Winter 2017

On The Cover

Joan Lunden receives the first award for the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging

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Inside the Issue:

In Memoriam: Willie Rogers

Willie Rogers May 4, 1915 – November 18, 2016 Willie Rogers, a resident of UCH’s affordable housing unit, Burlington Tower, died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in November. Willie was the oldest surviving member of the original Tuskegee Airmen well known for their service in World War II. He was 101.…

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It’s All About that Pink at LeFleur Haven in Jackson, MS

United Church Homes Housing Services residents at LeFleur Haven, Jackson Run, and Indian Run in Jackson, Mississippi, participated in the city of Jackson’s 23rd Annual Senior Health & Wellness Fair called It’s All About that Pink. Over 3,000 seniors participated looking for preventive health awareness, health screenings, and healthy lifestyle…

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Employee Giving Campaign Largest in UCH History

“It is inspiring to see our team’s dedication to the older adults we serve. They show that they care not only through their values-driven work, but also through this compassionate pledge to enhance care and services for residents. I am proud to work with individuals who care so deeply for…

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Estate Planning for the Modern Family

As a consumer-driven society, for many — especially the younger generations, the question isn’t, “Can we afford it?” The question is, “Can we afford the monthly payment?” Also, as a “litigation friendly” society, individuals are caught up in lawsuits, divorces, and entanglement with creditors. So, how does a modern family…

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How Great Thou Art

Her passions as a child were music and art. M. Jeanne Tasse, 91, a Glenwood Community resident in Marietta, Ohio, blended the two as an adult studying both in college and teaching her crafts to others for decades. “My first love was music. My second love was art,” Jeanne said.…

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German Club Continues Tradition at Glenwood

Once a month, a group of Glenwood Community residents get a taste of home. Twelve women — some German war brides or women who married military men about 30 years ago — meet at Glenwood or elsewhere in the Marietta area on the second Thursday of each month for lunch…

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United Church of Christ Cornerstone Fund

United Church of Christ Cornerstone Fund Did you know that by investing a minimum of $10,000 in the UCC’s Cornerstone Fund you receive these benefits? A return of 10 percent of your investment to your favorite UCC ministry — including United Church Homes or your own local church A tax…

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