Delaware’s local community theatre group, Arena Fair Theatre, will be performing The Sound of Music this summer! If you are a Willow Brook resident at Willow Brook Christian Village or Willow Brook at Delaware Run, you can purchase tickets specially tomorrow (June 30th) in the lobby! Check out the promo video above and see a . . . Read More
In his message today, Chaplain Adam talks about the Saturday of Easter weekend, often referred to as Holy Saturday. He calls it the forgotten moment of Easter, a time of patience, awaiting the Resurrection. Hear more about what Adam has to say about this important day in the above video.
Good Friday is the Friday during Holy Week, the Friday before Easter or Resurrection Sunday. On Good Friday Christians commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus. As Adam says, in his above Good Friday message, we, as Christians, eagerly await Easter or Resurrection Sunday. But we cannot get to Resurrection Sunday without first going through . . . Read More
Maundy Thursday is the Thursday during Holy Week. Traditionally, in Western Christianity, Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus washing the feet of the Apostles and the Last Supper. Watch the video above to hear what Willow Brook’s chaplain, Adam, Metz, has to say on Maundy Thursday.
Good afternoon Willow Brook family,
As today begins with the anticipation of green attire, festive parties, college basketball, rainbow-directed treasures, and perhaps beckons towards an end-of-the-day tall, green pint of ale, I thought it might helpful to pause for a moment and offer a reflection on this day that we have chosen to honor Patrick – . . . Read More
Today, March 4th, marks National Employee Appreciation Day. Here at Willow Brook Christian Communities, we are firm believers in treating every day as if it is employee appreciation day, but of course it is always nice to give a shout out and special thanks today. We would like to thank all of our Willow Brook . . . Read More
Music has the power to heal, the power to inspire, the power to show love, and the power to bring people together, even when they have to be apart. This Valentine’s Day musical program combines the talents of residents from our twin-single homes at our Delaware Run campus.
The musical group is known as “The Outsiders” . . . Read More
This video is a snapshot of the Second Mile Award Ceremonies at Willow Brook Christian Communities. Each year around Christmas, at all three Willow Brook campuses, staff and residents nominate staff members for The Second Mile Award – an award which recognizes the staff member’s dedication and hard work and their willingness to “go the . . . Read More
This Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 4:30p.m., Willow Brook residents will be attending The Central Ohio Symphony Concert at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Gray Chapel. If you are unable to attend in person, but would still like to join us and enjoy this beautiful music, please click the link below:
This musical project combines the talents of residents, staff, and friends from our Village and Delaware Run campuses.
The Barn at Stratford provided the perfect setting, thanks to the kindness of the Delaware County Historical Society.
We hope that the music and message of this timeless Christmas carol brings both warmth and joy to your holiday season.
Channel 10 did a great story about our vaccinations of employees last week.
The reporter, Kevin Landers, interviewed 3 of our employees by Zoom. Kristy King (housekeeping), Jacob Coy (PCA) and Megan Rumbalski (PCA) did a great job explaining why it was important to get the . . . Read More
Delaware, OH – Jan. 7, 2021
Connie McNeal, activities director at Willow Brook Christian Village in Delaware, Ohio, won the 2020 Excellence in Caring Award from LeadingAge Ohio, the statewide association representing 400 long-term care organizations and hospices.
“2020 has been without doubt the most challenging year ever experienced by the long-term care sector,” stated Kathryn Brod, . . . Read More
As nursing homes in the state begin to open up for visitors, 10TV wanted to get the inside scoop on how it feels to have visitors again. So they came up to Willow Brook Christian Village to interview Betty Baker and her visiting family.
Delaware, OH – June 18, 2020
Willow Brook Christian Communities’ longest serving employee Lucretia (Lu) Wellman recently retired from the organization after 46 years of service.
Hired as an office manager in 1974, Wellman was Willow Brook’s first employee. At the time, Willow Brook was a 25-bed nursing home in Worthington, Ohio and run by volunteers. Larry . . . Read More
Our own Connie McNeal at The Village made the Columbus Dispatch today. Learn how Connie and other activity directors are spreading joy amid the challenges of COVID.
March 12, 2020
To: Willow Brook Residents, Employees and Families
From: Larry Harris, CEO
As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues and concerns increase, I want to tell you how we are preparing for any potential impact at Willow Brook.
First, here are coronavirus symptoms: a fever greater than 100 degrees, shortness of breath, continual coughing or trouble . . . Read More
Delaware, Ohio – Feb. 3, 2020
For Immediate Release: Feb. 3, 2020
Contact: Erin MacLellan
SENIOR SHOWCASE SEEKS ENTRIES FOR ART EXHIBIT
Delaware, Ohio — Entries are being accepted for the Senior Showcase, a juried art exhibit that will showcase the art work of individuals in Delaware County who are 55 . . . Read More
Columbus, Ohio- Jan. 27, 2020
For the 15th straight year, the Willow Brook Christian Home’s assisted living facility received perfect scores for its nursing care during a recent inspection by the Ohio Department of Health.
And The Home also received a perfect inspection for all other aspects of its assistance living facility. Inspectors from the Ohio Department . . . Read More
National eldercare expert Barbara McVicker shared strategies and tips for caring for your elderly parents at a Willow Brook presentation. View the video to learn essential information and how to create a plan.
Delaware, Ohio – July 3, 2019 – What busy and artistic seniors we have at our three Willow Brook communities! This year, our residents entered a record 75 pieces in the Central Region Art and Writing Show sponsored by LeadingAge Ohio, a non-profit association representing 400 long-term care organizations.
Twenty-five winners from Willow Brook Christian Communities earned . . . Read More
Delaware, Ohio – June 24, 2019
Beth Rieman shared a cane once owned by Gen. Teddy Roosevelt during World War II with assisted living residents at Willow Brook at Delaware Run. Roosevelt gave the cane to Rieman’s great grand uncle, and she is donating it to a museum in Normandy, France. Pictured in the article are . . . Read More
Delaware, Ohio – May 28, 2019
Willow Brook Christian Village hosted a magical senior prom featuring music and dancing, a photo booth and lovely corsages. With help from staff and community volunteers, our residents enjoyed reliving their prom days and creating new memories with friends. Click here: This Week photographer Shane Flanigan’s photo gallery.
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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
Jan. 1, 2019
SourePoint just launched a new caregiver support group at Willow Brook Christian Village. Read about it here.
It was a wonderful 100th birthday for Charles Allen after he was able to take control of a plane once more. Read the Delaware Gazette article here. To learn more about the incredible Charles Allen, and his time in WWII and Vietnam, please read his interview on the Delaware Gazette website here.
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