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Tips for Tackling The Hom...

Glenna Light in her living room at the Deupree House. It’s easy to brush off chores and ho...

Tips for Avoiding Coronav...

While the coronavirus already has people on edge and worried about their health, it’s impo...

Deupree House Wellness Di...

Staying healthy is at the top of everyone’s mind right now — but especially for seniors. I...

Meet the Deupree House Te...

All ERS team members, not just at Deupree House but also at other ERS flagship communities...

What Is the Blue Zones Di...

It seems like there’s a new kind of diet every time you turn around. However, one that has...

The Novel Coronavirus: Ho...

The slower pace of life after retirement makes your golden years the perfect time to trave...

Five Reasons Why Touring ...

The decision to move to a senior living community is a monumental one that can come with m...

How Deupree House Residen...

The maintenance-free lifestyle of an Episcopal Retirement Services community means residen...

Reflecting on the Holiday...

The holiday season is winding down, but Deupree House is still buzzing with excitement aft...

Top 5 Locations for Senio...

Millions of seniors head south every winter in search of the sun. Thinking of joining thes...

Interested in Senior Livi...

So, you’re a senior living in Cincinnati. You’re approaching retirement and looking to wor...

Does Volunteering Help Yo...

Evidence attesting to the profound payoffs of volunteering continues to mount. In fact, wh...

Introducing Gigi Deupree:...

If you’ve ever owned a pet, you’re probably already aware of the amazing ability of furry,...

Embracing Technology & Li...

Tech adoption among older adults is on the rise, and for a good reason: technology opens t...

Deupree House’s Bill Vict...

Editor's Note: This blog was originally published on May 26, 2017 and has been updated wit...

An Inside Look at Deupree...

A growing body of evidence attests to the many benefits of gardening for older adults. Ent...

Deupree House's Cures for...

Spring is upon us! And while there may still be a nip in the air, Deupree House is ready t...

How Deupree House's Six D...

Wellness is an imperative at Deupree House. And while we believe that healthy living and p...

How New Tech Can Make Lif...

Technological advancements have dramatically changed how we live today. And while we often...

How Seniors Can Avoid Dig...

The holidays are quickly approaching, but they won’t be merry and bright for all. Why not?...

Senior Snowbird Checklist...

Do you make like a bird and fly south every winter? If so, your departure won’t exactly be...

Beautiful New Pavilion Op...

This summer, much more than bees were buzzing in the courtyard of Deupree Cottages, Episco...

Watch Out For These 8 Ret...

Many considerations go into choosing senior living arrangements. Just as important as know...

When Should You Get On a ...

For many healthy and active older people, the prospect of moving into a senior living comm...

Seven Safe Driving Tips f...

Senior drivers have it better today than they did in the past. Better cars, better health ...

Dining Out? Follow These ...

It seems like a hot new restaurant is opening every other day in Cincinnati. And here at D...

Are You A Senior Planning...

If you’re a senior in Cincinnati who’s thinking about simplifying your life by selling you...

How to “Do Something Gran...

Did you know that this year marks the 40th anniversary of National Grandparents Day? It be...

How Active Cincinnati Sen...

How do you plan to beat the heat during the dog days of summer? Even if temperatures aren’...

8 Tips For Your First Few...

Moving to a new home is never easy, but it can be particularly challenging if that home is...

6 Signs You Shouldn't Liv...

Of all the plans you make for retirement, few matter more than where you choose to spend y...

The 5 Absolute Best Ways ...

The internet and social media revolution has presented seniors, family archivists and gene...

3 Summer Staycation & Wee...

A senior living in Cincinnati knows that winter is a great time to roll out of town to a w...

Seniors: Here’s How to Fi...

"I should write that story down sometime." "One day, I'll get around to it and write that ...

3 Brain-Healthy Superfood...

Many claims circulate on the internet and on social media platforms about so-called "super...

How Cincinnati Seniors Ca...

Most seniors experience some degree of memory loss over the course of aging. But when memo...

4 Can’t-Miss Events for C...

Warmer weather is here, Cincinnati seniors! Time to shake off the winter blahs, get your s...

Want to Grow Old Graceful...

What does it mean to "grow old gracefully" or to "age with purpose"? Are these just buzz p...

3 Ways to Age with Purpos...

One of the most pressing topics in senior care today is figuring out new ways to help seni...

Aging Myths and Facts You...

We live in an era of information silos, social media clickbait, fake news and "alternative...

3 Must-Read Books About P...

Here at Deupree House and at our sister retirement community, Marjorie P. Lee in Hyde Park...

4 Creative Ways to Stay Y...

One of the questions that has befuddled mankind for centuries is how to stay young. We age...

The 4 Best Tips for Healt...

If you think about it, positive aging and healthy aging are sort of the same thing. There ...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Happy New Year, Cincinnati seniors! My, oh my, where did 2017 go? 2018 is off to a great s...

4 Things All Seniors Shou...

It's easy, in a Midwestern winter, to shut yourself indoors, veg out on the couch and star...

7 Safe Holiday Travel Tip...

Holiday travel rarely goes exactly as expected. In December, here in the Midwest, it can b...

3 Questions to Ask Before...

Here we are at the end of 2017, which means a lot of people are looking to make tax-deduct...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Well, well, well. Where did 2017 go? The years really do pass by so quickly, don't they? B...

3 Local Shops to Check Ou...

Maybe you already know where you’ll be lining up for deals on the day after Thanksgiving. ...

5 Memorable Ways for Seni...

The winter holidays have arrived! Now that Thanksgiving is here and the shopping rush is o...

Deupree House Residents E...

  For years, Episcopal Retirement Services has been proud to be recognized as one of the T...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Winter is coming, Cincinnati. And so too are Thanksgiving and the end-of-year holidays. Wi...

4 Fulfilling and Rewardin...

These days, older Americans are staying in the workforce longer than ever before. Many sen...

4 Fun Fall Events Cincinn...

Well, BLINK Cincinnati has come and gone, and by all accounts it was a tremendous success....

How Seniors Can Connect w...

Some seniors perceive difficulty in cultivating intergenerational relationships. They may ...

Helen Fix, Ohio House’s 1...

“All my supporters came to Columbus to watch my swearing in ceremony. That’s Jack, me, my ...

The First 3 Things You Sh...

So, you’ve made the decision to move into a senior living community. What now? What are th...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Happy Halloween, Cincinnati seniors! This month, we have a haunted houseful of activities ...

How to Cope with Becoming...

For better, for poorer, in sickness and in health. Those words are easy to repeat and to m...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Here we are in autumn! It’s hard to believe how the year has flown by. For seniors living ...

Widowed? Here are 3 Tips ...

Seniors whose partners have passed on know that, sometimes, the golden years are lonely. A...

3 Creative Ways to Celebr...

Quiz: Are You Ready for R...

If you’re a senior in Cincinnati, how do you know when you’re ready to relax and enjoy act...

3 Ways for Cincinnati Sen...

It’s August in the Tristate and the heat is setting in. We’re officially in the dog days o...

What's Happening at Deupr...

(DH Resident Ginnie Belben enjoys walking the path every day with her dog Chloe. Photos by...

How to Manage Senior Heal...

Apps like Medisafe have shown promise in increasing medication compliance rates. The stere...

How to Be the Best Long-D...

Many of the residents here at our Cincinnati senior living community are long-distance gra...

3 Ways Active Seniors Can...

We’re often asked how seniors can live more independently. Many of those who pose the ques...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Here we are at midsummer in Cincinnati! Every senior living at Deupree House will have a f...

Beautiful New Walking Pat...

(DH Resident Ginnie Belben enjoys walking the path every day with her dog Chloe. Photos by...

Checklist ✔: How to Choos...

There are many retirement homes in Cincinnati and the surrounding Tristate region. But onl...

Why Gardening is Good for...

(A beautiful bouquet from the Deupree House garden) We’re fortunate enough, in the river v...

What's Happening at Deupr...

It’s summer time in Cincinnati! This month, we honor the 73rd anniversary of The Longest D...

3 Ways for Cincinnati Sen...

Memorial Day is upon us, and that signals the semi-official start of summer here in the Tr...

How Seniors Can Deal with...

As seniors conduct their spring cleanings or prepare to downsize out of their homes in adv...

7 Ways Seniors Can “Age O...

In May, we mark Older Americans Month, which honors our seniors, highlights their contribu...

Amazing Ways That Pets Ca...

Did you know that research has indicated that older adults who also are pet owners benefit...

How to Enjoy Alcohol Resp...

Back in 1987, the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) began sponsoring...

What's Happening in May a...

It’s another busy month here at Deupree House in Cincinnati. A senior living here at our H...

What's Happening at Deupr...

April is here and seniors living in Cincinnati know what that means: baseball, Easter trad...

Spring Clean and Donate Y...

(Matthew 25: Ministries ) Well, Cincinnati, we’ve made it. It’s the equinox. Daylight Savi...

Five Ways to Save for Ret...

Many Americans haven’t saved enough for retirement. The problem is especially common among...

Seniors: Here Are Four Ti...

We’re almost through March, and you know what that means, seniors: It’s peak tax season! T...

Seniors, Take These 7 Ste...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. And that’s fitting because colorectal...

3 Cincinnati Shops Where ...

 In recent years, the ethical consumerism movement has gained considerable movement. Adher...

Ways Retirement Communiti...

If you’re an independent senior living in Cincinnati, moving into a retirement home doesn'...

6 Can't-Miss Fish Fries f...

(Christian Moerlein tap room hosts weekly fish fry, co-presented by St. Francis Seraph Chu...

4 Ways for Cincinnati Sen...

(Image via University of Cincinnati, African American Cultural Resource Center (AACRC) Did...

Can't-Miss Arts & Culture...

(Cincinnati Music Hall renovations — Grand Opening Weekend is slated to be Oct. 6 and 7,) ...

Planning a Midwinter Geta...

(Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque, New Mexico) If you’re a senior living out your retir...

3 Things Seniors Should D...

Many Baby Boomers are rightsizing  their homes as they retire, choosing to move into conti...

Seniors: Warm Up This Win...

Seniors living in Cincinnati have already experienced a few wintry blasts this year. More ...

6 Brilliant Ways for Seni...

For a senior living in Cincinnati on a fixed income, home heating bills can be a source of...

What's Happening in March...

Spring’s coming in like a lion, and there promises to be a flurry of activity here at Deup...

5 Films and Shows for Sen...

(Bridge of Spies — 2015) It’s midwinter in Cincinnati. It’s (usually) cold outside. And th...

How to Choose a Retiremen...

  So, you’re a senior living in Cincinnati. You’re approaching retirement and looking to w...

Seniors: Add These Books ...

  When it's cold outside in the winter, what’s better for a senior to do than curl up with...

4 Ways for Cincinnati Sen...

  Fittingly (and not coincidentally) for the month in which sweethearts celebrate Valentin...

How Cincinnati Seniors Ca...

 

Some Sweet Valentine’s Da...

  The modern celebration of Valentine’s Day dates back to the 5th Century, when Pope Gelas...

Do These 5 Things in 2017...

  Many seniors living in Cincinnati struggle with establishing and maintaining a smart bud...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Spring is almost here, Cincinnati seniors! From Valentine’s Day to Mardi Gras, February is...

What's Happening at Deupr...

(Group outing at the Ensemble Theatre - Saturday, Jan. 28) Welcome to 2017! For seniors li...

4 Ways for Seniors to Sta...

  It’s winter in Cincinnati. And despite some abnormally warm temperatures thus far, it’s ...

Seniors, Are These New Ye...

Well, here we are at the end of another year. Many of us are thinking ahead to which New Y...

How Seniors Can Manage Ho...

The holidays are supposed to be a fun time for celebrating with family and friends. But th...

End-of-Year Charitable Gi...

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means time is running out for seniors to ma...

7 Top Local Shops for Cin...

If you’re a senior living in Cincinnati who is still shopping for that special someone thi...

4 Tips for Safe Online Ho...

Now that we’re in the full swing of the holiday shopping season, many seniors worry about ...

Great Holiday Conversatio...

Many of us have difficulty coming up with things to talk about at family gatherings. Let’s...

Seniors: Give the Gift of...

(From Playhouse in the Park’s annual performance of A Christmas Carol.) Year after year, m...

What's Happening at Deupr...

The staff and residents of Deupree House — and all of us here at Episcopal Retirement Serv...

7 Cincinnati Holiday Even...

If you’re a senior living in Cincinnati, you’re probably excited that the holidays have ro...

3 Tips for Hassle-Free Ho...

It's the most dreaded aspect of the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: travel. Highway tie-u...

4 Tips for Seniors Hostin...

Are you a senior who's recently downsized, but who still wants your family to come (to you...

How Seniors Can Eat Healt...

The holidays are upon us! Many of us are busy this week, planning our Thanksgiving menus, ...

4 Cool Ways for Cincinnat...

Winter is almost here, Cincinnati.❄️ Cold, snow, ice and longer nights make you want to st...

6 Ways Seniors Can Lower ...

This month, we mark American Diabetes Awareness Month. And it’s more important than ever t...

6 Ways to Manage Arthriti...

Many seniors living in Cincinnati suffer from arthritis. The chronic pain and reduced mobi...

What's Happening at Deupr...

It’s the first week of November. What does that mean? Just a little over six weeks left un...

6 Ways to Make Selling Yo...

Many seniors stretch their nest eggs by downsizing out of their homes and moving into reti...

4 Scenic Fall Hikes for C...

If you’re a senior living in Cincinnati, you know that autumn is one of the best times to ...

Seniors: Take Your Pick a...

If you’re a senior living in Cincinnati, you know that autumn is apple harvest time. And m...

Here’s How Cincinnati Sen...

This Oct. 22 is Make a Difference Day in America, one of the largest annual days of servic...

Spots for Seniors to Cele...

Welcome to National Pizza Month, Cincinnati! Although pizza first made its appearance in A...

National Cyber Security A...

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? It was developed as ...

Deupree House to Hold Wom...

It can be hard to manage things alone. For senior women living by themselves, the sudden s...

5 Can't-Miss Fall Festiva...

(Historic Hammel Inn located at 121 S. Main St. Waynesville, OH) 🍂  Fall is here and seni...

What's Happening at Deupr...

The seniors living here at Deupree House know that October means fun! 👻 Today, let’s take...

How to Get the Right Seni...

  As children, few of us liked to eat our vegetables, but being grown up doesn't mean we c...

4 Useful Apps Every Senio...

More seniors are adopting smartphone use every day. According to the Pew Research Center, ...

4 Things for Cincinnati S...

It’s finally fall! The weather is becoming more mild and the leaves will soon turn gorgeou...

Celebrate Better Breakfas...

Did you know that September is Better Breakfast Month? Many adults — seniors included — sk...

Here’s How Seniors Can Ce...

Did you know that September is Classical Music Month in America? In 1994, the Congress pas...

What's Happening in Septe...

(Tour of Smale Park, along the downtown riverfront. Wed. September 28th) Welcome to autumn...

Don't Fall for These 3 My...

There are plenty of misconceptions about retirement homes out there. For one, retirement c...

4 Great Ways to Spend Nat...

It’s almost National Grandparents Day! In 1978, President Carter proclaimed that National ...

5 Murals for Seniors Livi...

There are plenty of activities for seniors living in Cincinnati. But not all of them requi...

How Presidential Election...

Presidential election years have a tendency to make U.S. financial markets a little more t...

Cincinnati Seniors: Oktob...

If you’re a senior living in Cincinnati, you know that German Oktoberfest celebrations are...

How to Celebrate National...

National Senior Citizens Day is coming up this month. What is this day, you ask? In 1988, ...

What It's Really Like to ...

What’s it really like to live in a retirement home? Whether you’re looking for a place in ...

Seniors at Cincinnati's D...

What sets Episcopal Retirement Services’ Deupree House apart from other retirement homes i...

6 Things to Do with Your ...

Summer is rapidly coming to a close. Who can believe it? Where did the time go? As early a...

6 Ways Cincinnati Seniors...

Did you know that August is National Golf Month? It’s true! A whole month dedicated to “go...

4 Ways Seniors Can Get In...

  The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro from Aug. 5-21. Many of us ar...

What's Happening at Deupr...

Do you know why they call the lazy days of August the “dog days” of summer? It all goes ba...

Are Video Games the Next ...

Video games. Not something we regularly associate with seniors, right? Maybe that view nee...

4 Great Ways for Cincinna...

For some seniors — especially for those who have retired, or those whose partners have pas...

3 Places Where Cincinnati...

  Here in the Ohio Valley, summers aren’t just hot. They’re humid. In Cincinnati, our summ...

Cincinnati Seniors: Follo...

In sunny, humid, buggy Cincinnati summers, it's important for seniors to stay healthy. It’...

What's Happening at Deupr...

We’re already halfway through July! Where did the time go, seniors? Still, there’s plenty ...

3 Classic Reads for Cinci...

In Cincinnati, it can get pretty hot and humid in the summer. But a senior living here can...

5 Ways for Seniors to Cel...

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? It’s true! We have a whole summer mont...

What Cincinnati Seniors N...

Why Seniors Shouldn't Pan...

In the wake of the United Kingdom’s surprising vote to leave the European Union, markets w...

Why Swimming is Great Exe...

Maintaining fitness is a significant challenge for many seniors living in Cincinnati. That...

8 Great Summer Church Fes...

It’s summer in Cincinnati, and that means it’s church festival season. Seniors living in C...

How to Stay Cool in Your ...

Kent Krugh Displays Artwo...

Residents of Cincinnati’s Deupree House retirement home have been treated to a singular vi...

4 Ways for Senior Dads an...

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 19. That, of course, has many of us scrambling t...

5 Retirement Planning Mis...

 

Summer Arts Guide for Sen...

 (Lexington Art League LAL Woodland Art Fair)

What's Happening in June ...

What are residents of Cincinnati’s Deupree House retirement community looking forward to t...

10 Movies for Seniors to ...

In our last post, we discussed free events that a senior living in Cincinnati could attend...

Dr. Heimlich Performs His...

  Monday, May 23 was a busy night at the dining room at Deupree House, the premier Cincinn...

Great Spring Reads by Loc...

Now that the weather is warming up, many Cincinnati seniors are looking for good books to ...

The Top 4 Benefits of Dow...

As seniors approach retirement, they naturally want to take things easier. But once they’r...

Seniors: Spring Clean You...

Spring is in full swing, and with longer days and warmer weather comes a new crop of fresh...

What's Happening at Deupr...

  A good retirement community is one that plans plenty for its residents to do. Here at Ep...

5 Places to Celebrate Mot...

OK, so maybe one more Mother’s Day brunch isn’t your thing. You’re looking for a new idea ...

Top Al Fresco Dining Spot...

Now that the nice, warm weather has returned to the Tristate, many senior foodies' thought...

Take a Hike With Other Se...

We humans were born to walk. It's how we explored, migrated and settled the globe. It's ho...

How to Garden in Your Ret...

 

Summer Travel Planning fo...

Many retirees love to vacation in the summer months, to take advantage of the warm, sunny ...

5 Spring Cleaning Tips fo...

 Over a long, cold Cincinnati winter spent mostly indoors, clutter, dust and debris can co...

Cincinnati Spring Visual ...

If you're a senior and an arts patron, the spring is a wonderful time to be living in Cinc...