WW II Hero

Dale Chapman, an Ohio-born farmer’s son and Army veteran who made Lebanon his home, can now add “centenarian” to that list. He turned 100 years old on April 11. Growing up Dale was born, raised, and worked on a farm in Ohio as a young boy. He got his education in a one-room schoolhouse from…

Seniors Get Surprise Easter Dinner

There are 46 affordable independent-living senior apartments in Tulpehocken Terrace in Myerstown, one of the six such buildings owned and managed by Community Homes of Lebanon County. Life is normally routine and pleasant for the residents. That, of course changed for them, as well as the rest of us, when the COVID-19 pandemic affected all…

Good Samaritans

Our story begins in a grocery store. Julie Saul, a nurse, and her sister-in law, Allison Williams, notice an elderly man having difficulty attempting to purchase toilet tissue (an all too common sight these days).This followed a situation where Allison overheard a conversation between the elderly man and a store clerk, who suggested he look…

Go Ahead, Make Her Day

Go Ahead, Make Her Day Our senior citizens have paid their dues in terms of raising families and contributing to society as working adults. Many of them are scaling back. They deserve our respect, and perhaps more importantly, our attention. As residents in our “Terrace Properties” buildings they have the support of their peers in…

Residents Speak Out

Our dedicated staff deals with residents of our six “Terrace” Apartment buildings on a daily basis throughout the year. But it’s important to us that the residents have a yearly opportunity to provide unfiltered input to our Board representatives without staff on hand. We conducted these forums recently in each of our six Lebanon County…