Recent blog posts

“Ask for Alternatives” When it Comes to Pain Management

  The Prevention Team at Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is proud to introduce the “Ask for Alternatives” Campaign that was created by the  Community Overdose Action Team and the Montgomery County Prevention Coalition. We know that alternative practices can fit into any lifestyle and help manage pain in healthier ways. We also know that... Read more »
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Medication Disposable Pouches Now Available at Dayton Metro Libraries

The Prevention Team at Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley would like to thank the Dayton Metro Library for partnering with the “Medication Safety Campaign”.   Each of the locations of the Dayton Metro Library has a supply of medication disposal pouches in their community resource area along with information on how to safely dispose of medication... Read more »
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Be Your Own Health Advocate

Communication with your doctors about the medications prescribed to you is very important. Asking questions about the medications is a great way to advocate for your health. Great questions to ask include: What is it being prescribed for? What are the side effects, both common and rare? What should I do if I experience the... Read more »
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Meet Mikahla and Her Successful Journey to Independence

Mikahla is originally from Urbana but moved to Van Wert with her dad shortly after her mom passed away from cancer.  Mikahla’s dad is from Van Wert and wanted to be closer to family as he was also diagnosed with cancer.  Shortly after his diagnosis, he passed away, so Mikahla lived with her brother and... Read more »
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Physical Activity Is A Great Way To Stay Active And Healthy

Physical activities are a great way to stay active and to provide health benefits for people of all ages.  Some benefits of physical activity can be achieved immediately, such as reduced feelings of anxiety, reduced blood pressure, and improvements in sleep, some aspects of cognitive function, and insulin sensitivity. Other benefits, such as increased cardiorespiratory... Read more »
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Goodwill Stores and Donation Centers Now Open

All Goodwill Stores and Donation Centers operated by Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley along with our outlet store are NOW OPEN. Our Stores are operating under our usual hours of 8 am – 9 pm, Monday – Saturday and 11 am – 6 pm on Sunday. We have also designated the hours of 8 am –... Read more »
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