LIVING AT MKV
Maple Knoll Village, a continuing care retirement community, is proud to be a leader in innovative services, accommodations and care. A formal collaboration with The University of Cincinnati has brought intergenerational relationships, opportunities to age in place, telehealth services and more to the halls of Maple Knoll. The collaboration, combined with renovated living accommodations and a full calendar of social, educational and recreational events, allows Maple Knoll to be in the forefront of care in the community as we head into our 171st year in existence!
The collaboration is based on a 35-year history of working together in nursing, medical, and pharmacy education and practice. In 2012, through a partnership with the UC College of Nursing, a villa on the campus of Maple Knoll was transformed into a learning and test environment for the development of technologies aimed at keeping seniors in their own homes or communities longer. The house serves as a location for experiential learning for students and volunteers in health care fields, engineering and other related areas. The Innovation Collaboratory is home to telehealth robots and patient simulators, and is now the testing ground for innovative student projects aimed at detecting falls, preventing medication errors and making life easier for an aging population. This partnership was renewed in May of 2018 for five years.
This unique partnership has the potential to: