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Merrill is known by some in the village as a quiet and tenacious artist who painted exuberantly, if privately, through nearly five decades of living and working in Yellow Springs.
Created in 1989, St. Mary Development Corporation grew from a partnership between a Catholic nun and a Centerville parishioner. Within a few years, they had purchased their first site for affordable senior housing. For the pending Yellow Springs project, Home, Inc. will provide most of the service component.
Last Monday’s Village Planning Commission meeting was standing room only as villagers aired their thoughts on Home, Inc.’s proposed 54-unit affordable senior apartment building between East Herman and East Marshall streets.
While Mike Montgomery is the executive director of Friends Care Community, he takes a modest position regarding how critical he is to the functioning of the local continuing care center.
When organizers for the Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs, or DFYS, project held a community book read last winter on a book about dementia, they were encouraged by the hardy response.
The annual Senior Center flash mob dance on Wednesday, May 30 on Short St drew participants from both the Senior Center and the Children’s Center.
Friends Care Community recently received the highest resident satisfaction score in all of Greene County, based on the 2018 Ohio Department of Aging’s Statewide Nursing Home Satisfaction Survey.
Leaders of Friends Care Community announced this week that Mike Montgomery, who currently heads an award-winning retirement center in Englewood, will be the new director of the Yellow Springs elder care community.
In American culture, youth is elevated and elders are often dismissed. But organizers of this week’s workshop on “Conscious Aging” want to change that trend.
Betty and Jim Felder, both in their 80s, have been recounting their time in Yellow Springs, how they met and when they came here, by each telling their stories which circle back, intertwine and pick up where the other left off.