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Charles Allen 100th Birthday Flight

Delaware, Ohio – Nov 20, 2018


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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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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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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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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New Wing Grand Opening


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


DELAWARE –More than 450 people came to Willow Brook at Delaware Run last week to celebrate the opening of a new wing, which features medical offices and new rooms, apartments and suites . . . 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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Ohio Department of Aging Survey of Centrum

Delaware, Ohio – April 16, 2018

More than 93 percent of residents of The Centrum, the assisted living facility at Willow Brook Christian Village, are very satisfied with the care they receive, according to the Ohio Department of Aging, compared to a statewide overall resident satisfaction score of 85 percent.

“Our residents in The Centrum expect exceptional . . . Read More

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Ketron Earns Award From American College of Health Care Administrators

Delaware, Ohio – March 28, 2018

Nicole Ketron, administrator of Willow Brook Christian Village, has been selected for the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Healthcare Administrators.   Nationwide, only 11 percent of leaders of skilled nursing facilities earn this distinction.

Eligibility for the award is based on three years of health and fire safety . . . Read More

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Village Super Bowl Draws News Coverage

Willow Brook Christian Village pulled out all the stops to host the Village Super Bowl game on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. It was a special day pitting the Village ‘99ers against the Village Groundhogs for a game of touch football. Organizers hosted the event to honor Jake Jarvis, a student with Delaware Area Career Center . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Christian Home’s TV ad

Keep an eye out for this awesome ad.   From late November to late January The Home is on TV! Portrayed not by actors and actresses, but our own residents and staff! The ad is shown on Spectrum networks on a huge variety of channels including,

History Channel
Weather Channel
Discovery Channel
Channel 10
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Full Sound Chamber Group performed at Delaware Run

The Full Sound Chamber Group performed to a delighted audience last night. They were the February offering for Willow Brook’s monthly “Music at the Summit” series. The string quintet is made up of five Loritsch brothers. Shalem and Chesed played the violins, Chayah was on the viola, Racham on the cello, and Tisdqah the double-bass . . . Read More

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Winner at the Table Decorating Contest!


Another winner! This decorated table took the honors for most elegant presentation at the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting last evening. The table decorating contest is a long-standing tradition at the event, and the competition is fierce. Kudos to Julie Bardelang, Willow Brook Christian Village’s events and dining room manager for the superb . . . Read More

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Delaware County District Bookmobile


On those cold winter days, sometimes you just want to sit inside and read a good book. While Willow Brook has libraries on each campus, our offerings are expanded a hundredfold through our partnership with the Delaware County District Library. Every Thursday the library’s bookmobile comes to either The Village or to Delaware Run. They . . . Read More

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New Fountain in the Village Square


When Don and Pat Young moved into Delaware Run they had a lovely view of the pond in the Village Square. Surrounded by a rustic fence draped in tiny lights, it was a serene, peaceful setting. But they wanted to take it up a notch by adding sound. Not any sound, but the natural, tinkling . . . Read More

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Susie Fleak, Winner of the Honoring Excellence Award

We are so very, very proud of Susie Fleak! She is the assisted living manager at Willow Brook Christian Village. She won the “Honoring Excellence” award from the Ohio Assisted Living Association. She won the award as “Outstanding Administrator Nurse Manager.”
Janie Jordan, nurse manager at The Village, said “Susie is an incredible leader who manages . . . Read More

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The Folks at Delaware Run Love the Mailman!

Our regular guy, Eric McElhatten, has been off sick for a couple of months now, and everybody has been worried about him. So some folks made him a prayer quilt. It is soft, fuzzy, and comfortable/comforting and makes one want to just snuggle down into its warmth and softness. In this photo resident Genevieve Peterson . . . Read More

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willow brook singers at the statehouse

Christmas at the Statehouse

The Willow Brook Singers and Rainbow Kids from Willow Brook Christian Village were honored to perform at the Ohio Statehouse Christmas Festival and tree lighting. Their performance took place on the staircase of the Rotunda. They were equally thrilled by their warm-up room, the beautiful and historic office of the Treasurer.


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top rated care facility

Top Rated Care!

Every single one of Willow Brook’s FIVE skilled nursing and assisted living centers have earned a PERFECT NURSING SCORE from the Ohio Department of Health for at least three years in a row. Willow Brook is among the TOP IN THE STATE for resident and family satisfaction, according to Ohio Department of Aging surveys. AND, . . . Read More

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