Abundant Impact Newsletter – Fall 2020

Bouncing Back Following my father’s death, our local Veteran’s Administration representative visited with my 64-year-old mother. She was entitled to benefits as the widow of a veteran. After talking about a few of these, the man said, “Of course, as a widow, you also qualify for tuition support for college.…

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United Church Homes Ascends Six More Spots in Nonprofit, Multisite Senior Living Provider Rankings

United Church Homes is now ranked the thirteenth largest not-for-profit provider of affordable housing in the U.S. and the 51st largest multisite, nonprofit senior living organization, up from 57th in 2019, according to the latest LeadingAge Ziegler 200 ranking released in October. The full lists other rankings, including growth, change and technology…

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United Church Homes CEO Awarded Presidential Citation from Mississippi College

Earlier this fall, Tougaloo College, a southern liberal arts institution, presented UCH CEO and President Rev. Kenneth V. Daniel with its prestigious Presidential Citation during the college’s 151st Founders’ Convocation for his lifelong work and commitment to senior healthcare and housing services. Rev. Daniel accepted the award after serving as…

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Three reasons to make Glenwood Community your home

There comes a time in everyone’s life when our age and health circumstances may add up to not wanting to do it all by ourselves anymore. We might decide we want help with cooking and cleaning, or we may need a little assistance with home maintenance like mowing the lawn…

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Five Reasons to Choose Pilgrim Manor

If you’re native to Grand Rapids, Michigan, you are probably familiar with Pilgrim Manor, a United Church Homes community. However, it’s not likely you have explored getting to know more about Pilgrim Manor, unless you or someone you love are considering a move to an assisted living community. For those…

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United Church Homes expands presence in Northeast Ohio with acquisition of two senior living properties from Harbor Woods Living

MARION, Ohio – United Church Homes, an Ohio-based nonprofit provider of senior living residential and healthcare services, has acquired two apartment communities for older adults from Harbor Woods Living. The properties, built in 2016, are located in Brunswick and Niles, Ohio, and operate as Harbor Woods Living at Brunswick and…

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Author Chuck Wolfe

At the thriving senior living community known as Trinity Community at Miami Township, you may meet many fascinating and active seniors enjoying their retirement years. Among them is Chuck Wolfe, an author, former Air Force serviceman and retired government employee, and father to two successful and musically gifted sons. Chuck…

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Campaign for Abundant Life Results — Q3 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges in lives across the world, and United Church Homes residents need your support now more than ever. The faith-inspired senior living provider, headquartered in Marion, Ohio, is in the third year of its $20 million Campaign for Abundant Life. Thanks to the generosity…

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Parker Center Partners with Eden Theological Seminary for NEXT Steps: Midlife and Beyond Learning Experience

MARION, Ohio [Aug. 25, 2020] — Rev. Beth Long-Higgins, executive director of United Church Homes’ Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging, will co-teach a virtual course for retirees and people nearing retirement in collaboration with Eden Theological Seminary. NEXT Steps introduces participants to theological, philosophical and psychological concepts of vocation…

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Trinity Community at Beavercreek Earns Silver Quality Award

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio [Aug. 21, 2020] – Trinity Community at Beavercreek, a life plan community serving the Dayton area for nearly 50 years, has earned a 2020 Silver – Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living for its commitment to improving the…

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