Celebrating the anniversary of our 2003 expansion

Monday, January 15, 2018

This week we celebrate the opening day for Jennings Assisted Living and Jennings Adult Day Services in the Eva L. Bruening Adult Day Center at Jennings in Garfield Heights. These expansions of Jennings’ programs reflect our commitment to residential and community-based services. Jennings Assisted Living includes 54 one- and two-bedroom suites. Residents receive help with [more…]

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Volunteers make a difference

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Thank you to ltalian Sons and Daughters of America volunteers for joining us today. Residents appreciated spending time with them during their visit, and the wonderful gifts they brought. They also treated us to entertainment, which warmed up the chilly afternoon!

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Reflection for the third week of advent

Sunday, December 17, 2017

No Time To Stifle Ourselves
Many will know of the 1970’s television series, All In The Family. The two main characters were Archie Bunker and his wife Edith Bunker. Archie was a crusty, unfiltered blue-collar guy who expressed opinions on race, religion and other social topics in a way that would make people cringe today. Edith, [more…]

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Reflection for the second week of Advent

Sunday, December 10, 2017

In the Meantime
There was a post on Facebook commemorating a person who recently died. It read simply: “Born 1932. Died 2017. In between, amazing human being.” It was a very simple way to sum up the life of the person. The sentiment it represents is echoed to some extent in the exhortation in the Second [more…]

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Reflection for first week of Advent

Sunday, December 3, 2017

By Turning, Turning, We Come ‘Round Right
Most of us are aware that as we begin this season of Advent, we begin a new year, a new cycle in our liturgical observance. We begin to tell the story of God’s action in our history by turning back to promises of old, promises fulfilled in the person [more…]

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Today’s the Day! We Give Catholic

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

#weGiveCatholic is TODAY, and we are asking you to join us in our efforts to make Northeast Ohio’s online day of Catholic Giving a success for us, and every participating Catholic organization. Please help us to highlight the good work of the Church in our region.
Please take five minutes to show your support with a gift to [more…]

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November is Home Care and Hospice Month

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

During November the home care and hospice fields honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the individuals they serve. This year’s theme: the theme, Home Care and Hospice Deliver Freedom, helps to spread awareness about the choices we have with recovery, chronic pain and [more…]

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Education Funfair

Monday, November 13, 2017

Celebration of life is one of Jennings’ core values, and our Education Coordinator Jennifer Pazey took it to a new level by organizing a three-day education event for staff. Who says education and mandatory training can’t be fun? Not us! Staff members sharpen skills and complete required annual training but also enjoy snacks and a [more…]

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Jennings honors veterans with Veterans Day celebration

Friday, November 10, 2017

In observance of Veterans Day, Jennings is honored to celebrate veterans. We are forever grateful to veterans for their service to our country, and today we honored veterans with a flag raising ceremony, followed by a gratitude pinning ceremony and luncheon for veterans who live, work, volunteer or receive services at Jennings. 
Our celebration began with a public flag [more…]

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Spirituality and You: Pray

Monday, November 6, 2017

Every spiritual tradition has its own form of prayer: ways in which we connect our essence with the divine essence as we understand it. There is no one way to pray. We can speak or remain in silence. We can sit or walk or pray lying down. We can be still or dance. We can [more…]

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