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Your Grocery Habits May Not Be Doing Mom any Favors

Are you shopping right for the elderly diabetic in your life?

Type 2 diabetes, which is often associated with aging, causes cells to become resistant to insulin, a hormone that allows them to take in glucose for energy. Since the cells cannot utilize starches effectively, the right foods help reduce sugar levels in the blood. Controlling what a person eats starts at the grocery store. If you’re in charge of shopping for a diabetic parent in a Cincinnati assisted living community, help your parent stay on track by shopping smart.

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What to Do in Cincinnati This Week: Jan 25-31

Mid-winter days in Cincinnati are typically cold, flat and grey— the perfect time, one might think, to stay in the house, hunker down and watch a lot of TV. But there are plenty of cultural happenings and exciting activities for seniors taking place in and around town in this last week of January.

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5 New Things for Cincinnati Seniors to Try in 2015

Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks? With a new year upon us, it might be time to make a few New Year's resolutions. For 2015, instead of the usual, boring resolutions that many people make and then immediately break—lose weight, work out more, save money, spend more time with friends and family, be nicer to others— we recommend that you make this year the year to try new things.

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A Closer Look at Person-Centered Care

We talk a lot about our desire to provide "person-centered care." After all, it is an integral component of Episcopal Retirement Homes' mission statement. So naturally we often get asked about it. What is person-centered care? How does it differ from care elsewhere?

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10 Simple Steps toward More Stress-Free Retirement Living

Stress seems to be the epidemic of the modern world.

And while hearing an elementary-aged grandchild talk about the stress in life, it may be cause for smiles, but stress is no laughing matter. Chronic stress brought on by a diverse menu of causes adversely affects your physical health, mental well-being and, ultimately, your overall quality of life.

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10 Truths about Memory Care

When arranging a move into a retirement community, most senior parents and their adult children prepare a list of what criteria they're hoping for— amenities, recreation activities, onsite healthcare and so on. Unfortunately, future assisted care needs rarely top the list.

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Marjorie P. Lee October Events Calendar

Who says retirement communities are a snooze? At Marjorie P. Lee, we’re looking forward to a month full of musical performances, entertainment, and learning opportunities.

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Cincinnati Senior Living Kicks off Fall with a Flourish

After a restful Labor Day, senior living at Marjorie P. Lee kicked into high gear. Take a sneak peak at a few of the events we have in store for September.

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Cincinnati Retirement Communities Go Day-Tripping!

Sometimes, when you get stuck in a rut, you just need to get away for a while. Luckily, here in Southwestern Ohio, there are many wonderful small towns and burgs that the independently-living senior can get out and explore on a day trip.

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Heart Healthy: 3 Recipes That Have All the Flavor and No Added Salt

We've known for some time now that too much salt can increase blood pressure and harm your heart. Eating less salt in your diet, on the other hand, can lower your risk of high blood pressure.

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