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Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis is Crucial, Yet Accurate Test Elusive

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

It's painful to watch Peter Kenney take a memory test.

Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis is Crucial, Yet Accurate Test Elusive (USA Today)

McGlaughlin Selected as Fellow in National Aging-Services Leadership Program

Posted on August 26, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) has selected Carrie McGlaughlin, Information Systems Director at Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), for its Leadership AAHSA Fellowship program. Of the 32 individuals selected nationally, McGlaughlin was among four Ohioans chosen. The Leadership AAHSA program is designed to augment the ranks of emerging leaders across the continuum of care and services for the aging and address the shortage of potential leaders nationwide. The Leadership AAHSA class will convene this fall.

Ruckman Named OPRS Compensation/Benefits Manager

Posted on August 26, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

Dublin resident Kimberley A. Ruckman has been named Manager of Compensation and Benefits for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). In her new role, Ruckman will be responsible for the administration of the compensation program and the health, retirement and wellness benefit programs for OPRS’ 3,000 employees.

A.M. McGregor Enters into Strategic Partnership with Senior Independence

Posted on August 25, 2010 in In The News for All Communities

The A.M. McGregor Group has entered into a strategic partnership with Ohio-based Senior Independence to develop home and community based services for older adults in the Cuyahoga county area.

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.

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