Abundant Giving Honored

Donors and volunteers gathered as United Church Homes (UCH) honored several impactful benefactors to its communities. The awards ceremonies were held in Upper Sandusky, Sandusky, and Marietta, Ohio throughout the course of the summer. The Diakonkie, The Spirit Award and the Ben M. Herbster awards were given to those who…

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Social and Biomedical Ethicist Dr. Tracy Trothen to Keynote Parker Center Symposium

> View the full list of Speakers and Symposium details Written by: Barb Powell, Communication Consultant UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries Tracy J. Trothen, Ph.D., will deliver two keynotes at the annual United Church Homes Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging’s Annual Symposium. “(Pro) Longevity: The…

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New Projects Advance UCH’s Strategic Growth Plan

United Church Homes’ (UCH) strategic growth goals have never been about the bottom line, but rather about advancing the organization’s mission to help a diverse population of older adults live abundant lives. “We cast a wide net in implementing our strategic growth plan,” explained Senior Executive Vice President and Chief…

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UCH Releases Updated Logos in Brand Refresh

United Church Homes continues its journey to expand its mission and ministry of providing abundant life to older adults. Since 2019, the organization has welcomed 11 communities and nearly 1,000 units to the United Church Homes family and introduced innovative services that support seniors in our communities and beyond our…

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Age is Just a Number

Celebrating CENTENARIANS who embrace UCH’s commitment to LiveIt! Google “keys to longevity” and you’ll find lots of good advice but no guaranteed formulas for achieving it. Social-emotional issues also impact longevity, with research showing the benefits of maintaining social connections, spirituality, forgiveness and living a life of purpose. United Church…

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United Church Homes Expands to 15 States

Senior living provider, United Church Homes (UCH), expands its services to 15 states as it begins management of Meridian Point in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. The affordable community made up of 80 spacious apartments is located about 55 miles south of Pittsburgh. UCH will provide support services and equip the community with…

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From Beige to Bling

April 7 kicked off an interior enhancement project at The Trinity Community at Fairborn that a very special family member hopes will make the skilled nursing community stand out above others in Greater Dayton. Barb, whose late husband was a former resident, spearheaded the idea and donated the funds to…

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Best of the Best: Four Communities Receive Top Honors

Four United Church Homes (UCH) communities were voted “Best of the Best  in the 2021 Readers’ Choice contests sponsored by local media groups. The awards covered numerous categories. Two communities were readers’ top choices by The Marietta Times: the Pines at The Glenwood Community was named the Best Assisted Living…

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NaviGuide Launches New Service to Support Older Adults and Family Caregivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Amy Bonacuse Director of Marketing & Communications 740.341.9557 or abonacuse@uchinc.org Ashley Bills Corporate Communications Manager 740.525.5703 or abills@uchinc.org NaviGuide Launches New Service to Support Older Adults and Family Caregivers Columbus, OH (Mar. 28, 2022) United Church Homes (UCH) has launched NaviGuide, a new service for…

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United Church Homes – The Polaris Community Welcomes New Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Bills Corporate Communications Manager 740.525.5703 or abills@uchinc.org United Church Homes – The Polaris Community Welcomes New Leadership   Columbus, Ohio (February 28, 2022) – United Church Homes – The Polaris Community welcomes Kim Bowyer and Christy Babcock to its leadership team. As executive director,…

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Residents Thrive During Wintertime

Spending time with loved ones, enjoying nature and participating in activities can improve the quality of life for older adults. However, cold winter weather can create a barrier to regular schedules. It’s not just snow and ice that make winter a difficult season for seniors – additional factors include post-holiday…

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Excellent Care Reflected in Quality Awards and Star Ratings at UCH

United Church Homes’ (UCH) commitment to quality care and continuous improvement in all areas of the organization runs deep. That commitment is especially relevant in highly regulated skilled nursing centers and assisted living communities that serve the most vulnerable residents. UCH benefits by both voluntary and government-mandated assessments that inform…

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Technology Helps Residents Live It! With Purpose

United Church Homes (UCH) constantly looks for ways to better serve its residents. Technology offers many opportunities to help residents achieve the three pillars of the LIVE IT! program: Live with Purpose; Social Connections; and Safe and Sound. There’s exciting news to share about various technology initiatives at UCH communities.…

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Leveraging Technology to Engage Residents

One might think that United Church Homes’ (UCH) focus on technology is only in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – a period in which people and organizations increasingly relied on technology to stay connected with friends, family and work. However, senior leadership and staff are always exploring ways to better…

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Bringing Art Out in People

A lifetime of creativity and a little encouragement from family and friends sparked the teacher within Allan Norris and the idea for a painting class that has inspired many residents at The Glenwood Community. "Painting with Allan" began in 2017 after staff members at the community encouraged Allan to give…

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Trinity Community at Miami Township Offers Residents Personal and Purposeful Community Life

A community like no other, United Church Homes, The Trinity Community at Miami Township offers independent living in a safe and supportive environment. You can feel a sense of passion and purpose amongst the residents and staff as soon as you set foot on the gorgeous campus near Dayton, Ohio.…

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