As the holiday season approaches, most Geauga residents are busy planning to gather with family and friends to share a day of good food and companionship.
Buildings are rising as part of the construction of the $32 million Vitalia Senior Residences, with plans calling for the complex to be operational by spring of 2020.
“That was a bad storm that came in 1990,” said Howard Schmies, a resident of the senior living community Maplewood at Chardon. “The trees would go over and take a big clump of roots with them.”
Geauga Department on Aging has been searching for a new location for its senior center in the Bainbridge area and now it has found that place at the Bainbridge Community United Church of Christ.The church on Chillicothe Road (Route 306) at Bainbridge Road in Bainbridge is an icon in the comm…
When Riva Adamovsky gets in her car after Flex Chair Yoga class at the Solon Senior Center, she often sits for a moment before driving off. That is because she is overcome with calmness, she said.
BAINBRIDGE — They call themselves the ROMEO group. It’s a fitting name for Retired Old Men Eating Out who gather for early morning spirited conversations around a table near the coffee machines at a local grocery store.
Geauga County Department on Aging continues to search for a permanent location for its senior center in Bainbridge after moving most of its activities out of the Chagrin Falls Park Community Center in the western edge of the township.
Out of all 50 states in the union, Ohio is the only one without a comprehensive state plan for treating and combating Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Ohio Senate Bill 24, introduced last week by Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko, D-Richmond Heights, and Sen. Steve Wilson, R-Mainevil…
Searching for more calmness and centeredness in her life, Solon resident Mary Ann Tinus tried the art of mediation through a program offered at the Solon Senior Center – and is quickly seeing the benefit.
In order to continue to meet the transportation needs of Solon senior citizens and adults with disabilities, the city will continue to contract with out-of-town van service for trips such as medical appointments and social activities.
Geauga County Department on Aging is moving senior programs now at the Chagrin Falls Park Community Center in Bainbridge east to a location considered more convenient to other county residents.
There’s nothing better than a handmade Christmas gift, a fact that was made clear by a group of Solon seniors gathered together last week for a Home Décor class rooted in creativity.
The 2018 Solon High School PTA holiday craft fair and gift boutique, scheduled 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10, features a number of enhancements from previous years.
Participation in the arts is successful in improving quality of life for senior citizens, a fact that propels the Solon Senior Center to continue to pursue grant opportunities in that area.
Solon voters on Tuesday paved the way for a proposed $30 million senior housing development by approving the rezoning of land on Kruse Drive during the primary election.
Issue 14 makes sense for Solon families and we urge everyone to vote yes. The project is well thought through, well-vetted and will meet a critical need for Solon senior citizens.
At 87, JoAnn Roeder leads others in an aerobics exercise class at Bainbridge Town Hall, and she isn’t planning on slowing down. The Chagrin Falls resident does the pushups and power stretches, providing an example for those following her movements.
When Solon Senior Services Director Jill Frankel first came up with the idea a decade ago to create a Senior Council, she had three reasons behind it.
It’s official. Solon residents will be asked to consider a rezoning request on the May primary election ballot to clear the way for a proposed $30 million senior living complex.
For the past nine years, Betty McIvor of Bainbridge has devoted time to Chagrin Falls Meals on Wheels helping to pack lunches two days a week and deliver meals twice a week.
Despite last week’s Indian summer with temperatures that soared into the 60s, talk turned to snow and snow plowing for senior citizens at the Solon City Council Public Works Committee meeting.
Voters will be asked to approve rezoning probably during next year’s primary election that would allow for development of a $30 million senior citizen living area on Kruse Drive.
Developers of a $30 million senior living complex proposed for 5.38 acres on Kruse Drive unveiled details of the project during a Planning Commission public hearing last week.
The Geauga County Department on Aging honored South Russell Village last week as the 2017 “Geauga County Senior Supporter of the Year” for programs involving its service and police departments.
When Solon resident Frank Tinus’ mother had to be placed in a facility with multiple levels of care due to her worsening dementia, options were limited in the city, he recalled.
The public on Tuesday will have the opportunity to weigh in on a rezoning request that would pave the way for a new senior citizens housing complex on 5 acres near the intersection of Kruse Drive and Bainbridge Road.
The artistic pieces by John Corrigan all have a story behind them. About 70 of his works will be displayed in the main entrance of the community center at South Franklin Circle in Bainbridge starting 5 p.m. on Sept. 29 through Jan. 5.
A crowd of more than 500 flooded the parking lot of the Solon Senior Center last week in a community outreach event that served to break down walls and bring city police closer to residents.
A few weeks back, I received a Facebook message from a relative telling me that her brother had been contacted by someone trying to locate Ben Nebel or his family. The relative said that as his daughter, I should contact her because she had some of Ben’s personal documents that had been foun…
During this past May and June, South Russell resident Emilie Unkrich, 79, drove across the United States on her own, fulfilling a dream she has had since when she drove cross-country with her grandfather, Edward Heller when she was 16.