The home is a safe haven for most people, a place to feel secure and protected. However, for people who suffer from seizures the home can be a hiding place for potential dangers.
The home is the most common place for a seizure to occur. Tasks such as mowing the lawn or changing a light bulb can quickly become hazardous … [Read more...]
While we don’t need a national holiday to express our appreciation for all of the work caregivers provide, on National Thank You Note Day the team at Scioto would like to express our gratitude for all the caregivers in our communities.
Caregivers give so much and receive so little in return. The least we can do is offer … [Read more...]
Scioto Properties utilizes Universal Design principles when building or modifying a home for persons with disabilities. Concepts include:
No step entryways for wheelchair access.
Lever drawer pulls and door handles for ease of use.
Wide hallways for wheelchairs and walkers.
Open work spaces allowing knee and … [Read more...]
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease each year. Many families are choosing to modify their houses to allow their loved ones the comfort and safety of remaining in a home. Since Parkinson’s is progressive and symptoms appear in … [Read more...]
Scioto Properties Names a new Chief Financial Officer
Scioto Properties named Rich Burkhart as Chief Financial Officer in October 2017 after 19 years of service with two publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) where he held a variety of leadership positions in Financial Planning & Analysis, Capital … [Read more...]
Scioto finds and purchases properties that are safe, convenient and affordable homes for people with developmental disabilities. We work with provider organizations, state agencies, families, and individuals to ensure the homes we purchase are specific to the needs of the people who will be living there.