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It’s National Bomb Pop Day. This day originated in 2005, the year of their 50th anniversary. Bomb Pops were invented by James S. Merritt and D.S. Abernethy in Kansas City, Missouri on July 30, 1955, and their original flavors were cherry, lime, and blue raspberry. Celebrate by sharing bomb pops with your family. ... See moreSee less

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Have some summer fun and make new friends. Check out our group fitness classes. bit.ly/2szcsKX ... See moreSee less

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Lake Health with Eleanor Angela Russo.

Drum roll please! It’s time to announce the Baby of the Month for June! Congratulations to Eleanor R! Eleanor is our big winner! She has won a Lake Health teddy bear, a $25 Babies R Us gift card and all of our hearts! Congratulations, Eleanor R!
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Explaining Strength Training and Cardio
Should I focus on strength training or cardio? Which do you do first during a workout? What is high intensity training? How do I fit cardio into a busy schedule? Danielle Pape, fitness expert and certified personal trainer at the Lake Health Wellness Institute, has the answers to these common questions and more!
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Time to explore our rivers, streams and lakes. It’s a wonderful way to enjoy an afternoon, a weekend or an entire vacation. Kayaking or canoeing is a great way to explore the beauty and wildlife of Northern Ohio. Plan your next outdoor adventure here: bit.ly/2tca0wt ... See moreSee less

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Lake Health offers a free support group for stroke survivors and their friends and family. This group discusses a range of topics and offers encouragement and peer support. The next session is June 28 from 6 - 7:30 pm at Lake Health Continuing Care Campus. Register today. bit.ly/2rPa2uD ... See moreSee less

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Before they can say, “We’re bored,” have some fun activities ready to go. Check out these inexpensive ideas that will keep your kids busy through the season. bit.ly/2sz5G82 ... See moreSee less

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Did you know there are different forms of dementia? Ebony Elam, MSN, a Certified Nurse Practitioner with the Lake Health Center for Geriatric Psychiatry, shares info about dementia during National Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month: “Cognitive decline related to stroke is called vascular dementia. It is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s dementia. Vascular dementia is preventable, but only if the underlying vascular disease is recognized and treated early. People who have a stroke are 9 times more likely to develop vascular dementia. About 1 and 4 people who have a stroke develop signs of dementia within the first year.” Learn more about geriatric psychiatry and treatments offered for older adults at the Center for Geriatric Psychiatry location at the Continuing Care Campus in Concord: lakehealth.org/Services/Geriatric-Psychiatry ... See moreSee less

Tai Chi for Health
What is tai chi? Denise Brown, fitness instructor at the Lake Health Wellness Institute, explains the origins of tai chi and demonstrates some simple tai chi movements for warming up, better balance and strengthening muscles. Want to learn more? Try a group tai chi class at the Wellness Institute’s fitness studio: lakehealth.org/Services/Wellness-Institute/Group-Fitness-Classes
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Our next Senior Connection event is coming up on June 28. Seniors, join us at Painesville Township Park from 12 to 1 pm for A Fresh Approach to Health and Fitness presented by Laurie Cingle, Director of Medically Based Fitness. Registration is required and lunch is $2. Call 440-953-6000 to register. ... See moreSee less

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Fresh produce is in season. Use it to make these light, delicious and healthy recipes: bit.ly/2syLbs2 ... See moreSee less

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ER care and urgent care are different. Urgent care is for patients with minor illnesses and injuries. If you or a loved one experiences a head injury, uncontrollable bleeding, shortness of breath, or signs of a heart attack or stroke, go to the ER. Find out more about these different levels of care: bit.ly/2rzYSG5 ... See moreSee less

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Lake Health's da Vinci Surgical System at West Medical Center combines sophisticated robotics and high-definition 3-D images. The doctor adds the surgical skill. Learn more about the benefits of the da Vinci Surgical System: bit.ly/2sxYgEg ... See moreSee less

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It’s Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s is a disease that is often misunderstood. It kills more people than breast and prostate cancer combined. And Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It’s a progressive brain disease without any cure. Uncover more truths about Alzheimer’s here: bit.ly/2sHeDys ... See moreSee less

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It’s summer camp time! The threat of food-borne illnesses heats up along with temperatures in the summer months. So when you’re packing your child’s lunch, here are a few tips to make sure your care package stays safe: bit.ly/2sj442b ... See moreSee less

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Protect Yourself During Summer Exercise!
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Lake Health offers free blood pressure screenings at various locations throughout the month to help you know your numbers between visits to your doctor: bit.ly/2qGQdRI ... See moreSee less

Learn more about the new Mentor Wellness Campus
Open to everyone! Learn more about the new Mentor Wellness Campus and LiveHealthy fitness center, currently under construction at the corner of Market Street and Munson Road: lakehealth.org/Locations/Mentor-Wellness-Campus
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