Steiner Believes in “Letting Clay be Clay”

Maple Crest Senior Living Village doesn’t have an official Artist in Residence, but T.R. Steiner is as close as it gets.  Maintenance supervisor for the 18-acre independent and assisted living community, Steiner credits his mechanical skills with the ability to craft prize-winning ceramic pieces.  Like painting, clearing snow and doing general repairs, working in clay… Read more »

Hilty Home resident honored for 70 years with American Legion

PANDORA — World War II Marine veteran Louis Risser accepted a pin with tears in his eyes Tuesday, surrounded by friends and American Legion members recognizing him for his 70 years of service in American Legion Harter Williams Post 536 in Gilboa. Risser, 91, received a pin from Post 536 Post Commander Roy Sutter, Sergeant… 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 »

No Fooling! Hilty’s Enhancing Front Entrance

Construction began on April 1 on a front entrance project at Hilty Home.  According to Jason Cox, administrator, a new sidewalk was installed when a large addition was built in front of the Hilty Building several years ago.  Since the sidewalk goes directly to the driveway, the curb was painted bright yellow for safety.  Still,… Read more »

A Gift of Joy and Color!

Need a meaningful gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, a birthday or anniversary?  Consider a contribution to the Flower Fund of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio in honor or in memory of a special individual. Fewer things give more pleasure to our elders, staff, volunteers and members of the community than watching our landscape come… Read more »

Four Decades Have Flown by for MHCO Employees

Employees at Mennonite Memorial Home

Rodney Dyck and Sue Richard have a combined 80 years of employment at Mennonite Memorial Home. When they accepted jobs at Mennonite Memorial Home, neither Rodney Dyck, nor Sue Richard anticipated that they would still be at MMH four decades later!  Richard recently celebrated her 40th anniversary as an employee of Mennonite Home Communities of… Read more »

Mennonite Home Health & Senior Services Announces Partnership

Dawn Schulte, RN

Dawn Schulte, RN Mennonite Home Health & Senior Services, Bluffton, has announced a partnership with Senior Options, a nonprofit subsidiary of Westminster-Canterbury, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Senior Options delivers turnkey solutions for home health, hospice services and continuum management. “Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio will continue to own and operate our home health agency,” said Laura… Read more »