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Grant Brings Relief to Local Hospice Patients with Dementia

Posted on April 1, 2016 in In The News for All Communities - 5 Comments

The restless hands and minds of hospice patients with dementia are being soothed by six special therapies thanks to a $12,750 grant from the Hospice Trust of Trumbull County via the Community Foundation of Mahoning Valley.

Swan Creek Retirement Village Awarded Grant to Help Residents in Financial Crisis Keep Homes

Posted on September 3, 2015 in Media Releases for Swan Creek Retirement Village - 141 Comments

The Life Care Commitment helps assure Swan Creek residents that they will always have a home even if – in good faith – they run out of the funds meant to see them through.

Life after the pulpit

Posted on August 31, 2015 in Spiritual Life for Swan Creek Retirement Village

Faith still plays major role with clergy in retirement - just ask Swan Creek resident Rev. Paul Bockelman!

Renner Expanding Role at OPRS to Support Senior Independence

Posted on June 29, 2015 in Media Releases for All Communities - 7 Comments

Effective July 1, Renner will begin additionally supporting Senior Independence Home Health and Hospice, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OPRS.

Swan Creek Retirement Village Chefs Place First in National Culinary Competition

Posted on June 10, 2015 in Media Releases for Swan Creek Retirement Village

Young and Chesney were selected to compete in the National Conference Culinary Competition against five teams from across the country.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies: Rehab Kitchens at Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services in Wilmington, Ohio

Posted on June 1, 2015 in In The News for All Communities

As the U.S. population ages, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) continue to grow at an unprecedented rate. A key component at these CCRCs is foodservice, which also continues to grow and evolve to meet the needs of the burgeoning segment.

Take, for example, Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), where dining services is undergoing continuous transformation to meet the needs of its rapidly expanding resident population.

O’Connor Named OPRS Chief Operating Officer

Posted on May 28, 2015 in Media Releases for All Communities - 3 Comments

(COLUMBUS, May 28, 2015) – Daniel J. O'Connor has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). O’Connor’s appointment is part of a restructuring to better serve seniors’ current and future needs in Ohio and throughout the nation. In his role as COO, he is responsible for the organization’s 12 Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) and for its Senior Independence Home Health and Hospice subsidiary.

Confessions of John Andrews

Posted on May 13, 2015 in In The News for All Communities

The culinary services director for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services in Columbus, Ohio, loves muscle cars and Clint Eastwood, and he believes that not everything is better with bacon.

OPRS Foundation Has Reached the GuideStar Exchange Gold Participation Level as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

Posted on May 6, 2015 in Media Releases for All Communities

The GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level is a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information.

One health, One medicine: 5 ways people and their pets can stay healthy together

Posted on April 28, 2015 in Health and Wellness for Swan Creek Retirement Village

“People who take a proactive approach to their physical, mental and social wellness are typically healthier and better prepared if any health issues arise,” says Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor and Deputy Chair of St. George’s University Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at St. George’s University. “Same goes with pets, too, which is why family wellness should be a holistic effort.”

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