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Slutz Named Corporate Director of Human Resources for Senior Independence; To serve as Labor Relations Liaison for OPRS
Scott Slutz has been promoted to a corporate human resources management position for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). He has been named Corporate Director of Human Resources for Senior Independence, a wholly owned subsidiary of OPRS and as the Corporate Labor Relations Liaison for OPRS. Prior to accepting his new responsibilities, Slutz served as Regional Human Resources Director for Park Vista of Youngstown; Rockynol in Akron; and Lake Vista of Cortland; all OPRS continuing care retirement communities. In his new role, Slutz will support Senior Independence in achieving organizational growth, corporate objectives and quality enhancement.
Jennifer B. Howell has been named Senior Human Resources Director for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). Prior to accepting this executive human resources management position, Howell was the Human Resources Director at Westminster Thurber, an OPRS Community.
Family caregivers provide 80 percent of care to our nation’s older adults. Although caregivers take on their role wholeheartedly, and often derive great spiritual blessings from this important work — they still need support. A terrific source of caregiver information can be found at www.icaregiver.org.
After signing on as an iPartner with Senior Independence in August, The McGregor Group, partnering with Senior Independence and University Hospitals, was chosen to manage the local PACE (Program for the All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) in Cleveland, Ohio.
A new US study found that walking six to nine miles a week may preserve brain size and consequently stop memory deteriorating in later life.
Walking May Preserve Brain Size And Memory In Later Life (MedicalNewsToday.com)
Under current law, the normal retirement age -- the age at which full retirement benefits are payable -- is already scheduled to increase from 66 to 67 in two-month increments from 2017 to 2022.
The Retirement Age Debate (CBS Evening News)
We know the Pittsburgh region is home to one of the oldest populations in America. But how age-friendly is it?
Discussion Targets Ways to Make City Friendlier for Seniors (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
It's painful to watch Peter Kenney take a memory test.
The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) has selected Carrie McGlaughlin, Information Systems Director at Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), for its Leadership AAHSA Fellowship program. Of the 32 individuals selected nationally, McGlaughlin was among four Ohioans chosen. The Leadership AAHSA program is designed to augment the ranks of emerging leaders across the continuum of care and services for the aging and address the shortage of potential leaders nationwide. The Leadership AAHSA class will convene this fall.
Dublin resident Kimberley A. Ruckman has been named Manager of Compensation and Benefits for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). In her new role, Ruckman will be responsible for the administration of the compensation program and the health, retirement and wellness benefit programs for OPRS’ 3,000 employees.