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.