UCH Communities Demonstrate Commitment to Quality

In November, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) recognized more than 1,575 skilled nursing care centers and assisted living communities nationwide through the organization’s Quality Initiative Recognition Program, which honors member communities for their individual work in achieving Quality Initiative goals. United Church Homes’…


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Leaders at Glenwood Community in Marietta, Ohio Earn Ohio, National Certification

CEAL is a comprehensive certification program designed to elevate the skills and professionalism of assisted living administrators in Ohio by providing a national certification along with Ohio's most comprehensive state specific training. The CEAL Training Course is a combination of interactive classroom training, guided self-study and hands-on clinical learning. Glenwood…


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Fairhaven Community to Dedicate Robert P. Lee Fellowship Hall

UPPER SANDUSKY — Robert P. “Robby” Lee, a cherished member of the Wyandot County community and longtime Fairhaven Community supporter who died unexpectedly in October, will be honored in a ceremony to dedicate the Fairhaven Auditorium in his name. Fairhaven Community and United Church Homes will dedicate the Robert P.…


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Cherry Arbors residents surprise Meals-on-Wheels driver with award

But that’s not all Early does for the tenants of Cherry Arbors, so they decided to surprise him with the Community Member of the Year Award for 2017. The housing community in Champaign County’s North Lewisburg has been giving the award for the past two years. Early was a clear…


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Glenwood Community earns Highest Honors in resident satisfaction survey

In the first year for the survey, Glenwood achieved the Highest Honors distinction, an annual award that recognizes Holleran clients with survey scores that exceed benchmarks. Glenwood earned Highest Honors in three of the four categories. Glenwood Community and its parent organization, United Church Homes, seek to foster abundant life…


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Fundraising Campaign to Transform Aging

Almost $12M raised toward $20M goal UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio – United Church Homes leadership from throughout Ohio gathered at Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky on Nov. 17 to kick off the public phase of a historic effort to raise $20 million over the next five years. United Church Homes is…


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Friendship Village Columbus Named Best Retirement Community

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Friendship Village Columbus (FVC) tops the list as Best Retirement Community in the “Columbus CEO” Best of Business 2017 awards. The 10th annual readers’ poll attracted nearly 54,000 votes, up 44 percent from the previous year. “Columbus CEO” readers voted online May through July for their favorites…


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United Church Homes mourns loss of board member Robby Lee

Robby, 70, was a volunteer at Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, more than 30 years, a donor since 1999 and had been a board member since 2013. His personal mantra when asked why he did all that he did: “Because it’s the right thing to do.” Rev. Kenneth Daniel,…


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Congressman Bill Johnson to Address Veterans at Glenwood

Glenwood Administrator Linda Dailey said she and the residents at the community are excited about Johnson’s visit. “This visit demonstrates the respect Congressman Johnson has for our veterans. I’m certainly looking forward to the opportunity to host Congressman Johnson’s visit to our community,” Dailey said. Johnson entered the Air Force…


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Letter to the Editor

This week, we celebrate National Assisted Living Week and its theme “Family is Forever”. Just spend a little time at Fairhaven Community, and you’ll see first-hand how staff and residents are like family. From housekeeping to direct caregivers, our staff get to know the residents intimately, and so inevitably, special…


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Fairhaven Names New Assisted Living Director

CEAL is a comprehensive certification program designed to elevate the skills and professionalism of assisted living administrators in Ohio by providing a national certification along with Ohio’s comprehensive state-specific training. Following the four-day CEAL Training Course of interactive classroom training, guided self-study and hands-on clinical training, candidates must complete the…


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UCH growing United Church Homes Management

United Church Homes Management (UCHM) is designed to support senior living organizations that have immediate operational needs or a long-term goal of creating efficiencies, cost savings and improving financial performance. UCHM is about relationship building, hearing the needs and mutually working together to develop the best plan of action. Earlier…


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Salem Manor awarded $4K transportation grant from United Church Homes

Salem Manor was among several United Church Homes communities that applied for the funds that are generated from UCH donors who contribute to UCH housing communities. CTN is a nonprofit transportation provider for children, people with disabilities and many organizations in Fort Wayne and Allen County. CTN replaced a previous…


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United Church Homes to honor Zion United Church of Christ

Zion United Church of Christ will receive 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 been donating to United Church Homes since 1916 and has donated close to $17,000…


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Supporters honored at United Church Homes event

First United Church of Christ, Marion 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 been donating to United Church Homes for decades. Dr. Alan B. Mikesell received the…


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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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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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