Author: Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

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 »


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 »

The ‘Reel’ Reward of Volunteerism

The Hilty Home Activity Room can be found to be very lively every first Thursday of the month. It began when Margaret Stechschulte of Columbus Grove started coming to Hilty Home to visit her mother-in-law who was a resident at the time. Here, a group of volunteers known as the Sewing Ladies mend and alter... Read more »

The Role of Benevolent Care and Endowment at MHCO

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is dedicated to ensuring a meaningful life and experience for our elders, regardless of where payment for care and services comes from. As an elder’s health and financial situation changes, the MHCO social workers are able to offer counsel regarding Medicaid eligibility and housing options. Fulfilling Our Mission to Our... Read more »

Supporting MHCO Wish Lists & Charitable Funds

This year the Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio were blessed to receive a meaningful gift of engagement from the Allen East middle school student council. The middle school student council, with teacher Joyce Klein as advisor, decided they would like Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio to be the recipient of their 2017 spring gift. Lynn... Read more »

Creating Brighter Lives at MHCO

When donating to Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, you are positively impacting the lives of our residents and staff. MHCO is a non-profit retirement community that offers multiple services to its’ residents. Each year there is an annual campaign called Brighter Lives that is centered around improving the lives of our residents and staff. Brighter... Read more »