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You can’t bloom in your room!

Lisa Barrett, Riverview Activities Director, with resident Gurneth Berndt, receiving her prize for attending the most events during Activity Professionals Week. Shopping trips, restaurant visits, Mud Hens games, movies, and activities morning, noon and night are all offered residents at Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus in Oak Harbor. While Riverview’s…
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Otterbein helps Danbury Food Pantry with urgent need

Otterbein has a big goal – to collect 500 food and staple items before Valentine’s Day, which is Friday, Feb. 14. Earl Mencel, a food bank volunteer, alerted Otterbein that, especially at this time of year, there is an urgent need for donated food for people in Danbury Township. When…
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Cold weather warning for seniors

With dangerously cold temperatures in the forecast, Home Instead Senior Care says now is the time for seniors and their loved ones to brush up on cold weather safety tips. “Winter can be a difficult time, as the harsh conditions especially impact seniors,” said Jeff Huber, president of Home Instead,…
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Snowflake Ball at Riverview rescheduled

Due to inclement weather, the Snowflake Ball scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 26 is being rescheduled for Feb. 23. The event will be held at the same time as originally scheduled 12:30-3:30 p.m. For more information on the event call Riverview’s Information Desk at 419-898-2851 or 419-732-3163 ext. 6075.
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Families urged to ICE seniors’ cell phones

As cold temperatures blanket the area, a growing number of seniors may wind up in trouble, stuck in life threatening situations. They may slip and fall, their car might break down, and they may get lost, confused, or stranded, literally left out in the cold. That’s why Visiting Angels, one…
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Health program to benefit seniors in 2014

For 2014, AmeriCare Home Health of Fremont and Ottawa County Commissioners have collaborated to provide beneficial health assessment and education services under a program known as the 60 Plus Program. Funded through a grant program administered by the Ottawa County Senior Resource Department, the services are offered free of cost…
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