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

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..

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..


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..

Growing Up with People Who are Growing Old

By Guest Blogger  •  January 03, 2019

I have been pleased to discover that we at United Church Homes have an honored tradition of having family members working together in some of our communities. Moreover,..

Coco, Death and Memory

By Guest Blogger  •  October 18, 2018

Disney/Pixar released Coco in theaters in 2017. While the vibrant colors and vivid images on the screen and beautiful and typical of Disney/Pixar works, the film’s..