A History of Caring Marks a Milestone

One of the most heart-warming stories I get to share is that of Francis and Elsie Harvey. Twenty-five years ago, Francis and Elsie were inspired to advocate for a benevolent fund at Landis Homes. They saw how some of their friends and neighbors were outliving their financial resources due to unexpected health challenges, often near […]

President’s Message–Educational Collaborations

One of our Guiding Values is Community, and we are grateful to our many educational partners and for the ways they have benefitted residents and team members throughout the years. In the winter issue of Horizons, we celebrated the 55th anniversary of Landis Homes. We are honored in the Spring 2019 issue, to highlight the […]

New Faces of Change–Interview with Michelle Rassler

Larry Zook interviews Michelle Rassler, Vice President of Operations/Executive Director of Landis Homes. Michelle Rassler joined Landis Homes in May 2018 after serving for nearly three years as CEO of Laurel View Village near Johnstown, PA. She comes with decades of experience serving in Continuing Care Retirement Communities including time at Frederick Living, which is […]

New Connections at the Heart

by Larry Zook, President/CEO The interior and exterior work on crossings East continues through this summer and fall with new residents scheduled to move in by early 2019. In recent months it is impossible to drive on East Oregon Road and not notice the changes to the heart of the Landis Homes campus. The Crossings […]

President’s Blog — 10 Years of Learning

by President/CEO Larry Zook in conversation with Susan Stauffer, Director of the Pathways Institute for Lifelong Learning, as the program prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary . The Fall Semester Kickoff & 10th Anniversary Celebration will be held on July 24 at 1:30 pm at Calvary Church.  See more info here. How did Pathways at […]

Focus on Finance

  January 2018 by President/CEO Larry Zook in conversation with Eric Bender, Vice President of Finance Landis Homes just finished working on significant bank financing helping to fund the remaining 57 Crossings apartments surrounding the new Learning & Wellness Center. What goes into making this process work from a financial perspective? Any financing such as […]

Generous Giving Through the Years

Larry Zook interviews Beth Trout, Vice President of Advancement Sharing financial resources has been integral to Landis Homes since our beginning. As you look at our history, what are some of the ways this has been demonstrated? Landis Homes would not be what it is today without our history of generous donors. The $100,000 of seed […]

Expanding the Reach of Service

  By President/CEO Larry Zook in conversation with Evon Bergey, Vice President of Community Initiatives Landis Homes is part of Landis Communities. Together we provide an increasing range of Comforting Live at Home Services and Feel at Home Communities®. Recently I interviewed Evon Bergey, who serves as Vice President of Community Initiatives, about the ways […]