Author: Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

Meet Sonia Irvin, Director of Home Health and Senior Services

In March, MHCO welcomed the new Director of Mennonite Home Health and Senior Services, Sonia Irvin to the team.  Irvin is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, and holds her B.A. in Organizational Management from Bluffton University.  With both nursing and management experience in settings such as skilled nursing, assisted living, and physicians’ offices,… Read more »

Hilty Preschool & Childcare to become Temporary Pandemic Childcare Center

As all local organizations have, the Hilty Preschool and Childcare Center in Pandora has had to reinvent itself to provide needed services to the community during these unprecedented times.  One particularly difficult change was when the Governor recently ordered visitation be restricted to assisted living and nursing home residents.   As both the Hilty Home residents… Read more »

Contact an Elder

The health and safety of our residents, families and staff remains our top priority. We have a team that is meeting daily to ensure we have the necessary procedures in place to mitigate risks the best we can related to COVID-19. As we move about the hallways here, while life has been altered we see… Read more »

Visitation Policy Update

Out of an abundance of caution to protect those we care for, the Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio campuses of Mennonite Memorial Home, Willow Ridge, Maple Crest and Hilty Home will no longer allow visitors as of today (March 13th) at 3 PM. We know this is an inconvenience, and this policy will be re-evaluated… Read more »

Gov. DeWine Addresses Ohio’s COVID-19 Response

On March 12, Governor Mike DeWine addressed Ohio’s efforts in relation to COVID-19. Many topics were discussed, such as the closure of public schools for three weeks beginning Monday.  The statement also included a statement that additional, more stringent regulations will be issued within the next several days in regards to nursing home visitation in… Read more »

Update from MHCO Regarding COVID-19

Dear Residents, Family, Employees, Volunteers, and Friends of MHCO, The Board and Leadership of MHCO have committed to keeping you up-to-date regarding the spread of COVID-19 and our corporate response to it. In the past few days there have been 3 confirmed cases in Cuyahoga County, Ohio and one case to the west in Adams… Read more »

Senior Living FAQs with Brenda and Zoe

Brenda Reichenbach and Zoe Keckler are Licensed Social Workers and Admissions Counselors for Mennonite Memorial Home and Hilty Home, respectively.  Recently, we sat down with them to find out what questions are most frequently asked of them – and here’s what they said. Q:  I’ve heard that MHCO offers “Independent Living”, “Assisted Living”, “Skilled Nursing”… Read more »