Pacific Retirement Services received seven awards in the 18th Annual National Mature Media Awards for its advertising and marketing to older adults in 2008.

Pacific Retirement Services received seven awards in the 18th Annual National Mature Media Awards for its advertising and marketing to older adults in 2008.

Among the awards were a silver award for Rogue Valley Manor and one silver and two merit awards for Pacific Retirement Services.

The PRS media department is an in-house multimedia advertising, marketing and public relations agency managed by Jennifer Jacobs, vice president of media services. A six-member team handles promotion for many of PRS's 55 corporations, including retirement communities managed owned by PRS.

Silver awards were earned for a PRS Medicare brochure written by Ellen Kimball and designed by Lisa Rush; and "A Path Less Traveled," a magazine story about Rogue Valley Manor written by Diana May and designed by Lisa Rush.

Since 2000, PRS has received 63 National Mature Media Awards.

— Greg Stiles