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Top 5 Locations for Senior Snowbirds This Winter

Millions of seniors head south every winter in search of the sun. Thinking of joining these “snowbirds” in the quest for warmer weather? If so, you may be wondering what location would be best to call home for a few months out of every year. Here’s a closer look at the snowbird trend, along with a roundup of five senior-friendly destinations.

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Interested in Senior Living? Join the “Home-A-Rama” at Deupree House Next Month

So, you’re a senior living in Cincinnati. You’re approaching retirement and looking to worry less about the tasks of daily life. You’re starting to research local retirement communities, but you’re worried that your new apartment won’t have the same amenities and comforts you’ve grown accustomed to at your current home. You’re also worried the new apartment won’t feel like “you.” What do you do? 

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Does Volunteering Help You Age Positively?

Evidence attesting to the profound payoffs of volunteering continues to mount. In fact, when it comes to positive aging and enhanced well-being, there may be no better way for seniors to set themselves up for success than by spending time helping other people. At Deupree House and Deupree Cottages, we’re committed to supporting our community members as they strive to lead more engaged and fulfilling lives. One way we do this? By facilitating plenty of volunteering opportunities.

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Introducing Gigi Deupree: How In-Residence Pets Help Seniors Age Positively

If you’ve ever owned a pet, you’re probably already aware of the amazing ability of furry, feathered, and four-footed friends to make life better. In fact, a growing body of research points to the many health benefits of pet ownership for seniors.

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Embracing Technology & Lifelong Learning in Deupree House's iPhone & iPad Class

Tech adoption among older adults is on the rise, and for a good reason: technology opens the door to many exciting opportunities, including everything from the ability to connect with far-off loved ones to senior health trackers. Here’s a closer look at the many benefits of technology for seniors, along with an overview of a Deupree House class designed to help community members make the most of these valuable tools. 

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Deupree House’s Bill Victor Remembers Battle of the Bulge

Editor's Note: This blog was originally published on May 26, 2017 and has been updated with information about other Deupree House and Cottages residents who have served in the Armed Forces. We thank you for your service! 

In his study at the Deupree House senior living community in Cincinnati, Bill Victor produces a copy of a Veteran’s Day speech he made at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County in 1999 — the 55th anniversary of his Army division’s deployment to France.

“Most of you represent those who have made the same ‘down payment’ on freedom that we have,” he wrote. “Remember, it’s just a down payment. Our freedoms have to be paid for on the installment plan — they aren’t permanent and they aren’t free.”


"Our freedoms have to be paid for on the installment plan — they aren’t permanent and they aren’t free.”


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An Inside Look at Deupree House's Horticultural Therapy Program

A growing body of evidence attests to the many benefits of gardening for older adults. Enter ERS’s Horticultural Therapy program. Aimed at helping our community members remain healthy and independent, it is a natural extension of our commitment to the six dimensions of wellness and positive aging.

Here’s a closer look at why horticultural therapy matters, along with how we’re putting it to work in the Deupree House community.

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Deupree House's Cures for Cabin Fever

Spring is upon us! And while there may still be a nip in the air, Deupree House is ready to get out and about. The best part? Cincinnati is home to an abundance of fun and senior-friendly things to do. Here’s a closer look at a few activities our community members have or will be doing throughout March, along with how events like these are an essential part of Deupree House’s commitment to healthy aging.

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How Deupree House's Six Dimensions of Wellness Enrich Body, Mind and Spirit

Wellness is an imperative at Deupree House. And while we believe that healthy living and positive aging is an individual responsibility, we also take great pride in supporting all of our community members in achieving their health and wellness goals. Enter our innovative “Six Dimensions of Wellness" philosophy.

Here’s a closer look at the six elements incorporated into this model, why they matter and how they’re interwoven into everyday living at Deupree House.

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How New Tech Can Make Life Easier for Older Adults

Technological advancements have dramatically changed how we live today. And while we often think of technology as the domain of young people, the truth is seniors have plenty to gain from getting in on the action. Here’s a closer look at how technology can help make your life simpler, safer and more satisfying.

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