Harmar Place Accredited in Comfort Matters™

In September, Harmar Place’s the Haven memory care team received accreditation in Comfort Matters™, a memory care dementia education and palliative care program dedicated to improving the quality of care and quality of life for those living with dementia. Comfort Matters follows five key concepts: Comfort Care, Anticipating Resident Needs,…


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Trinity Community at Fairborn Seeks OMA Volunteers

FAIRBORN, Ohio – Trinity Community at Fairborn, formerly Patriot Ridge, is seeking volunteers for its Opening Minds through Art program. OMA is an award-winning, evidence-based, intergenerational art-making program for people with dementia. It is a failure-free program designed to provide opportunities for creative self-expression and social engagement for people with…


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Live Auction to Highlight 39th Harvest Fest at Fairhaven Community

UPPER SANDUSKY [Aug. 29, 2019] – Fairhaven Community’s Volunteer Service Group (VSG) will host the 39th annual Harvest Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Fairhaven. For the first time, this year’s Harvest Fest will include a live auction and a Celebrate Fairhaven presentation. For decades, farmers…


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Chapel Hill Community Welcomes Public for Walk with a Doc

CANAL FULTON, Ohio [Aug. 28, 2019] – Area residents are invited to Chapel Hill Community’s monthly Walk with a Doc program at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2 at Chapel Hill’s Basler Community Building, 12200 Strausser St. NW, Canal Fulton. Walk with a Doc is a national nonprofit organization whose mission…


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Parkvue Community Appreciation Reception Recognizes Giving

SANDUSKY [Aug. 29, 2019] – Parkvue Community, a United Church Homes community, hosted its donor and volunteer appreciation reception on Aug. 20, 2019. The event honored individuals who donate time and offer financial support to the UCH mission. This year, Parkvue gave the Spirit Award to Sharon Lichtcsien, a longtime…


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United Church Homes Recognizes Community Giving

COLUMBUS – United Church Homes hosted its annual Housing Donor Appreciation Dinner on July 24, 2019. The event honored individuals and organizations whose support significantly impacted UCH and its housing communities. This year, United Church Homes gave three awards: the Rev. Dr. Robert Diller Legacy Leadership Award to a legacy…


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Fairhaven Donor Appreciation Dinner Recognizes Giving

Upper Sandusky – Fairhaven Community, a United Church Homes community, hosted its Donor Appreciation Dinner on July 9, 2019. The event honored individuals who donate time and offer financial support to the UCH mission. This year, the community gave three awards: the Ben M. Herbster Award to a devoted donor,…


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Glenwood Community Earns 2019 AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Award

Marietta, OH – Glenwood Community has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first…


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Parkvue Community Earns Bronze Award for Quality

WASHINGTON, D.C. — United Church Homes’ Parkvue Community, a retirement community in Sandusky, Ohio, has been awarded the 2019 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The annual award is the first of three distinctions possible through the AHCA/NCAL…


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Three Dayton nonprofit organizations, initiatives selected for Del Mar Encore Fellows; Applications being accepted for fellow positions

DAYTON – The Dayton Foundation has selected a third round of Dayton-area nonprofit organizations to participate in the Del Mar Encore Fellows Initiative. Through this three-year period, nonprofits will be matched with highly skilled, older professionals who will serve as fellows and work on significant community issues. The organizations and…


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United Church Homes Awards Markley with Scholarship

Rev. Kenneth Daniel, president and CEO of United Church Homes, recognizes Olivia Markley as the first recipient of a new, $1,000 scholarship. Markley is a junior at Bowling Green State University. MARION – Olivia Markley, a 2018 graduate of Pleasant High School, is the first recipient of a new, $1,000…


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Parkvue Welcomes Intern through Summer Links Internship Program

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Parkvue Community in Sandusky has welcomed a college student as a summer intern thanks to a grant from the Erie County Community Foundation. Megan Maschari, a 2018 graduate of Sandusky Central Catholic, is a student at Capital University, studying marketing with a minor in digital design. She…


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Volunteers Honored for Service to Fairhaven Community

UPPER SANDUSKY – More than 60 Fairhaven Community volunteers gathered Monday for the Best of the Best celebration, an annual event that honors the nearly 100 people who give their time and talents to Fairhaven. In total, volunteers gave more than 7,500 hours of service to Fairhaven in 2018. Hours…


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Heidelberg Presents Honorary Degree to UCH President/CEO

TIFFIN, Ohio – Rev. Kenneth Daniel, president and CEO of United Church Homes, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Heidelberg University as part of the university’s 166th commencement exercises Sunday, May 12. Rev. Daniel has a connection with Heidelberg. In addition to United Church Homes providing internship…


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United Church Homes Adds Miami Township Independent Living Campus to Dayton-Area Network of Senior Living Communities

MARION, Ohio – United Church Homes, an Ohio-based provider of senior living and healthcare services, has acquired an independent senior living community in Miami Township formerly managed by Brookdale Senior Living. The three-story apartment complex located at 7847 Lois Circle, Dayton (in Miami Township), will become Trinity Community at Miami…


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Trinity Community to celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week

BEAVERCREEK [May 03, 2019] – Trinity Community of Beavercreek is excited to participate in National Skilled Nursing Care Week, which will be held May 12 – 18. The NSNCW 2019 theme, “Live Soulfully,” will celebrate skilled nursing centers and their residents and staff by showcasing how they achieve happy minds…


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Harmar Place to celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week

MARIETTA – Harmar Place in Marietta is excited to participate in National Skilled Nursing Care Week, which will be held May 12 – 18. The NSNCW 2019 theme, “Live Soulfully,” will celebrate skilled nursing centers and their residents and staff by showcasing how they achieve happy minds and healthy souls. The…


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