About Us

Our CROFT values are more than just words on a page.  Our values are the framework we use to make decisions for our residents, team members and the organization.  CROFT values are a personal choice each of our team members make each day.  At any one of our communities, you will feel the difference in our culture because we choose to live these values.  We feel it and hope you do too.

United by values. Motivated by people.  

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Creativity – Pursuing innovative solutions, creative ideas, and ongoing improvement.

Respect ­– Showing courtesy, kindness, grace, mercy, patience, and love for all.

Openness ­– Embracing our differences, listening to others' points of view.

Fairness – Responding with careful consideration for all.

Teamwork – Working together to create memorable experiences – making this the best place to live and work.

Mission

Walnut Hills is a caring Christian community offering life with purpose and high quality retirement services within a broader community that cares and serves.

Vision

To lead the way in providing retirement services in Ohio, by continually improving our services - offering choices, flexibility and finding ways to say "yes."

Our History

1970

Levi and Lillis Troyer purchase 60 acres in Holmes County, Ohio.

1971

Walnut Hills Retirement Community was founded by the Troyer family in Walnut Creek, Ohio.

1971

June 28, Nursing Home built; 50 beds.

1973

Nursing Home expanded; 50 more beds.

1976

Retirement Home; eight Residential Apartments, 33 Assisted Living rooms and Catered Living apartments built.

1984

Retirement Home expanded; 92 resident capacity: 26 Residential Apartments total, 62 Assisted Living rooms.

1989

The Commons Independent Living homes begin construction; 8 units to start. This was expanded in 1991.

1991

Community Center built near The Commons.

1998

Nursing Home expansion and renovation finished.

2004

The Commons completed; 47 units total. Adjacent to The Commons Green, park, pavilion and pet cemetery.

2004

The Meadows Independent Living homes open; 14 units to start. Additional units added in 2014 for 35 total.

2004

Rehabilitation/Skilled Care added.

2008

June 1, lease-purchase agreement with Greencroft Communities begins.

2008

July, Memory Support Household opens providing assisted living services for Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

2013

October 13, Transitional Care Unit opens.

2014

Greencroft Communities Foundation completes the capital campaign for the Walnut Hills Rehabilitation addition, $2.5 million.

2015

Open new private 20-room Transitional Care Unit, Medicare Rehab and new Outpatient Therapy.