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Holiday Tree Auction & Luncheon

Elmhurst brought holiday cheer to every resident with a Christmas tree auction from a selection of over 80 trees donated to the project.

Following our annual elegant holiday luncheon, residents gathered to eagerly watch as names were picked out of bags affixed to each donated tree. Residents were given tickets to place in the bags of their favorite trees. Everyone was delighted with the event and looked forward to their tree being placed in their apartments.

Elmhurst residents’ families were invited to join in the project by donating a decorated tree. Community organizations, schools, and individuals joined the fun by gifting us with an assortment of beautiful trees. The entire event was a rousing success.

Many thanks to everyone who donated a tree.

         Just a few of the trees donated.

  Our friends at Visiting Angels donated trees.

FeltonCPA employees showcase some of the trees they donated.

Elmhurst Voted No. 1 Assisted Living & Retirement Community

Elmhurst was voted the No. 1 Assisted Living Community and the No. 1 Retirement Community in the 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards competition sponsored by the Wheeling News-Register & Intelligencer and Times-Leader. The annual competition relies upon readers to vote for their favorites in hundreds of categories. Jamie Crow, executive director at Elmhurst, noted “This isContinue Reading

National Puppy Day Had Us Smiling!

Our canine-lovers thoroughly enjoyed a visit on the porch with Dexter, a beagle who visits us often, and his new sibling, Vivian, a littleNewfoundland puppy. A great time on a late August afternoon at Elmhurst.                           

Elmhurst, Staff Are Negative for Coronavirus

Elmhurst Residents & Staff Test Negative for Coronavirus All 41 residents and 34 staff at Elmhurst, The House of Friendship nonprofit assisted living residence in Wheeling have tested negative for the coronavirus, according to Jamie Crow, executive director. “Elmhurst and all other assisted living residences in the state were mandated by the governor to beContinue Reading

Ice Cream Sodas & Ice Cream Sundaes = Great Days

We Love Our Ice Cream!                                       

Keeping Everyone Safe & Happy in April

We’re serving all meals in residents’ rooms. Easter was a wonderful Sunday. The Easter Bunny stopped by for a quick “hello.” Pizza is also a favorite treat at our house.  Our smiles say everyone agrees!

Springtime at Elmhurst – Before & During Quarantine

Our Before the Coronovirus Fun Fashioning Our Spring Hats!          A Visit from the Wheeling Symphony Quintet Was Fantastic! An Afternoon Yoga Session Thanks to Oglebay Institute     A Day Trip to the Century Inn for Lunch Was Wonderful Social Distancing in the Sunshine with a Sweet Treat & Walks in theContinue Reading

Valentine’s Day & Mardi Gras Fun

  We love to celebrate and Valentine’s Day was a royal salute to our newly elected Sweetheart Queen & Her Kings — we had a tie! Many thanks to our friends at Family Dollar in Elm Grove. They treated everyone to Valentine balloons and chocolates. Thank you! Mardi Gras was lots of fun, too! FatContinue Reading