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A Conversation with Refre...

NOTE: Though the 2020 Refresh Your Soul conference was canceled, Episcopal Retirement Serv...

A Conversation with Refre...

NOTE: Though the 2020 Refresh Your Soul conference was canceled, Episcopal Retirement Serv...

A Conversation with Refre...

NOTE: Though the 2020 Refresh Your Soul conference was canceled, Episcopal Retirement Serv...

Meet the ERS Board: Jenny...

ERS Board members bring a wide range of skills and experience to the organization that hel...

A Conversation with Refre...

NOTE: Though the 2020 Refresh Your Soul conference was canceled, Episcopal Retirement Serv...

ERS Announces 2019 Martin...

Every year, Episcopal Retirement Services honors non-management team members who have gone...

ERS's Ways of Working: Pe...

Person-centeredness is a common theme running through all of our communities, programs, an...

Register Now for Refresh ...

Register now for Parish Health Ministry’s annual Refresh Your Soul Conference will return ...

Introducing a New and Aff...

Members of the ERS team recently attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the new and exciti...

Episcopal Retirement Serv...

Episcopal Retirement Services is a comprehensive provider of programs that benefit Cincinn...

It's Time to Nominate an ...

At Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS), our residents have experienced that special relati...

Refresh Your Soul 2019: A...

Episcopal Retirement Services’ Parish Health Ministry (PHM) held its annual Refresh Your S...

ERS Wins Top Workplace Aw...

Episcopal Retirement Services—the Tristate’s premier, not-for-profit retirement care and a...

4 Reasons to Consider a N...

As nursing careers go, pediatric medicine or acute care may be a more familiar path. But n...

Breaking Stereotypes Arou...

Given that lifespan is increasing with each generation and the massive population of baby ...

ERS's Ways of Working: Pr...

  We are living in an exciting time during which knowledge changes by the day. Also changi...

A Conversation with Refre...

Refresh Your Soul 2019 Speaker Rabbi Abie Ingber sat down with us and answered a few of ou...

Jay Kittenbrink is Easing...

When the deal was done, and St. Paul Village became the third member of the ERS affordable...

A Conversation with Refre...

Refresh Your Soul 2019 Keynote Speaker Kathryn Spink sat down with us (virtually) and answ...

ERS's Great Gatsby Gala R...

Episcopal Retirement Services’ Great Gatsby Gala on Sept. 20 was, to borrow a popular 1920...

Affordable Living by ERS ...

Every day, we at Episcopal Retirement Services work hard to uphold our belief that older a...

ERS's Ways of Working, Pa...

Leon Gulley with George Beyheimer in the Marjorie P. Lee Dining Room. At Episcopal Retirem...

ERS Announces 2018 Martin...

Bonnie Green, Resident Assistant at Marjorie P. Lee with Susannah Jonas, Stephanie Anton, ...

ERS Completes $4.25 Milli...

We have exciting news here at Episcopal Retirement Services: This fall, we completed a $4....

Meet the ERS Board: Dora ...

This year, Episcopal Retirement Services was pleased to welcome three new faces to its Boa...

Registration is open for ...

Mark your calendars: Parish Health Ministry’s annual Refresh Your Soul Conference will ret...

4 Reasons to Consider a N...

When it’s time for you to seek residential care for an elderly loved one — whether it’s in...

It's Official: 2017 Was E...

The 2017 annual report for Episcopal Retirement Services is out, and it’s official: 2017 w...

6 Reasons to Consider Vol...

Looking for the best way to serve your community? Don’t overlook volunteering with your lo...

5 Ways to Honor Senior Ci...

If you’re reading this, it’s clear that you care deeply about the needs and concerns of se...

10 Reasons to Consider a ...

There's a great need for quality, dignified, person-centered elder care in Cincinnati, Lou...

4 Important Tips for Mill...

There's a great need for quality, dignified, person-centered elder care in Cincinnati, Lou...

For 9th Year in a Row, ER...

(Photos: Gary Kessler) Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS) has once again been named by th...

3 New Developments in Alz...

  As you might imagine, as one of the Cincinnati area’s premier senior living and memory c...

Refresh Your Soul 2018: A...

  This spring, Parish Health Ministry and TriHealth presented the annual Refresh Your Soul...

How ERS is Investing in M...

Alzheimer's and dementia care are increasingly in demand here in the Cincinnati area and n...

Meet the Food-Delivering ...

Mary Carol Sowar is the coordinator for Deupree Meals On Wheels Route 8. She's been a volu...

Positive Views of Seniors...

We've all heard the negative stereotypes about seniors. "Older people are grumpy." "Senior...

How Attitudes Toward Agin...

Older people are often written off as curmudgeons and grumps. They're lampooned in popular...

Why Seniors Need a Vitali...

For seniors, there are four pillars of healthy aging: physical health, emotional health, s...

The 5 Love Languages and ...

We all want to feel loved by the significant people in our lives, and aging doesn't dimini...

How Technology Is Importa...

Technology and seniors. Two words that a lot of people might not immediately pair. But tha...

4 Ways Businesses & Commu...

One of Episcopal Retirement Services' most important long-term goals is to help Cincinnati...

What Is Neuroplasticity? ...

As it turns out,it’s never too late to change. And aging people do continue learning throu...

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t M...

It's almost spring in Cincinnati, and that means it's time once again for Parish Health Mi...

6 Resolutions We're Makin...

Well, here we are at the end of 2017. Another year in the books, plenty of successes achie...

The Top 8 ERS Moments of ...

  For many seniors nationwide, 2017 has undoubtedly felt like a year of uncertainty. Here ...

ERS Wellness Program Wins...

  Have you heard the news? Episcopal Retirement Services' (ERS) Bee Healthy Wellness Progr...

ERS Practices the Art of ...

  When is retirement care a health care service, and when is it a hospitality service? The...

ERS Engages Body, Mind an...

  What options are there for dementia or Alzheimer's treatment in Cincinnati? There are ma...

4 Reasons to Donate to th...

  We’re approaching the end of the year — the time when many Americans start thinking abou...

Get to Know 3 Fascinating...

  Here at Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS), we strongly believe in transparency. We bel...

3 Ways ERS Helps Seniors ...

  The holidays can be a hectic time for seniors and their family caregivers in Cincinnati,...

ERS Announces Winners of ...

ERS caregivers don’t expect gratitude. But it’s always nice when we find out, after the fa...

How to Make Your Business...

  There’s not just an ethical or moral case to be made for making communities more age-fri...

Senior Care 101: Levels o...

Senior care isn’t a single type of care. In fact, it represents an entire spectrum, from c...

How to Prepare for a Care...

What do you need to do to become qualified for a career in senior care? What courses do yo...

4 Things You Need to Know...

Knowlton Place, located in the Northside neighborhood of Cincinnati The Great Recession hi...

Don’t Fall for These 3 My...

DD Farmer, 31, loves her job as Household Coordinator at Deupree Cottages Have you conside...

ERS Stands Against Hate

These are strange days in America. Not unprecedented, but indeed strange. And days that ma...

4 Ageist Things You Didn’...

Two of our central goals here at Episcopal Retirement Services, as stated by our new Presi...

How to Make Your Home Alz...

Many people in Cincinnati provide full-time care, in their own homes, for loved ones with ...

ERS Gets High Marks on Re...

Here at Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS), we take our residents’ safety, security and q...

ERS Staff Learn About a P...

Refresh Your Soul dementia caregiving conference either of the past two years or if you’ve...

How Cincinnati Can Become...

One of the most ambitious visions Laura Lamb, Episcopal Retirement Services’ new CEO, has ...

ERS Chaplain Pens Second ...

Fred McGavran is a pretty interesting guy. He’s been a bit of everything in his lifetime. ...

It's Never 2 Late for Pre...

Episcopal Retirement Services is dedicated to offering premier programs for memory support...

Get to Know 3 Fascinating...

Back in May, we introduced you to three of our newest Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS) ...

ERS Announces Samaritan A...

It’s August. If your loved one is an Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS) care recipient or...

New App For Communicating...

For the adult children of elderly parents, perhaps the most pressing question on the mind,...

ERS Granted Tax Credits f...

Affordable housing is a critical need for our aging population. According to a landmark 20...

ERS Residents Speak in Su...

For many Tristate seniors who fall into the so-called “Medicaid gap,” aging in place isn’t...

Nominate an ERS Employee ...

(From left to right: Kim Martindell, —2016 Winner—Jerry Maco, Jack Martindell.) Here at Ep...

How a Career in Senior Ca...

Cincinnatian Ken Paley and his dog Marley, a survivor of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina in Lou...

ERS Receives Top Workplac...

For the eighth year in a row, Episcopal Retirement Services — the Tristate’s premier, not-...

ERS Offers New Music & Me...

Episcopal Retirement Services is committed to remaining a provider of leading dementia and...

Get to Know 3 Fascinating...

Every ERS Board member believes in serving older adults in a loving, caring and supportive...

Learn Why 3 Young Profess...

Let’s be honest: Senior care usually isn’t the first possibility that comes to most new gr...

How Parish Health Ministr...

Episcopal Retirement Services’ Parish Health Ministry (PHM) recently held its annual Refre...

4 Reasons to Consider a C...

It’s May, and that means it’s graduation season. Newly-minted young professionals, diploma...

5 Everyday Ways That You ...

One of Episcopal Retirement Services CEO Laura Lamb’s most lofty goals is to eradicate age...

How Deupree Meals On Whee...

When you’re a Deupree Meals On Wheels volunteer, you strive to serve every senior equally....

New ERS CEO Laura Lamb’s ...

Our new President and CEO, Laura Lamb, knows a thing or two about the history of senior ca...

Top 5 Feats We Accomplish...

Last year was tremendously successful for all of us here at Episcopal Retirement Services ...

Celebrating Geriatric Car...

A lot of attention gets paid to nursing roles that seem, to people outside the field, exci...

Parish Health Ministry Ce...

... <span>Refresh Your Soul 2017 - ERS&a...

The Top 5 Feats We Accomp...

(Deupree Meals on Wheels served 102,688 meals in 2016 — an increase of more than 20 percen...

ERS Renovates Offices to ...

The last six months have brought tremendous changes to the Episcopal Retirement Services o...

Conference for Health Pro...

As the population in the United States ages, the number of individuals with dementia and A...

Deupree Meals On Wheels B...

Many seniors living in Cincinnati depend on community-based programs to meet their daily n...

A Look Back at Outgoing E...

(Doug Spitler and incoming CEO Laura Lamb.) The end of 2016, we confess, is a bit bittersw...

ERS Announces 2016 Martin...

(From left to right: Kim Martindell, Jerry Maco, Jack Martindell.) The Martindell Award is...

10 Things ERS is Thankful...

It’s Thanksgiving in Cincinnati! Here at Episcopal Retirement Services, we’re thankful for...

Meet Episcopal Retirement...

Over the past year, with the retirement of our long-serving President and CEO Doug Spitler...

How ERS Residents & Staff...

Could Music and Art Thera...

  Dementia is typically a progressive condition. It can come on slowly, only accelerating ...

ERS & FreeStore FoodBank ...

  Summer in Cincinnati brings with it an abundance of locally grown produce. At least, it ...

Episcopal Retirement Serv...

Episcopal Retirement Services is a comprehensive provider of programs that benefit Cincinn...

ERS YPs Return from Bold ...

Last week, several of Episcopal Retirement Services’ best and brightest young professional...

How ERS is Celebrating Na...

In 1988, President Reagan — the oldest man ever to serve as the nation’s Chief Executive —...

ERS Sees Success with Cen...

Urban redevelopment projects generate amazing success stories. Here in Cincinnati, many of...

#LetsDoLunch with Deupree...

Cincinnati Seniors Living...

ERS Brings Affordable Sen...

In a month that has already seen tremendous growth in the amount of affordable apartment s...

ERS to Hold Women's Healt...

As one of the premier providers of affordable senior housing and retirement care in Cincin...

Breaking Ground for Marlo...

Here we grow again! We’ve reported to you lately on Episcopal Retirement Services’ efforts...

ERS Opens Renovated Affor...

 

ERS to Honor Board Member...

 

ERS Accepting Nominations...

Click here to make a donation in honor of Trish Martindell. Has an Episcopal Retirement Se...

ERS Recognizes Those with...

A few weeks back, we celebrated the 72nd anniversary of “The Longest Day” — the Western Al...

ERS Wins Top Workplace Aw...

Have you heard the wonderful news? Episcopal Retirement Services (formerly Episcopal Retir...

3 Ways to Observe Nationa...

ERS CEO Doug Spitler Rece...

Over the last year, we’ve achieved a lot at Episcopal Retirement Services. We’ve initiated...

Walnut Court Residents Re...

What happens when you find out a resident in one of your affordable senior living apartmen...

How Episcopal Retirement ...

 

VIDEO: How Our Parish Hea...

What happens when health care and faith meet? Spiritual needs are the central focus of fai...

ERS Named Finalist for He...

 

Refresh Your Soul Confere...

 

Why We Changed Our Name t...

You may already have heard the news: We have changed our name. After 65 years operating as...

A Look Forward at the Fut...

America is graying, and it’s only going to go grayer. The Baby Boomer generation, generall...

Depression Is One of the ...

When it comes to senior health care, much of the emphasis on staying healthy focuses on ph...

Making It Work as a Long ...

Mary's husband Jack was transferred from Dayton to his company's plant in California five ...

What Can You Do When Mom ...

There’s a lot to celebrate when mom or dad reaches a milestone like 80, but even if they’v...

Heat Proof Mom’s House Th...

As the dog days of summer approach, you may need to think about whether mom and dad's hous...

There's Already a Shortag...

Before we dig into the lack of affordable senior living options, it may be helpful to look...

Why Tina Grant, a St. Pau...

My name is Tina Grant, and I am going Over the Edge! Just a little bit about me, I am a 66...

10 Tips to Prevent Senior...

According to experts like Forbes, one of the biggest forms of abuse that elder members of ...

Edger Spotlight: Astar Da...

Painter, Author, Sculptor, World Traveler, Firewalker…Fundraiser Age: 94 Home: St. Paul Vi...

3 Gadgets under $200 That...

Those entering their golden years today are enjoying the benefit of living in a digital er...

Senior Solutions: Your Gu...

Financial security is, without a doubt, one of the most important keys to living well afte...

10 Fast Facts about Senio...

Heart health is essential for living well. This is true for people of all ages, but especi...

What's the True Cost of A...

Seniors faced with the need to move away from home and into an assisted living apartment o...

How US Senior Life Compar...

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there will be over two billion people ag...

How Can I Convince My Eld...

One of the toughest conversations you will likely ever have with your parents is the discu...

Seniors Need to Get Savvy...

In this world of escalating expense, can seniors afford to live comfortably? Senior life f...

Did Your Aging Parent Pur...

When it comes to the state of health coverage in America today, there's really only one th...

3 Critical In-Home Servic...

As any caregiver will tell you, providing in-home care for aging parents or for loved ones...

The Older Adult’s Guide t...

Older Americans are becoming increasingly savvy at using digital communications and techno...

The Little Lies We Tell A...

Many of us who deal with aging parents suffering from dementia have faced the difficulty o...

Figuring out the Basics o...

For many adult children, it gradually becomes obvious thatmom and dad aren’t safe living a...

Help Your Aging Parents M...

There comes a time when many adult children realize that their aging parents are no longer...

The Simplest Senior Care ...

Technology is supposed to make difficult jobs easier. Smart phones makes it easier to shar...

Want a Better Senior Life...

American healthcare is moving towards a “help yourself” mentality that encourages everyone...

Independent Living Really...

When you discuss your future care options with your family, you probably can’t help wonder...

The Trick to Cooler Senio...

Does your summer fun melt away in the heat of the day? Do you toss and turn all night on s...

Powerful Tools for Long-D...

The chances are good that, at some point, you will be in the position of having to provide...

Senior Life is What You M...

You could look at aging as getting older or see it as freedom to do the things you didn’t ...

What to Do with Assets be...

One asset planning question that many seniors have when considering a move into a retireme...

Cincinnati Seniors Find T...

When looking for things to do with the grandkids or a group of friends, seniors often shy ...

Senior Life Can Be a Beac...

Slowing down a bit and contemplating retirement can be catalysts for lifestyle changes tha...

Don't Downgrade When You ...

No guide to retirement living is complete without a few tips to maximize your living space...

There May Be a New Health...

Older men may be surprised to learn they have a particularly menacing health risk to worry...

Moving to a Cincinnati Re...

Selling a home is as much about showmanship as anything. When your parents need to make a ...

Men's Health Month Brings...

Most people entering their golden years find that their body is moving a little slower the...

Summer Is the Perfect Tim...

Preparing a home for sale is never an easy task-- especially if the home embodies a family...

How to Determine What Sen...

When you are the child of an aging parent, you face a conundrum. Put yourself in your fath...

Everything You Need to Kn...

What does a geriatric care manager bring to the table? It may seem like an extravagance, b...

ERH Ups the Ante for Affo...

Here at ERH, we strongly believe that seniors shouldn't have to sacrifice fun and exciteme...

Meet the New Faces in the...

As we reported in April, the Episcopal Retirement Homes (ERH) Board of Directors is made u...

Wonderful Chefs Make Livi...

Residents of the Marjorie P. Lee and Deupree House retirement communities in Cincinnati kn...

Uncovering the Secrets of...

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting seniors in the United States, but...

Things Every Adult Child ...

As an adult, you appreciate how well your parents took care of you when you were a child. ...

Meet Episcopal Retirement...

It’s always nice to put a face with a name. The Episcopal Retirement Homes (ERH) Board of ...

More Cincinnati Seniors M...

Until recently, health related cholesterol guidelines had remained stagnant, but recent tr...

Cincinnati Seniors May Fi...

It has long been known that exercise isn’t just good for the body and the mind, it’s essen...

Are Backyard Cottages a F...

Aging is one of the few absolute certainties of life.

7 Ways You Can Help Mom S...

Nobody planned for your future care more than your mother, who devoted countless hours to ...

Stroke Education Imperati...

Stroke is one of today’s leading causes of death, fourth in the United States, but it’s on...

Cincinnati Retirement Com...

With the Affordable Care Act bringing a broad spectrum of changes to healthcare in the Uni...

Lack of Sleep Does More T...

Senior Housing Trends of ...

Without a doubt, senior housing has come a long way in the past few decades. But there are...

Get the Best Spring Clean...

With warmer weather comes parties, get-togethers, and family gatherings, so Springtime mea...

Senior Housing Scams Top ...

Though we always want to expect the best of new acquaintances, it’s becoming increasingly ...

Will the Interest in Seni...

America is a rapidly graying country. Demographics experts say that in the very near futur...

Cincinnati Seniors See Su...

One of the most exciting, and fulfilling, aspects of living within a retirement community ...

Could Architecture Be the...

Like any other facility where individuals who suffer from contagious illness reside, retir...

We’ve Got the Scoop on Ho...

At first glance, the reduction of $716 billion in Medicare funding over the course of the ...

Common Senior Healthcare ...

If you have taken on the responsibility of helping an older relative, it’s important that ...

Assisted Care Isn't the O...

Chances are that if your parents are over 65, they’re taking at least 3 medications at any...

Does Senior Healthcare Ha...

Health insurance has seen some major changes in the U.S. over the last several years – inc...

Are You Sure All Your Sen...

High costs for medical care and prescriptions are an unfortunate– but, sadly, often unavoi...

Brain Fitness for Seniors...

Alzheimer’s effects more than 5 million individuals in the United States, and medical expe...

Study Reveals Brain Prote...

Alzheimer’s is a disease that we hear about often, but have yet to truly understand. 1 in ...

Caregivers Should Plan fo...

As our parents get older, we often find that we are unprepared to meet the growing challen...

Brain Health: A Major Con...

For all of the advances in senior health care that have allowed older Americans to live ha...

Calculating the Cost of P...

It’s never easy to talk to your parents about permanent senior care—even if the conversati...

When Senior Support Servi...

As our parents get older, they will go through some unexpected changes. While some of them...

Find the Right Senior Sup...

While there are many things we can plan for in life, even the unexpected, but just as many...

Paying for Future Care Is...

Like many Americans, you probably have a lot of questions about the Affordable Care Act— t...

Make Sure Mom and Dad Are...

It can be a challenge to make sure that your parents are well-taken care of as they get ol...

Medicare Won't Cover Your...

It can be difficult for a senior living on a fixed income to cover necessary expenses like...

Shingles Impacts Future C...

Since there are multitude of factors to take into account when considering future care for...

Your Parents May Still Ne...

There is a certain, genuine feeling of pride and happiness that comes from seeing your eld...

At-a-Glance Guide to Skil...

You always expected that this day would come– your parents need more care and attention th...

Retirement Communities Gi...

“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” according to the old Andy Williams song. But i...