News and Events

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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...]

Holiday Buffet Dinner for Residents and Their Families Draws Nearly 300

Residents and two members of each of their families attended Quaker Heights Holiday Dinner December 12. Buffets were set up in multiple locations throughout the facility along with festive tables with centerpieces, table cloths and china. Waynesville High School students and their music teacher performed throughout the facility during dinner. … [Read more...]

Resident Veteran Shares WWII Service Story

Dayton Daily News writer Beth Anspach Langefels interviewed resident Charlie Burnett (while he was bowling with residents in the Pumpkin Bowl at J.D.Legends') about his experience in the Battle of the Bulge. The story appeared near Veterans Day. To read it, go to: … [Read more...]

October 25th Pumpkin Bowl Great Fun for All Ages

Sixty people participating in Quaker Heights first Pumpkin Bowl, October 25th, at J.D. Legends in Franklin with others attending to watch the fun. Players ranged in age from six years to past 80. Some of our residents also came to play in a lane designed for easy wheel chair access. They also used a device to line up the ball to roll it down the lane. Trustees, Waynesville business people, members of the Chamber of Commerce, Waynesville High School National Honor Society students, and many others played on teams. Door prizes were awarded. Nearly 2/3 of the funds needed for new therapy equipment were raised. A photo album of this event can be found on Quaker Heights’ Facebook page. … [Read more...]