News Presbyterian Retirement Services to Tap Technology to Help Chronically Ill Patients from Returning to Hospital<p>An innovative program developed by Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS) will now use technology to help seniors manage their health at home after discharge from the hospital.</p> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 ESTHow to prevent identity theft during tax season<p>It’s the time of year when Americans gather their financial documents and anxiously await news of a tax refund or debt. While many hope to get money back, Time Magazine recently reported that the IRS paid an estimated $5 billion plus in false tax refunds in 2013, and according to Bloomberg Business that number could potentially grow to $21 billion by 2017.</p> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Secret to Mother's Day Gifting Success: Give Time, Not Stuff<p>She nursed you through countless cases of childhood sniffles, taught you to tie your shoes and make a mean omelet, and she’s still your go-to source for good advice and your favorite home-baked cookies. Are you really going to just give Mom a pair of socks and some flowers for Mother’s Day? You can do better than that.</p> <p>In the tradition of a current pop-culture meme, here’s a “give this, not that” list of Mother’s Day ideas.</p> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 ESTOPRS Chefs Compete in 3rd Annual Culinary Competition<p>On Saturday, March 14, 12 teams of top culinary professionals from eight OPRS Communities competed for gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Third Annual OPRS Culinary Competition.</p> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTOLLI classes canceled Friday, Feb. 20<p>University of Cincinnati has decided to cancel all classes for Friday, February 20, 2015 including "Fab Friday" classes for OLLI at Llanfair Retirement Community.</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 ESTLeadingAge Magazine: Quality and Innovation: Providers Learn to Work With ACOs<p>Senior Independence is featured in LeadingAge magazine on our partnerships with two accountable care organizations, Northwest Ohio ACO and Mercy Health.</p> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Grove Memory Care Focuses on a Whole-Person Wellness Approach<p>At Llanfair, our whole-person wellness approach to successful living, known here as Masterpiece Living, is embraced in all of our activities. Activities in The Grove focus on the whole person and keeping things as ‘normal’ as possible.</p> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Presbyterian Outlook: Retirement living â redefined<p>OPRS President and CEO Laurence Gumina, featured in The Presbyterian Outlook, talks about how retirement communities are shaping residents' futures.</p> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTLlanfair's Grove Memory Care Offers Personalized Care for Seniors with Alzheimer's<p>Do you have a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s or other memory–related disease who needs a compassionate, supportive and secure environment? Llanfair Retirement Community’s The Grove memory care neighborhood may be the perfect solution.</p> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTWVXU Cincinnati: Seniors want presence, not presents, this holiday season<p>Gift-giving season is in full swing and many people have at least one hard to shop for person on their list. For some, that person might be an elderly relative. If so, put down the bubble bath, leave the gooey sticky candies on the shelf, and for goodness sake, No More KnickKnacks!</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EST