News and Events

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The Easter Bunny Made a Surprise Visit April 7th.

Easter Bunny Helper Jane Newkirk (yellow apron) and Easter Bunny (Stella Cramer) are pictured greeting residents. Jane's mother lived in Quaker Heights and recently passed away. Jane said that she and her husband are so grateful to Quaker Heights and staff for their loving care and wanted to continue to be part of this "family." They enjoy doing things to uplift others and certainly did so that day. … [Read more...]

Performance Made Possible by Generous Donation from Owens Family

Brenda Cobbs-Allen played the keyboard and sang a medley of gospel, folk, pop, and patriotic songs for Quaker Heights Care Community residents in Waynesville. The event was made possible by the Billie Owens Memorial Music Fund given by Billie's children to the Quaker Heights Foundation. Mrs. Owens was a Quaker Heights resident who loved music. Her children chose to honor her memory by creating a fund to continue to help make possible these programs. Pictured l to r: Singer Brenda Cobbs-Allen, Susan Boice (daughter of Billie Owens), Director of Activities Jennifer Hatfield, and a QHCC resident. Families and friends of residents may donate to an existing fund or create funds in honor or memory of loved ones. Donations to such funds are considered charitable contributions and are tax … [Read more...]

Waynesville Resident Leads Interesting Crafting Weekly at Quaker Heights.

By Beth Anspach of Dayton Daily News. After moving to Waynesville from Cincinnati two years ago, Kate Worley wanted to share her talents with the local community. “I’ve been an artist for as long as I can remember,” Worley said. “My father was a professional photographer and my mother was an interior designer so creativity and art have always been a part of my life.” Worley’s specialty is watercolor but she also works in some mixed media, including acrylic and stained glass. After retiring from her job as a mail carrier, Worley wanted to concentrate more on her art and opened an art studio in her Waynesville home. What she does: Worley approached the staff of the Quaker Heights Care Community in Waynesville to see if they would be interested in having her work with seniors on … [Read more...]

The NuStep Therapeutic Bicycle Arrived in January

It’s designed to accommodate those with physical challenges, including those who use wheelchairs. Residents were excited to try it out and we quickly had a waiting list. When our new addition housing a larger therapy gym is completed, it will include additional equipment like this unit that was purchased with proceeds from the Pumpkin Bowl. (Pumpkin Bowl 2013 will be held in November. Stay tuned for details) … [Read more...]