Maple Knoll Village


Survey Says: Deficient Free!

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.



Ohio Valley Camera Club to showcase artwork at Maple Knoll Village

Maple Knoll Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Springdale, is dedicated to stimulating the minds of our residents, staff and visitors. One way they are able to do so is through the creative works shown in 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 next show features work from the talented Ohio Valley Camera Club. The Ohio Valley Camera Club is a group of local hobbyist and professional photographers who share a passion for capturing and creating beautiful images of our natural and man made environments.

Join us for the grand opening exhibit for this talented group on Thursday, May 14th from 5-7pm. Refreshments will be provided and the artists will be present. This exhibit is open to the public and free to view from 7am-8pm, seven days a week until June 19th, 2015. For questions please call The Maple Knoll Development Department at 513.782.2462.art show 009



Ohio Valley Camera Club to Showcase Art Work at Maple Knoll Village

Maple Knoll Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Springdale, is dedicated to stimulating the minds of our residents, staff and visitors. One way they are able to do so is through the creative works shown in 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 next show features work from the talented Ohio Valley Camera Club. The Ohio Valley Camera Club is a group of local hobbyist and professional photographers who share a passion for capturing and creating beautiful images of our natural and man made environments.
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Join us for the grand opening exhibit for this talented group on Thursday, May 14th from 5-7pm. Refreshments will be provided and the artists will be present. This exhibit is open to the public and free to view from 7am-8pm, seven days a week until June 19th, 2015. For questions please call The Maple Knoll Development Department at 513.782.2462.



Maple Knoll Village’s Assisted Living receives deficiency free State Survey from Ohio Department of Health

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’s Assisted Living is pleased to have been found deficiency-free on its 2015 annual state survey. This is an unusually outstanding accomplishment on the part of the administration and staff. The achievement is made possible by the daily commitment and dedication of an exceptional staff.

The survey is conducted annually by the Ohio Department of Health and has a checklist of areas and categories to examine. Some of the categories include meeting with residents, family members and staff, reviewing medical records, reviewing the residents’ dining areas and observing the environment and safety factors of the home. Ultimately, the survey evaluates the overall quality of life and quality of care of the facility to ensure it is operating by the Department of Health’s standards.

Maple Knoll Village’s Assisted Living survey was completed on March 26th, 2015. After its inspection of the above categories and more, the Department of Health’s team had declared Maple Knoll Village as deficiency free.

Maple Knoll Communities is a non-profit home providing services including residential accommodations, assisted living, rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. For more information on Maple Knoll Village please call 513.782.2423 or visit http://www.mapleknoll.org.

An assisted living resident meets with her nurse in her apartment.

An assisted living resident meets with her nurse in her apartment.



Sycamore Senior Center partners with AAA for Safe Driving Seminar

The Sycamore Senior Center, located in Blue Ash and owned and operated by Maple Knoll Communities, often partners with outside organizations to bring residents fun and educational events. This tradition continues in April as AAA discusses safe driving for older adults.

AAA’s Mike Belcuore will present “Keeping the Keys”, a program that provides information and materials on community specific resources that could enhance your driving safety and increase mobility. During this time Mike will discuss adjusting to natural changes in driving ability to keep driving skills sharp. While the goal of the program is to keep drivers on the road as long as possible to maintain independence, the talk will also open doors to discuss when it is time for a driver to relinquish the keys.

This seminar is provided at no cost on Tuesday, April 7th at 1pm. Reservations are recommended. For questions or to reserve your spot today please call The Sycamore Senior Center front desk at 513.984.1234.

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.



Sycamore Senior Center to have open house

The Sycamore Senior Center, located in Blue Ash, is proud to be a focal point in the community for older adults. With over 2,600 active members the Center is a thriving place with countless education, social and recreational opportunities. Unfortunately, many older adults in the community have no idea that joining the Sycamore Senior Center is an option for them.

On March 18th, Sycamore is opening its doors to those in the public to show what they have can offer older adults aged 55 and older. From 9am-1pm those in attendance will be able to familiarize themselves with the Center, meet staff and instructors, take a tour and meet new friends. Light refreshments will be provided from 9am-10am and the café will open for lunch at 11am.

The Sycamore Senior Center’s 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.

No RSVP is necessary to attend the event but for more information please contact the Center at 513-984-1234 or http://www.SycamoreSeniorCenter.org.Building Outside Shot



Medicare Fraud Forum provides access to experts in the field

The 2015 Medicare Fraud Prevention and Consumer Protection Forum will take place at The Maple Knoll Village Auditorium, 11100 Springfield Pike on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 4-6:30pm. This event will feature an audience participation panel discussion at 5pm for seniors and families to learn more about Medicare and Medicaid fraud issues, identity theft and senior scams. Experts will be on hand from Ohio Attorney General, the Ohio Department of Insurance (OSHIIP), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Social Security Administration, Office of The Inspector General and Pro Seniors among others. The panel discussion will be recorded by WMKV Public Radio (89.3FM) for later airing on WMKV 89.3FM and WLHS 89.9FM and as a public service on-line at http://www.wmkvfm.org. Catholic Charities of Southwest Ohio, Caregiver Assistance Network, and WMKV have partnered with Pro Seniors in the event.

Continuing Education Units will be offered for counselors and social workers who attend. Registration for CEUs is required by March 23rd. The number to call to register for CEUs is 513-458-5505.
There will also be a an information area with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), Pro Seniors, the Better Business Bureau plus numerous other sponsors including Maple Knoll Communities, Inc. a non-profit, continuum of services provider dedicated to supporting older adults in living life the way they want to in retirement. This is an important and informative event for seniors, family members, and caregivers who want to be informed. There is ample free parking on site and the 4-6:30pm time allows caregivers, seniors, and care professionals to attend.

The event offers an opportunity for face-to-face meetings with representatives of the agencies that help battle consumer and Medicare fraud, and to browse resources and vendors at the same time. A goal is to help people maintain their identity, integrity, and to help seniors and families preserve their net worth by avoiding scams and fraud. A complementary light supper is also provided. The entire event is free and open to the public.

WMKV is an independent public radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio and the only station in the country owned by a continuous care retirement community (CCRC), Maple Knoll Village, and serves as a mission-oriented feature of parent Maple Knoll Communities, Inc. The station has carved a niche as a local broadcast and worldwide-streaming audio leader for nostalgia including music (now oldies, standards, and big bands), classic radio comedy and drama, and information programs. The station can be heard at 89.3FM (now also simulcast on 89.9FM WLHS in Butler and Warren Counties) and streams its programs worldwide 24/7 at http://www.wmkvfm.org.



Sycamore Senior Center to offer new, improved computer lab

The Sycamore Senior Center, located in Blue Ash and a focal point in the community for older adults, offers programs and services that can benefit its members and the community. One such service, Computer and technology Education, remains a popular and necessary addition for many members. Starting in February, Sycamore is proud to announce that the computer lab will now be titled The Microsoft Computer Center at Sycamore Senior Center.

With the help of Microsoft’s store in Kenwood Town Center, members will now be able to benefit from introductions to Microsoft products, get help and training from experts, and explore templates, images and apps.

The Microsoft Computer Center at Sycamore Senior Center will continue to offer open computer labs, a weekly help desk and classes that range in experience from beginners to experts. Current classes include: Computer Basics, Internet, Email, Bookmarks and Searches, and topic driven help sessions.

For more information on The Microsoft Computer Center at Sycamore Senior Center, classes or Sycamore Senior Center please call 513.984.1234 or visit our website at http://www.sycamoreseniorcenter.org.

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 suggested membership for Sycamore Senior Center is $30.00 annually. However, membership is not required to participate in most of the Center’s activities or to receive any service, but your donation helps to underwrite the mission of the Center.

For more information on Sycamore Senior Center please contact the Center at 513-984-1234 or visit our website at http://www.SycamoreSeniorCenter.org

Sycamore Senior Center is getting help from Microsoft's store in Kenwood Towne Center so that members can benefit from introductions to Microsoft products, get help and training from experts, and explore templates, images and apps.

Sycamore Senior Center is getting help from Microsoft’s store in Kenwood Towne Center so that members can benefit from introductions to Microsoft products, get help and training from experts, and explore templates, images and apps.




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