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Willoughby Award Program: Breckenridge Village Receives 2015 Best of Willoughby Award

Posted on March 18, 2015 in In The News for Breckenridge Village

Breckenridge Village has been selected for the 2015 Best of Willoughby Award in the Residential Care Facilities category by the Willoughby Award Program.

Breckenridge Village Woodshop Club Creates and Donates 2,000th Cross

Posted on March 13, 2015 in Media Releases for Breckenridge Village

Breckenridge Village, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, is proud to announce that the members of the Woodshop Club will soon be completing the construction of the 2,000th ergonomically designed, wooden cross. The crosses fit comfortably into the hands of individuals with impaired hand mobility, and are shared with those who may be experiencing a loss, illness or traumatic event in their lives.

My Independence at Swan Creek

Posted on March 12, 2015 in Senior Lifestyle Options for Swan Creek Retirement Village - 1 Comment

My Independence, a collaboration between SI and OPRS Communities provides an array of services that are intended to keep Swan Creek residents independent in the place they call home longer.

Rockynol Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Posted on March 3, 2015 in Community Care for Rockynol - 1 Comment

Mrs. Joan Shorter celebrated her 102nd birthday last week at Rockynol Retirement Community.

Ohio Department of Aging recognizes Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services for participation in the Music & MemorySM program

Posted on February 25, 2015 in In The News for Cape May Retirement Village

Nursing facilities will use custom music playlist to improve quality of life for residents.

Expert tips to protect your heart this winter

Posted on February 24, 2015 in Health and Wellness for Rockynol

Heart disease and stroke remain the two top killers of Americans, according to the American Heart Association. Some research shows that heart-related deaths increase by 5 percent during the holidays, no matter where you live, and more cardiac deaths occur on Christmas and New Year's day than on any other days of the year, according to a study by the University of California, San Diego and Tufts University School of Medicine published in the journal Circulation.

Hearing better thanks to smarter technology

Posted on February 24, 2015 in Health and Wellness for Senior Independence

Technology has made dramatic improvements in the lives of people of all ages, and the improvements made in hearing technology may be some of the most advanced to occur in the last several years.

Ask the Pharmacist: Exercise tips your heart will love

Posted on February 24, 2015 in Active Aging for Lake Vista of Cortland

A regular exercise routine is an important component of heart health, yet less than one-third of Americans get the minimum 30 minutes of daily exercise five days a week, as recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA). Nationally, as many as 250,000 deaths annually are attributable to a lack of regular physical activity.

5 health improvements you can make today that will pay off for a lifetime

Posted on February 23, 2015 in Health and Wellness for The Vineyard on Catawba

Improving your health and wellness can seem like a daunting task, especially if you know you have some bad health habits to break. But, several improvements you can make today can result in tremendous health benefits.

Every day heart health in February and beyond

Posted on February 23, 2015 in Health and Wellness for Cape May Retirement Village

It’s February again, and that means it’s American Heart Month. With all of the health information out there, it can be hard to figure out how to work heart healthy choices into your daily routine. Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN says that by keeping a few simple tips in mind for foods, beverages and overall health, you can make small changes this month that will benefit your heart all year round.

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