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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.

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services to Tap Technology to Help Chronically Ill Patients from Returning to Hospital

Posted on April 24, 2015 in Media Releases for All Communities

An innovative program developed by Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS) will now use technology to help seniors manage their health at home after discharge from the hospital.

How to prevent identity theft during tax season

Posted on April 3, 2015 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

It’s the time of year when Americans gather their financial documents and anxiously await news of a tax refund or debt. While many hope to get money back, Time Magazine recently reported that the IRS paid an estimated $5 billion plus in false tax refunds in 2013, and according to Bloomberg Business that number could potentially grow to $21 billion by 2017.

The Secret to Mother's Day Gifting Success: Give Time, Not Stuff

Posted on April 2, 2015 in Caregiving for All Communities

She nursed you through countless cases of childhood sniffles, taught you to tie your shoes and make a mean omelet, and she’s still your go-to source for good advice and your favorite home-baked cookies. Are you really going to just give Mom a pair of socks and some flowers for Mother’s Day? You can do better than that.

In the tradition of a current pop-culture meme, here’s a “give this, not that” list of Mother’s Day ideas.

OPRS Chefs Compete in 3rd Annual Culinary Competition

Posted on March 23, 2015 in In The News for All Communities

On Saturday, March 14, 12 teams of top culinary professionals from eight OPRS Communities competed for gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Third Annual OPRS Culinary Competition.

5 health improvements you can make today that will pay off for a lifetime

Posted on February 23, 2015 in Health and Wellness for The Vineyard on Catawba

Improving your health and wellness can seem like a daunting task, especially if you know you have some bad health habits to break. But, several improvements you can make today can result in tremendous health benefits.

LeadingAge Magazine: Quality and Innovation: Providers Learn to Work With ACOs

Posted on January 26, 2015 in In The News for All Communities

Senior Independence is featured in LeadingAge magazine on our partnerships with two accountable care organizations, Northwest Ohio ACO and Mercy Health.

The Presbyterian Outlook: Retirement living — redefined

Posted on January 15, 2015 in In The News for All Communities

OPRS President and CEO Laurence Gumina, featured in The Presbyterian Outlook, talks about how retirement communities are shaping residents' futures.

Sandusky Register: Port Clinton Kids Put on Show for Retirement Community

Posted on December 22, 2014 in In The News for The Vineyard on Catawba

Not everyone is capable of giving the same Christmas gift that Bataan Intermediate students gave to residents of the Vineyard on Catawba.

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