Social and Biomedical Ethicist Dr. Tracy Trothen to Keynote Parker Center Symposium

> View the full list of Speakers and Symposium details Written by: Barb Powell, Communication Consultant UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries Tracy J. Trothen, Ph.D., will deliver two keynotes at the annual United Church Homes Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging’s Annual Symposium. “(Pro) Longevity: The…

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Grant Open to Dayton Nonprofits Supporting Loneliness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Bills Director of Corporate Communications and Media Relations 740.525.5703 or abills@uchinc.org Grant Open to Dayton Nonprofits Supporting Loneliness Dayton, OH (Sept. 6, 2022) The Dayton All the Lonely Grant Committee is accepting applications from Miami Valley nonprofit organizations offering programs aimed at overcoming loneliness…

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Sixth Annual Symposium Addresses Race and Age

The Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging (RFPCAA) held its sixth annual Symposium, At the Intersection of Race and Age in the summer of 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. More than 120 individuals attended in person and online to hear several accomplished speakers discuss issues brought to the forefront of…

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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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Advocate for Older Adults Looks to Parker Center’s Bright Future

Thought Leaders in Action “We are up against a headwind, supporting older adults, including the aging myths that suggest individuals 60 years and older don’t have value anymore and that their lives are on a downward slope,” said Rev. John Cramton, a founding funder for United Church Homes’ Ruth Frost…

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