#Retirement Communities


The Farms at Bailey Station ushers in new era for Mid-South retirement

The pandemic has changed many aspects of life. For those in retirement or planning to retire, it has raised an important question: How do you live the rest of your life to the fullest?. The Farms at Bailey Station, a new, upscale, not-for-profit LifeCare community under development along the Germantown...
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Oconomowoc, WIWatertown Daily Times

Florence Lucille (Neitzel) Zastrow

July 26, 1930 - July 30, 2021. Oconomowoc, WI - On Friday, July 30, 2021, Florence Lucille Zastrow (nee Neitzel), age 91, passed peacefully into eternal life. Florence was born on July 26, 1930 to Leonard and Hertha (nee Mueller) Neitzel in Sugar Island, WI. She graduated from Oconomowoc High School in 1948. Florence married the love of her life, Dennis "Denny", on May 5, 1951. They faithfully lived out their wedding vows to one another for 68 years. They adored each other and were wonderful role models to many.
Cincinnati, OHwvxu.org

Retirement Home On Vaccine Mandate: 'We Need To Do Whatever We Can Do'

For months, many companies have shied away from requiring employees to get vaccinated. But as the delta variant and loosened COVID-19 restrictions cause positive rates to increase across the country, including here locally, some companies are mandating the vaccination. Episcopal Retirement Services, which employs about 600 people in the Tri-State,...
Pinehurst, NCpilot.com

Keeping a Full Social Life Has More Benefits Than You Know

August marks the beginning of National Wellness Month — a time to remember that while it is important to remain active and fulfilled through your youth, it is even more imperative for these practices to continue into retirement years. A common misconception about senior living communities is that residents experience...
Dallas, TXDallas News

Senior living residents can show us a way out of the pandemic blues

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and media coverage of seniors, you might think basically all seniors today are traumatized and lonely, right?. The stereotype of isolated, forlorn elders belies recent surveys of older adults in senior living settings. Just 20% of senior living residents are severely lonely, according to a new...
Cincinnati, OHWKRC

Non-profit behind several local senior communities mandates vaccines for employees

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A Tri-State non-profit that owns and operates several residential communities for seniors in Ohio and Kentucky announced a vaccine mandate for its staff. Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS) operates two continuing care retirement communities, Deupree House and Marjorie P. Lee in Hyde Park. It also operates 15 affordable senior living centers around the Tri-State.
Iowa Stateourquadcities.com

Social drumming helping Iowans find their rhythm

DES MOINES, Iowa – There’s a non-profit traveling across Iowa and it’s using percussion instruments to bring people together. Social drumming is a music-making tool that’s good for the body, mind, and soul. Residents at Beaverdale Estates retirement community are the students in this social drumming class. “Well, for one...
Jackson County, GAmainstreetnews.com

BUFFINGTON: Ain't ready for this

Blame I-85. No, blame former Gov. Ernest Vandiver who in 1959, changed the route of I-85 from a more northern path to the current path, a move that took the highway through his home county of Franklin. (The northern route had previously been approved in 1954 and would have gone just south Gainesville and through northern Banks County just above Hollingsworth, then northeast to Toccoa and on to the South Carolina line.)