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
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
February 4, 2019
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
Jan. 1, 2019
SourePoint just launched a new caregiver support group at Willow Brook Christian Village. Read about it here.
December 27, 2018
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
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.
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
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
November 19, 2018
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
October 25, 2018
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
October 9, 2018
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
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
September 4, 2018
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
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
August 14, 2018
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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