Date Published: May 29 2020
You may be caring for an aging parent or have more people in your household than usual during the pandemic. As the U.S. begins recovery efforts and more businesses re-open, you may choose to get take-out food for a break from many home-cooked meals in recent weeks.
Date Published: May 26 2020
CHI Living Communities is pleased to announce Aaron D. Webb, Esq., as our new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 15. Succeeding former CEO Rick Ryan who retired May 1, Aaron has more than 25 years of diverse experience, including the last 15 in senior health care services.
Date Published: May 18 2020
Deciding to move into a senior living community can be difficult. It may be even harder during the COVID-19 pandemic. Should you move into an independent living residence now or wait until the pandemic is over? If a spouse or family member needs assisted living, skilled nursing and rehab, or memory care, is it best to continue caring for them at home for a while longer, or find them a senior living option now while space may still be available?
Date Published: May 13 2020
Aging. Financial issues. Poor health. Being alone. The death of a spouse or lifelong friend. Each of us has stressors that can occasionally make us feel anxious or sad. The older we get, these challenges may sometimes occur more frequently or even simultaneously, making it harder to cope.
Date Published: May 01 2020
Aging is a part of life. As we grow older, often our mind slows down, we can become forgetful and it can be harder to multi-task. This natural part of aging has been referred to as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Date Published: Apr 09 2020
Resident activities have been modified for the month of April. Dawn, Amy and Samantha provide updates in each level of care.
Date Published: Mar 30 2020
Below are the latest updates to our procedures and closings. If you have any question please feel free to reach out to the appropriate staff member.
Date Published: Jan 28 2020
Rowan and Joe moved to St. Leonard just two years ago. Ever since, they have been highly visible on campus, participating in events and volunteering for whatever they could. Now that they have had time to settle in, they have found their niche(s).
Date Published: Nov 06 2019
The Reverend Harvey Smith and his wife Carolyn became residents of St. Leonard in 2013. With his wife’s declining health, they felt moving to St. Leonard was a good fit for them, surrounded by a familiar community where they had raised their family, made lifelong friends, and served the community.
Date Published: Nov 06 2019
With aging, people often lose the ability to enjoy the simple pleasures in life such as a bike ride. Now seniors at St. Leonard (Centerville, OH) can enjoy a bike ride around campus and feel the wind in their hair, sun on their face, and share stories with their personal bike driver.
Date Published: Oct 04 2019
Healthy aging is more than just the absence of disease. For most older people, the maintenance of functional ability has the utmost importance.
Date Published: Jun 19 2019
There are so many commercials on television today talking about the best way to care for older family members. How do you know when your older loved one needs just extra help or can no longer live on their own?
Date Published: May 02 2019
Miami Valley Pet Therapy organization has been a steady visitor to the St. Leonard campus for many years. Here are some examples of some recent storied visits,
Date Published: May 25 2018
Joella De Bard has lived in Centerville for over sixty years and has seen a lot of changes over time. Moving to St. Leonard over 14 years ago allows her to stay connected to the community she calls home.
Date Published: Aug 15 2017
As the Manager of DayAway, Lisa Frantz
wears many hats. Activity director,
supervisor, assessor, nursing assistant,
coach and biller all encompass her
duties. “The interaction with people is
the best part of my job,” Lisa says.
Date Published: Aug 11 2017
I received a notice in early spring to attend a meeting for a garden plot and so I went.
Date Published: May 24 2017
Gary and Nancy Duke knew all about St. Leonard before they moved here almost fifteen years ago. Nancy’s mother and aunt had both been St. Leonard residents. The Dukes had a two-story home and five acres which was becoming a challenge to maintain.
Date Published: Jan 29 2017
Congratulations to CHI Living Communities St. Leonard named Best 2016 Dayton Retirement Facility.
Date Published: Nov 09 2016
When Becky’s sister asked how their mother was “really doing” after a whirlwind weekend of relatives in town, a bridal shower and a milestone birthday celebration, she was told, “Okay.” But was she?
Date Published: Oct 25 2016
Franciscan Living Communities long-term care facilities are being rebranded as part of CHI Living Communities, a national business of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). Sylvania Franciscan Health became part of CHI in 2014.
Date Published: Sep 27 2016
Making the decision to move to an assisted living facility can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact if you seek out a facility that has these 5 qualities, moving can be not only enjoyable, but great for your mental and physical health too.