Here, is our purpose.

At Peaceful Living, the people we serve are unique, valuable individuals with special gifts to offer the world. It’s our calling to build belonging for every one of them.

We are here to empower the best versions of themselves, and help them discover and realize their unique potential.

A place built for belonging.

For over two decades, Peaceful Living’s mission has been to create belonging through:


Here, you’re never alone. We build relationships between people with disabilities, team members, and folks in the community through mutual trust, understanding, admiration, and encouragement.

Holistic Care

Here, everyone learns to live balanced lives across their minds, bodies, and spirits. Together, we learn that community includes the whole self, and together, we are made whole.

Enthusiasms Appreciated

Everyone contributes in their own special way. We acknowledge these contributions through sincere positive enthusiasm, encouraging individuals to share their unique gifts with the world.


We help open doors for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities within the community so that they have every opportunity to thrive.


Fully committed to both the people they lead, and the men and women in each Peaceful Living program, our executive team includes:

Mike Czekner, Chief Executive Officer

Matt Ricci, Chief Operating Officer

Our Board

Steve Schwendy, President

Megan Zweiback, Vice President

Gretchen Maysek, Secretary

Gary Brown, Treasurer

Joe Mathew

Phil Roth

Keith Stuckey

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October 27, 2022

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Take a look at the pictures from Peaceful Living’s Halloween Party and Trunk or Treat. We had a.. Read More

September 16, 2022

A slightly chilly night just perfect for watching a movie under the stars. We gathered to watch “Grease,” some of.. Read More

September 2, 2022

Check out our End of Summer Luau pictures! So many grass skirts, leis, and tie-dye shirts. A great ending to.. Read More

July 27, 2022

All our programs came together to have a winter party – in the Summer! We played games, sang karaoke, visited.. Read More

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