Jennings celebrates value of compassion in April

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Each month, a rotating team of Jennings staff members highlights one of our core values. We are celebrating Compassion as our April 2018 value. Our wellness center staff creatively celebrates the importance of compassion and how it is a light to others. The sun bursts along the string of lights offer examples of practicing compassion, such [more…]

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Plain Dealer highlights Jennings for safe movement

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Quality care is important at Jennings. We invest in programs and equipment for caregivers, such as attention to safe movement, so they can deliver excellent care with less risk due to the physical demand of their roles. The Plain Dealer/ article features some of our important collaboration and innovation that supports nursing careers as well as others [more…]

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Residents enjoy Indians home opener.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Get your hot dogs! Popcorn! Beer here! Residents were excited to cheer on the Cleveland Indians for the home opener – especially because they enjoyed a warmer environment to take in the ballgame. We brought the game experience to them with a big-screen TV, hot dogs, beer and other specialty items. Go Tribe!

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Holy Week reflection: acting in communion

Sunday, March 25, 2018

“I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in me through their message. I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one—as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world [more…]

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Murphy’s Irish Dance Performance

Saturday, March 24, 2018

The amazing dancers from Murphy Irish Arts Center treated us to a performance. We loved the impressive display of tradition and footwork.

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“Well done, good and faithful servant.” Reflection for the Fifth Week of Lent

Sunday, March 18, 2018

“Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little, I will put you in charge of many things; share in the joy of your master.” Matthew 25:21
God gifts each one of us with a unique combination of time, talent and treasure to use while we are on Earth for the good [more…]

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Jennings celebrates Founder’s Day

Saturday, March 17, 2018

We’re proud to celebrate March 17 as our 76th anniversary of residences and services for older adults! Our namesake is a memorial to Monsignor Gilbert P. Jennings. Monsignor Jennings was the founding pastor of St. Agnes Parish, then located on Superior Avenue near the old Cleveland Playhouse. Considered to be a socially progressive thinker, Monsignor Jennings was [more…]

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Reflection for the fourth week of Lent: do justice, love kindness and walk humbly

Sunday, March 11, 2018

“He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8
The commitment to justice is essential in Catholic tradition. From the witness of the prophets who call us to “do justice, love kindness and [more…]

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Spring ahead! Move your clock ahead and check your smoke alarm

Sunday, March 11, 2018

You moved your clocks ahead this morning, right? The Ohio Fire Marshal reminds us about the crucial step of checking batteries in smoke and CO detectors too.
“Ohioans shouldn’t just move their clocks forward one hour this Sunday, they should also check to see if a potentially lifesaving device has expired – their smoke alarm. Along with [more…]

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Jennings celebrates Founder’s Day with annual Mass and brunch

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Each March, the Jennings community celebrates Founder’s Day. We honor Monsignor Gilbert Patrick Jennings, whose forward thinking, compassionate heart and planned philanthropic gift gave our organization its start in 1942. On Sunday, March 4 we gathered with staff, board members, friends, donors and Sisters of the Holy Spirit to commemorate our ministry’s 76th year. We [more…]

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