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December 4, 2016
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Shepherd of the Valley Presents Helen Stambaugh Award to Valley Legacy Committee

November 22, 2016

In 2008, Shepherd of the Valley’s Board of Directors established the Helen Stambaugh Award. It recognizes extraordinary contributions of time, talent and treasure to the residents, staff and communities of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Services, Inc. It is designed to honor individuals, businesses or organizations who, through their actions, have provided a profound and long-lasting…

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Purple Heart Parking Spaces Dedicated at all Shepherd Locations

November 16, 2016

Shepherd of the Valley has dedicated one parking space at each of their five locations in honor of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, an award to those wounded in combat. The parking spaces are intended to honor the residents, staff and community members who were wounded defending our country. It is a reminder…

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Shepherd’s Overall Quality Ratings exceed county and statewide averages

October 19, 2016

Shepherd of the Valley’s latest ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Five-Star Quality Ratings exceed the county and statewide averages. Nursing homes and home health agencies receive star ratings on the Nursing Home Compare and Home Health Compare websites, each ranging from 1 to 5 stars. Shepherd of the Valley’s Howland…

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A Spiritual Message: October 17, 2016

October 17, 2016

          Sticks and Stones No matter how hard I try, God of patience and support, someone finds fault with me.  I am mortified about the latest criticism.  I can’t decide whether to run away in shame or storm back and defend my actions, for I thought I was right.   Criticism hurts most when coupled…

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From CEO to patient with At Home With Shepherd

October 13, 2016

After suffering for many years with pain caused by a lack of cartilage in my left knee due to an old football injury, I decided to follow the advice of my orthopedic physician and undergo a total knee replacement. My surgery was performed on October , 2015 at The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods by Dr. John…

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What We Can Learn Valley Legacy Awards

October 3, 2016

  The Mahoning Valley has long been known for the generosity of its people, the strong sense of family and community, and a solid core of old-fashioned values. We work well past our retirement age then can’t wait to find something else to donate our time and talents to. There is a certain level of…

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Good Grief Coffee Club

July 26, 2016

Join Grace’s Chaplain Don Scott Monaco for coffee and a supportive discussion about grief each month. This is a free group open to the entire community. Group meets the third Monday of every month at 10am at Shepherd of the Valley Community Center (1500 McKinley Avenue Niles, Ohio 44446). No RSVP needed. Questions? Please Contact: Amy Miklandric…

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Veteran Move In Special

July 26, 2016

Veterans who sign an independent lease in July & August save! New Howland and Poland residents will receive a $1,500 statement credit. New Niles residents will receive a $500 statement credit. Please Contact: Dawn Olson, Director of Marketing & Admissions Shepherd of the Valley – Howland 330-856-9232, ext. 2618

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Leorabella Rudloff

June 27, 2016
Lee Rudloff Second Wind Dream 8

On June 25, 2015, Boardman resident Leorabelle “Lee” Rudloff had the chance to feel the wind in her hair as she sped around the track at the Sharon Speedway! Lee arrived at Sharon Speedway late in the afternoon and had a chance to meet the staff and some of the drivers. She had the honor…

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