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Llanfair Retirement Community Appoints New Administrator

Posted on April 21, 2016 in Media Releases for All Communities - 9 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 - 8 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 - 4 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

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.

Nine in 10 people with high blood pressure can control it, but half don't

Posted on August 14, 2015 in Health and Wellness for The Vineyard on Catawba

Recent studies suggest that 9 out of 10 people with high blood pressure can control it; however, only about half of the people in the United States with high blood pressure do.

4 simple ways to protect yourself from cardiovascular disease

Posted on July 30, 2015 in Health and Wellness for The Vineyard on Catawba - 2 Comments

Cardiovascular disease – damage to the heart and blood vessels – claims more American lives each year than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association. Yet simple preventive steps, such as getting a cardiovascular screening, can help you make strides toward keeping your heart and blood vessels healthy.

Renner Expanding Role at OPRS to Support Senior Independence

Posted on June 29, 2015 in Media Releases for All Communities - 5 Comments

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

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 - 2 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.

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