Abundant Giving Honored

Donors and volunteers gathered as United Church Homes (UCH) honored several impactful benefactors to its communities. The awards ceremonies were held in Upper Sandusky, Sandusky, and Marietta, Ohio throughout the course of the summer. The Diakonkie, The Spirit Award and the Ben M. Herbster awards were given to those who…

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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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New Projects Advance UCH’s Strategic Growth Plan

United Church Homes’ (UCH) strategic growth goals have never been about the bottom line, but rather about advancing the organization’s mission to help a diverse population of older adults live abundant lives. “We cast a wide net in implementing our strategic growth plan,” explained Senior Executive Vice President and Chief…

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Age is Just a Number

Celebrating CENTENARIANS who embrace UCH’s commitment to LiveIt! Google “keys to longevity” and you’ll find lots of good advice but no guaranteed formulas for achieving it. Social-emotional issues also impact longevity, with research showing the benefits of maintaining social connections, spirituality, forgiveness and living a life of purpose. United Church…

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United Church Homes Expands to 15 States

Senior living provider, United Church Homes (UCH), expands its services to 15 states as it begins management of Meridian Point in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. The affordable community made up of 80 spacious apartments is located about 55 miles south of Pittsburgh. UCH will provide support services and equip the community with…

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From Beige to Bling

April 7 kicked off an interior enhancement project at The Trinity Community at Fairborn that a very special family member hopes will make the skilled nursing community stand out above others in Greater Dayton. Barb, whose late husband was a former resident, spearheaded the idea and donated the funds to…

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NaviGuide Launches New Service to Support Older Adults and Family Caregivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Amy Bonacuse Director of Marketing & Communications 740.341.9557 or abonacuse@uchinc.org Ashley Bills Corporate Communications Manager 740.525.5703 or abills@uchinc.org NaviGuide Launches New Service to Support Older Adults and Family Caregivers Columbus, OH (Mar. 28, 2022) United Church Homes (UCH) has launched NaviGuide, a new service for…

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United Church Homes – The Polaris Community Welcomes New Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Bills Corporate Communications Manager 740.525.5703 or abills@uchinc.org United Church Homes – The Polaris Community Welcomes New Leadership   Columbus, Ohio (February 28, 2022) – United Church Homes – The Polaris Community welcomes Kim Bowyer and Christy Babcock to its leadership team. As executive director,…

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Residents Thrive During Wintertime

Spending time with loved ones, enjoying nature and participating in activities can improve the quality of life for older adults. However, cold winter weather can create a barrier to regular schedules. It’s not just snow and ice that make winter a difficult season for seniors – additional factors include post-holiday…

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Leveraging Technology to Engage Residents

One might think that United Church Homes’ (UCH) focus on technology is only in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – a period in which people and organizations increasingly relied on technology to stay connected with friends, family and work. However, senior leadership and staff are always exploring ways to better…

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Bringing Art Out in People

A lifetime of creativity and a little encouragement from family and friends sparked the teacher within Allan Norris and the idea for a painting class that has inspired many residents at The Glenwood Community. "Painting with Allan" began in 2017 after staff members at the community encouraged Allan to give…

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Trinity Community at Miami Township Offers Residents Personal and Purposeful Community Life

A community like no other, United Church Homes, The Trinity Community at Miami Township offers independent living in a safe and supportive environment. You can feel a sense of passion and purpose amongst the residents and staff as soon as you set foot on the gorgeous campus near Dayton, Ohio.…

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UCH Cares Provides Customized Support Solutions for Residents

As a unique extension of United Church Homes, UCH Cares offers residents home-based support and personal care services so they can continue to live an abundant life on their terms. UCH Cares provides vital services that help residents remain independent and active, whether the need is temporary or as needs…

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Celebrating Hanukkah Leads to Deeper Connection at The Glenwood Community

During the holidays, several United Church Homes communities come together to celebrate different traditions to help bridge the gap between cultures and create a greater sense of unity. At The Glenwood Community, their annual Hanukkah celebration allows residents and staff to experience deeper connections as they learn about another faith…

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Celebrating the Power of Community During the Holidays

For many families, holiday traditions are an essential part of the season. Whether it's sharing a meal, exchanging gifts or attending a special event, holidays are a chance to gather and celebrate. The holiday can be lonely for those who don't have loved ones visiting, but residents and staff work…

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Innovative Programs and Events Help Parkvue Residents Live It!

For more than 20 years, hundreds of people from the Sandusky, Ohio area and beyond have called United Church Homes, The Parkvue Community home. This active, warm and vibrant community prides itself on hosting an array of programs and events to inspire the soul. As resident needs have changed, The…

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Communities Embracing Diversity

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) has long been a part of the mission, vision and values at United Church Homes. The core values, written in an acrostic which spells the word CHRIST, encourage employees to welcome everyone, honor the differences among them and reflect God’s love. For Avonne Bennett, Service…

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