A View of the World from Two Feet High

You’re having a bad day. You’re feeling not so great and a little bit lonely. Suddenly, a 4-year-old walks up, grabs your hand and talks non-stop about the truck he saw on the way to daycare. Maybe it’s the touch, but for a moment, you see that truck through his eyes. . . that great… Read more »

Pies, Fried Chicken and Meatloaf Top the List for MMH Elders

food, long-term care

When Julie Wolfe arrives at work at 5:45 a.m., it’s more than likely she’ll start preparing scrambled eggs and bacon.  As a cook for Mennonite Memorial Home, Wolfe knows what her “customers” like and basic foods are always a hit.   When she varies the breakfast menu, it’s usually with standard fare such as pancakes and… Read more »

She Found a New Family at Willow Ridge

Joyce Klein had only planned on working at Willow Ridge for a few months.  She has found the experience so deeply rewarding that now she can’t even think of leaving. “I lost my husband to cancer in 2016,” Joyce said softly.  “He was just a beautiful person.”  An 8th grade teacher at Allen East in… Read more »

Mennonite Home to Host Easter Egg Hunt & Bake Sale

An Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 8 and under is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m., at Mennonite Memorial Home. The annual event, sponsored by Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) and Bluffton McDonald’s, will take place rain or shine. All children must be accompanied by an adult and should bring their own… Read more »

Chocolate Malts and Frogs’ Legs?

Willow Ridge isn’t your traditional “nursing home.”  Learn more about these Green House Homes, built and operated in Bluffton by Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio. Betty and Freida Houses are definitely places where elders rule!