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 »

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 »

Information from MHCO Regarding COVID-19 and other contagions

Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health recommend that officials be prepared for the Coronavirus. It is important to note that the flu is still considered a much higher risk to the population than COVID-19. As a residential institution caring for members of the community who may be more susceptible to viruses, MHCO… 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 »