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Laketran’s Dial-a-Ride provides more than just bus service

For the countless number of overwhelmed people who are spinning too many plates on too many sticks—working busy jobs, chauffeuring kids and managing aging parents—Laketran provides a welcome respite with door-to-door, assisted public transportation. “Last year, our Dial-a-Ride service provided 300,000 trips to seniors and people...

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Mentor High School's long-jump standout Paige Floriea is unstoppable

To win a state championship in track and field, it takes raw talent, tireless training and the uncanny ability to perform under high-stakes pressure. A little superstition doesn’t hurt, either. Last May at the 2019 OHSAA Division 1 State Championship in Columbus, Mentor High School long-jump standout Paige Floriea followed her superstition...

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“What’s wrong with your legs?”

Jason Conrad is a tough guy. The retired Marine hits the gym regularly and steps into the boxing ring as a hobby. But when it came to having his varicose veins treated, he felt anxious. He procrastinated. For years. “I had varicose veins even as a child,” Jason says, “but they were high up on the inside of my thigh. No one could...

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Symphony at Mentor is there to help people take the steps towards Alzheimer's and dementia care on their terms

Every 68 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Although a cure for this progressive, irreversible brain illness hasn’t yet been discovered, facilities such as Symphony at Mentor have created a continuum of care with memory programs to pave the way for those suffering from Alzheimer’s to make the most...

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The recipe for fitness success at MaxStrength Fitness

When he was a graduate student studying exercise physiology at Case Western Reserve University in 2000, Jeff Tomaszewski wrote his master’s thesis on a case study he created exploring the benefits of a strength training program with 10- to 16-year-old Clevelanders. “I was initially turned on to a new style of strength...

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