Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center keeping its residents, patients safe by taking the ‘Angel...

TROY – Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center has rolled out a new program to encourage its employees to continue to practice COVID-19 safety protocols outside of work. Launched in July, the “Healthcare Angel’s Pledge” program will heighten resident and patient safety during the pandemic by limiting the likelihood of employees contracting the virus elsewhere and bringing it into the facility.

Kettering Health Network achieves system-wide accreditation for senior-friendly emergency departments

KETTERING– Kettering Health Network’s 12 emergency departments have been accredited as senior-friendly by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

Kathy Henne: What to know about escrow, earnest money

When you buy a home, or just make an offer, you will encounter the term “earnest money.” Like making a friendly bet and asking a third party to hold the wager money, the trust account is where the earnest money is held until closing. The earnest money is a sign of good faith made by the buyer to the seller.

Ford Motor Company donates protective equipment to Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

TROY – Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center received a significant donation from Ford Motor Company to help fight the spread of COVID-19 at the center: hundreds of plastic face shields for the healthcare staff to wear when treating residents and patients at the care center.

Mother, daughter share workouts at new Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

TROY — Lori Seman and her mom, Penny Kissinger, have always been close but never dreamed they’d be sitting side-by-side on exercise equipment at Upper Valley Medical Center’s cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation program.

Kathy Henne: From less to yes

The painful truth: sellers who do not price their property competitively are the most likely targets of low ball offers. In any market, buyers are more prone to make low offers on listings seen to be priced too high. Listings that don’t sell require price reductions, which in turn often mean ultimately accepting an offer lower than you could have received by pricing aggressively from day one.

Vectren encourages customers to utilize payment arrangements, bill assistance during COVID-19

DAYTON – Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy company, is encouraging customers to contact the company if they are experiencing financial difficulty at this time and may need payment assistance, arrangements or extensions during the COVID-19 situation. While the utility has currently suspended natural gas service disconnections, customers are encouraged to call now to avoid a disruption once the moratorium ends.

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Shelden Wical, DO, transfers to Upper Valley Family Medicine Piqua

Edison State information session set for July 23

PIQUA — Edison State Community College will be hosting a free information session at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 23. This session will highlight the various career paths at the Edison State regional campuses and will be held via Zoom.

HIWT alum, past instructor dies

TROY — Michael Anthony Higgins, a graduate of Hobart Institute of Welding Technology and instructor at the Institute for 46 years passed away on Saturday, June 12.