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from Brooks-Howell Home!
We are delighted to share the
latest issue of the Serendipitor,
the newsletter of Brooks-Howell Home. Brooks-Howell Home is a
retirement home owned and governed by
Methodist Women through the Women's Division of the
Board of Global Ministries of
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The Serendipitor is published
at least six times during the year. It is sponsored by the Brooks-Howell
Auxiliary and is written by and for residents, staff and friends. It
focuses on people and current happenings, features past and coming
events, and points the way to creative Christian living.
Read the latest news from Brooks-Howell
Home! Click the link below to open a PDF of the Serendipitor!
Editorial Staff: Esther Megill, editor;
Joyce Anderegg, Elaine Gasser, Helene R. Hill, Ann Janzen, Tracey
Owens, and Nancy Garrison. Mailers: Barbara Markham & Virginia
About Brooks-Howell Home
Owned and governed by United
Methodist Women through the
Women's Division of the
General Board of Global Ministries of The
United Methodist Church, Brooks-Howell Home is open to
retirees and staff of the Women's Division, missionaries of the
former National and World Divisions (now the General Board of
Global Ministries) and others approved for residency.
is a HOME. Residents, primarily deaconesses and
missionaries, are a diverse and stimulating group who have
served God through service to others around the world. They
bring reflections of many cultures which enhance life and
activities in the community.
Independent living for singles
and couples is available in one and two bedroom apartments,
two room suites, single rooms, and a cottage. Each unit has
been tastefully decorated by Brooks-Howell. Residents may
bring personal furnishings which help them feel "at home."
Activities and programs are designed to maximize individual
response and participation with leadership coming from a
Residents' council and staff. Spiritual development, social
activities and cultural events are planned into program
Health care services, under the direction of registered
nurses and a medical director are recognized in the
community and by regulatory agencies as being excellent.
Physical, occupational and speech therapy services are
available in-house. Brooks-Howell's outreach ministry makes
health care beds available to persons who are not otherwise
eligible for residency.
The motto of Brooks-Howell Home
is: Called. Served. Serving Still.
266 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801-1218
Phone: 828.253.6712 / Fax:
Executive Director: Nancy
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The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women
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Friday, July 06, 2012.