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Retirement Communities and the Paradigm of Living Well

 

At ERH, we believe in taking a holistic approach to living well.

Our wellness experts cultivate six dimensions of wellness that create a caring, integrative environment where residents find that life’s third act is the best one yet.

While we do believe that physical fitness is an important aspect of living well as we get older, it is by no means the only aspect of senior health. Emotional, spiritual, intellectual, vocational, and social health all contribute in their own way to mental wellness and general wellbeing.

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A-Listers and Average Americans Are Living Well after 65

15 years ago, a small independent production company created an educational television special called “Our Nation’s Health… Healthy Aging.” CWI Productions’ piece on living well as an older adult addressed a gap in educational programming in America.

In America, a nation where it seems as though every other health and beauty magazine at the supermarket checkout touts the secrets of living well and staying young, we don’t like to talk about getting older.

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3 Tips to Stay Cool and Save Money in Summer Retirement Living

With the hottest days of the year rapidly approaching, it’s time to think about how you’ll be keeping senior living cool.

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Renovations at St. Paul Village Supercharge Affordable Senior Living

At Episcopal Retirement Homes, we’ve always strived to be on at the cutting edge of senior living in Cincinnati.  It has been our mission to bring the focus of senior living back on the unique and amazing older adults who make up these communities. We’re always looking for newer, better ways to enrich senior life.

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Don’t Let Glaucoma Limit Your Senior Living

 

Glaucoma can be a serious setback to healthy and independent senior living. It is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. At least 2 million Americans have been diagnosed with glaucoma, but many others live with the condition without even realizing it.

At ERH, we take senior healthcare seriously, and our wellness professionals can help you understand how glaucoma affects senior living, recognize symptoms of the different conditions, and know what questions to ask your eye care professional.

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Simple Senior Eye Care Awareness Catches Cataracts Early

Did you know that cataracts are so common among older adults that by age 80, more than half of all Americans will either be living with a cataract or have already undergone cataract surgery?

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Affordable Senior Living Doesn't Have to Mean Inferior Living

Shawnee Place in the heart of downtown Springfield, Ohio, offers quality affordable living for seniors who have limited incomes.

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5 Tools and Technologies that Improve Senior Life

 

As we age, the body stops snapping back as quickly as it did before, and we face greater risks for certain health concerns in senior life. Residents at ERH retirement communities don’t let that stop them, though. These older adults are some of the most dynamic people we know. They live more active and enriched lives than many younger adults.

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St. Paul Has Comfortable, Affordable Independent Living for Seniors

St. Paul Village in Madisonville has been providing older adults in Cincinnati with comfortable and affordable retirement living since 1978. As an Episcopal Retirement Homes community—St. Paul joined the family in 2008—our retirement community has been able to offer residents even more services and amenities.

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