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Windsor House to Unveil Canfield Nursing Center Oct. 22

CANFIELD, Ohio — Windsor House Inc. will hold a grand opening Oct. 22 of its newest skilled nursing center, Windsor House at Canfield. A ribbon cutting at the center, 6445 State Route 446, will take place at noon, followed by tours and refreshments until 4 p.m. Windsor House owns and operates 12 nursing homes and […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Windsor House Inc. will hold a grand opening Oct. 22 of its newest skilled nursing center, Windsor House at Canfield. A ribbon cutting at the center, 6445 State Route 446, will take place at noon, followed by tours and refreshments until 4 p.m. Windsor House owns and...

Fellowship Gives Cancer Patients Sense of Normality

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The interior yellow walls – like all of the décor at The Yellow Brick Place – are intended to elicit a feeling of happiness, says Carol Apinis, president of the Yellow Brick board of directors. One wall depicts a yellow brick road with the line, “There’s no place like hope,” a play […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The interior yellow walls – like all of the décor at The Yellow Brick Place – are intended to elicit a feeling of happiness, says Carol Apinis, president of the Yellow Brick board of directors. One wall depicts a yellow brick road with the line, “There’s no...

Pink Promises Restores Confidence for Mastectomy Patients

BOARDMAN, Ohio — For women about to undergo a mastectomy or lumpectomy, their major concern is how they will feel after surgeons remove breast tissue. Pink Promises Boutique, in Boardman and Girard, is helping these women feel as though they lost nothing. “When a woman has a mastectomy, we have to balance her out so […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- For women about to undergo a mastectomy or lumpectomy, their major concern is how they will feel after surgeons remove breast tissue. Pink Promises Boutique, in Boardman and Girard, is helping these women feel as though they lost nothing. “When a woman has a mastectomy, we have...

3-D Mammography Improves Detection, Reduces Discomfort

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Any woman about to get a mammogram feels some degree of anxiety and discomfort, even if she expects the results will show nothing’s amiss. “We know that you’re going to worry no matter what,” says the manager of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, Juli Dulay. “But if you think there’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Any woman about to get a mammogram feels some degree of anxiety and discomfort, even if she expects the results will show nothing’s amiss. “We know that you’re going to worry no matter what,” says the manager of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, Juli Dulay....

Panera Cafes Launch Pink Ribbon Bagel Campaign

WARREN, Ohio – Throughout October, a portion of the proceeds from Pink Ribbon Bagel sales at Panera Bread bakery cafes operated by Covelli Enterprises will be donated to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Covelli Enterprises launched its annual month-long Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign yesterday at its Mahoning Valley […]

WARREN, Ohio – Throughout October, a portion of the proceeds from Pink Ribbon Bagel sales at Panera Bread bakery cafes operated by Covelli Enterprises will be donated to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Covelli Enterprises launched its annual month-long Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign...

Lifelong Learning Keeps Seniors Sharp

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For Ellen Handel, a resident of Ohio Living Park Vista in Youngstown, the programs offered at its Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute encourage her to keep her mind sharp. Handel, a 5½-year resident of the retirement community who lived the Philadelphia suburbs, just wishes more residents of Ohio Living took advantage. “They’re […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For Ellen Handel, a resident of Ohio Living Park Vista in Youngstown, the programs offered at its Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute encourage her to keep her mind sharp. Handel, a 5½-year resident of the retirement community who lived the Philadelphia suburbs, just wishes more residents of...

Active Seniors ‘Wear’ Silver Sneakers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Every day, seniors take to the pool at the Salem Community Center, to the treadmills at Buhl Community Recreation Center in Sharon, Pa., and the weight machines at Creekside Fitness & Health Center in Canfield. They go through fitness classes at the newly renovated Central YMCA downtown where they participate in everything […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Every day, seniors take to the pool at the Salem Community Center, to the treadmills at Buhl Community Recreation Center in Sharon, Pa., and the weight machines at Creekside Fitness & Health Center in Canfield. They go through fitness classes at the newly renovated Central YMCA downtown...

BWC Board Votes to Cut Public Employer Premiums

COLUMBUS – Ohio public employers will pay an average of 6.1% less in workers’ compensation premiums beginning Jan. 1. The cut will decrease the amount the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation  collects from these employers by $11.8 million next year. BWC’s Board of Directors voted today to accept Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison’s recommendation to lower rates […]

COLUMBUS – Ohio public employers will pay an average of 6.1% less in workers’ compensation premiums beginning Jan. 1. The cut will decrease the amount the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation  collects from these employers by $11.8 million next year. BWC’s Board of Directors voted today to accept Administrator/CEO Sarah...

NSC Debuts Fatigue Cost Calculator for Employers

INDIANAPOLIS — New research from the National Safety Council and the Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative reveals that a U.S. employer with 1,000 workers stands to lose about $1.4 million each year in absenteeism, diminished productivity, and health care costs because of exhausted employees, many of whom have undiagnosed and untreated sleep disorders. The costs […]

INDIANAPOLIS -- New research from the National Safety Council and the Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative reveals that a U.S. employer with 1,000 workers stands to lose about $1.4 million each year in absenteeism, diminished productivity, and health care costs because of exhausted employees, many of whom have undiagnosed and...

Ohio BWC, MCCTC to Host Safety Expo Oct. 13

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will host the 10th annual Northeast Ohio Safety Expo Oct. 13. The expo, which will be held at MCCTC, 7300 N. Palmyra Road, will link employers to information and resources for keeping their employees safe and healthy on the […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will host the 10th annual Northeast Ohio Safety Expo Oct. 13. The expo, which will be held at MCCTC, 7300 N. Palmyra Road, will link employers to information and resources for keeping their employees...