Wesley by the Bay celebrated the Easter Holiday this past week. Residents came out in their Easter best to celebrate!
One hundred and seven years of ministry and thriving communities have required much. It has taken generous donors, dedicated volunteers, spirited residents and their families, professional vendors and partners, talented associates, faithful churches, reliable community partners, caring organizations, businesses, and individuals. Among the dedicated volunteers fall our auxiliaries, which from our founding, have sacrificially supported […]
Last week, at age 108 ½, Mildred Nicholson Bell peacefully passed away. As a lifetime resident of Pitman and beloved resident of Pitman Manor, Mildred proudly described herself as a “Pitmanite through and through.” Born on July 31, 1906, her family lived in a Grandview Avenue home with gas lanterns and an outhouse. Years later […]
Whether you bake with Martha, sauté with Jacques, or kick it up a notch with Emeril, Sodexo’s “Chef Stage Center” display cooking program promises candy for all the senses. All five chefs agree that, “since its introduction at the United Methodist Homes’ full-service communities, it has become a resident favorite.” In the spirit of flexibility […]
Thanks to online websites such as eHarmony.com, Match.com and others, “the dating industry has expanded at 3.5 percent a year since 2008 – right through the recession – to become a $2.1 billion powerhouse. Analysts expect the acceleration to continue over the next five years,” writes Steve Yoder in The Fiscal Times.Despite this high tech […]
United Methodist Homes of New Jersey (UMHNJ) recently opened SeniorFITness at The Shores at Wesley Manor (Ocean City). It follows the unique and highly beneficial program’s implementation at Bristol Glen (Newton).SeniorFITness, a venture with UMHNJ partner Alliance Rehab, is led by professional exercise physiologists. The multidisciplinary program designed to be both fun and functional for […]
To help kick off the holiday season, High Rollaz Social Club sponsored a holiday breakfast for the residents of Bishop Taylor Manor. Everyone was invited to enjoy a meal and received a gift bag. The residents were entertained with traditional holiday songs played by the Superintendent Robert Johnson.
On December 16, 2014, the President and CEO at United Methodist Homes of New Jersey visited Bishop Taylor Manor for a holiday meet and greet with the residents and staff.
For nearly half a century, Wayne Ford, affectionately known as Papa San, has been an icon in the New Jersey martial arts community. The Covenant Manor resident, renowned in and around Plainfield, remains a karate teacher, trusted mentor and a loyal friend to legions of adoring students, parents and contemporaries.Wayne’s first martial experiences were as […]
In the fall of 2012, United Methodist Homes submitted nine associate names to LeadingAge’s Longest Tenured Employee Contest. Organization-wide, nine associates had 30 or more years of service. Collingswood Manor cook John Schopfer’s years of service totaled 33. In the 30-39 years category, LeadingAge received over 420 submissions. Their names, including his, appeared on a […]
John, a devout United Methodist and a member of the Clarksboro Masonic Lodge 87 worked at UMH Collingswood Manor for 33 years. His life’s work is a beautiful reminder of the UMH mission of compassionately serving in community so that all are free to choose abundant life. A previously undetected brain tumor discovered after his […]
Wayne Ford, affectionately known as Papa San, has been a NJ martial arts community icon for half a century. The United Methodist Homes Covenant Manor resident remains a karate teacher, trusted mentor and a loyal friend to parents, students, and contemporaries alike. Wayne’s martial skills were first found as a young boxer on the 4th […]
For a high quality of life, it is vital to stay active, especially as we advance in age. United Methodist Homes of New Jersey (UMHNJ) is committed to improving the lives of our residents. A key development of our efforts in this regard is our recent SeniorFITness program roll out at The Shores at Wesley […]
Wesley by the Bay residents had spring fever this week!
Residents at Wesley by the Bay started a new exercise program in honor of Physical Awarness Month.
Pine Ridge has always done great things for its residents and this year is no different. March was quite a busy month.
Pine Ridge and Montclair State University have had a great relationship for several years. In the past year there’s been so many great things brewing and happening at Pine Ridge. We are extremely happy about our volunteers from Montclair State and look forward to having a wonderful intergenerational semester.
Join us for our Senior Resources Information Fair Monthly!
Wellness is more than just physical health, and starting in April we are going to explore five different areas of wellness weekly; social, emotional, environmental, physical, and intellectual.
Her fingers glide across the keys, making that rare kind of music you hear with your ears but feel with your soul. She personifies the difference between ‘talented,’ and ‘gifted.’ Eve Knudsen, a resident of Francis Asbury Manor, is a gifted pianist. Born Evelyn Hancher in Manhattan in 1921, she grew up an only child […]