Enjoy the taste of eating right

As part of National Nutrition Month 2014, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.”  Good nutrition is vital to health and well-being for everyone and enhances a healthy community. One focus of National Nutrition Month addresses how we maintain interest and motivation to make the effort to […]

Bethany Village leaders enjoy success

Bethany Village Medical Director Dr. Meenakshi Patel was recently elected to the national board of AMDA – Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. She will serve as Representative, State President’s Council. AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA), the professional association of medical directors, attending physicians, and others practicing in the long […]

Bethany Village residents display art

Bethany Village residents are full of talent! On Tuesday, Oct. 1, residents displayed art they created for the 2013 LeadingAge Ohio Art & Writing show. A gallery below shows off some of the beautiful work! All told, over 70 Bethany residents participated in the LeadingAge show – and that equals more than 40 pieces of […]

Active Aging Week at Bethany Village

On Thursday, Sept. 26, Bethany Village residents and 4th grade students from Cline Elementary in Centerville, Ohio joined forces for a stimulating workout as part of Active Aging Week. The theme for this year’s Active Aging Week is “Discover Your Community.” “We’re very pleased the students were able to join us on campus for our […]

Bethany Village resident honored by Ohio Watercolor Society

When Bethany Village resident Homer Hacker receives the Ohio Watercolor Society Jim Brower Lifetime Achievement Award on Sept. 14 in Oberlin, it will be a recognition of an artist’s unending passion for seeing and expressing the beauty in life. He will become just the third person to receive the award since its inception in 2011. Whether painting […]

Exercise at 101: Joe’s daily way of life

At 101, Joe Wanner doesn’t miss a day of exercise. See Joe’s workout video. He takes a daily one-mile walk inside Bethany Village.  He goes to the retirement community’s Fitness Center three afternoons a week to do a half-hour workout on the step machine and then upper body exercises. He does all that after his 40-minute routine […]

Bethany nurses get innovative training in Living Laboratory

When pneumonia-flu season arrives, Bethany Village nurses will be ready. About 120 Bethany nurses are getting prepared for the upcoming pneumonia season by practicing with “Mrs. B.” Mrs. B is an electronic human patient simulator in the Living Laboratory, a unique homelike environment for nursing education operated by the Nursing Institute of Wright State University on […]