UCH Honors Recipients with Awards for Leadership, Dedication and Values

Late fall of 2018 proved a time to lift up those who embody the spirit of United Church Homes, as eight individuals accepted awards for their exemplary service to UCH. “We have a passion for developing and supporting leadership here,” President and CEO Rev. Kenneth Daniel said. “We’ve been blessed…

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Sanders recognized with LUV Award at Parkvue Community

The LUV Award recognizes and honors staff members who demonstrate the highest commitment to United Church Homes’ core values of compassion, hospitality, respect, integrity, stewardship and transparency. Nominations may be made by staff members, volunteers, residents or their families. Kevin was nominated for his demonstration of integrity within the community.…

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Supporters Honored at Donor Appreciation Events

At each event, UCH presented three awards — the Diakonie Award, the Spirit Award and the Ben M. Herbster Award. The Diakonie Award is presented to congregations to honor those who have demonstrated faithfulness in their support of the mission of United Church Homes and its communities. The Spirit Award…

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Predictive Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence: Tools for Early Intervention

  According to a January 2017 report from management consulting firm NewVantage Partners, approximately 95 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have made significant investments in big data initiatives within the past five years. The senior living profession is no exception. United Church Homes collects demographic and health data of its…

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Parkvue Community Aims to Help Residents Stay Secure, Socially Engaged

K4Connect creates solutions to serve and empower older adults and people living with disabilities. The flagship K4Community product integrates home automation, health data and social engagement software to promote more abundant living for older adults in retirement communities. With K4Connect, residents can fully manage multiple areas of their lives, such…

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Parkvue’s Opening Minds through Art summer session begins

  OMA is an evidence-based, award-winning program developed by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University in Ohio. Led by trained facilitators Amy DiFilippo, Thess Miller, Sharon Tipton and Samantha Williams, each OMA session provides an opportunity for older adults living with dementia to express themselves creatively. The program pairs people…

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2018 UCH Golf Outing

  REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 1 Schedule for the Day Schedule for the Day 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:45 a.m. Call to Carts 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start Return to the clubhouse for lunch and prizes after tournament play. How to Register Register online: Click Here Register by email: nlongmeier@uchinc.org…

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Residents Continue Ritual of Giving

  Residents of Chapel Hill, Fairhaven, Parkvue and Trinity communities collectively gave more than $20,300 to local, national and international charities in 2017 through worship service collections. This practice has deep meaning for many people who choose to live at United Church Homes. “The residents love to give,” said Rev.…

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United Church Homes Embraces Innovative Technologies with K4Connect

K4Connect is a technology company creating solutions to serve and empower older adults and people living with disabilities. The flagship K4Community product integrates home automation, connected health and social engagement software to promote better, more independent lives for older adults living in senior living communities. With K4Connect, residents can fully…

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United Church Homes earns Platinum certification in LGBT cultural competency training

United Church Homes has earned Platinum certification in the nation's leading cultural competency training for those working with LGBT older adults. The certification, which will be valid for the remainder of 2017 and the 2018 calendar year, comes from Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders, commonly known as SAGE. The…

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Supporters honored at United Church Homes event

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church received the Diakonie Award, which is presented to congregations that have demonstrated faithfulness, generosity, compassion and encouragement in their support of the UCH mission and its communities. Parkvue Community has been the focus of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church’s spiritual care for more…

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