Filed under: caregivers, healthcare, older adults | Tags: deificient free, ohio department of health, older adults, state survey
One of the highest confirmations of quality service is for a healthcare facility to receive a deficiency-free survey from the State Department of Public Health. Maple Knoll Village is pleased to have been found deficiency-free on its 2012 annual state survey. This is an unusually outstanding accomplishment. The achievement is made possible by the daily commitment and dedication of an exceptional administration and staff.
Filed under: active aging, healthcare, older adults, Resident Life, retirement community, Senior Center, veteran | Tags: Older Adult, retirement, senior center, veteran
The Sycamore Senior Center, located in Blue Ash, is proud to be have a long list of members that have served our country over the years. To honor the years of service these individuals have graciously provided The Center hosts a monthly Veteran’s luncheon and program that is open to the public.
During this time community Veterans, their widows and families come together for fun, fellowship, food, and sharing. Each month features a guest speaker and entertainment as well as a great lunch served at your table. Sycamore staff work together with Veteran and volunteer Sgt. Homer Wilson to ensure an entertaining program is provided. Below is a list of upcoming programs with the entertainment for the day.
This month Jim McBride, an often described one man band and local favorite, will be the speaker. The event will take place on July 31st at The Sycamore Senior Center.
Luncheons begin at 12:30 p.m. and the cost to attend is $5. Reservations are required to secure food quantities. You may call Sgt. Homer Wilson at (513)745-0617 no later than one week before the luncheon to make your reservation. You may also make a reservation by calling The Sycamore Senior Center at (513)984-1234.
The Sycamore Senior Center mission is to stand as a foundation for older adults to live their lives with independence and dignity for as long as possible in their own homes. Center programs include education, health screenings, exercise and wellness programs, travel, social activities, computer training, a café and a nutritionally balanced, low-cost lunch program for seniors. Sycamore offers an award winning volunteer program and outreach services support homebound senior citizens. These services include providing transportation to the senior center, to medical appointments and to therapy visits. Sycamore also provides a volunteer driven meals on wheels program that delivers over 300 meals each day to the homebound elderly in 17 communities.
For more information on Sycamore Senior Center please contact the Center at 513-984-1234 or visit our website at http://www.SycamoreSeniorCenter.org
Filed under: active aging, art, older adults, Resident Life, Resources, retirement community | Tags: Art show, child center; montessori; art show; retirement community; senior; maple knoll village, Continuing Care, Maple Knoll, maple knoll village, older adults
Maple Knoll Village, a continuing care retirement community in Springdale, is home to residents with a variety of incredible talents. Some of the residents showcase their creativity and talent in Leading Age Ohio’s annual art and writing show.
Leading Age Ohio includes nearly 300 nonprofit retirement organizations and service providers. The goal of Leading Age Ohio is to improve the quality of life for Ohio seniors that are cared for by their members. The annual art and writing show is one way Leading Age can do just that.
Maple Knoll Village residents jumped at the opportunity to creatively express themselves and 32 entries were submitted from the campus. Of these 32 entries 10 talented individuals received awards!
Resident Cathy Korra won Best of Show for her piece Winter Woolies. There were three residents who received a first place honor this year. Resident Helen Haberstrom won first place in Fine Arts Division 1 with her piece “Dunes at Dawn”. Judy Sinclair took home first place in the Woven Arts category with “Gray Shadow”. Nancy Cooley, showed off her writing skills once again this year. Nancy won first place last year as well as this year with a first place ribbon in Poetry with “Summer Storms”. Nancy also received second place in the category of Prose Non-Fiction for her piece “Working in the Office”.
Ann Pugh took home third place for her 3D creation “A Little Lady in Purple”. Ann Harlan received third place in Wearable Art for a beautifully made purple scarf. Patricia Worthen was another resident honored with third place in the Prose Non-Fiction category with her piece “Scattered, Scatter, Scattering”. She also won second place in Poetry for “a.m.”. Resident Marilyn Yungk completed the Maple Knoll winner’s with an honorable mention in Prose Non-Fiction for “Unexpected Guests at Christmas”.
Filed under: art, benefits, Cincinnati, fundraiser, older adults, Resident Life, retirement community | Tags: art, art groups, Cincinnati, fundraiser, hilltop artists, Maple Knoll, maple knoll village, retirement, Retirement Community
Maple Knoll Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Springdale, is proud to once again welcome back the Hilltop Artists to the halls of The Main Street Gallery.
Centrally located on the campus of Maple Knoll Village the Main Street Gallery features different art shows every 6-8 weeks. These shows range from single artists to groups and range from oil paintings, watercolor, photography, woodworking and more. All works are for sale and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Maple Knoll Future Care Fund, a benevolent care program for residents in need.
The Hilltop Artists have been showcasing their work at Maple Knoll Village for over 12 years now. Originating in 1956, The Hilltop Artists consists of a group of women who paint together, exhibit together and also add new members throughout the years. This group of artists display works in watercolor, oil, pen and ink, color pencil, fabric collage and enamel.
During the opening on July 2nd, the artists will be present from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be offered free of charge throughout the event, located in the Main Building at Maple Knoll Village. Tours of the campus will available between 3:00-5:00 p.m.
The Main Street Gallery will feature The Hilltop Artists from July 2nd through August 14th. This exhibit is open to the public and free to view from 7am-8pm seven days a week. For questions please call The Maple Knoll Development Department at 513.782.2462.
Filed under: active aging, benefits, fundraiser, golf, Resources, retirement community | Tags: fundraiser, golf, radio, WMKV
The radio station at Maple Knoll Village will hold its nineteenth annual golf tournament on Monday August 24, 2015 at Maketewah Country Club in Cincinnati.
With the help of sponsors throughout Cincinnati, all proceeds from the golf outing will go to WMKV at Maple Knoll Village. The cost is $175 per golfer, which covers green fees and cart, boxed lunch, cocktails and a dinner reception with a silent auction. Golfers will play in teams of four.
Lunch will be at noon, with a shotgun start following, at 1 p.m. Cocktails will begin at 5:30, followed by dinner, a reception and awards.
Registration can be completed by invitation, or by calling the Maple Knoll Development Department at 513-782-8629. Spots fill up fast, and registration must be completed by August 14. Individual golfers are welcome and will be placed in a foursome. Those unable to golf may make a donation to WMKV. Options to sponsor the golf outing are also available.
Filed under: active aging, Cincinnati, dining, older adults, Resident Life, retirement community
There’s no need to hassle with traveling when you can experience international dinning dining right here in town. Each month the Manor House Restaurant, located on the Maple Knoll Village campus in Springdale, invites residents and community members to take a culinary vacation and sample foods from different regions. One specific region is selected for a full dinner buffet, complete with food and dessert, offering a sample of what that area has to offer.
On June 24th, the Manor House invites you to come and sample cuisine from Australia and New Zealand. The cost to attend is $12 per person. Spots will fill up fast. Guests can call 513.782.4300 to make reservations.
Filed under: active aging, estate planning, financial planning, medicaid, older adults, Resident Life, Resources, retirement community, Senior Center | Tags: child center; montessori; art show; retirement community; senior; maple knoll village, continuum of care, estate planning, financial planning, maple knoll communities, Retirement Community, senior center
The Sycamore Senior Center, located in Blue Ash, strives to provide stimulating community experiences by creating sustainable, outstanding opportunities for social, intellectual and volunteer experiences for the older adults they serve. One way Sycamore is able to accomplish this goal is through a monthly financial seminar sponsored by Mowry, Marty and Bain, Inc.
Each month Money Matters is held at Sycamore and is open to members and friends of Sycamore Senior Center. The courses provide insight into the many aspects of the world of finance. Class participants are given regular updates on market activity, economic indicators and may from time to time be presented with examples or ideas about financial solutions. These open discussions allow for attendees to ask a variety of questions and suggestions for upcoming classes are always encouraged. Recent topics include: Insurance 101, Retiree Financial Pitfalls, Will and Estate Planning Refresher, Charitable Giving- How you get the most out of your gifts, Everything you need to know about healthcare changes that can affect your finances, New Tax Law Changes and more!
The topic for this month is Annuities: Are they right for you? It will be held on May 28th, 2015 at10:30 am at The Sycamore Senior Center. For questions please call 513.782.2428.
The Sycamore Senior Center is owned and operated by Maple Knoll Communities, Inc. a non-profit, continuum of services provider is dedicated to supporting older adults so they can live happy, healthy and active lives in order to live life the way they want to in retirement. The membership for Sycamore Senior Center is $30.00 annually. Other opportunities available through the Center are: Nutrition, Transportation, Social Service, Education, Recreation and Fitness, Maple Knoll Home Health Services and Volunteer Opportunities