Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, As you are aware we have continued to test our staff along with our Skilled Nursing and Assisted Residents weekly for COVID-19. This week we tested both staff and residents utilizing rapid response antigen testing. Yesterday was the resident testing day and the results came back negative for Assisted Living … Continued

WKYC Segment Features WRMC Administrator Jason French

Western Reserve’s own Jason French was interviewed this week by Alexa Lee, host of “It’s About You” on WKYC concerning recovery and rehabilitation options at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Click Here to see the segment.   WKYC, virtual channel 3, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Cleveland, Ohio,

Campus Update (WRMC)

On Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 we tested 111 Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Memory Care residents via PCR nasal swab testing. 108 out of 111 results all came back negative. 2 residents tested positive in Skilled Nursing and 1 resident tested positive in Assisted Living. The Assisted Living resident recently returned to their AL apartment … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, Last week we informed you that we had 2 staff members that were symptomatic for COVID-19. Both employees received additional PCR testing 1 came back positive and the other negative for COVID-19. On Wednesday 9/16/20 we tested 190 team members and vendors. 188 of the 190 all came back negative, … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members, Families, and Staff I am sending you this message today to let you know that we have two staff members that have shown signs and symptoms of COVID-19. We tested both staff members with a RAPID RESPONSE antigen COVID test. One returned positive and the other was inconclusive. Per our Pandemic plan … Continued

Campus Update (SMC)

Dear Family Member, This is Tony Berardi, LNHA, President and Administrator of SMC. I wanted to send you all the particulars for the Skilled Nursing Visitations that will start next week! We will be doing the Rickly visitations will be on Tuesdays starting 9/15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.. The visits will be scheduled … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

On Wednesday 9/2/20 we tested 195 WRMC employees and vendors all tests have returned with the exception of one which was unable to be tested due to an issue that took place during transfer. All tests but 1 returned negative. A WRMC employee who works in our dining services department tested positive for COVID-19. The … Continued

Great Place to Work Certification

We are excited to announce that Great Place to Work Institute has honored The Ohio Masonic Home with certification as a Great Place to Work! The certification process considered employee surveys from The Ohio Masonic Home. Great Place to Work, an independent research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience … Continued

August Employee Spotlight

Meet Vicki, Environmental Services! At Western Reserve Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an Environmental Services employee named Vicki so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Meet Vicki, a Western Reserve Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

Greetings WRMC Community Members and Families I would also like to inform you that we have hired an Assistant Administrator for Skilled Nursing, Heather Mordew. Heather started this week and we will be slowly easing her into this new leadership role in Skilled Nursing. Heather is a graduate of Kent State University and has been … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members and Families, We recently shared we would be testing all of our staff through the State of Ohio’s National Guard COVID-19 testing program. We tested 177 employees on July 31, 2020 and the last of our results came in overnight. One test came back inconclusive and we are retesting that particular team … Continued

COVID-19 Campus Update (WRMC)

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 Pandemic closely. We continue to remain COVID – FREE. On Friday 7/31 ALL WRMC employees will be tested for COVID by the Ohio National Guard as part of the State of Ohio’s testing plan for Skilled Nursing Facilities. We think it would be fool-hearty to presume that all of … Continued

Western Reserve Masonic Community Virtual Open House

You’re Invited to an Upcoming Virtual Open House Friday, August 28 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Join Tiffany Harding, Amanda Hoagland, and Kimberly Valco as they show you our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Learn more about our: Volunteer Opportunities Wellness Life-Long Learning Programs Take a tour of our Independent … Continued

Browning Masonic Community Virtual Open House

You’re invited to an upcoming virtual open house hosted by Browning Masonic Community! Thursday, August 27 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Join Tiffany Harding and Molly Good as they show you our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Learn about volunteer opportunities, wellness, and our life-long learning program, New U. Take … Continued

July Employee Spotlight

Meet Cheyenne, STNA At Springfield Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an STNA named Cheyenne so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Springfield Masonic Community. Meet Cheyenne, a Springfield Masonic Community Super Star celebrating a year at our campus!   How long have you … Continued

COVID 19 Campus Update (BMC)

July 17, 2020 Good afternoon, We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 Pandemic. While we have not had any active cases of COVID-19 at our community, we are concerned that over the last week the number of cases has continued to increase in Lucas County. As a result, Lucas County has been placed on a … Continued

COVID 19 Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members, We continue to monitor the COVID-19 Pandemic closely. We continue to remain COVID – FREE. We are concerned that over the last week the number of cases has continued to go up. Last week there were over 74 new positive cases in Medina County which is a new high weekly total for … Continued

Springfield Masonic Community Virtual Open House

Click here to register! Join Tiffany Harding, Brian Clayborn, and Ana Stroble as they show you our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Learn about volunteer opportunities, wellness, and life-long learning programs. Take a tour of our Independent Living Villas and Apartments. By the end of this live event, you’ll be offered … Continued

June Employee Spotlight

At Western Reserve Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an Environmental Services employee named Debbie so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Meet Debbie, a Western Reserve Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Western Reserve … Continued

OMH May Blood Drive

Thank you to everyone who donated at the Ohio Masonic Home Blood Drive on May 20th!  We had 41 total donors (2 staff, 2 residents, and 37 from the surrounding community), 17 of which were first-time donors!  We collected 38 pints of blood, enough to potentially save 114 lives. The next blood drive is scheduled … Continued

May Employee Spotlight

At Springfield Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an LPN named India so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Springfield Masonic Community. Meet India, a Springfield Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Springfield Masonic Community? I have worked at … Continued

COVID-19 Update

Please see the latest update from Browning Masonic Community (BMC): “Hi, this is Browning Masonic Community calling. The purpose of this call is to keep you updated on what we are proactively doing at our campus to keep you, your family members and our staff safe as the State of Ohio starts to reopen businesses. … Continued

COVID-19 Update

Please see the latest update from the Springfield Masonic Community Campus: “The purpose of this message is to keep you updated on what we are proactively doing at our campus to keep you, your family members and our staff safe as the State of Ohio starts to reopen businesses. I’m sure you have seen the … Continued

We Are Giving Away A Car Next Tuesday!

We’re so excited to announce that next Tuesday, April 21st we will be giving away a brand new car to one of our employees as part of our Perfect Attendance Program! As you may recall, the Perfect Attendance Program launched last April and we’ve had monthly and quarterly prize winners throughout the year all leading … Continued

UPDATE on COVID-19, Commonly Known as Coronavirus, and How We Are Following the Lead of State and Federal Regulatory Agencies

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, has put into place a new visitation guideline for all Ohio Nursing Homes and similar facilities in an effort to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, there are four confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio, three … Continued

COVID-19 Update: Following Recommendations from the Governor and the State of Ohio

The Ohio Masonic Home and all of its subsidiaries (Browning Masonic Community, Springfield Masonic Community, Western Reserve Masonic Community, The Ohio Masonic Home Foundation, and The Ohio Masonic Home Resource Center) value our community members, their families, and our employees’ safety and well-being. By the recommendation of the Governor and the State of Ohio, we … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program Quarter 3 Winner

Carla Campbell, Medicaid Billing Coordinator for The Ohio Masonic Home, is our third quarterly perfect attendance winner! Carla has been with us for 21 years! Congratulations Carla, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day! In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with Wagner Subaru to give away a … Continued

Common MYTHconceptions About Senior Living

There are many beliefs that are widely accepted about Healthcare and Senior Living that just aren’t true. Many are simple myths that are passed from generation to generation with little-to-no fact to support them, yet they are accepted as truth. Don’t base an important decision, such as choosing a Senior Living Community, on common MYTHconceptions. … Continued

Embodied Labs Public Events

Have you or a loved one been affected by Dementia? Would you like to see the world through their eyes? Join us on one of the dates below for the experience to embody what it’s like to have dementia using virtual reality technology, Embodied Labs.   Springfield Masonic Community Embodied Labs Event When: March 25th, … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program January Winner

Tiffany Cass, a Dietary Aide at our Browning Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Tiffany, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!     In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with Wagner Subaru to give away a new Subaru Crosstrek to one of our … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program December Winner

Djuna Miller, a Housekeeper at our Springfield Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Djuna has been with our organization for 27 years! Congratulations Djuna, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!     In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with Wagner Subaru to … Continued

January Employee Spotlight

Meet Alex, Financial Planning and Analysis Manager Team player, engaged, passionate, and eager are just a few words that come to mind to describe Alex Edgel, Financial Planning and Analysis Manager by The Ohio Masonic Home Leadership personnel. “Alex is always eager to take on any project big or small. He brings a unique perspective … Continued

Quarter 4 Employee Anniversaries and New Hires

October/November/December – 2019 Please welcome our newest coworkers!   Springfield Masonic Community Madison L. Barker Bre’Naija M. Baker Lisa E. Grover Hunter L. Adkins Christina L. Ashbaugh Anishia A. Cooper Heather R. Cooper Holly M. Ebrite Breyana N. Stanford Michah Hammond Tamara Meaux Courtney R. Aldridge Megan E. Day Kathern J. Ellish Casey C. Reynolds … Continued

A Life in Color

Article Courtesy of Mike Ullery from Miami Valley Today: If one compares life to art, everyone begins with a blank canvas. Life is then a pallet, full of colors, waiting to see what becomes of our own, individual, masterpiece. For Springfield Masonic Community resident, Don Muncy, the layers are many. The colors, brilliant. Muncy, 95, began … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program November Winner

Brittany Miller, a Nursing Supervisor for Assisted Living at our Springfield Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Brittany has been with our organization for almost 8 years! Congratulations Brittany, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day! In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program October Winner

Karyssa Watkins, a Resident Assistant at our Western Reserve Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Karyssa, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!     In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with Wagner Subaru to give away a new Subaru Crosstrek to one of … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program Quarter 2 Winner

Meggen Bislich, Central Supply Coordinator at our Western Reserve Masonic Community, is our second quarterly perfect attendance winner! Meggen won a 43″ UHD television! Congratulations Meggen, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!     In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with Wagner Subaru to give away … Continued

Outstanding LPN, Assistant Director of Nursing OALA Award

Springfield Masonic Community employee, Carrie Wooten, was selected to receive the Ohio Assisted Living Association Honoring Excellence Award 2019 for the Outstanding LPN, Assistant Director of Nursing category! Congratulations Carrie, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!      

November Employee Spotlight

Meet Cinnamon, RN   At Springfield Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with a Registered Nurse named Cinnamon so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Springfield Masonic Community. Meet Cinnamon, a Springfield Masonic Community Super Star! How long have you worked at Springfield Masonic Community? … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program September Winner

Jeff Simonton, a Cook at our Springfield Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Jeff, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!     In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with Wagner Subaru to give away a new Subaru Crosstrek to one of our employees … Continued

Quarter 3 Employee Anniversaries and New Hires

July/August/September – 2019 Please welcome our newest coworkers!   Springfield Masonic Community Mindy L. Ackley Bruce  Baisden Amanda K. Baker Breanna M. Baker Lahela S. Beard Jessica S. Black Ashley M. Braun Ashley A. Bumgardner Bonnie L. Campbell Amani S. Chilton Jennifer L. Criner Katelyne E. Dailey Kailyn A. Embrack Stephanie M. Ford Preston J. … Continued

2019 Beautification Committee Business of the Year Award

Springfield Masonic Community has won the 2019 Community Beautification Business of the Year award! Congratulations to the Grounds team at Springfield Masonic Community on winning this award and thank you for making our community a beautiful place for our residents!                  .

Perfect Attendance Program August Winner

Judith Reese, a LPN at our Springfield Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Judith, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!     In case you haven’t heard… We a partnering with Wagner Subaru to give away a new Subaru Crosstrek to one of our employees … Continued