Project could be a lifesaver

Last Friday, there was a national news story about a 20 year old autistic man who wandered off and survived three weeks in the in the Utah desert. Local officials and the Port Clinton Lions Club have begun a new program in Ottawa County to make certain that doesn’t happen…
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Memory is focus of community education program

The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, is hosting Memory and Aging: What’s Normal, What’s Not? from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Danbury Senior Center, 8470 E. Harbor Road, Marblehead.This family and community education program is for those who would like to learn more about memory changes or…
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Alzheimer’s Association offers support to caregivers

The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter is hosting Caregiver Groups in the following locations and times:• 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at Magruder Hospital Conference Room, 615 Fulton St., Port Clinton. Facilitators are Jody Strickling, 419-707-2682, and Marian Blevins, 419-797-4923.• Meeting times vary, Oak Harbo. Facilitator is Amy Simkus, 419-239-8235Alzheimer's…
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Edgewood Manor earns deficiency free health survey

Edgewood Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center has just received a deficiency free health survey from The Ohio Department of Health. A deficiency free survey represents that all aspects of the facility are being operated by the guidelines set forth by the State. Each department is thoroughly reviewed and evaluated by…
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Health Fair Friday in Oak Harbor

Covenant Harbor senior apartment community, located at 240 Finke Road in Oak Harbor, will be hosting a health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 15. The health fair, presented by Lutheran Homes Society and Heritage Health Care, is free and open to the public.This community event…
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Spencer joins Ottawa County Health Dept.

The Ottawa County Health Department has welcomed Jessica Spencer, of Port Clinton, to its nursing staff. Spencer began work Feb. 21, concentrating her efforts in the home health care division.“I love the elderly, geriatric patients,” said Spencer, noting regular visits can often forge special bonds.Diane Kokinda, Director of Nursing, said…
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Magruder Hospital receives national recognition for technology

Magruder Hospital has been recognized by The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society for achieving Stage 6 of the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. This comes as a result of the hospital’s implementation of the Cerner Millennium Electronic Medical Record. Magruder is the first critical access hospital in the state…
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