November 2018

Do Men and Women Grieve Differently?

​We all experience losses throughout our lives. When enduring a big loss, people fall into patterns that may be considered masculine or feminine ways of reacting.

Although the way we grieve is affected by many other factors besides gender, men and women do tend to process their losses differently. One generalization about gender differences in grieving is that men tend to focus on feelings of anger. They are likely to spend time in their heads, thinking. They also tend to spend more time alone rather than relying on others.
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November 16 2018

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Laurie L. Mason, LISW-S, ACHP-SW 

He’s Not Your Average Joe

​World War II Navy veteran Joe Dardis has seen a lot of history in his 104 years. Joe was born in 1914. World War I had just begun, the Panama Canal was opened, and the world’s first electric traffic signal was erected in Cleveland. Eighteen U.S. presidents have occupied the White House since Joe was born. He has witnessed dozens of milestones, including the introduction of automobiles, airplanes, radio, TV and the internet.

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November 16 2018

Categories: Veterans 

Christmas Treasures Await Holiday Shoppers in Medina

​One of Medina's most eagerly anticipated holiday shopping destinations, Christmas Treasures, 1104 N. Court St., is open through Dec. 15 with holiday bargains galore! The festive store is an annual holiday tradition for many families, with shoppers driving in from all over the region to find "all things Christmas" at bargain process. Store hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed on Sundays).

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November 15 2018

Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans

​Many veterans call Northern Ohio home. “As veterans near the end of life, we are honored to help them on their journey so they can find peace,” explained Nate Gradisher, Provider Relations Manager, who chairs the Peaceful and Proud Committee. “We are placing a special focus on issues like PTSD, which can have a devastating impact on the quality of life for veterans and their families.

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November 14 2018

Categories: News and Community Veterans 

Dispelling Myths About Hospice: An Interview with Alexandria Johnson Boone

Before my experiences with my mother, I thought hospice was a place people go to die. I thought: “If I take her there, she will die.” But I learned this was not true. You go into hospice care to live your best moments before the transition. This is my family’s personal story. I am sharing it here with the sincere hope it may help others. 
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November 13 2018

Categories: News and Community 

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