At Marjorie P. Lee (MPL), we are very aware that different people have different care needs as they age. As such, we offer a range of senior living options aimed at providing the optimal environment to support the unique wants and needs of aging loved ones. We’re also committed to meeting the needs of our community members as those needs evolve, which is why we’re especially excited to announce the achievement of a major milestone in our $20 million, three-year master plan: the addition of three new long-term care households. Here’s a closer look at what to expect with these reimagined MPL communities.Read More
Family gatherings provide a built-in opportunity to check up on elderly parents and other loved ones and determine how well they are managing to age in place.Read More
Millions of people hit the roads, rails or airways every holiday season. If you’re traveling with an older adult with dementia or another form of memory loss, however, you may have extra concerns this year. The good news? Although some extra planning and preparation may be necessary, holiday travel is still possible for many people in memory care. Read on for a roundup of tips aimed at helping you enjoy happy holidays while traveling with your aging loved one.Read More
Rising life expectancy in the U.S. means that Americans are living longer than ever before. But are they living better? The answer depends on whether they’re getting the right care as they age. Fortunately, today’s seniors have more options than ever before when it comes to senior living and personal care thanks to continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) like Marjorie P. Lee (MPL).Read More
Baby boomers have a lot on their plates. In addition to raising families and planning for their own retirement, many of them are also caring for aging parents. A common concern among this group of people known as the “sandwich generation": What will happen when a parent is no longer able to live independently?
If you’re in this situation and wondering whether or not the time is right for your elderly loved one to put his or her name on a retirement home waitlist, here’s what you need to know.Read More
When is retirement care a healthcare service, and when is it a hospitality service? There are, of course, aspects of both. Marjorie P. Lee and Episcopal Retirement Services have long pondered that question. And we keep coming back to the answer, "sometimes, and all the time."Read More
Many Cincinnati seniors who are no longer able to live independently struggle with the decision to move to long-term care. A significant part of the issue? Fears about giving up the quality of life they’ve enjoyed while living on their own in neighborhoods they’ve lived in for years such as Hyde Park, Mariemont or even Indian Hill. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Refined senior living communities like Marjorie P. Lee are adapting with an innovative answer to these concerns: offering added upscale, bespoke experiences to their long-term residents, thought of as catered living.Read More
The words “nursing home” often bring to mind thoughts of colorless, sterile and depressing environments. This stereotype couldn’t be further from the truth—especially when you consider the emergence of a new model of long-term care designed to maximize independence, dignity and personal choice among residents. How, specifically, are these senior living communities raising the bar when it comes to positive aging?
Read on for a roundup of five exciting—and unexpected—trends transforming the face of long-term care.Read More
For some seniors, short-term rehab can end up becoming a transition stage to long-term care. Medical science can't always predict how the human body will heal. There are times when a person just doesn't respond as expected to treatment, or when there is simply more deterioration than the body can overcome.Read More