Spirit and Splendor a success!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

We are still in awe and humbled by your generosity after taking this week to finish our work from Spirit and Splendor. What a way to celebrate our 75th anniversary! Thank you to everyone to sponsored, supported, attended and volunteered to make this event a tremendous success. With your support, our sixth annual event grossed [more…]

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Spirituality and You: Consciousness

Monday, October 9, 2017

Examination of Consciousness
Did you say only kind words today?
Did you remember your thoughts become your life?
Did you say thank you as often as you were grateful?
Did you shine your light?
Did you laugh out loud?
Did you sing?
Did you hug anyone?
Did you love your body?
Did you see yourself reflected in anyone?
Were you thankful?
Did you say it?
—Jan Phillips

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Jennings Hospice Volunteers

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Jennings is currently seeking volunteers to support individuals receiving support through Jennings Hospice. Hospice volunteers, as members of the hospice interdisciplinary team, provide specialized care and compassion with a focus on comfort, supportive care and enhancing quality of life.
Jennings currently has volunteer positions available. If you are interested in volunteering with Jennings Hospice, please contact [more…]

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Spirituality and You: Patience

Monday, September 18, 2017

An affirmation for patience:
Patience is a spiritual practice that is beneficial to cultivate so I can feel more at ease in my life. I grow through every human experience, especially those that I don’t like or plan for. There is divine order woven into the fabric of my days. 
 –by Jan Lundy

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Colleen Lavelle of Jennings honored by LeadingAge Ohio with Outstanding Executive Award

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Colleen Lavelle, Chief Planning Officer at Jennings
(Columbus, Ohio) – Today, Colleen Lavelle of Jennings was awarded the Outstanding Executive Award by LeadingAge Ohio. The award was presented during the General Session as part of the LeadingAge Ohio 2017 Annual Conference and Trade Show.
The award honors a LeadingAge Ohio member employee that demonstrates commitment and [more…]

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Spirituality and You: The Candle and the Mirror

Monday, September 11, 2017

Edith Wharton has said that there are two ways of spreading the light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Sometimes we are the candle. We shed light of love and hope. We shine encouragement into dark souls, for this is a bleak and cold world for too many people, a frightening [more…]

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Happy Grandparents Day!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 10. Commit to #DoSomethingGrand for #GrandparentsDay. Check out some awesome ideas at

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History Photos: Bowl-a-thon!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Bowl-a-thon! The Sisters of the Holy Spirit and Jennings hosted these fun annual events a couple decades ago. Sister Margaret Mary is enjoying a game here, but the events also included local celebrities like Cleveland Indians ball players and some Cleveland Browns. If you attended, share a memory with us!

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Laurel School Students Visit, discuss empathy

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Many thanks to students from Laurel School who made their first of a few visits to Jennings today. They talked about health care employment and volunteering, but most importantly they had discussions about empathy. Jennings staff members introduced them to our organization and culture. The students then met residents and held [more…]

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Spirituality and You: The “Be”-Attitudes

Monday, August 28, 2017

Be understanding to your enemies. Be loyal to your friends.
Be strong enough to face the world each day. Be weak enough to know you cannot do everything alone.
Be generous to those who need your help. Be frugal with what you need yourself.
Be wise enough to know that you do not know everything. Be foolish enough [more…]

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