St. Xavier Students Lead Basketball Program

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Laughing. Playing basketball. Drinking Gatorade. Making friends. What better way to live healthy? For the past nine weeks, that is exactly how a group of St. Xavier High School students and LADD residents have been spending their Saturday mornings in the gymnasium of Xavier University’s O’Connor Sports Center. They divide into teams for some friendly… Read more »

Go Team LADD In Morgan’s Triathlon

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Written by Kristin Harmeyer, LADD health and wellness coordinator.   The Morgan’s Canoe and Outdoor Adventures Triathlon was one of my favorite activities during my 14 year tenure at LADD. We showed up ready to roll with our team of six including myself, Faith Maynard (LADD Community Connections program manager, Jason Bodle and John Roach… Read more »

LADD’s FitFest Is September 30

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In partnership with Hamilton County Special Olympics and the Cincinnati Recreation Commission, we are presenting our first ever ALL DAY FitFest on September 30, 2017 packed with group exercise instruction, and health and wellness information. The FREE event will take place at the Otto Armleder Park (5057 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45227) from 11 am… Read more »

LADD Begins Health & Wellness Program

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As research continues to show that eating healthy and exercising leads to better cognitive functioning, a we have begun a new approach to helping adults with disabilities succeed in experiencing fuller, more connected lives. Exercise, meal planning and educational activities aimed at lowering stress for both staff and adults with disabilities are all incorporated into… Read more »