Blog - March 2011


Rockynol residents experience Tai Chi’s benefits

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Health and Wellness

Rockynol residents are reaping the benefits of Tai Chi. Nancy G, from NG Energy, has led weekly Tai Chi classes for this enthusiastic senior group for over a year. One energetic participant quickly squats down like an athlete and pops back into a standing position, demonstrating how she now has increased flexibility in her knees and less pain. Another resident’s eyes fill with tears as she explains the stress of being a caregiver to her husband, but how she feels less tension and is enjoying more restful sleep since committing to tai chi.

Blog - April 2010


Easter at Senior Independence Adult Day Care

Posted on April 04, 2010 in In The News

Easter at Senior Independence Day Care

Blog - February 2010


Hagarty Named Gift Planning Director for Rockynol

Posted on February 02, 2010 in In The News

Debra K. Hagarty has been named gift planning director for the Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS) Foundation serving Rockynol Retirement Community in Akron. Hagarty is responsible for managing Rockynol’s major gift program. She will be on campus regularly to assist Rockynol supporters through outright gifts, deferred gifts or their estate plans.

Blog - December 2009


Wreaths Decorate Rockynol

Posted on December 17, 2009 in In The News

The first annual Rockynol Wreath Fest, held Dec. 10 at 1150 W. Market St., benefited Haven of Rest and the Alzheimer’s Association and drew a crowd of about 150 people. Wreaths decorate Rockynol (West Side Leader)

Blog - July 2009


Rockynol Receives National Accreditation

Posted on July 23, 2009 in In The News

Rockynol Retirement Community, 1150 E. Market Street, Akron, has attained a five- year re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC). CARF/CCAC is an independent, merged nonprofit that accredits aging services and other human services organizations.