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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Trinity Staffer Named Top Activities Professional in Ohio

  In October, he received the state’s highest level of recognition for that role. Ron received the Dr. Charles Peckham Sr. Award from Resident Activity Personnel in Ohio, the association for residential activities professionals in senior living communities. Ron, who was elected to serve as RAP Ohio’s 2018 president after…

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United Church Homes earns Platinum certification in LGBT cultural competency training

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 SAGECare program trains residential healthcare providers and others that work with and advocate for older adults. “Many LGBT older adults may…

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Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge), Harmar Place Receive Silver National Quality Award

Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge) and Harmar Place Rehabilitation and Extended Care Community, both United Church Homes communities, each received a 2017 Silver National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge) and Harmar Place…

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Seven UCH employees honored with 2017 LUV Award

  United Church Homes honored seven of its employees with the 2017 Living UCH Values Award that recognizes those who demonstrate the highest commitment to our core values. All LUV Award winners received a certificate and community recognition. Pictured are LUV Award winners (front row, from left) Rebecca Snodgrass, Chapel…

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Experiencing iN2L Engagement Technology

For the past month, Activities Director Jean Ann Moshier has been using It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L) in therapy sessions with individuals with dementia and in group activities with other older adults at the community to help bring back memories, improve communication skills, address problem behaviors and provide recreational activity.…

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Supporters honored at United Church Homes event

David’s United Church of Christ 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. The church has partnered with Trinity Community for years. Mary Tymeson and Ethel Lucile Phillips received the prestigious…

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United Church Homes to add 20 new jobs in $18M Trinity Community expansion

  UCH, a national nonprofit, faith-based senior living provider based in Marion, will add two new, two-story buildings, which will each include 32 assisted living private and semi-private apartments, with 16 apartments dedicated to residents living with dementia and Alzheimer’s at Trinity, 3218 Indian Ripple Road. In addition, eight existing…

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2017 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 by email: csandridge@uchinc.org Register by phone: 740.382.4885…

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Importance of Community Chaplains

Providing spiritual care and comfort for people who are experiencing life’s difficulties, and having trained and credentialed pastors present and available when residents, families, friends and staff struggle with illness, grief, loss, or pain. That’s one way to describe what makes United Church Homes different and distinctive. We believe that…

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