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Shelby County’s

HEALTH & AWARENESS FAIR 2012 Saturday, April 28 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Sidney-Shelby Co. YMCA 300 East Parkwood Street Sidney, Ohio



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America continues to struggle with obesity


In America today, obese individuals are at an increased risk of stroke, obesity, heart disease and high blood pressure. A staggering twentyfive million American children are overweight or obese. It has been reported that the US continues to struggle heavily with obesity. This is not surprising, when unhealthy eating options such as fast food are so conveniently available. These inexpensive, low quality options are abundant, making it effortless and inexpensive to get a meal that is loaded with saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium, which are low in the nutrients that the human body needs. With an increased focus on technology, children can be entertained for hours by the internet and videogames. Therefore, less time

is being spent exerting energy outdoors or at local gyms and community centers. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates seventeen percent of children ages two to nineteen are obese. This number has tripled since 1980. Obese children are at a higher risk for health problems not seen until adulthood. High blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels are complications associated with obesity. Type 2 diabetes, which was previously only seen in adults, is now becoming more prevalent in children ages ten to nineteen. The disease has been linked to kidney failure, blindness, and early death. In addition, overweight or obese children have reported higher rates of depression and low selfesteem. These children are more likely to be obese as adults and suffer severe health problems such as heart disease and cancer. The Sidney-Shelby County Y's goal continues to be, “To put Christian principles into practice to benefit all Shelby County residents through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all�. By instilling strong, healthy principles at a young age, children are more likely to continue these habits as adults. Physical activity has been linked to controlling weight and weight loss, as well as reducing blood pressure, the risk of diabetes and cancer. It can also have a tremendous effect on improving self-confidence. Activities offered at the Y include, but are not limited to, our gymnastics and acrobatics programs. The primary objective of these programs is to provide each individual the opportunity to develop his or her potential through an instructional program that encourages development of the total person-mentally, physically, and emotionally. Football, t-ball, basketball, and soccer are also offered seasonally, and foster an environment of teamwork (continued on page 10)

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What does it mean to be a senior? What does being a “Senior” mean? It means that the print in books and magazines is getting smaller. It means people are starting to “mumble”. It means we have a lot of “ologists” (cardiologists, pulmonologists, oncologists), in our day planners. It means that all the doctors and policeman look like kindergarteners. But being a “senior” also means living longer, living healthier and enjoying more things in life. It means learning new things that we never had time to do because we were working. It means meeting new and interesting people and it means participat-

ing in all kinds of events and activities. Now where could a “senior” like you do all of things thing in one spot? I have the answer for you. The Senior Center of Sidney/Shelby County. Being 50 or better in Shelby County is now being described as a positive. That’s because you can join the Center at the age of 50. After joining, you will be amazed at the programs and events we have here. Let’s start with our new expanded exercise room. We have added many new machines. We now have two elliptical machines, three treadmills, three recumbent bicycles, weight resistance equipment, and a trainer who will help you develop a (continued on page 5)

304 South West Avenue, Sidney

937-492-5266 • Fax 937-492-2134

Celebrating 15 years of helping seniors better their life!


Provided by Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County David McKay, Executive Director


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Wilson Memorial offers TLC Program for senior citizens Provided by Wilson Hospice Wilson Home Health and Hospice Care, a division of Wilson Memorial Hospital, is offering a new program to better serve their patients and senior citizens in the area. Touching Lives with Caring Calls (TLC), is a community service program designed for senior citizens who live alone and are facing health issues. “We identified a community need through contact with senior citizens groups, local community outreach programs, and physicians,” said Joann Scott, director of Wilson Home Health and Hospice Care. “We were all in agreement that a communications system needed to be put in place to help ensure the safety and well-being of our senior citizen population. That is why we developed the Wilson TLC program.” Many senior citizens have emergency response buttons, but there are times when the buttons are removed to shower or get dressed. It is during this time that a person can fall or trip and no one would know. The response buttons can sometimes provide a false sense of security. How does the Wilson TLC program work? When a person is referred to Wilson’s TLC program by a family member, physician or on their own, basic information is obtained, including the name of their physician, next of kin, power of attorney, first and second responder information and the contact phone number for each. This information is electronically secured and accessible by Wilson staff only in the case of an emergency.

Once a person signs up to be a part of Wilson’s TLC program, he or she is assigned to a volunteer. The volunteer makes daily phone calls to check-in and make sure the person is up, alert and safe. These calls are of friendly nature and are not intended to provide m e d i c a l advice or services. If the volunteer is unable to make contact or feels as if something is wrong with the person, the volunteer will call a designated responder, notifying them that no contact was made or that there (continued on page 12)

A COMMUNITY CARES FOR ITS OWN Wilson Memorial Hospital’s Home Health and Hospice Care programs are proud to bring compassionate, quality care to the people of our community.

(937) 498-9335 2275164

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program to fit your individual needs. She takes a limited number of participants each day, so sign up is required. Machines aren’t for you? We also offer a walking track, chair exercise, Move-n-Groove (for the more agile), and aqua aerobics. Four times a year, we offer dances, which are open to the public. Want your exercise combined with a little competition? We have year round chair volley ball. We also offer corn hole, shuffleboard, and billiards. It is also important to “exercise” our minds. To keep our minds healthy, we offer a computer lab, and a lending library. Is card playing to your liking? We offer euchre, pinochle, Texas Hold’em, and Bridge. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned veteran, we have a place for you! During the year we have informative Health Luncheons, Blood Drives, various health screenings, monthly carry-ins, and

fundraisers What we offer at the Senior Center of Sidney/Shelby County is a place for socialization, recreation, education, a healthy life style, and most of all, fun. Whatever the reason, we had over 31,000 visits from our current members last year. That’s 129 visits a day. We still have lots of room. Membership is only $20 a year in Shelby County and $25 out of county. We are open Monday-Friday 8 until 4:30. Come and join and stay active, stay healthy, and live well!

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Where caring comes first For Additional Information Visit or Call

Jenny Huelskamp at 937-492-9591

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Sidney-Shelby County YMCA West Gym








Front Entrance

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1. American Cancer Society 2. Adult Day Services of Shelby County 3. Walgreens – Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening/Kids Activity 4. Wilson Home Health & Hospice 5. Wilson Memorial Hospital – Bone Density (free) 6. Wilson Memorial Hospital – Lipid Profile & Glucose ($10) 7. Sidney Cardiology – Blood Pressure 8. Shelby County Ministerial Association 9. Sidney Chiropractic, Inc – Posture 10. Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home 11. Elizabeth’s New Life Center 12. Valley Eye Institute – Vision Test 13. Advocare 14. Upper Cervical Health Centers – Neurological Stress Test 15. Shelby County Counseling Center 16. Primary Eye Care Associates 17. Western and Southern Life Insurance Company 18. Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County 19. Ohio Vision – Glaucoma 20. Sidney-Shelby County Health Dept. – Immunizations 21. Sidney-Shelby County Health Dept. – Car Seat Installation Demonstration 41. 42.

38. 39. 40.

29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37.

22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.

Backs R Us. LLC – Posture Dorothy Love Retirement Community USANA Health Sciences Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Heritage Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Bunny’s Pharmacy Inc The Pavilion Rehab and Skilled Care Center – Glucose & Blood Pressure Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Shelby Public Transit Cornerstone Rehabilitation Ltd. – Chair Massage Edward Jones – Free Portfolio Reviews Shaklee Allagle Chiropractic Clinic Catholic Social Services OPEN The Scooter Store – Power Wheelchair Demonstration Visiting Angels Honda Right to Life of Shelby County – Blood Pressure checks Sidney Care Center Sam’s Club – Gift Card (upon sign-up)

Exhibitor Locations by Booth Number

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Dorothy Love announces their new program Provided by Dorothy Love Retirement Community Dorothy Love Retirement Community and Senior Independence Home Health and Hospice are proud to announce a new program, My Independence, a service package offered exclusively to the residents of Dorothy Love. Do you need a little extra help because of a health condition? Do you still want SDN Photo/Luke Gronneberg to live in an independent Therese Reed (right), R.N., recently appointed coordinator of My setting? Independence, and Lu Ann Presser (left), marketing director at At Dorothy Love you don’t Dorothy Love Retirement Community, explain some of the servichave to make the choice es available through the My Independence program to Marjorie between getting assistance Mead. and living independently. You can have both! Our houses and apartHeart Heart ments are designed especially for your Palpitations Palpitations lifestyle. We offer spacious living, a variety Decreased Decreased of activities, and access to My Libido Libido Independence, which is designed to provide an array of supportive services, perFatigue Fatigue sonalized just for you, all at an economical cost. Services can include help with doing Irritability Irritability the cleaning, assistance with dressing, meal Hot Flashes Flashes Hot preparation, medication management and much more. Headaches Headaches Statistics have proven that My Independence can keep you independent You’ve taken care of your family... for one to two years longer, avoiding a now it’s time to take care of yourself ! move to a more expensive assisted living option. To learn more about Dorothy Love Call us, we can help 1-800-670-4999 Retirement community, call Lu Ann Presser at 937-497-6542.



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and cooperation. In addition, the Y features a rock-climbing wall which is the only one of its kind in the Shelby County area. The American Heart Association recommends a minimum of sixty minutes of physical activity a day. The Y has taken this into consideration in providing organized activities to promote heart-healthy children. Fitastic Fun, a program recently introduced to the Y, is a prime example. It combines cardio and strength training, along with basic nutritional education to children age six to twelve. The Sports Conditioning class promotes teamwork, improves speed, power and agility, and focuses on the most essential aspects of successful sports performance. Incorporating technology as a tool to promote physical activity could be the key to reaching a sedentary child. Encouraging games, like Wii Fit and Dance Dance Revolution, allow children to partake in playing a video game while getting them off of the couch at the same time. Some smart phones feature pedometer

applications, making tracking fitness goals fun. It is impossible for children to change an unhealthy routine on their own. Everyday life modifications should be made as a family, to promote success. Eating breakfast, sharing meals, and engaging in physical activities as a family promote bonding and a healthy lifestyle. The Y offers swimming, tennis, racquetball, and tae kwon do, which are activities that can be enjoyed as a family. Parents should strive to lead children by example, praise progress, and use missteps as learning opportunities. Changing habits takes time and commitment. Children, like adults, do not need to be athletes to be physically fit. Finding an activity that is enjoyable and fun to share with your child will make reaching family fitness goals more realistic. Staying involved will make those goals more manageable. Limiting time spent plugged in to the television and increasing time spent moving will make for happy, healthy children. The Y strives to be the place to make those goals attainable.

Because we

Care About Seniors! Specializing in

Rehabilitation... to help your loved one return home!

We want your loved one to feel at home at our house. While providing nursing care, we also want to provide the attention and love that they deserve. We strive to make this "like home" as much as possible for them.

"Proud to be part of this community"

Fair Haven Shelby County Home

For admission information please contact Robin Burleson, LSW,

(937) 492-6900 2275993

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Sneak exercise into activities Many people equate "exercise" with doing a workout video or heading to the gym. This doesn't have to be the case at all. Regular daily activities provide a lot of the exercise a person needs and can be tweaked to provide even more. • Move while watching TV or playing video games: There are several video games today that make physical activity part of the fun. Even if your gaming system doesn't feature getting up and being active, do so on your own. While watching a television show, dance, walk in place, do jumping jacks, or any other activity during commercials. • Go outdoors: Instead of recreational activities inside of the house where space is limited, play games, go on walks, or organize a pick-up sports game in the neighborhood. You'll burn calories, get exercise, and enjoy fresh air, too. • Leave the car at home: Whenever possible, bike, walk, rollerblade, or get to your destination another way. Suburban life tends to create the car-to-store-to-car-to-house pat-

tern, which doesn't make for much physical activity. • Keep moving: If you simply must sit, such as in school or at the office, tap or kick your legs. A little movement is better than none at all. • Park further away: When in store parking lots, park furthest from the entrance so you're forced to walk a bit more to and from the car. • Take a walking tour: Sightseeing during a vacation? Many big cities are perfect for strolling. With so much to see, you won't even realize how much walking you're doing.

Allergy Season


Stop by and visit us at our booth

112 N. Main Ave., Downtown Sidney 2275337

As welcome a season as spring often is, for some it’s a time to run and hide indoors. Thanks to allergies, many people find spring to be a time of sneezes, coughs and medicines. Below is a list of some of the more common allergies, their possible causes and some of the common effects. Hay Fever Cause: Pollen, be it from trees, grass, flowers or weeds. Effect: Stuffy, runny nose, which typically brings on bouts of sneezing. Hay fever also affects the eyes, causing watery, itchy eyes that sufferers feel they need to rub or scratch. Nasal itch is also common. Asthma Cause: Asthma attacks are not exclusive to allergy season, but they can be triggered by a change in seasons, pollen count, cigarette smoke, dust mites, furry animals, viral infections or even stress. Effect: Asthma effects a person’s breathing, so coughing, wheezing or tightness in the chest are all indicators of asthma.

Parking In Rear Mon., Tues., Wed., 8:30 - 7:00 • Thurs. 8:30 - 6:00 Fri. 8:30 - 7:00 • Sat. 9:00 - 5:00

937-492-4550 • 1-800-4-Bunny’s


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might be a problem. If the responder cannot be reached, Wilson Health and Hospice Care is notified and a safety check visit is conducted. Do you know someone who lives alone and has health issues? Are you a working adult with an elderly parent who lives alone? Do you worry about an elderly neighbor who lives by himself/herself? Do you live alone and want “peace of mind” knowing that someone will check on you? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, you or someone you know may benefit from Wilson’s TLC program. For more information, please contact Wilson Home Health and Hospice Care at (937) 498-9335 or (800) 589-9641. Please ask to speak with Wilson’s TLC Coordinator.

Do you want the care you deserve? • Fitness Programs • Feeding Therapy • Sports Injuries • Parkinson’s • Headache/Chronic Pain

• Pediatric Rehab • Worker’s Comp • Post Surgical • Arthritis • Massage


• Physical Therapy • Speech Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Massage Therapy


253 West Sixth Street, Minster, Ohio


Simple ways to alter eating habits When it comes to physical health, many people are aware that making exercise a part of the daily routine is a good means to getting healthier. However, exercise is only one part of the process. Combining exercise with a healthy diet is the best way to achieve optimal physical health. But a healthy diet doesn't have to mean a full dietary overhaul. Rather, there are ways to alter dietary habits without having to sacrifice favorite foods. • Pan-fry or saute foods with a nonstick spray or low-calorie butter substitute. Bake or broil instead of frying. • Replace sugar with substitutes when sweetening foods and beverages. • Order from the light menus now offered at many restaurants, or purchase low-calorie or reduced-fat products at the grocery store. • Try a meal plan using "exchange lists" based on foods grouped together according to similar food values. Most exchange lists include several "free" foods: those lower than 20 calories per serving, such as many lowcalorie, sugar-free foods and beverages. • Never skip meals. Eat three to six times a day in smaller portions to keep from getting hungry. • Practice patience when eating. You don't have to be full at the end of every meal. In fact, eating slowly can help you better determine when it's time to leave the table without feeling stuffed. • Weigh yourself regularly, but don't put too much stock in the scale, particularly if you're feeling better.

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How to know if you’re having a heart attack You feel a pain in your chest. “It’s nothing,” you tell yourself. Then it returns. You don’t have time for this. You are being a hypochondriac and it’s only a false alarm. But maybe, deep down, you are just too afraid to admit you might be enduring a heart attack. Indeed, heart pain is nothing to take lightly. But unfortunately, half of all people having a heart attack wait more than two hours before getting help, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). While 250,000 people die each year before they get to a hospital, immediate action can prevent many of these deaths. Heart attacks can happen suddenly and instantly. But most come on slowly. According to AHA, you might be having a heart attack if: — You feel uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It will last more than a few minutes or go away and then come back. — You have pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.

— You may feel out of breath along with chest discomfort or before chest discomfort. — You might have a cold sweat, feel nauseous or lightheaded. Not all these signs occur in every heart attack, but if even some are present, it’s worth it to get help. If you think you might be having a heart attack, immediately call 911 or your local emergency services. If you can’t reach help, have someone drive you to the hospital. Drive yourself only if there’s no other way to get there. You can’t control factors like a family history of early heart disease, your age or pre-existing heart disease. But there are other ways you can lower your risk of getting a heart attack. Watch what you eat with a diet low in saturated fat, cholesterol and salt. Keep your health in check — manage your weight; get regular medical check ups; monitor cholesterol and blood pressure levels; don’t smoke; and keep physically active by exercising.

Have you been diagnosed with a herniated or bulging disc? Do you have: Arm Pain? Neck Pain? Leg Pain? Lower Back Pain? Find out if decompression therapy can work for you!

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hiropractic Dr. Harold Schubert, Jr., D.C. Traci Pennock, D.C.

937-492-4681 1640 Gleason St. Sidney, OH


We are now an AETNA provider




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Guide to to Guide Healthy Eating Healthy

Eating To help young people develop healthy attitudes about food and eating, parents and their children should become more educated about the foods you eat and behaviors centered around eating. Here are some tips to help your family develop healthier eating habits: 1.

Plan healthy meals. Your child should eat three well-balanced meals of average size each day. Serve fewer fatty foods. It is best to prepare foods that are baked, broiled or steamed, rather than fried. In addition to a small serving of lean meat, provide large servings of vegetables.

2. Check serving size. Always refer to the nutrition label on prepared meals and snacks for the serving size. A serving of potato chips might be listed as having 200 calories, but you may be surprised to learn that the serving size is only 10 chips. Eating the whole bag might mean consuming more than 1,000 calories! 3. Stick to single servings. Avoid serving seconds of the main course or dessert. Recommend eating more salad or vegetables if your child is still hungry. 4. Serve healthy desserts. Fresh fruit instead of ice cream, cookies or cake makes for a healthier and lower-calorie dessert option. 5. Plan for smart grocery shopping. Buy lowcalorie and low-fat meals, snacks and desserts, as well as low-fat or skim milk and diet soft drinks. To limit the amount of high-calorie desserts or snacks in your house, avoid buying them in the first place. 6. Eat at the table. Start a family tradition of eating meals together in the kitchen or dining room whenever possible. Eating on the run or while watching TV leads to unhealthy eating habits.


KIDS Limit fast-food meals. Even though they are convenient for the busy parent, you should limit how often you allow your children to eat fast food, as it is usually high in fat and calories.

8. Read food labels. Routinely check the nutrition label of the foods that your family is eating to better understand serving size, calories and the nutrients provided by different foods. 9. Eat foods low in calories and low in fat. Remember to be careful of many low-fat or “diet foods,� as they can still be high in calories even though they are low in fat. 10. Have regular meals. Your child should eat three well-balanced meals of average size each day, plus two nutritious snacks. Discourage skipping of meals, especially breakfast. 11. Limit snacks. Two snacks a day, preferably of low-calorie foods such as raw fruits or vegetables, is recommended. Avoid high-calorie or high-fat foods such as chips and cookies. 12. Consider drinking habits. You should encourage your child to drink four to six glasses of water each day, especially before meals. Water has no calories and it will help you to feel full. Other healthy drink options include diet sodas and lowfat milk. Limit or avoid regular soft drinks, as they contain 150 to 170 calories per serving. 13. Don’t completely outlaw any foods. Allow your child to have special foods or desserts on special occasions. 14. Avoid strict diets. Fasting and fad diets rarely work and will discourage your child from continuing. Adult diet programs, such as the Atkins diet, have not been proven safe or effective dieting tools for children.

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Shelby County’s Health and Awareness Fair Please take this test form to the screening areas. Welcome to the 2012 Health and Awareness Fair. This Health Fair is intended to help prevent illness and maintain your good health. It should never be considered a medical evaluation. It is recommended that you have a comprehensive medical examination by your physician annually. Unless indicated otherwise, all screenings at the Health Fair are FREE.

Booth #3 Blood Pressure ____________________ Walgreen’s

Booth #22 Posture ___________________________ Backs R Us, LLC

Booth #5 Bone Density_______________________ Wilson Hospital

Booth #28 Blood Presure & Glucose _____________ The Pavilion Rehab and Skilled Care Center

Booth #6 Lipid Profile & Glucose ($10) __________ Wilson Hospital

Booth #7

Booth #31 Chair Massage _____________________ Cornerstone Rehabilitation Ltd.

Blood Pressure _____________________ Sidney Cardiology

Booth #32

Booth #9

Booth #37

Posture Screening___________________ Sidney Chiropractic

Power Wheelchair Demonstration _______ The Scooter Store

Booth #12

Booth #40

Vision Testing ______________________ Valley Eye Institute

Blood Pressure ____________________ Right to Life of Shelby County

Booth #14

Booth #42

Neurological Stress Test _____________ Upper Cervical Health Centers of America

Gift Card upon sign-up _______________ Sam’s Club

Free Portfolio Review ________________ Edward Jones

Booth #19 Glaucoma Testing __________________ Ohio Vision

Booth #20 Immunizations _____________________ Sidney-Shelby County Health Dept.

Medications _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________

Remember to visit the educational booths

Please join us at Shelby County’s


Saturday, April 28 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sponsored by the following:

Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County Wilson Memorial Hospital Dorothy Love Retirement Community

FREE Health Screenings & Services: Blood Pressure Body Mass Index Pulse Oximeter Glaucoma Screening Neurological Stress Test

Flexibility Screening Body Composition Screening Posture Screening Vision

PAID Health Screenings: Lipid Profile & Glucose ($10)

No eating or drinking for 12 hours prior to tests. You may have water.

300 E. Parkwood Sidney, Ohio


West Lot Unload only


Parkwood N. Main Street

Sidney-Shelby County YMCA

25A/Wapakoneta Ave.

Event held at

Hoewisher Rd.

East Lot

Shelby County's Health & Awareness Fair 2012  

Shelby County's Health & Awareness Fair 2012