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Donna’s and Daughter’s Willow Brook Experience

A Mother/Daughter Story

Kathryn Held, daughter of Donna Held

Q: What was your mother’s situation before she moved to assisted living at Willow Brook at Delaware Run?

A: My Mom didn’t want to live alone anymore because she had fallen several times, so she moved in with me. That worked until she began . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Honored by Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce

Delaware, Ohio – Feb 7, 2019

Willow Brook Christian Communities was named the Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year by the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber’s annual dinner Feb. 4.

“Willow Brook is a great friend to the Chamber,” said Holly Quaine, president of the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are honoring Willow Brook leaders and . . . Read More

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Releasing Grief by Jim Mattox

February 4, 2019

Releasing Grief, 71 Years Later

By Jim Mattox

I suffered a huge loss when I was seven years old, and I bottled my grief for 71 years. I would never want anyone else to wait that long.  I recently shared my story at the Grief Share Group at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, and I . . . Read More

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SourcePoint Lead Caregiver Support Group at Willow Brook Christian Village

Jan. 1, 2019

SourePoint just launched a new caregiver support group at Willow Brook Christian Village. Read about it here.

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Teachers by Marilyn Schroeder

December 27, 2018

Teachers

By Marilyn Schroeder

Who are my teachers 
now I have left the schoolrooms 
of my youth, now that I am old? 
Poet Mary Oliver with wisdoms – 
her arms open to ponds, flowers, 
creatures lovely and not, her words 
lights to what I must learn – words rich 
with how to spend my life. . . . Read More

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This Week News Features Charles Allen

Reporter Paul Comstock did a great interview with Charles Allen, our World War II veteran who recently celebrated his 100th birthday and piloted a plane.

Click here to read.

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Charles Allen’s Amazing Flight

It was a wonderful 100th birthday for Charles Allen after he was able to take control of a plane once more. Watch the 10TV video below to hear the story or read the Delaware Gazette article here. To learn more about the incredible Charles Allen, and his time in WWII and Vietnam, please read . . . Read More

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Charles Allen 100th Birthday Flight

Delaware, Ohio – Nov 20, 2018

WORLD WAR II CO-PILOT TO FLY AGAIN ON 100TH BIRTHDAY ON NOV. 21

Charles Delton Allen, a pilot who flew combat missions in World War II and Vietnam, hopes to fly a plane one more time – on Nov. 21, his 100th birthday.

If the weather cooperates, he’ll do just that. Allen is scheduled to . . . Read More

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Residents Corner: Brenda Spradling

November 19, 2018

Living Well

By Brenda Spradling

In 1946, Paul Harvey added “…and now you know the rest of the story” to his well-known radio broadcasts.

As I sat thinking about things one Sunday, I wondered what that phrase meant to me.  My mind wandered to phrases like:

I’ve lived fun adventures—well, I did seven ziplines at . . . Read More

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Assisted Living By Tom MacLaughlin

October 25, 2018

Assisted Living – A Short Story

By Tom MacLaughlin

He sits in his favorite chair by the window, and looks out across the lawn at the county road, and watches the cars as they travel past.  He thinks back to what it was like to drive a car.  That was a few years ago when . . . Read More

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Maxine Paca

October 9, 2018

Artist Maxine Powell Paca

For an artist who started painting at age 10, Maxine Paca was long overdue for an exhibit of her art work.

At age 89, it happened. Her lovely paintings were featured recently in an exhibit at Willow Brook Christian Village, where she resides . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Receives Perfect Inspections!

Delaware, Ohio – Sep 25, 2018

The healthcare care centers at Willow Brook Christian Village recently received perfect annual inspections from the Ohio Department of Health. The surveyors arrived unannounced, and all areas were reviewed for compliance.

Ohio Department of Health officials inspected resident medical records, reviewed policies, interviewed staff on emergency procedures and inspected the kitchen and laundry. Surveyors . . . Read More

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Centrum Writing Group continued

September 4, 2018

Centrum Writers Group (continued)

Our Stories

In August, the Centrum Creative Writers won First Place for Cooperative Writing in a state competition sponsored by LeadingAge, a nonprofit association representing more than 400 long-term care organizations. The writers live at the Centrum, Willow Brook Christian Village’s assisted living center. They enjoyed collaborating to record their stories. . . . Read More

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Widowhood Workshop

Delaware, Ohio – Aug 21, 2018

Are you or someone you love grappling with the loss of a spouse? Do you want to learn more about how to help those who are widowed? Please join us for the Widowhood Workshop on Sept. 11, 2018 from 1:30 p.m-5 p.m. at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West in . . . Read More

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Centrum Writing Group

August 14, 2018

Centrum Writers Group

Our Stories

The Centrum Creative Writers won First Place for Cooperative Writing in a regional competition sponsored in June by LeadingAge, a nonprofit trade association representing more than 400 long-term care organizations. The writers live at the Centrum, Willow Brook Christian Village’s assisted living center. They enjoyed collaborating to record the stories . . . Read More

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