Whenever we travel we have to consider many “what ifs.” What if I lose my passport? What if I have an accident or a serious illness while away from home? Being away from your physician and your
Emergency need remains; critical call for type O blood donors to donate now.
Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross
Waynedale is about to “EMBARK” on something new. In celebration of the new Bluffton Road Trails and Sidewalks, area businesses are uniting to bring about a unique family friendly event. On Saturday,
As people age, they have a choice as to how they will accept the inevitable. Proverbs states, “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones”. According to research
May is Better Hearing Month and a good time to take inventory of your hearing health.
For the majority of people, hearing loss happens slowly over an extended period of time, sometimes 20 to 30 years.
Happy Spring! Hopefully the freeze is over and warm temperatures, pretty flowers, budding trees and the smell of fresh cut grass are in the near future. Some people dread this time of year because they
Vicky Zehr knows the routine.
After 28 years with the city of Fort Wayne, she’s become something of an expert on the city’s Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant on Baltes Avenue downtown.
My husband and I were awakened by a phone call in the middle of the night. A time of night when you get that feeling in the pit of your stomach when the phone rings, because you know it most likely
Ultra-marathoners, marathoners, runners, walkers, coaches, high school students and parents enjoyed an evening with keynote speaker Desiree Linden on Sunday, January 28 at the Parkview Mirro Center
If your home is over 100 years old, recently built, or you are about to close on a new residence, it is still important to have it tested for radon according to the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department
February is American Heart Month, making this an ideal time to remind us to focus on protecting our heart health. Chances are, you know someone who has been affected by heart disease and stroke. An
For many Americans, the holidays are several weeks packed with the hustle and bustle and stress over wearing the perfect outfit, picking out the perfect gift and hosting the perfect party. During all
Getting vaccinated each year is your single best defense to preventing the flu but there are also a number of good common sense tips that will help you stay healthy.
- Clean Your Hands Frequently.
It is scary to think of all the germs you pick up f
Parents can feel extra busy, distracted and stressed around the holidays, often stirring the same emotions in their children, says Jill Walls, a professor of family studies and child development.
With icy weather approaching, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) is reminding Hoosiers to be cautious when spending time near bodies of water and ice.
It is impossible to judge the strength
When is a good time to visit with a senior? The answer is OFTEN! I guarantee you they will enjoy a social call.
Many people procrastinate visiting with older adults for a multitude of reasons, even though
There’s no doubt that the Christmas season can be stressful. It’s easy to become overwhelmed from buying gifts, entertaining guests, standing in long lines in crowded stores, cooking meals and attending
Ease into the hectic holiday season with the help of aromatherapy. The fragrances of plant-derived essential oils have long been used to improve the health of our mind, body and spirit.
Boost your energy
Laura Harrow lay quietly in her chair, blanket pulled up around her-until Duffy entered the room.
Laura’s face lit up like a Christmas tree. Her wide smile grinned from ear-to-ear as the therapy
Mindfulness has become a very hot topic and is now consistently featured in mass media. This may be considered a good thing, as more and more of us allow ourselves to become distracted throughout the
We see it on television, magazine ads and movies — a table covered with delicious food, a perfectly decorated house, and family and friends laughing together in the glow of a warm fire. Unrealistic
Cooler weather is expected this week, and Hoosiers trying to avoid turning on the heat should exercise caution when using alternative methods to heat their homes.
“Alternative heating sources are one
Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, and many home fires and related injuries are caused by unattended cooking. During the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, the Indiana Department
Tis the season not to decide you want to lose weight! However, there is a way to survive the holidays without gaining a ton of weight, while still enjoying all the activities and parties.
No one should
“God didn’t just put us on this earth and abandon us. He gave us what we needed to be healthy.”
So says Lindsi Richardson, R.N., an essential oils enthusiast and crafter of scent-infused necklaces.