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The Ohio Masonic Home announced on August 23 that Cornerstone Masonic Healthcare, LLC, their home health and hospice subsidiary, will discontinue community-based services operations, and that effective October 1, these services will be provided by Senior Independence, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS).
Retirement communities meeting these requirements are starting to pop up across the country. More so in the warmer climates where retirees don’t need to deal with the snow and cold of the winters. It’s not uncommon for these communities to have multiple homes that are worth $1 million or more.
Regular maintenance is an essential part of keeping a vehicle in tip-top shape. The same is true of the human body, particularly the joints
Congratulations to all 12 teams from our retirement communities that turned up the heat at Saturday’s 4th annual OPRS Culinary Competition.
It’s a hard decision and the stakes are high. You want your loved one to be happy, and many seniors are resistant to the idea of leaving their home behind for assisted or senior living at first. If you take time to find the right facility however, the transition will be much easier and your loved one’s chances at long-term happiness should stay intact.
I am an elder orphan — on my own to decide where, and how, I age. And it’s the reason I launched the Elder Orphan Facebook group. In just a few months, it’s grown to over 1,100 members. Each person joined for different reasons, but primarily to find community, connection and support — my particular motives for starting the group. Here, we talk about what’s on our minds and state our doubts.
A new staff member is bringing a bit of joy to the lives of residents at Alma Health and Rehab. "It sure has helped me," resident Dwyla Sims said. "I think [she] has. She's a doll, let me tell you, everybody wants to pet her and have her in their lap."
About 49 percent of pre-retirees didn't downsize in their last move, according to a joint survey by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave, with 30 percent of retirees actually buying bigger homes in retirement.
Facebook, Skype and instant messaging are among technology applications that may lessen depression among seniors, a new study has found.
Millions of older Americans have a home health aide (HHA) come into their home on a daily basis to assist with essential activities such as bathing, dressing and preparing meals, and to help keep them connected in their communities.