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2010 National Awards Honor Senior Independence Best of Mature Market Media

Posted on August 6, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

The 19th annual National Mature Media Awards were held recently to honor the best in advertising, marketing and educational materials produced for older adults.

Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise For Patients With Alzheimer's

Posted on August 5, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

In a world first, Dr. Andres M. Lozano and his team at Toronto Western Hospital has shown using Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) on patients with early signs of Alzheimer's disease is safe and may help improve memory.

Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise For Patients With Alzheimer's (MewdicalNewsToday.com)

McKenzie Named Marketing, PR, Communications VP for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Posted on August 1, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

Chris McKenzie has recently been promoted to Vice President, Marketing, PR, and Communications for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services. Mrs. McKenzie has been associated with OPRS as Vice President, Marketing since 1998 with responsibility for oversight of marketing and sales for the eleven retirement communities. Her new role is part of an overall effort to strengthen communications and raise public awareness of services available to meet the needs of Ohio seniors. In her new position, Mrs. McKenzie will oversee all corporate communications and public relations initiatives and social media efforts while continuing to manage OPRS’ marketing and sales program.

McKenzie Named Marketing, PR, Communications VP for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Posted on July 24, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

Chris McKenzie has recently been promoted to Vice President, Marketing, PR, and Communications for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services. Mrs. McKenzie has been associated with OPRS as Vice President, Marketing since 1998 with responsibility for oversight of marketing and sales for the eleven retirement communities. Her new role is part of an overall effort to strengthen communications and raise public awareness of services available to meet the needs of Ohio seniors. In her new position, Mrs. McKenzie will oversee all corporate communications and public relations initiatives and social media efforts while continuing to manage OPRS’ marketing and sales program.

Gene Shows Promise for Alzheimer's

Posted on July 23, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

Scientists have found a way to dramatically reduce the erosion of memory and learning ability in mice with a version of Alzheimer's disease, potentially offering a new approach for tackling the illness in humans.

Gene Shows Promise for Alzheimer's (Wall Street Journal)

OPRS Announces Organizational Changes

Posted on July 15, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

To better serve the needs of older adults in Ohio and throughout the nation, Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS) has restructure its operations effective July 1, 2010, OPRS CEO David J. Kaasa has announced.

O'Connor Named President of OPRS Communities

Posted on July 15, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

Daniel J. O'Connor has been elected President of OPRS Communities, a wholly owned subsidiary company of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services. O’Connor’s appointment is part of a restructuring to better serve seniors’ current and future needs in Ohio and throughout the nation.

Researchers Tackle Electronic Health Record Technology to Improve Long-Term Care Coordination, Patient Outcomes

Posted on July 9, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

A team of researchers at the University of Missouri is working to refine electronic health record (EHR) technology. The goal is to increase its efficiency and cost-saving benefits for long-term care.

Researchers Tackle Electronic Health Record Technology to Improve Long-Term Care Coordination, Patient Outcomes (McKnights.com)

Eight Questions To Ask Before Buying Into A Senior Community

Posted on July 1, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

Are you (or your aging parent) the kind of person who likes to plan for all contingencies? Then you might want to consider a continuing care retirement community--a development that usually includes independent apartments or town homes for spry seniors; assisted living units for those who need some help; plus a nursing home.

Eight Questions To Ask Before Buying Into A Senior Community (Forbes.com)

Kelly Named OPRS Chief Financial Officer

Posted on June 15, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

Thomas J. Kelly has been named Chief Financial Officer for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). Kelly has served as OPRS’ Controller since Jan. 2007.

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