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How Marjorie P. Lee Resident Kate Powers Lives Purposefully

The maintenance-free lifestyle of an Episcopal Retirement Services community means residents have greater freedom and flexibility to pursue their interests and hobbies. For many residents, pursuing new passions means finding opportunities to benefit the well-being of others—both in their residential community and also in the community at large. Here’s how one Marjorie P. Lee resident is living with purpose in creative, passion-filled ways. 

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What Adult Children & Their Senior Loved Ones Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

Surely you know about life insurance, and you likely have homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, car insurance, and health insurance. But have you ever heard of long-term care insurance? Many believe this type of coverage is a type of health insurance—especially when it’s used to help someone receive skilled nursing care—but it isn’t. 

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How to Plan for Your Loved One's Senior Care in the New Year

The start of a new year is probably the most common time for goal setting and resolutions. There’s something about that feeling of a fresh start that inspires many of us to think about our lives and determine what we’d like to accomplish over the course of the next year. Many of these goals and resolutions typically revolve around things like weight loss or personal development, or maybe even saving for an upcoming vacation.

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How to Prepare Your Senior Loved One for a Move Into Long-Term Care

Moving is never easy. However, for seniors and the people who love them, the move to long-term care comes with its own unique challenges. In a recent blog, we discussed how to manage the emotional aspects of moving. In this entry, we’ll look at the issue from a different angle by identifying and addressing the practical challenges that may arise during a move. Read on for a roundup of seven tips aimed at helping your aging loved one prepare for a smooth move and transition to senior living.

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Learn More About MPL’s Household Setting With Memory Support Household Coordinator, Susannah Jonas

Could your aging loved one benefit from quality, person-centered care in a household setting? If so, you likely have plenty of questions. We sat down with Marjorie P. Lee’s Memory Support Household Coordinator, Susannah Jonas, to address some of these concerns.

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What Is Catered Living for Seniors?

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.

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There Are Big Things in Store for the Marjorie P. Lee Community

In the coming decades, American society will enter a time when our population will experience rapid aging as Boomers and younger generation cross the 65-plus threshold in increasing numbers. By the 2030s, these older Americans will represent about 20 percent of the entire population. As the number of older adults in the United States grow, so too does the need for programs and communities that serve the needs of those individuals.

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4 Tips to Beat Common Winter Woes for Seniors

The winter can be hard for seniors to enjoy. The cold, snow and ice can keep many people cooped up indoors and make them less active. Or, for those brave souls who do venture outside, there can be an increased risk of falls and other injuries related to the cold temperatures. With that in mind, here are some quick tips for non-snowbirds to get through the winter with minimal risk to life and limb.

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Ways to Make Sure Kitty is Cozy in Your Retirement Community

Occasionally, the only thing standing between seniors and the prospect of a new lifestyle in one of the comfortable retirement apartments available in Cincinnati today is a beloved pet.

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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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