Bristol Village is a retirement center for active seniors
John R. Glenn who, with a group of far-sighted
individuals, purchased an abandoned neighborhood of
400 houses from the Federal Housing Administration.
Initially focusing on providing low-cost homes for
retired teachers and preachers, it has grown to include a
wide variety of people from all walks of life. The original
organization has evolved into NCR (National Church
Residences) that now operates over a hundred nursing
homes and low-cost housing facilities located in many
The Waverly campus currently includes: Bristol Village,
a neighborhood of over 300 stand-alone houses; Bristol
Court, a one story 80 unit apartment complex; and
Traditions at Bristol Village, a fully certified
convalescent and nursing care center.
The residents come from all parts of the USA, and many
have significant international living experiences. The
variety of backgrounds and interests of Bristol Village
residents is remarkable.