Ohio State of Emergency Lifted – What it Means

Daren Lee, COO

Governor DeWine made a surprise declaration yesterday that Ohio’s State of Emergency would be ended today and added there would be affects to nursing home, assisted living/congregate living communities relative to visitation.  Unfortunately, no guidance was given other than to refer to federal and CDC guidelines for our communities.  Since yesterday, today has become a… Read more »

Mennonite Home Health & Senior Services Achieves Deficiency Free Survey

Home Health Team

One of the highest confirmations of quality service is for a Home Health agency to receive a deficiency-free survey from the Ohio Department of Health. Mennonite Home Health & Senior Services in Bluffton is pleased to have accomplished just that on the 2021 state survey, which took place in May.  Teresa Lewallen, Director of Mennonite… Read more »

June 15th Next MHCO Vaccine Clinic

Next Tuesday, June 15th , is the monthly COVID-19 vaccine clinic. These clinics continue on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Home Town Pharmacy will provide the Moderna vaccine to interested staff and residents. If you prefer a one-dose vaccine, different brand, or ability to schedule, please reach out to your campus Director of Nursing for… Read more »

MHCO Enters Corporate Partnership with Bluffton University

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is joining Mercy Health, SumiRiko and Superior Credit Union as the newest Corporate Partners of Bluffton University.  This partnership allows MHCO to provide educational discounts to employees and their families, and to enhance local workforce and community needs. According to Dr. Jane Wood, Bluffton University President, “These partnerships enhance the… Read more »

Spring 2021 Vine Newsletter

The Spring, 2021 Vine Newsletter has been published and is now available!  Click here to read the full newsletter. Highlights include; What MHCO Misses About our Volunteers A Word from Daren 2021 MHCO Volunteer Listing Thankful for Your Support in 2020/Our Goals for 2021 Dear MHCO Volunteers – Help Us Reach Out to You! MHCO… Read more »

Hilty Preschool & Child Care Chosen as Marathon LPGA Classic Charity

The Marathon LPGA Classic presented by Dana (www.marathonclassic.com) has made hopes and dreams come true for many Northwest Ohio children since 1984.  This year, that includes the children of Hilty Preschool & Child Care Center in Pandora!  The tournament will be held July 5-11 at Highland Meadows Golf Club. Since its inception, the tournament has… Read more »

Volunteer Opportunities at MHCO

plants from flower fund

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio offers the following volunteer opportunities this month. Persons interested may contact Chris Moser,  cmoser@mhcoliving.org,   419-358-1015, extension 263. At Mennonite Memorial Home Medical Transport drivers: (Licensed driver to take residents to Bluffton Lima Findlay area doctors’ appointments) New Volunteers would join a list of 10 volunteer drivers who are contacted… Read more »

Spring Assisted Living Special!

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio Spring Special

To view a full-size, printable flyer, click here. The Spring Assisted Living Special is ending soon on May 31, but there is still time to take advantage!  There is currently one apartment remaining on the Mennonite Memorial Home campus, studio apartments with kitchenettes available at the Maple Crest campus, and an apartment with an outdoor… Read more »

Service Group Fundraiser a Success

MHCO Service Group members Gloria Bucher (left) and Elaine Bauman tally up the tickets sold for the BBQ fundraiser.  The BBQ was held last Saturday (April 24) to purchase a new handicap accessible van for medical transport and family visits.  The BBQ was a success, with over $2,200 being raised for the worthy cause. This… Read more »

MHCO Leadership Team Update

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio’s greatest strength is the dedicated and compassionate individuals who make up our caregiving team.  While the impact that our front-line caregivers make is most apparent, we also are blessed to have a wonderful leadership team and support staff that handle the day-to-day operations behind the scenes.  Recently, we have restructured… Read more »