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Forum – Single Payer Healthcare

Single Payer Healthcare-How does it Work? Could it work? Moderated by Ginger Christ, Plain Dealer Healthcare Reporter.  Some think that single payer healthcare is the answer to our healthcare problems and others think it will bankrupt the country and won’t work. This forum will explore both sides with a particular emphasis on how it might […] Read More

Biking Thru Lakewood

Presented by Beat Cycles. Interested in taking advantage of living in a bicycle friendly community this season? Lakewood Public Library and Beat Cycles are collaborating to bring you Biking thru Lakewood. This event will cover everything from basic bicycle inspection to navigating the local roads. Join us as we discuss the ins-and-outs of commuting by […] Read More

Staying Independent through Aging – Call to Register

Call to register. Presentation by Peggy Lee-Tocco. Most of us want to stay in our own homes throughout our lifetime. The cost effective way to avoid calamity is to educate ourselves about planning for the future. Join us for a six week series on independence and aging. Each session will be presented by experts from […] Read More

Meditation Series with Nadine “Ddeani” Feighan

Meditation is shown to reduce anxiety and stress, leading to balanced living and a healthier life. Developing a meditative practice is one step toward establishing a healthier state of mental well being by increasing one’s internal awareness. Meditation allows time for self-reflection and can benefit individuals. Ddeani Feighan has studied meditation and energetic medicine for […] Read More

Talk – From Spain to Lakewood: The 1918 Flu Pandemic

Presentation by Lakewood Historical Society. “I had a little bird, her name was ‘Enza.’ I opened the window and in-flu-enza.” What began as a joke soon became the deadly Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918. In the hectic aftermath of the First World War, it emigrated from Europe to the United States. Before it subsided early […] Read More

Staying Independent through Aging – Call to Register

Call to register. Presentation by Peggy Lee-Tocco. Most of us want to stay in our own homes throughout our lifetime. The cost effective way to avoid calamity is to educate ourselves about planning for the future. Join us for a six week series on independence and aging. Each session will be presented by experts from […] Read More

Meditation Series Presented by Nadine “Ddeani” Feighan

Meditation is shown to reduce anxiety and stress, leading to balanced living and a healthier life. Developing a meditative practice is one step toward establishing a healthier state of mental well being by increasing one’s internal awareness. Meditation allows time for self-reflection and can benefit individuals. Ddeani Feighan has studied meditation and energetic medicine for […] Read More

Talk – How to Become Fiscally Fit

Presentation by Michael Zawatsky. Taking control of one’s finances may seem like a pipe dream, but by creating a budget and making financial goals, creating a financial blueprint becomes an attainable goal. Learn the basic principles of cash management and identify potential roadblocks to your financial success. Identify and maximize discretionary income and learn the […] Read More

Talk – Mental Health in Cleveland

Presentation by National Alliance on Mental Illness. The topic of mental illness tends to carry a heavy stigma. Those who struggle are often afraid to seek help for fear of judgment or isolation. In order to eradicate this stigma, there needs to be open dialogue about the facts of mental health and what we can […] Read More

Embracing Diversity Community Forum

LakewoodAlive hosts Embracing Diversity Community Forum on May 23, 2018 with a distinguished group of panelists; Public is invited to attend. The benefits arising from societal diversity are well-documented.  Research shows being exposed to people who are different from us broadens our horizons, enhances our creativity and even makes us happier.  But how exactly can […] Read More