A major feature of homes today is the enhancement of sound, video, lighting, temperature and physical environment. Advances of the last 20 years have provided greater ability to control our environment, to choreograph our activities from when we wake up until when we turn in. We can even control our homes remotely from our smartphone.
People don’t expect a doctor’s assessment of their health and any subsequent recommendations to be exactly the same for every patient. The same can be expected of accountants or contractors who are building a home.
There are many definitions of wellness, but every one includes a proactive, deliberate process when an individual or organization achieves its highest potential. According to the National Wellness Institute, wellness is “a conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential.” It goes across disciplines to encompass lifestyle, mental and spiritual well-being, and the environment. It is positive and affirming.
Todd Kelly, Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, is responsible for creating the distinct menu for Orchids at Palm Court, The Grille at Palm Court and The Bar at Palm Court.
The Healthcare Leadership Award honors our region’s leading healthcare professionals who strive to improve, not only the everyday lives of their patients and colleagues, but their community as well. Honorees aim to increase our quality of life while working toward the progression of the healthcare world.
Although John and Shannon Cleghorn never envisioned a food truck as the answer to their prayers, they stepped forward in faith and are now building a thriving business and a special team as well through jon jons BBQ and Catering.
RWA Architects has an impressive record of designing healthy, sustainable houses beautifully. The firm, now in its 28th year, has been recognized with more than 30 regional and national industry awards for their innovative solutions, at the heart of which is state-of-the-art sustainable building technology and a commitment to focusing on their clients’ desired aesthetic appeal.
Five years ago, Steven Bohman’s grandmother entered Madonna Manor for physical therapy. The 13-year-old had no idea that a ripple effect was set in motion that day, one that would lead him down a path to impact so many.
When most people think about breast cancer screening, mammography immediately comes to mind. While mammograms are beneficial exams and are a great option for preventative screening, the fact is that mammograms can miss approximately 30 to 35 percent of invasive breast cancers. The Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund (CCPF) is working to make sure the women in the Tri-State area know that when it comes to breast cancer screening, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. CCPF is working to educate women about their options through their Pink Ribbon Empowerment Program, or PREP.
Stepping Stones’ June Golf Classic netted $80,000 to support programs for children, teens and adults with disabilities. The 16th annual event was held June 12 at O’Bannon Creek Golf Course in Loveland, and welcomed 160 golfers from around the country.
Nearly 30 percent of women will suffer from conditions caused by deterioration of muscles, connective tissues, bone structures and ligaments in the pelvis at some point in their lifetime. Together, these are collectively known as the “pelvic floor,” and are critical to supporting organs such as the uterus and bladder. Yet as common as pelvic floor disorders are, many women do not seek treatment, suffering from needless discomfort and embarrassment. Dr. Shah says The Christ Hospital Pelvic Floor Center offers unique benefits over traditional treatment.
Dilly has been a Mariemont neighborhood gem since it opened 34 years ago. Owner Chuck Warinner is excited to reveal the bistro, bar & bottle shop’s recent renovation, Dilly’s first major facelift since 1996.
Whether designing and building a new home or embarking upon a large-scale remodeling of your existing home, both take a dash of desire, a dare to dream and the determination to not let the details overwhelm you.
Horter Investment Management not only puts great care on where they invest for their clients, they have also invested in an experienced team of advisors. These people work with clients individually to achieve a desired lifestyle during retirement.
Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, improves the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both. It rejuvenates the appearance to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more rested and alert.
Nearly 31,000 people in the Greater Cincinnati area live with type 1 diabetes, which makes finding a cure vital. The JDRF Southwest Ohio chapter is committed to funding that cure, and as a result has experienced several consecutive years of record-breaking fundraising success.
Amy Stafford has a hard time believing more than two decades have passed since she and her husband Jim opened their namesake jewelry store in Kenwood, but somehow it’s true. Amy credits her family’s success to a strong, straightforward philosophy: form long-term relationships with clients and suppliers and focus on a level of service and quality that keeps customers coming back.
The buzz of Cincinnati’s booming startup community called attorney Paige Connelly to Thompson Hine’s Emerging Companies practice after starting her legal career following a decade away from the Queen City. Now she’s helping entrepreneurs navigate the legal framework that girds the region’s thriving innovation ecosystem.
Uncertainty is a force that can build anxiety, cause fear and lead to avoidance, especially when it comes to investing in the stock market. However, Carter F. Randolph, president of The Randolph Company, says avoiding stock market investment altogether can be equally risky.
Mitchell’s is a full salon and day spa that offers services from hair, nails and skin to makeup, eyebrow threading, massages and wet-room body treatments. Our skin department also offers specialized anti-aging services to target those “glorious” signs of aging.
Investing in B.I.M. to Build Stronger Client Relationships
Cincinnati Commercial Contracting (CCC) is a design-build company, founded by John Westheimer, which has operated throughout the Tri-State area since 1979. CCC is also a commercial real estate developer and property management company.
Your wedding should be one of the most magical, joyful and harmonious days of your life. Too often, it is easy to get swept up in the numerous and painstaking details that a couple can lose sight of the true importance of their wedding day. This is why Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center strives to create peace of mind by helping to make your wedding planning simple and stress-free.
Years of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding can take their toll on a woman’s body. With a “mommy makeover,” those changes don’t have to be so permanent. Dr. Allison Lied, a plastic surgeon with Mangat, Holzapfel & Lied Plastic Surgery, says the “mommy makeover,” the common name for a series of procedures focused on body parts most altered by pregnancy, is growing in popularity among women who have moved past child-bearing years.
The history of endowment funds is long and impressive, but there’s never been such opportunity for donors to secure their legacy through planned charitable giving as there is today. Cincinnati is no stranger to this practice.
A quick internet search reveals hair thinning and hair loss impacts men and women alike, although the statistics neglect to mention that people who suffer from this lose so much more than hair. Hair loss is an enormous emotional blow that negatively impacts quality of life.
This year marks the 11th annual Hats Off Luncheon presented by Cincinnati Parks Foundation and the Women’s Committee of Smale Riverfront Park. Proceeds support preservation and programming initiatives for future generations to enjoy.
Across the nation, the concept of Centers of Excellence is fast becoming the norm, especially in the Greater Cincinnati area. During the past two years, The Christ Hospital has partnered with more than 100 local and national employers on a range of COE programs, surpassing all other healthcare networks.
Communities function best when members contribute from their overflow of talents and resources. Scott D. Phillips, member-in-charge of the West Chester office of Frost Brown Todd law firm, couldn’t agree more. Phillips shares that philosophy with many of his colleagues at Frost Brown Todd. “I would say, as the leader of this office, the expectation is that everyone is involved in giving back to the community in some way.”
Assistive Equipment Turns Possibility Into Reality
“Those who invest in our residents are helping them reach their fullest potential,” Merritt says. “Gifts made to the St. Joseph Home Possibility Fund help us provide the various resources that are available through technology and skilled therapies, making possibility a reality for our residents. Without the generosity of the broader community, our residents would not have the opportunity to access and learn how to utilize this new and transforming technology.”
Through Programs for Children, Teenagers and Adults
For 150 years, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) has launched the careers of countless performing and media artists. The world-class training isn’t only available to the next generation of virtuosos, though. CCM provides an array of programs for arts enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.