All posts by Jessica Kempf

AUVI-Q Returns to the Market

Imagine a device that delivers life-saving medication immediately opening airways by giving the right dose of epinephrine to a person who needs it.  Now imagine that life-saving medication is not affordable for many children and adults who are at risk for a severe allergic reaction.  This dilemma was the reality for many families just a

Time to Get R.I.P.P.E.D. at the YMCA!

The Findlay Family YMCA is hard to beat when it comes to offering a variety of group fitness classes.  From chair yoga to TRX and cycling, you are bound to find a class that you  enjoy.  New classes are often added to the mix and I was excited to grab a friend and try out

Strengthen That Core at Core Fitness, Ltd.

About Core Fitness, Ltd. Core Fitness, Ltd. is a Pilates and yoga studio owned by Shari Hart and located in historic downtown Findlay. Hart originally began with a focus on personal training, and now the studio also offers group classes in Pilates, yoga and aerial yoga. I decided to take a Pilates/yoga combo class taught

A local family’s adoption story

Every child deserves a stable home environment with loving parents. But for the 400,000 U.S. children in foster care each year, that isn’t always a reality. After learning about the significant need for foster families in Hancock County, Rachel and Austin Gerber became licensed foster parents in 2012. Just five years later, the Gerbers are

The Dangers of Dry Drowning

The terms “dry drowning” and “secondary drowning” have generated a lot of buzz in the news in recent years. But what exactly do they mean? With pool season in full swing, now is the time to learn about these conditions and what can be done to keep your family safe. April Lieb, certified physician assistant

YMCA Opens New Physical Activity Center For Kids

Childhood obesity is on the rise. Many of us struggle to instill healthy lifestyle habits in our children. To address this issue in Hancock County, the Findlay Family YMCA is opening a new Physical Activity Center (Y-PAC) this summer at their downtown branch location. Describing this new facility, Stephanie Parsons, Operations Director for the Findlay