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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 his . . . 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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Living Well by 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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Leaving a Legacy by Bill Chaddock

July 12, 2018

Leaving a Legacy

by Bill Chaddock, Willow Brook at Delaware Run resident

Each of us has a priceless legacy to leave our children, grandchildren and even descendants not yet born.

That legacy is the multitude of memories and experiences – some happy, some sad – about our lives and families that we have accumulated over the . . . Read More

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Delaware Run Satisfaction Survey Results

Delaware, Ohio – June 26, 2018

The assisted living program at Willow Brook at Delaware Run was ranked in the top 25 in the state for overall resident satisfaction, making it the only Delaware County assisted living facility that made the list. Delaware Run ranked #23 out of 687 assisted living facilities in Ohio.

In Delaware County, Delaware . . . Read More

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Residents Corner: Ann Hopkins

June 5, 2018

Quilter Exhibits Her Creative Work

Ann Hopkins first learned to sew as a child and stitched up a storm all of her life. She made her own clothes and clothing for her mother, husband and children.  It wasn’t until she retired in 1987 that she found time for another passion: quilting.  

Now 93 and . . . Read More

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New Wing Grand Opening

 

News Release
Willow Brook
Christian Communities
100 Delaware Crossing West
Delaware, OH 43015
Contact:
Erin MacLellan
740-201-5789
For Immediate Release: May 22, 2018

WILLOW BROOK OPENS NEW WING AND MEDICAL OFFICES
 

DELAWARE –More than 450 people came to Willow Brook at Delaware Run last week to celebrate . . . Read More

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Volunteers Honored at Willow Brook Reception

Delaware, Ohio – April 23, 2018 

More than 130 volunteers were celebrated recently at the Willow Brook Christian Communities annual volunteer reception. And one person from each campus received an award for sharing special, loving gifts of their time and talents to Willow Brook residents.

Village executive director Nicole Ketron described honoree Lou Ann Giedlinski as compassionate and . . . Read More

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