News & Resources
Keeping Up With the Widows Home
Want to know what’s going on at the Widows Home? This is the place to find all the latest news about our special community. Here, you can read about our special events, see what our residents are up to, access press releases, and more. There’s always a lot happening at the Widows Home, so be sure to check back often for the latest on the news and events that continue to shape our great tradition of care in the Miami Valley.
July 2020: Reintroducing you to the Widows Home
Fall 2020: An American Hero Lives Here
Spring 2021: A Stich in Time
Summer 2021: 150 Years
Useful Information at Your Fingertips
Choosing the right place for rehab or skilled nursing care is important … very important. So, to make sure you have the information you need to make intelligent decisions, we’ve compiled some links to trustworthy resources and put them in one convenient location. These resources range from government websites to documents from respected industry organizations and will help you make the right choices for you and your family.
AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age.
The American Society on Aging is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families. Site offers useful resources on a variety of aging-related topics.
Established in 1996, The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving. Alliance members include grassroots organizations, professional associations, service organizations, disease-specific organizations, a government agency, and corporations. The National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.
The Ombudsman Office investigates complaints about government agencies and services for residents of Montgomery County. We also have a wealth of knowledge about government programs which can assist our neighbors. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program investigates complaints about the care provided in nursing homes, adult care facilities, group homes, and in-home care services.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is Ohio's first Executive-level Medicaid agency. With a network of approximately 130,000 active providers, ODM delivers health care coverage to more than 2.9 million residents of Ohio on a daily basis. Working closely with stakeholders, advocates, medical professionals, and fellow state agencies, the agency continues to find new ways to modernize Medicaid in Ohio.
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).
The Ohio Department of Health's mission is to protect and improve the health of all Ohioans by preventing disease, promoting good health and assuring access to quality care.