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Belfance to Lead Westminster-Thurber Community

Posted on June 6, 2011 in Media Releases for All Communities - 1 Comment

Leslie K. Belfance has been named Executive Director of Westminster-Thurber Community, 717 Neil Ave. In her new role, Belfance will oversee all operations of the Columbus not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community, owned and operated by OPRS Communities, a subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). She will begin the position on June 20.

It's all in a name

Posted on May 25, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities - 2 Comments

OPRS is working with Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University on a research study to find out what people over 65 like to be called – Seniors, Elders, Golden Agers?
What do you think?

Your Best Move Yet

Posted on May 20, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities - 2 Comments

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services would like to offer you a few tips on how to downsize, pack efficiently and ease the strain on yourself and your family.

Journey through Aging

Posted on May 20, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities - 4 Comments

Roundtable Woodcarvers Club Hanging out with other cutups

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities

From the Youngstown Vindicator

An Iris in Bloom

Posted on May 13, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities - 1 Comment

Technology may get smarter and cars faster, but one thing remains the same – as surely as the seasons change, Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS) has more than its share of artistic residents! A great example of this talent is Barbara Opie’s fine art watercolor.

Older Americans: Connecting the Community by Sheena Parton, Executive Director, Llanfair

Posted on April 28, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities - 2 Comments

May is Older Adult Month

Posted on April 27, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities

Medical News Today, April 14, 2011, Changes In The Brain Could Be Detected Decade Before Alzheimer's Symptoms Are Seen

Posted on April 14, 2011 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Journey Through Aging

Posted on April 14, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities

April 16th radio program - Journey Through Aging - is packed with 3 wonderful conversations. Are you aware of the changes that are taking place in a retirement community's dining? Today, we learn more about dining from Chef Patrick at Swan Creek Retirement Community. In segment 3 we continue our conversation with Jennifer Heston. Then in segment 4 we tackle a very important conversation on how to manage medications. Segment 1 - More from Missy Buchanan Segment 2 - Chef Patrick Young - dining has improved in a CCRC Segment 3 - Jennifer Heston - Principle 5 of the Eden Alternative - defeating boredom. Segment 4 - Solutions to managing medications with Martha Clouse.

Listen now!

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