Cape May Retirement Village Adds Rehab Suites and Health Care Center

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Center will support adults 55+ in Clinton and surrounding counties with successful recoveries after hospitalizations.

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Leaders, dignitaries and officials help Cape May cut the celebratory dedication ribbon.

We're preparing our guest for a successful, confident return home after hospitalization for illness or surgery.

Cape May Retirement Village adds a rehab and health care center, offering guests comprehensive therapies and long term health care.

It was a $4.2 million expansion for the Wilmington, Ohio, continuing care retirement community owned and operated by OPRS Communities.

The Rehab Suites and Health Care Center at Cape May can accommodate 30 guests in spacious private suites and semi-private rooms that include in-room showers, flat-screen TVs, power-lift recliners and window views.

The comfortable common areas invite guests out of their suites, allowing them to heal, relax and meet new people. Chef-prepared, cooked-to-order meals are enjoyed in an appealing restaurant setting, if the guest chooses, of course.

"Our guests are in charge," said Cape May Retirement Village Executive Director & Administrator Jean Morgan. "We're their partner in wellness, and their stay will fit their lifestyles."

The center's dynamic therapy gym includes advanced equipment such as occupational therapy bathroom and kitchen areas where guests practice day-to-day tasks.

"Our expertly trained, attentive therapists and staff really are the heart of the addition. Guests will work with certified therapists on speech, mobility and other daily tasks," Morgan said.

Nurses and therapists evaluate each guest and create an individualized rehabilitation plan for the most comfortable, effective recovery possible.

"We're preparing our guest for a successful, confident return home after hospitalization for illness or surgery," Morgan said.

Before joining Cape May Retirement Village in July 2013, Morgan held the same position at Swan Creek Retirement Village, Cape May's sister campus in Toledo, for six years.

Under her leadership, Swan Creek's Health Care Center was ranked as one of the nation's best in "U.S. News & World Report's" Best Nursing Homes and received overall five-star ratings four years in a row.

"Our guests just want things back to normal. Our team and our advanced therapies will get them there," Morgan said.

Cape May Retirement Village is at 175 Cape May Village Dr., Wilmington, Ohio, 45177. Call 937.382.2995 or click here for more details.

About Cape May Retirement Village
Cape May Retirement Village is one of 11 retirement communities owned and operated by OPRS Communities, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), headquartered in Columbus. Since 1922, OPRS has defined the highest standards of quality of life for older adults. Each year, OPRS serves more than 73,000 annually through its wholly owned subsidiaries OPRS Communities and Senior Independence. Senior Independence Home Health & Hospice provides home and community based services, operates 10 adult day centers and manages six senior centers, in partnership with local governments. In addition, Senior Independence services are extended nationwide through its iPartners. Another wholly owned subsidiary, the OPRS Foundation raises several million dollars annually to support charity care, special programs, capital expansion and endowment.

Feature photo caption (l to r): Dessie Buchanon (Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce), Kenneth Kemper (OPRS), Thomas Hofmann (OPRS Foundation), Daniel J. O'Connor (OPRS Communities), Jama Hayes (Cape May Advisory Board chair), Jean Kay McMillan (Cape May resident who had a dream and former advisory board chair), Laurence C. Gumina (OPRS), Cliff Rosenberger (Ohio House of Representatives), Randy Riley (Mayor of Wilmington) and Mark Rembert (Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce).

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