Blog - August 2008
OPRS' Westminster-Thurber featured in New York Times
Posted on August 03, 2008 in In The News
What does it feel like to be old in America? At the Westminster Thurber Retirement Community here, Heather Ramirez summed it up in two words. “Painful,” she said. “Frustrating.” OPRS' Westminster-Thurber featured in New York Times
Blog - July 2008
Westminster-Thurber Hosts International Conference
Posted on July 01, 2008 in In The News
In early June, people from throughout the world gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus for the Eden Alternative 4th International Conference in alliance with AOPHA, The Advocate of Not-For-Profit Services for Older Ohioans. Hosted by Westminster-Thurber Community, the only registered Eden community in Central Ohio, the conference provided world-class learning opportunities in Eldercare for nearly 350 individuals from 11 countries and 30 states. During the conference, Westminster-Thurber received the Master Gardener Award, which recognizes an Eden Registered Home’s commitment and journey toward bringing the Eden Alternative Principles to life throughout its organization. Dr. William Thomas, Founder of the Eden Alternative and Nancy Fox, CEO of Eden, presented the award.
Blog - July 2007
$7,000 Grant from Nationwide Foundation Earmarked for Westminster-Thurber Benevolent Fund
Posted on July 02, 2007 in In The News
The Nationwide Foundation has contributed $7,000 to the Life Care Commitment -- Westminster-Thurber Community’s benevolent fund. Westminster-Thurber, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community near downtown Columbus, uses Life Care to assist residents who, through no fault of their own, have outlived their resources and are unable to pay for the cost of their housing or medical care.
Blog - July 2006
Emmy Awarded To Westminster-Thurber Resident
Posted on July 28, 2006 in In The News
On June 9 in New York City, the Board of Trustees of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented Columbus resident Jo Schmidt with a special Emmy encapsulated in lead crystal, for her 38 years of dedication and excellence in television.