About Guest Blogger

United Church Homes occasionally welcomes guest bloggers to contribute to our community. Guest bloggers come from all walks of life. We are thankful for their contributions to the Abundant Aging blog.

Recent Blog Posts

Aging Good … Ageism Bad

By Guest Blogger  •  August 17, 2023

Maggie Kuhn, Founder of the Gray Panthers, said, “There are six myths about old age: 1. That it’s a disease, a disaster. 2. That we are mindless. 3.That we are sexless...

Recognizing Grace

By Guest Blogger  •  August 04, 2020

Today's blog post is written by guest blogger, Rev. Nayiri Karjian, General Minister, Living Water Association, Ohio NorthEast UCC. It was originally featured in Living..

Remembering Rev. Dr. Ralph Quellhorst

By Guest Blogger  •  July 07, 2020

This special post was written by Rev. Erin Proie, the chaplain at Chapel Hill Community. ************************************ During COVID-19, while experiencing the..

Pride in the Time of COVID-19 and Social Unrest

By Guest Blogger  •  June 11, 2020

Wildfires in Australia. A global pandemic, the worst public health crisis in a century. Great human tragedy worldwide. Police brutality against unarmed black and brown..

This Pandemic Is Personal: Why I'm Using My Confinement to Reach out to People I Care About, Focus on Gratitude and Be in the Present

By Guest Blogger  •  March 31, 2020

Reprinted with permission from Ira Byock, MD, chief medical officer of the Institute for Human Caring of Providence health system. His books include Dying Well, The Four..

Dayton Nonprofit, Marion-Based Senior Living Services Provider Earn o4a Award

By Guest Blogger  •  November 19, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Area Agencies on Aging has recognized four organizations for a unique partnership that brought the first statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and..

Everyday Saints

By Guest Blogger  •  November 07, 2019

This is part two of a four-part series of stories of people who have shined their light as a beacon in service to others.


By Guest Blogger  •  April 04, 2019

How we approach a significant move, such as when to move into a retirement setting, can be felt as either a painful loss (discontentment) or a new beginning..


By Guest Blogger  •  March 07, 2019

Christians around the world entered the liturgical season of Lent yesterday. This season includes the 40 days, not counting Sundays (which are always little Easters),..