Author: Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

MHCO Independent Living Celebrates Full Occupancy

October 3, 2019 – Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is currently celebrating full occupancy of all independent living units throughout the organization.  In total, there are 87 independent living units spread among the Mennonite Memorial Home and Maple Crest campuses in Bluffton, and the Hilty Home campus in Pandora.  Of those units, 34 are independent… Read more »

Fall Festival on September 28

The Bluffton community’s 16th annual Fall Festival, with many family-oriented activities, takes place throughout the community on Saturday, Sept. 28th from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  New this year, Bluffton Family Recreation will host a “Kickoff Event” on Friday, September 27th beginning at 5 p.m.  The primary locations of festivities include the Mennonite Memorial Home,… Read more »

Maple Crest Celebrates 20 Years

Maple Crest Senior Living Village entrance in Bluffton

On September 16, 1999, Carol Diller, Tesla Diller, Harriett McKibben and Marie Augsburger were the first residents to move into Maple Crest Senior Living Village’s main building.  The rest is history, as they say, as Maple Crest has grown and developed into the vision of being a great living option for independent seniors with an… Read more »

Hilty Home Ice Cream Social

Bring a lawn chair and relax on the Hilty Home front porch as we enjoy delicious homemade ice cream and listen to the Lima Beane Chorus!  The event will be held on Thursday, September 5th from 7pm to 8pm, and is free and open to the public.

Maple Crest “Midwives”

Maple Crest elders Joanne Niswander and Hazel Rodabaugh are already hard at work as “midwives” this year, “delivering” Monarch butterflies to the world! Two have already been born and there are around 12 others in the chrysalis stage at this time. Stop by the main Maple Crest Lobby to see the amazing process yourself!

Concert on the Lawn August 18th

The Al Best Band will play at a free concert on Sunday, August 18th at 6:00 p.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton. MMH has hosted the annual “Concert on the Lawn” since 2005.  The Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio Service Group will serve ice cream, and popcorn and ice water… Read more »

When it’s time to hang up the keys

Driving means independence and freedom for most of us, but sometimes decisions need to be made on whether driving should be continued. “Driving” this decision could be health issues, vision problems or just the combined issues of aging. Some things to consider when helping a loved one make the decision to give up the driver’s… Read more »

MHCO EMPLOYEES RECEIVE “STAR” RECOGNITION

Elders, family members and staff nominated several Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) employees for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards. With the tagline, “You Make the Difference!” the STAR Awards are presented annually to create a moment of public recognition for front-line, non-management staff who care for our elderly population. STARS nominees, honored at an April… Read more »