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WEATHER DRIVES CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL ATTENDANCE

An almost perfect autumn afternoon with plenty of sunshine and a long overdue break from the summer-like conditions that had lingered throughout September gave several hundred children, and their parents, a great opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy the cooler temperatures, lower humidity and the fun and games of Arlington’s…...

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Arlington Offers Help with Loss of a Spouse Seminar

Death often wreaks havoc for survivors, regardless of the relationship.  The loss of a parent, a sibling, a child, a close relative or even a friend can be a horrendous loss leaving the survivor suffering from vertigo-like effects of grief.  In one chilling moment, life as we’ve known it heretofore…...

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Celebration of Life Campus Taking Shape

After several years of planning and a couple of false starts the Celebration of Life Campus, located on the western edge of our undeveloped property, is springing up with the first two of buildings now under roof. The Arlington Funeral & Celebration of Life Center stands just to the north…...

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Roots of Extracurricular Activities at Arlington

This coming weekend we will hold our annual Children’s Fall Festival on the South Lawn of Arlington Lake.  This is a fun event for kids to enjoy what we call some “good, old fashioned fun.”  Face painting, bobbing for apples, sack races, train rides, a pumpkin patch and treats are…...

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Arlington Team Goes Pink During October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our Grounds Team is making a statement for the second year in a row by wearing pink T-shirts during the entire month. “We see first-hand how so many lives are impacted by breast cancer and wanted to demonstrate our support as an organization. …...

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Meet Teddy, Grief Therapy Specialist

The human-canine bond goes back thousands of years and recently Arlington decided to put that bond to work.  Enter Teddy, a six-month-old white Golden-Doodle.  Happy and content, Teddy seems to charm everyone who comes in contact with him.  Currently, Teddy is spending his days at Arlington’s Administrative Center but will…...

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All I Want for Christmas

I LOVE fall!  And our area (Cincinnati) has wonderful festivals to usher in this great season.  Last night we attended the Glendale Street Fair. Great night of food, beverages and story swapping.  Under the full harvest moon, we heard the story of our new neighbor, Greg.  Three years ago Greg…...

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100% Chance of Death

There are milestones in life that we gather to celebrate or commemorate.  Baptisms, Bar Mitzvahs, weddings, sweet sixteen, gender reveals and gotcha days, silver anniversaries and retirements.  Hours are spent planning, budgeting, shopping and trolling Pinterest for clever ideas to make such occasions special for all who attend.  If you’re…...

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Personal Touch

This morning I had a great conversation with an elderly friend and her younger neighbor.  The three of us while from different generations wholeheartedly agreed on the importance of physical touch in the beginning and end stages of life.  A baby that is denied human touch can fail to thrive…...

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Forget-Me-Not

Flowers have long been a way we communicate our feelings.  Red roses let someone know of our love, lilies can indicate hope and joy, daisies a sign of friendship.  And a big ‘ole unexpected bouquet delivery might just be a way of saying “I’m sorry!”   Like birds, trees and…...

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