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Pro Seniors Welcomes New Trustees

Pro Seniors is pleased to welcome Cynthia Durkin, Partner at Mellott & Mellott, and Rodney Harris, founder and managing attorney of Harris Law, to its Board of Trustees. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Ms. Durkin’s accounting and audit experience includes for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Proud alumnus of Central State University, Mr. Harris earned…

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Avoid Covid Vaccine Scams

Don't fall victim to a Covid-19 vaccine scam!  Fraudsters are preying on people eager for hard-to-get coronavirus vaccinations. Scams include taking money in exchange for phony vaccine reservations, a Craigslist ad for the vaccine, telephone offers of home delivery, and text messages to set up an appointment for a vaccination.  A top official at the…

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Medicare Call-In @WMKV FM

“When should I claim Social Security?  Am I eligible for spousal benefits?  Can I work while collecting Social Security?’ These are the kinds of questions we answer every day at the National Committee to Preserve Medicare and Social Security,” says Webster Phillips.  Tune in on Thursday, January 21, at 2PM, and call in with your…

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#CincinnatiGives Empowering Ohio Seniors

"My mother had experienced some serious health issues that changed not only her life but the life of her adult children as well.  My experience as I visited with her weekly in the nursing home allowed me to see lots of things going on that were not right for some residents there. I saw a…

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Sign Up Now: Ombudsman Volunteer Training Starts January 4, 2021!

Our ombudsman volunteer training is now available virtually.   The next series begins in January, 2021.  You’ll connect with our volunteer coordinator, Linda, and other volunteer candidates, while remaining safely in your own home. Our volunteer advocates make such a difference in the life of each resident they visit – even by phone, or from…

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Seniors Who Rock 2020 – Rocked!

What a pleasure to honor Jean Dowell, Jim Johnson, and Barbara Kellar as our 2020 Seniors Who Rock.  We hope you enjoyed the online version of Seniors Who Rock, including the Virtual Happy Half-Hour before the program.  If you missed it, or you'd like to share it, the recording is now available on our YouTube…

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Seniors Who Rock 2020 – Register Now

Registration is now open for Seniors Who Rock 2020.  There is NO FEE to register, but donations are welcome.  Your support for Seniors Who Rock helps Pro Seniors continue to provide critical services like ombudsman advocacy for people in nursing homes, education to avoid health care fraud and scams, and legal assistance for seniors facing…

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Ohio SMP Virtual Senior Consumer Protection Forum

Tune in on Thursday, June 11 @2pm WMKV - FM 89.3  Worries, uncertainty and even hope about Covid-19 options for testing and treatment make us all vulnerable to misinformation and scams.   Representatives from the Federal Trade Commission, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, CGS Administrators & Ohio…

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#GivingTuesdayNow, more than ever

Cinco de Mayo!  Taco Tuesday! & #GivingTuesdayNow! Now more than ever, seniors need access to advocacy, assistance and resources.  When you give to Pro Seniors, you empower Ohio seniors with information and advice about their rights and their options.  We are grateful that Pro Seniors' staff are able to work from home to continue to…

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Pro Seniors Welcomes New Board Members

At the Annual Meeting, on April 24, 2020, Pro Seniors’ executive director Dimity Orlet expressed gratitude to outgoing Board President, Josh Goode, of Barrett & Weber.  Josh has been on the Pro Seniors board since 2011, and has served in a number of leadership roles, including secretary, vice-president, and chair of the resource development committee. …

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