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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

Career Fair at Springfield Masonic Community

Hunting for a new career? Join us on Thursday, March 19th from 2PM – 6PM for a Job Safari at the Springfield Masonic Community Career Fair! Meet with SMC employees, fill out an application, and learn what sets us apart from other employers while you hunt for your new career! We will be recruiting for … 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

February Events

The Ohio Masonic Home:   Blood Drive February 27, 10AM-4PM Help make a difference and sign up to donate at the Ohio Masonic Home Blood Drive. To schedule your blood donation appointment contact Dan Shirk at dshirk@ohiomasonichome.org, visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: OMH, or call 939-926-4305, 1-800-RED CROSS.     Browning Masonic Community:   Upper Supper … 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

January Events

Springfield Masonic Community:   Finding the Fountain of Youth January 13, 1PM-3PM Springfield Masonic Community Presents: Finding the Fountain of Youth, the secret link between community and longevity. Discover the secrets to living a longer and healthier life. In this session, we will uncover the commonalities between the world’s largest populations of centenarians and reveal … Continued

Eyes Wide Open

By Steve Petitjean, Executive Director of The Ohio Masonic Home Foundation   On a recent visit to Western Reserve Masonic Community, my heart was overwhelmed with gladness as I toured the Pathways memory support neighborhood. The passion, knowledge and care demonstrated by our tour guides, Karra and Stephanie, gave me great pride in the work … Continued

December Events

Browning Masonic Community:   Old Fashioned Christmas December 6, 5:30PM-7:30PM Kick off the holiday season on Browning Masonic Community’s scenic 450 acres! Enjoy a drive thru light display, hot cocoa, family photo sessions with Galati Photography, and Christmas Cookies!     Springfield Masonic Community:   Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra December 5, 7PM-9PM Bring your family … 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

November Events

The Ohio Masonic Home:   Blood Drive November 27, 10AM-4PM Help make a difference and sign up to donate at the Ohio Masonic Home Blood Drive. To schedule your blood donation appointment contact Dan Shirk at dshirk@ohiomasonichome.org, visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: OMH, or call 939-926-4305, 1-800-RED CROSS.   Browning Masonic Community:   Veterans Day Breakfast … 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

October Events

Browning Masonic Community:   Fall Festival October 3, 5PM-7PM Join us October 3rd and welcome in the fall season with your family! Enjoy all your favorite fall activities including bonfires, s’more’s bar, pumpkin bowling, bobbing for apples, pumpkin decorating, and pie tastings!     Springfield Masonic Community:   Open House October 16, 4PM-6PM Join us … Continued

Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy By Steve Petitjean The Ohio Masonic Home Foundation   Just the other day, my wife and I were discussing our future and how we wanted to help those we love and hold dear to our hearts. We love our daughters and want to ensure that we provide for them and their future … Continued

Leading Age Ohio Excellence in the Workplace Award 2019

The Ohio Masonic Home was honored to accept the 2019 LeadingAge Ohio Excellence in the Workplace Award! LeadingAge Ohio recognizes the “Culture of WE” philosophy we have created at The Ohio Masonic Home over the past few years and how we are working diligently to become a provider of choice and ultimately an industry leader. By introducing … Continued

September Events

Browning Masonic Community:   BMC at Roche De Boeuf September 28, 9AM-5PM Come and visit Browning Masonic Community at Waterville’s Largest Festival, Roche De Boeuf!     Western Reserve Masonic Community:   Fall Harvest Dinner September 9, 5PM-7PM Western Reserve Masonic Community invites you to come and enjoy a complementary Fall Harvest Dinner while experiencing … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program July Winner

Michaela Ubienski, a receptionist at our Western Reserve Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Michaela, 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

OMH August Blood Drive

Thank you to everyone who donated at The Ohio Masonic Home Blood Drive this past Thursday! We had 44 donors give blood and were able to collect 49 units of blood total. The blood collected has the potential to save 147 lives!     Our next Blood Drive will be held on November 27th from … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program Quarter 1 Winner

Jesse Shoemaker, Life Enrichment Coordinator at our Browning Masonic Community, is our first quarterly perfect attendance winner!Jesse will be enjoying an overnight stay at Cedar point with tickets for four to their water park! Congratulations Jesse, and thank you for helping to make our organization a better place every day!     In case you … Continued

August Events

The Ohio Masonic Home:   Blood Drive August 22, 10AM-4PM Help make a difference and sign up to donate at The Ohio Masonic Home Blood Drive! To schedule your blood donation appointment contact Dan Shirk at dshirk@ohiomasonichome.org or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: OMH   Browning Masonic Community:   Parking Lot Party August 13, 11:15AM-1:15PM Join … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program June Winner

Bill Richardson, a member of our Maintenance Department at our Browning Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Bill, 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 … Continued

Quarter 2 Employee Anniversaries and New Hires

April/May/June – 2019 Please welcome our newest coworkers!   Springfield Masonic Community  Chelsey R. Adamson  Micah L. Avery  Anna M. Bowen  Mary A. Brown  Reagan R. Corey  Jalynn A. Cromwell  Mandy N. Denton  Mitchell P. Dyar  Gregory A. Erdman  Chirelle L. Fenner  Sharon D. Gau  Brian J. Glisson  Vanessa R. Gueth  Rosemary Hayes  Jami L. … Continued

July Events

Browning Masonic Community:   Made in America July 2nd: 2PM-6PM Make your holiday week complete by adding Made in America to your calendar! Stop by Browning Masonic Community on July 2nd and enjoy hot air balloon rides, yard games, beer tastings, pie tastings, a car show and more! For more information and to RSVP call … Continued

Tornado Relief Fund

As part of The Ohio Masonic Home’s ongoing commitment to the greater Dayton community, and in collaboration with the local Masonic Fraternity, The Ohio Masonic Home Foundation and The Dayton Masonic Center Foundation have joined together to provide financial support to help seniors in distress as a result of the recent tornado damage.   Together, … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program May Winner

Hayden Suchland, a five year veteran of the Engineering Department at our Springfield Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Hayden, 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

2019 Golf Classic

On June 3, more than 130 golfers participated in the sixth annual Ohio Masonic Home Foundation Golf Classic at Wedgewood Golf & Country Club in Powell, Ohio. Hosted by US Bank and the Ohio Masonic Home Foundation, the golf outing raised $120,000 to enhance services and programs to residents, family members and caregivers battling Alzheimer’s, … Continued

Career Fair at Springfield Masonic Community

Do you have a passion for helping others? Are you looking for a rewarding career in a fun work environment? Join us on Wednesday, June 19th from 2PM – 6PM for the Springfield Masonic Community Career Fair! Meet with SMC employees, fill out an application, and enjoy some BBQ hot off the grill made specially … Continued

June Events

The Ohio Masonic Home:   Golf Classic June 3rd, 12PM-4PM Join us for the 6th Annual Ohio Masonic Home Golf Classic! Wedgewood Golf and Country Club, Powell, Ohio Monday, June 3, 2019 Tee off – Noon Proceeds to benefit programming at our state-of-the-art memory care centers located in Springfield, Waterville and Medina. The growing demand … Continued

OMH Blood Drive

Thank you to everyone who donated at the Ohio Masonic Home Blood Drive this past Wednesday! We had 38 donors give blood and were able to collect 44 units of blood total. The blood collected has the potential to save 132 lives!     Our next Blood Drive will be held on August 22nd from … Continued

Perfect Attendance Program April Winner

Alicia Thompson, an STNA at our Springfield Masonic Community, is our $100 Gas Card winner this month! Congratulations Alicia and thank you for providing exceptional care to our residents and 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

Home Day

Join us for the 35th Annual Ohio Masonic Home Day June 9, 2019 11 AM – 4:00 PM Ohio Masonic Home 2655 West National Road Springfield, Ohio  45504   Join us June 9th for the 35th Annual Ohio Masonic Home Day! This year’s event will feature a photo booth, food and beverages, campus tours, merchant sales, strawberry shortcakes, … Continued

National Nurses Week 2019

Last week, The Ohio Masonic Home and each of its’ subsidiaries celebrated our nurses in honor of National Nurses Week! The celebrations included a sundae and taco bar, appreciation lunch, games, prize giveaways, pie-throwing, donuts, gifts, and much more! We want to thank all of our nurses again for for providing exceptional care to each and … Continued

May Events

The Ohio Masonic Home:   American Red Cross NMVO Ribbon Cutting & Open House May 16, 4PM-5:30PM Please join community leaders, volunteers, and guests at Springfield Masonic Community as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the new American Red Cross NMVO-Springfield Office. Enjoy light refreshments, explore their new ERV and get to know their new … Continued

Quarter 1 Employee Anniversaries and New Hires

January/February/March – 2019 Please welcome our newest coworkers!   Springfield Masonic Community Sherry C. Grise Skyler M. Swope Carolyn A. Agerter Barbara A. Clifford Carmen A. Griffin Tamera L. Moss Paige E. Benton Eliza J. Johnson Traci N. Lopez Britnee N. Phillips Melissa` R. Phillips Mariah L.    Billingsley Antonia M. Daniels Rebecca L. Mullins … Continued