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CANANDAIGUA — The regional Stroke Support Group hosted by UR Medicine Thompson Health will meet on July 7. The meeting will be held at 1 p.m., via Zoom, and will feature a speaker from the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Most of us don’t want to think about death. It’s an unsettling and largely unwelcome topic. Humans are emotional creatures by nature, and the majority aren’t well equipped to handle a death of a family member, friend or pet. But for a beloved cat or dog, the ordeal may be easier to bear.

OK, it’s time to hydrate. Knowing that and staying on top of it is a good start. But what drink is best for the situation?

Many, if not MOST, families have a member who suffers from mental illness and/or addiction. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that suicide rates for people ages 10-24 were stable from 2000-07, but increased nearly 60% by 2018. Rising rates of emergency visits for suicide …