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 »

City Girl to Farm Wife, A Natural Transition for JoAnn Hilty

Maple Crest resident JoAnn Hilty may not have worked her fingers to the bone, but she does have a few bumps on them from years of “knotting” comforters.  A talented quilter and flower arranger, Hilty is a Pandora “city girl” who moved with her husband to a dairy farm near Bluffton at age 18. “I… Read more »

Hower is a Prolific and Talented Painter

  Maple Crest Villa resident Bob Hower is a one-person assembly line.  At age 90, he can look back on a lifetime of building and remodeling homes and restoring old cars. “I built my own house and remodeled five,” Hower added.  “I’ve built two barns and restored more than 50 automobiles.” He is just as… Read more »

Shop “Smile” and Help MMH and Hilty!

  Here’s an easy way to assist Mennonite Memorial Home and Hilty Home this holiday shopping season!  Make your Amazon purchases through Amazon Smile and the company will contribute 0.5% of your eligible purchases to either MMH or Hilty.  Visit smile.amazon.com for details. Funds donated to Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) or its entities… Read more »

Longtime Associates Honored at MHCO

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) held its annual Longevity Dinner on November 8 at Maple Crest.  Each year, MHCO honors employees who have reached five or more years with the organization (in five-year increments).  Laura Voth, CEO, served as emcee for the evening. Associates honored include: 40 Years – Sue Richard 35 Years –… Read more »

Maple Crest ODH Survey Shows Zero Deficiencies

  Maple Crest Senior Living Village has received its 6th consecutive “zero deficiency” survey from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).  Maple Crest provides both independent and assisted living and is surveyed approximately every 12 months.  In Ohio, the typical “Assisted Living” home is licensed as a Residential Care Facility and many people use the… Read more »

Mennonite Memorial Home on “Best Nursing Homes” List

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in health care rankings, has named Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, to its 2018-19 “Best Nursing Homes” list.  This year, 2,975 nursing homes earned the designation by being rated High Performing in either Short-Stay Rehabilitation or Overall ratings and at least Average in the other. The U.S. News… Read more »

Niswander Honored at National Conference

  Joanne Niswander, Maple Crest Senior Living Village, has been selected as one of 10 individuals to be featured in an exhibit at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO, October 28-31 in Philadelphia.  “Words of Wisdom” is part of a Public Ageism display located at the Philadelphia City Hall courtyard.  The exhibit will be up… Read more »