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Discover the latest community news plus up-to-date health and lifestyle trends in our blog for The Christian Village at Mason.


September CVM Village News
September 01, 2021

September CVM Village News

Discover the most recent news at The Christian Village at Mason. Download your copy of the newsletter here.


August CVM Village News
August 01, 2021

August CVM Village News

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June CVM Village News
June 01, 2021

June CVM Village News

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May CVM Village News
April 29, 2021

May CVM Village News

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covid survey results
April 08, 2021

High Marks on COVID Survey

At Christian Village Communities (CVC), we continuously seek ways to enhance the lives of our residents.  Part of this is asking for feedback and ways that we can improve.  With the COVID-19 pandemic, we are...


April 2021 CVM Newsletter
April 01, 2021

April 2021 CVM Newsletter

Discover the most recent news at The Christian Village at Mason. Download your copy of the newsletter here.


social worker
March 25, 2021

The Role of a CVC Social Worker

You may have wondered from time to time, about the role or job duties of a Retirement Community Social Worker. In any setting, the primary role of a social worker is to address personal barriers...


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March 25, 2021

March 2021 CVM Newsletter

Discover the most recent news at The Christian Village at Mason. Download your copy of the newsletter here.


February 08, 2021

February 2021 CVM Newsletter

Discover the most recent news at The Christian Village at Mason. Download your copy of the newsletter here.


gingerbread house
December 10, 2020

Creative Ways to Connect During Holidays

2020 has been a monumental year that has changed the way we go about most things in our life, including the holidays. As the pandemic wears on and interactions with your loved ones are limited...


Guardian Center for Memory Support Open House
November 11, 2020

How To Know It’s Time For Assisted Living

As your parents age, it can be hard to tell when it might be time for some extra care. We sat down with one of our nursing supervisors, Quita Howell, at Christian Village Communities to...


elderly couple playing cards at a table
October 22, 2020

10 Fun Indoor Activities for Seniors

As the weather cools down and the pandemic wears on, it’s crucial to keep yourself busy, which is why we’ve compiled a list of entertaining indoor activities for you to try. Use this downtime to...


Healthy Eating Recipe
October 06, 2020

Healthy Eating Tips for Older Adults

Healthy eating is a crucial part of any balanced lifestyle, but it’s especially important as you age. At The Christian Village at Mason (CVM), our Registered Dietitian and Director of Food & Nutrition sat down...


SWCA Groundbreaking Ceremony Recap
September 30, 2020

SWCA Groundbreaking Ceremony Recap

We’re excited about the newest edition to our Christian Village at Mason campus, the Stone Worship Center and Auditorium. After raising $2M of our $2.85M fundraising goal, we started construction on the auditorium and celebrated...


5 Fall Décor Ideas to Ring in the New Season
August 26, 2020

5 Fall Décor Ideas to Ring in the New Season

It’s that time of the year again…the sun is setting earlier, school is starting back up, and before we know it the leaves will start changing. There is no better way to ring in the...


CVM Groundbreaking for Stone Worship Center and Auditorium
August 20, 2020

CVM Groundbreaking for Stone Worship Center and Auditorium

The Christian Village at Mason held a groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 19 for the new Stone Worship Center and Auditorium after raising $2 million for the expansion. The Christian Village at Mason (CVM), is thrilled...


Woman tricked by social security fraud
August 12, 2020

Protect Yourself from Social Security Phone Scams

Social security fraud is becoming a serious issue. The abundance of technology in our lives makes it easier for bad actors to attempt scams. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns that they’ve received more than...


Take a tour of our retirement community
April 09, 2020

The Greatest Gift a Child Can Give an Aging Parent

Our experience has shown that in many cases an adult child is instrumental in playing a key role in helping an aging parent with the decision of finding and moving into the right retirement community....


A message from our CEO on COVID-19
April 08, 2020

A message from our CEO on COVID-19

  Please click here for information on our COVID-19 precautions.  Protecting our residents’ health and safety is our top priority. Click here to view a pdf of a message from our CEO on COVID-19.


moving made easy
March 27, 2020

Make Your House Irresistible to Buyers!

Seniors usually sell homes as their needs change. This includes moving closer to family, downsizing, increasing safety or joining a Life Plan Community like The Christian Village at Mason (CVM). Selling a home and moving...


COVID-19 Precautions
March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Precautions

December 16, 2020 Vaccines are on their way! Christian Village Communities is pleased to be part of Phase 1 of the national COVID-19 vaccine rollout. From the pharmacy options provided by the federal government, we...


A Modern Retirement
February 18, 2020

A Modern Retirement

Christian Village Communities updates its facilities with three new projects by Corinne Minard Reprinted from Cincy Magazine: http://www.cincymagazine.com/Main/Articles/6353.aspx Larry Monroe, president and CEO of Christian Village Communities, which operates both The Christian Village at Mt....


Amazon Smiles: When Giving Cost You Nothing
February 06, 2020

Amazon Smiles: When Giving Cost You Nothing

There is a “free” way you could give money to Christian Village Communities. If you have an Amazon account that you purchase items through, Amazon offers you the opportunity to select a charity for them...


Introducing Our Newest Manor Home
January 17, 2020

Introducing Our Newest Manor Home

There are many reasons to consider becoming a resident at The Christian Village at Mason. When you join our welcoming community, you will be able to enjoy endless activities and events while being freed from...


Top 10 Apps for Seniors
June 06, 2019

Top 10 Apps for Seniors

Nowadays, there is an app for everything, and you can pretty much do anything from your smartphone. With all these apps, it can be overwhelming trying to decide which ones you need. Here’s a list...


Ohio Department of Health/job fair
April 17, 2019

You May Have Found Your Next Workplace!

The Christian Village at Mason is holding a Job Fair at our campus on Wednesday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We have a variety of job opportunities with great benefits. Full-time, part-time,...


How to enjoy a staycation
April 09, 2019

Staycation: A Time to Focus on Fun, Health and Wellness

“A staycation is all I’ve ever wanted” isn’t exactly what the Go-Go’s sang in their 1982 song Vacation. But looking at your daily life as a staycation helps you focus on health, wellness and happiness....


Partnering with the Mason Community Center
March 07, 2019

CVM and Mason Community Center Partnership

The Christian Village at Mason has a prime location in the heart of the City of Mason. One of the many benefits of the location is that the Mason Community Center (MCC) is less than...


5 tips to downsize
February 18, 2019

5 Helpful Tips for Downsizing

It’s that time of year. In the cold weather months, we all look around our living spaces and think about going through accumulated things. You may be considering a move to a life plan community...


Take these five steps to prevent falls
December 19, 2018

5 Ways to Prevent Falls at Home

Home should be your safe haven. But as it turns out, most falls take place there. With 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 65 falling each year, we want you to feel safe...


How senior citizens can improve their nutrition for overcomig 5 common myths
August 28, 2018

5 Myths About Senior Nutrition

We’ve heard all our lives that it’s important to eat a balanced diet. It’s a simple concept, but one that’s not always easy to follow on a regular basis. That’s especially true as we age,...


OMA is an intergenerational art program offered at The Christian Village at Mason
July 31, 2018

OMA Builds Bridges across Age and Cognitive Barriers

Every Thursday during the school year, students from Mason High School pair up with residents from The Christian Village at Mason to embark on a creative journey. This creative hour and unlikely friendship are all...


How to make technology work for senior citizens
May 02, 2018

Make Technology Work for You

It can be difficult keeping up with all the latest and greatest technology, gadgets and doodads. So many questions come up with each new possibility – What does it exactly do? Will it help me?...


6 Useful Apps for Seniors
June 20, 2017

6 Useful Apps for Seniors

Whether you need help remembering when to take your medication, need a ride to the doctor, or you just want to see more of your grandchildren, there’s likely an app for that just waiting to...


retirement community
May 03, 2017

The Top 5 Myths of Retirement Communities

Change can be exciting and difficult. You weigh new opportunities with eagerness alongside feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. You may love the thought of moving to a retirement community one minute. Then, you go back...


An older couple laughing together at Christian Village Communities
April 12, 2017

How Downsizing May Give the Up You Need

Bigger isn’t necessarily better. When it comes to housing, downsizing can feel downright good. As we stay in our homes, stuff simply accumulates. Some of it we enjoy. Some of it we don’t notice. Most...


short-term rehabilitation benefits
February 28, 2017

How You Can Benefit from Short-Term Rehabilitation

What happens when you’re ready to leave the hospital after surgery or a serious medical issue, but you’re not quite ready to be on your own again? Your best answer: Find a short-term rehabilitation program...


volunteer as a senior
January 31, 2017

The Top 3 Benefits of Volunteering as a Senior

Now’s the time to have some senior moments ?  moments where you take your collective experience and wisdom and share it with others. Volunteering your time helps strengthen your community, but it also provides you...