Eliza Simmons Bryant’s Legacy

Eliza Simmons Bryant painted portrait

We often say every day is Black history day here at Eliza Bryant Village, and, while we truly believe and uphold that statement, we also want to use the momentum behind the nationally-recognized Black History Month to honor our visionary founder as a leader and pioneer in Black history – Eliza Simmons Bryant (1827-1907). Daughter […]

Beat the Blues with These Senior-Friendly Winter Hobbies

adult woman helping children learn how to read

Sometimes the winter blues can creep up on us before we even realize what’s happening.  We may experience a gloomy feeling throughout the cold months, though the reason isn’t completely understood; perhaps it’s the cold days that force you to spend more time indoors, or maybe it’s the fear of a weakened immune system.  Other […]

Winter 2021 Voice of the Village Newsletter

Voice of the Village Newsletter header

We are pleased to announce the newest edition of our newsletter, the Winter 2021 edition of Voice of the Village! It’s been a busy few months since our last newsletter – our award-winning Elder Justice Center turned 2 years old, we’ve  hired several new team members, our Adult Day participants have been exploring Cleveland…you should […]

Sir Spotsalot: A story of animals and healing

injured black and white cat laying in a cat bed

While Eliza Bryant Village has traditionally been a resource for elders and their families, we recently found ourselves a refuge for a homeless cat! Dubbed Spot/Rorschach/Mr. Kitty, this feline befriended staff and guests alike. One day, he approached the resident “crazy cat lady” on staff, who noticed he was in desperate need of a vet […]

The United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland – Foundation Leadership Award Nominated by: Eliza Bryant Village

Congratulations to United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland for winning the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Cleveland Chapter’s 2021 Foundation Leadership Award! This award is much deserved. United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland demonstrates outstanding commitment to improving the health and well-being of vulnerable, underserved African American seniors. UBF accomplishes this goal by developing innovative […]

Celebrating 125 Years of Service!

Quasquicentennial: a 125th Anniversary Dear Friends, Eliza Bryant Village is pleased to announce our 125th year fulfilling our mission to “provide quality services, outreach programs and a dignified, compassionate and secure living environment for seniors.” We are inspired by the vision of our founding group of women, who established the “Lady Board of Managers” who then […]

Help for the Caregiver This Holiday Season

Caring for the Care Giver this Holiday Season Tips from Denise Rembert, LSW, Social Worker at Eliza Bryant Village Be aware of your feelings. If you are feeling overwhelmed, lonely, depressed, or stressed out, search for methods to communicate with loved ones and share your feelings during this period of isolation. It can be tough […]

Letter to the Editor in Crain’s Cleveland Business: Proper funding needed for long-term care facilities

Proper funding needed for long-term care facilities Eliza Bryant Village Letter to the Editor in Crain’s Cleveland Business: Ohio’s long-term care facilities provide safe, high-quality care for more than 400,000 of the state’s most frail, elderly citizens. While the COVID-19 pandemic may be unprecedented, the industry’s commitment to providing compassionate, resident-centered care is unwavering. But […]

Watch Now: Pre-Presidential Debate Panel About Senior Issues

  Watch Now! Senior Spotlight: A Pre-Presidential Debate Policy Conversation on Older Adults Eliza Bryant Village and the Council on Older Persons (COOP) hosted a virtual conversation in advance of the Presidential Debate to discuss various approaches in public policy and the potential impacts on seniors in the Greater Cleveland area, and what seniors should […]