A Summer Carnival of fun at Bethany Village

Residents, staff and families enjoyed a summer carnival at Bethany Village on June 29, with games, animals, food and fun both outside and inside the Bethany Village retirement community in Centerville, Ohio. View a slideshow of some of the fun by clicking here or on the photo below!

Bethany Village unveils new therapy spaces on June 27

Bethany Village has more than doubled its Therapy Services space to meet current and future demand. Guests toured the new spaces during a June 27 open house in the retirement community in Centerville, Ohio. Click on the slide show below for photos (then “show info” for detailed captions). The expansion involved expanding a physical therapy space and […]

President William and First Lady Nellie Taft come to life at Bethany Village

Actors William and Sue Wills brought President William Howard Taft and First Lady Nellie Taft to life at Bethany Village before residents and invited guests on June 20 and 21. “Theodore Roosevelt, my good friend and mentor …” President Taft’s character begins one recollection and his wife sharply finishes the thought: “… who stabbed you […]

Watch Bethany fitness expert’s segment on WDTN-TV webcast

Craig Cole, Bethany Village Exercise Physiologist, discussed and demonstrated “Gardening for Exercise” on the Living Dayton program on WDTN-TV Channel 2 on Monday, June 24, during the Noon segment. Here’s Craig Cole on the WDTN-TV 2 Noon “Living Dayton” program on Monday, June 24 Craig has given presentations on gardening and exercise, two parts of which are […]

Bethany chef is a master of yummy treats: takes a medal in 2013 Banana Split Festival

Chef Eric Williams of Bethany Village took home the second-place medal in the 2013 Banana Split Festival on June 8 with the yummy treat in the photo below. The Banana Split Festival celebrates the invention of the banana split in a Wilmington, Ohio, drug store in 1907. The festival invites some of the area’s best […]

Breakfast with Dad: Fathers are special at Bethany Village

Frank Armstrong has nine children and yet, “Dad made us all feel special,” said Gindy Schneller. So she joined her sister and several other families at Bethany Village Saturday for a breakfast to honor their fathers. Families reflected on what it means to be a father. Bill Clark said he feels privileged when his children […]

Want good exercise? Go dig in your garden, says Bethany Village fitness expert

You can walk, work and play your way to fitness. What better way than by gardening? Every day, Bethany Village Exercise Physiologist Craig Cole advises residents how to use the well-equipped fitness center in the retirement community to maximum effect for healthy living. But gardening can also yield great fitness results, he says, particularly for […]

Bethany Village resident wins invitational spelling bee

When the pressure was on, the incontrovertible evidence was in: Bethany Village resident Carol Lancaster really knows how to spell. She spelled “incontrovertible” and then “infinitesimal” to win St. Leonard’s First Invitational Spelling Bee on May 24. “Even though I was privileged to receive the trophy, the win belongs to our whole team, as we all worked […]