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Ohio AG: Protecting Ohioans from Elder Abuse

Posted on June 15, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 4 Comments

Elder abuse is a devastating reality for many older adults. The effects of elder abuse range from financial loss to physical injury or even death.

For Alzheimer's caregivers, knowledge is power

Posted on June 14, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 5 Comments

Michael Snowden was just 12 and his sister 16 when their mother began to exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Although they didn’t receive a definitive diagnosis until seven years later, the need to assume caregiving roles while still in their teens profoundly affected their lives.

Boomers: 5 proven practices to win the race against aging

Posted on June 10, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities - 3 Comments

Naps, knitting and nuzzling with the grandchildren — the traditional image of retirement is being challenged by the more than 76 million baby boomers in the United States.

Retirement Living -- The 5 Myths and Realities

Posted on May 16, 2016 in Senior Lifestyle Options for Swan Creek Retirement Village

One of the biggest obstacles that keeps people from exploring a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Swan Creek, is the belief that there are too many sacrifices to be made – freedom, independence, and living space – to name a few.

Westminster-Thurber Community Marketing Director Receives Legacy Award

Posted on May 10, 2016 in Media Releases for All Communities - 6 Comments

On May 25, Joel Wrobbel, marketing director for Westminster-Thurber Community, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, will receive the Charles B. Jenkins Legacy Award from Employment For Seniors during the organization’s 2016 Legacy Awards breakfast at The Ohio State University’s Fawcett Center.

Llanfair Retirement Community Appoints New Administrator

Posted on April 21, 2016 in Media Releases for All Communities - 6 Comments

Llanfair Retirement Community, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Cincinnati, Ohio owned and operated by Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), recently announced the appointment of Zan Pink, LNHA as administrator.

Older adults fastest growing group on Facebook

Posted on April 15, 2016 in In The News for All Communities - 15 Comments

“Silver Surfer” is taking on an entirely new meaning as more and more older adults are logging on to the pages of social media, including Facebook.

Report: Reading, Chess May Lower Risk of Alzheimer's

Posted on April 11, 2016 in In The News for All Communities - 5 Comments

Your favorite past-times -- playing chess with a friend, fitting together pieces of a puzzle or simply kicking back with a good book -- could have greater health benefits than you know.

Physical Activity is Essential to Healthy Aging

Posted on April 7, 2016 in In The News for All Communities - 3 Comments

As an older adult, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

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.

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