After many months of growing anticipation and excitement, the new cutting-edge rehab center at Sunset Village, Sunset Retirement Communities’ Sylvania campus, is now open and serving clients’ diverse rehabilitation needs, including orthopedic, neurological, cardiac, disease management of diabetes, congestive heart failure, cardiopulmonary disease, post-surgical pain management, and fall prevention.
Step into a bark-covered wigwam, visit a jail, meet farm animals, or sing a hymn in the village church. Watch spinning, broom making, and pottery demonstrations and help make butter in the historic homes. Swim in the pool, relax around a campfire, enjoy delicious homestyle food, and so much more! There are so many ways to make happy memories while having fun in the past this summer at Sauder Village.
With another school year in the rearview mirror and summer fast approaching, families all across the country are eagerly anticipating a well-earned vacation. While many of them will soon embark on flights or road trips to far-flung destinations to experience entirely different cultures, activities, and scenery, others are opting to enjoy a decidedly more local experience. That is, they’re substituting a “staycation” for the traditional family getaway.
“Oh, my goodness, there’s a horse in my bedroom!”
That’s a sentence no one ever expects to hear—let alone utter—but one that’s quite familiar to the volunteers of Team Thunder. This group of mini therapy horses and their human handlers from Serenity Farm Equestrian Center in Luckey, Ohio brings unique therapeutic, educational, and inspirational experiences to people in skilled-nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, rehab centers, hospices, memory-care units, special education classrooms, libraries, and various other facilities across Northwest Ohio.
If someone you love were facing a mental health emergency or grappling with addiction, how would you want him or her to be treated? According to John R. DeBruyne, FACHE, LISW-S, MBA, president and CEO of Rescue Mental Health & Addiction Services, that’s the question he and every member of his staff should be asking themselves each day as they serve community members in crisis.