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Episode 45: Good Vibrations Date: July 27, 2022 Hosts: Bryan Reynolds and Kristin Davenpor...

5 Brain Health Strategies...

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Getting active has many benefits to your health, including keep...

More Gala fun happening s...

The masterful artistry found in each facet of Peterloon’s design makes the estate a magnif...

Wellness Wednesday Advanc...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Episcopal Retirement Services Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

Don't Avoid Tough Topics ...

Wellness Wednesday Upper ...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Episcopal Retirement Services Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

Core and Lower Body Exerc...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Episcopal Retirement Services Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

Leg Stretches: At Home Ex...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Episcopal Retirement Services Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

Upper Arms: At Home Exerc...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Episcopal Retirement Services Wellness Director Chloe Hough revi...

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Episode 44: Joy & Celebration

We Can Do Better... A Two...

ERS President and CEO Laura Lamb gives an update on the We Can Do Better effort, two years...

Shoulders-Core Rotation: ...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Episcopal Retirement Services Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

Thirteenth Time is a Char...

Neck Stretches: At Home E...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Episcopal Retirement Services Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

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Episode 43: Gatherings for Good

Hand Ball Squeezes: At Ho...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Wellness Director Chloe Hough shows us how to do fine mot...

How Aging Life Care Profe...

Peggy Slade-Sowders, director of Living Well Senior Solutions attends the Cincinnati Symph...

ERS's are Better Than Typ...

The newly renovated New Carlisle Village community in New Carlisle, Ohio, is as comfortabl...

The Evolution of Deupree ...

Whether it is due to an inability to prepare meals, shop for groceries, or a lack of outsi...

Dancing to Remember for T...

Here's a fun opportunity for Greater Cincinnati people with any stage of dementia, along w...

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Episode 42: Bloom Where You're Planted

Earth Day: Green Building...

This Earth Day, Affordable Living residents of Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS) retirem...

7 Career Tips for Reach H...

Today is National Reach as High as You Can Day, and Beverly Edwards of Episcopal Retiremen...

Affordable Living Seniors...

Kris Wilkinson, 74, calls it “a God thing” that she became friends with Leona Dockham, who...

The Mind Diet - Mindful M...

Happy Monday! Today, Director of our Center for Memory Support & Inclusion Shannon Bra...

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Episode 41: Feeding Hearts and Minds

3 Rewarding Careers That ...

There’s a great need for quality, dignified, person-centered senior care in Cincinnati, Lo...

How ERS Volunteers Make a...

Pictured: Volunteers from Give Back Cincinnati with St. Paul Village residents at a Februa...

The Senior Care Landscape...

As a new generation of seniors begin to consider retirement community options and what typ...

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Episode 40: Ambigous Loss

ERS Promotes Beverly Edwa...

“When you love what you do, it shows.” It's not just a saying — it’s a reality for many at...

How ERS Is Engaging Team ...

We Can Do Better (WCDB), the Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS) anti-racism initiative, c...

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Episode 39: Change and Growth Ahead Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · Cha...

A Conversation With Ginny...

When you love what you do, it shows. Perhaps that's why so many team members at Episcopal ...

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Episode 38: We Feed and Are Fed Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · We Feed...

Chest Ball Squeezes: At H...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, Wellness Director Chloe Hough shows us how to do a great ...

Ball Leg Curl: At Home Ex...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! This week, let's try some ball leg curls with Wellness Director,...

Leg Extension With Toe Ta...

It's Wellness Wednesday, the best day of this week! Check out this great leg exercise that...

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 Episode 37 Fall Into The Season Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · Fall I...

Alternating March Ball Cr...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! We guarantee you'll "have a ball" when you try this new exercise...

Talking About the COVID-1...

Pictured: A vaccine clinic at Caterbury Court, an ERS Affordable Living Community in West ...

Ball Press Downs: At Home...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Watch this short video by ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough to l...

Register Today! ERS Is Co...

From basic sustenance and nourishment to comfort, entertainment, and social connectivity, ...

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 Episode 36 Moving Forward Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · Moving Forwa...

Back Extension: At Home E...

Does your back feel tight? Then this Wellness Wednesday is for you! Watch this short video...

Wellness Tips for Seniors...

Physical fitness and mental well-being are essential to older adults. In fact, these are t...

Opposite Arm/Leg Core Mar...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! In this week's video, Wellness Director Chloe Hough shows us how...

Peel the Banana: At Home ...

Can you believe we've already learned 50 new exercises! Watch this week's Wellness Wednesd...

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 Episode 35 - Mahalo Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · Episode 35 - ERS L...

Seated Forward Folds 2 Wa...

Seated Forward Folds are an effective exercise you can do at home. Watch our latest Wellne...

Leg Extension With Ball: ...

Let's get active! For this week's Wellness Wednesday, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough de...

Hip Mobility Exercise: At...

Do your hips feel tight? Try this hip mobility exercise courtesy of ERS Wellness Director ...

Arm Pulses: At Home Exerc...

It's Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough demonstrates how to ...

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Life in Transition: Episode 34 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · Life in ...

What Makes ERS a “Top Wor...

Pictured: Team members at Madison Villa, an Affordable Living by ERS community in Madisonv...

1, 2 Hold March: At Home ...

For this week's Wellness Wednesday, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough demonstrates how to ...

Knee Squeezes: At Home Ex...

Happy Hump Day! For this week's Wellness Wednesday, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough demo...

Introducing ERS's New Vic...

At Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS), we believe that older adults should live with dign...

A Letter from ERS Preside...

May 2, 2021 Dear Resident and Families, As we begin to change guidelines for vaccinated pe...

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At Your Service: Episode 33 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · At Your Ser...

4 Ways Businesses & Commu...

One of Episcopal Retirement Services's (ERS) most important long-term goals is to help Cin...

T Jacks: At Home Exercise...

There are so many jack variations you can try! For this week's Wellness Wednesday, ERS Wel...

Seal Jacks: At Home Exerc...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough is coming at you wi...

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Heroes Live Here: Episode 32 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · Heroes Liv...

Front-Back Jacks: At Home...

Let's get active! For this week's Wellness Wednesday, join ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

Door Jamb Corner Stretch:...

Stretching is great for your body! In the video below, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough d...

Cross Jacks: At Home Exer...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough demonstrates how to...

A Letter from ERS Preside...

Have you been feeling a bit unsettled over the last few days? Maybe a little anxious and n...

A Conversation with Peggy...

Pictured: Director of Living Well Senior Solutions, Peggy Slade-Sowders (right), with LWSS...

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Hope on the Horizon? : Episode 31 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · Hugs ...

Forward Overhead Press: A...

It's Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough demonstrates how to ...

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Hugs & Exercise are Good For The Heart: Episode 30 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retire...

Walking: At Home Exercise...

Happy Heart Health Month! For week three, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough discusses a gr...

Chair Squat With Overhead...

Happy Heart Health Month! For week two, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough demonstrates how...

Stampedes: At Home Exerci...

February is Heart Health Month! Luckily, this week's exercise is great for cardiovascular ...

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Bringing Positive Thoughts Into Focus: Episode 29 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement ...

The ERS Guide to the COVI...

Pictured: Dossie White, 80, of Marlowe Court, receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vacc...

Knee Tuck Progression: At...

Let 2021 be a year of positive aging and wellness! Join ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough ...

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Why Vaccinate for COVID-19: Episode 28 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ...

Chair Dips: At Home Exerc...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Join ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough for some chair dips. Are ...

An Update on Affordable L...

Caption: A photo of the upcoming Scheper Ridge Community in Florence, KY.  Here at ERS, se...

Tricep Stretch: At Home E...

It's Wellness Wednesday! Join ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough for another great exercise...

A Conversation With Kathy...

  When you love what you do, it shows. Perhaps that's why so many team members at Episcopa...

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 Learn from Yesterday, Hope for Tomorrow: Episode 27 Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retireme...

Snow Angels: At Home Exer...

Happy Holidays and Happy Wellness Wednesday! Try this winter-themed exercise along with ER...

A Conversation With Shann...

  Since 1951, Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS) has focused on providing a safe and welc...

Wall Slides: At Home Exer...

It's Wellness Wednesday! Wondering what ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough will demonstrate...

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Episode 26: Enjoying Life On Their Terms Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services ...

Cross Country Skiers: At ...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Looking for new ways to get active? Try Cross Country Skiers wit...

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Episode 25 : Honoring the Classics While Looking to the Future Linkage Podcast by Episcopa...

Around-the-Clock Steps: A...

It's the best day of the week: Wellness Wednesday! Looking for new ways to get active? Try...

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Episode 24: Honoring Our Daily Routines  Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services ...

Wall Push-Ups: At Home Ex...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Want to change up your workout routine? Watch this short video, ...

Barrel Step-Overs: At Hom...

It's Wellness Wednesday! Want to try barrel step-overs but aren't sure how? Let ERS Wellne...

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Episode 23: Kindness is Contagious Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS ...

How Cincinnati Can Become...

Episcopal Retirement Services’ (ERS) CEO, Laura Lamb, aims to eradicate ageism, beginning ...

Seated Quad Stretch: At H...

Happy Wellness Wednesday, everyone! Have you ever tried a seated quad stretch? Let ERS Wel...

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Episode 22: With Help from our Friends  

Leg Curls: At Home Exerci...

It's Wellness Wednesday! Watch this short video from ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough to ...

We Can Do Better: A Lette...

Earlier this summer, I wrote a very personal letter to our residents, families, staff, Boa...

Shoulder Stretch: At Home...

Happy Wellness Wednesday, everyone! Let's stretch! Watch this short video from ERS Wellnes...

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Glorious Days and the Gala Night  

Seated Hamstring Stretch:...

It's Wellness Wednesday! Grab a chair and let's do some seated hamstring stretches with ER...

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Together We Rise   

Flutter Kicks: At Home Ex...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Ready to get moving? Learn how to do flutter kicks with the help...

Get Ready for the 2020 ER...

CAPTION: Cheers to all the Gala attendees from Marjorie P. Lee residents Rev. David Lowry ...

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It's a Beautiful Day in Our Neighborhood    Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Servic...

Scissor Kicks: At Home Ex...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hough demonstrates how to...

What Makes a Career in Se...

Have you ever considered a career in senior care? Working with seniors is one of the most ...

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With Age Comes Wisdom   Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS Linkage Pod...

Deck of Cards: At Home Ex...

It's Wellness Wednesday — the best day of the week! Today, ERS Wellness Director Chloe Hou...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

We Live, We Learn, We Grow   Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS Linkag...

Single Leg Raise: At Home...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, demonstrates the ...

How to Cope with the 4 Ty...

No matter where you look, it’s clear that 2020 has been a year full of stress. There have ...

Modified Jacks and Chair ...

Do you feel the burn yet? For this week's Wellness Wednesday, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe...

Hip Circles: At Home Exer...

It's the best day of the week — Wellness Wednesday! Now let's get moving. Today, ERS Welln...

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Keeping Spirits Lifted Up   Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS Linkage...

Weight Shifts: At Home Ex...

Congrats! You made it halfway through the week! Now let's get moving. For today's Wellness...

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 Change Takes Courage   Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS Linkage Pod...

Head Turns: At Home Exerc...

Grab a chair and get ready for Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe...

Seated Leans: At Home Exe...

Happy Wellness Wednesday! This week, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, demonstrates Seat...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

Great Expectations Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS Linkage Podcast ...

Cross Crunch: At Home Exe...

Get ready... get set... move! For this week's Wellness Wednesday, ERS Wellness Director, C...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

Staying Up-to-Date In Uncertain Times Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · E...

Fitness Tips for Seniors:...

Staying healthy is at the top of everyone’s mind right now — especially for seniors. No ma...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

Episode 12: We Can Do Better    

Marching: At Home Exercis...

Grab your gym shoes! For this week's Wellness Wednesday, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Houg...

Apple Pickers: At Home Ex...

Time to get moving! Join ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, as she demonstrates how to do...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

Let Your Garden Grow Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS Linkage Podcas...

Introducing the Center fo...

Here at Episcopal Retirement Services, we’ve always been focused on providing the best sen...

Modified and Full Single ...

Join ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, as she demonstrates how to do modified and full s...

Tandem Stance: At Home Ex...

Join ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, as she demonstrates how to do tandem stance. 

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

It's Never Too Late To Try Something New Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services ...

Toe Raises: At Home Exerc...

Join ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, as she demonstrates how to do toe raises! This ex...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

The Joy of Giving Back Linkage Podcast by Episcopal Retirement Services · ERS Linkage Podc...

Calf Raise: At Home Exerc...

In the video below, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, shows residents how to do a calf r...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

ERS Wins Again!

A Lifelong Passion for Se...

At the beginning of this year, the Episcopal Retirement Services team celebrated a remarka...

Standing Leg Abduction: A...

In the video below, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, shows residents how to do a standi...

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Walk This Journey Together

Glute Raise: At Home Exer...

In the video below, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, shows residents how to do a glute ...

Walk This Journey Togethe...

  The events in our country over the last several days has been nothing less than heartbre...

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Take Care of Yourself, And Each Other

Seated Leg Abduction: At ...

In the video below, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, shows residents how to do a seated...

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Transforming Communities and Services

Important Home Exercises ...

As you age it is important to keep active. Regular exercise is associated with many benefi...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

Gratitude

Chair Squat: At Home Exer...

In the video below, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, shows residents how to do a chair ...

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Celebrating & Connecting

Scapular Retraction: At H...

In the video below, ERS Wellness Director, Chloe Hough, shows residents how to do scapular...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

We are all in this Together

How Project Activate® Is ...

It’s never too late to better your health — and it always helps to have a community around...

ERS Linkage Podcast - Epi...

Rising to the Occasion

Delivering Hope: An Inter...

Editor’s Note: Meals On Wheels is now accepting new volunteers through this time of the CO...

How Seniors Can Mitigate ...

Pictured: Dr. Davis, one of our medical directors does a resident assessment through the d...

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...

Pediatric medicine or acute care may be a more familiar path as nursing careers go. But nu...

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...

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...

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