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When retired RN Dee Burton began experiencing mobility issues related to a series of health setbacks, she avoided a dangerous fall by upgrading her bathroom with Bath Depot

Dee Burton, 79, has some health advice for us, and as an RN who retired at age 75, she’s fully qualified to offer it. “I’ve seen everything,” Dee says. “I served as head of trauma for MetroHealth. You can’t shock me.” Thanks to a cruise she took in early January of 2020, Dee was also one of the first Americans to get Covid-19,...

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Now is the time to protect your remaining summer flowers and foliage from deer damage, and change deer habits so they don’t destroy valuable trees and shrubs in winter

If you’re like me, you invest a lot of time and money into landscaping plants and want to enjoy them for as long as possible, and that includes well into the fall and winter. Unfortunately, deer enjoy our plants and shrubs as much as we do. Northeast Ohio’s beautiful park systems are among the best things about living here. From the...

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The Gutter Boys can install their popular gutter guard system right now—before fall leaves can cause menacing clogs

Many kids are back in school, high school football games have started, and already some species of trees are shedding their leaves. Though it is only August, fall is here. That makes right now a good time to make sure your gutters are in good shape by cleaning them, repairing them and/or covering them. Gutter Cleaning SubscriptionOne of...

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A Final Thought: You Should Write a Book

In July, my sister and brother-in-law drove from their home in Traverse City, Michigan, back to our hometown of Columbus, Georgia. My brother-in-law was a high school band director for 40 years and they were attending a reunion of his former students. While there, they had lunch in Phenix City, Alabama, with my 88-year-old Uncle Ray, who...

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The local, family-owned Handy Rents is celebrating its diamond anniversary helping contractors and homeowners access the tools and equipment they need to get the job done right

Given that 20 percent of businesses fail within the first two years, and only 5 percent make it to 30 years, achieving 60 years is a milestone indeed. That’s the case with the locally-owned tool rental company Handy Rents, which this year is celebrating its diamond anniversary. The firm hasn’t just survived, it’s thrived, growing over...

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