Hoover Receives LeadingAge PA Award

Faith Hoover, Director of Adult Day Services at Landis Homes received the Distinguished Service Award as Manager of the Year 2017 at the LeadingAge PA annual conference in Hershey, PA, on June 21. This award, according to LeadingAge PA is “presented to an outstanding mentor who has nurtured, coached, counseled and encouraged others in order […]

Parkinson’s Support Group–June 19

 The next meeting of the Lancaster County Parkinson’s Support Group will be held on June 19. The public meeting is will be held in in the Westview Community Room at Landis Homes, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz. Following the meeting will be a time of refreshments and informal discussion.  The speaker is Arita McCoy and […]

Memory Loss Support Group — June 27

  There will be a meeting for caregivers of persons with memory loss and other forms of dementia on Tuesday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. The topic will be “Medication Use in Dementia Care” , presented by Coleen Kayden, R. Ph. Williams Apothecary, Medication Information Services.  The meeting which is open to the public will […]

2017 Student Art Award

Student Artwork Selected by Landis Homes Landis Homes recently announced Maya Dula as their 2017 Art Student Scholarship Award recipient. Dula, a Lancaster Mennonite High School senior, was chosen for her self-portrait painted in oils. “This year we had a larger number of senior level art students than usual, and Maya’s work stands out,” says […]

Back to Nature

Landis Homes Residents Cherish Community’s Resources By Margaret Gates, Custom Content Editor, LNP May 17, 2017 PHOTOS by JEREMY HESS Charles Longenecker doesn’t give up easily, especially when it comes to preserving nature. When the retired Lancaster Mennonite biology teacher moved to Landis Homes 12 years ago, he decided to reintroduce native plants to Leaman […]

My Volunteer Journey

by Deb Lakeman, volunteer In 2010, I was looking for a place and a way I could be of service. I saw a notice in Calvary Church’s bulletin that Landis Homes was seeking volunteers. Since I live in Lititz, I called Sue Shirk, Director of Volunteer Services, to inquire about becoming a volunteer and the […]

Gratitude for Job Well Done

  by Allen Heinly, Vice President of Human Resources May 2017 Change is coming to the Volunteer Services department.  Since November 2004, Sue Shirk has guided this important work as Director of Volunteer Services. She is planning to retire in June of this year. The scale of volunteers who enhance services at Landis Homes is […]