program helps senior keep on truckin’
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 16 June 2011 15:00

Perrysburg Care and Rehabilitation Center welcomed a special visitor June 7.

That afternoon, 82-year-young Margarette made a stop at the center on her cross-country journey, experiencing life on the road alongside a female truck driver.

Margarette’s wish is being made possible through the Twilight Wish Foundation, which has been granting wishes to the nation’s elderly since 2004. To date, they have granted more than 1,000 wishes.

 
Beat the heat! Prevent heat-related illnesses
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 16 June 2011 15:00

With recent and projected hot weather, the Toledo-Lucas County Public Health Department is advising all individuals to take special precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses.

Exposure to excessive heat can cause illness, injury and death. The elderly, the very young and people with chronic health problems are most at risk. The best prevention for heat-related illnesses include:

 
Caregivers' Briefs
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 16 June 2011 14:55

Are You Eating Right?
Senior citizens are invited to Birchard Library, 423 Croghan St., Fremont June 23 to speak with a representative from the OSU Extension office about proper nutrition.

“Are You Eating Right? Ask an Expert” will be held in the air-conditioned library meeting room from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Participants may drop in at any time during this period to receive information and ask questions about maintaining a healthy diet.

 
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