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Spirituality and You: Life Is Meant to be Lived

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Life is to be lived. No excuses. No reservations. No holding back.
An enchanting story about the talented violinist Fritz Kreisler tells how he once came across a beautiful instrument he wanted to acquire. When he finally raised the money for the violin, he returned to buy it and learned that it had already been sold [more…]

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Jennings collaborates with Sisters of Notre Dame on Notre Dame Village

Monday, July 31, 2017

Jennings and the Sisters of Notre Dame are collaborating on an exciting new development. Notre Dame Village will be a community of living and learning on the Sisters of Notre Dame campus in western Geauga County, Ohio.  The expansion will offer independent and supportive residences for adults 65 years of age and older. Residences [more…]

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Spirit of philanthropy, quality care inspires donor’s gifts

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Faith was always important to Anita’s parents; every night they would kneel and pray the family rosary. They also emulated their faith by giving both their time and treasure. As part of St. Joseph’s a Franciscan parish, the culture was that no one would be turned away. Her mother served as president of the Christian [more…]

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Residents and staff members advocate for older adults’ health care by contacting legislators

Thursday, July 20, 2017
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Hundreds of letters, email and phone calls to legislators this week asked them to help #SaveMedicaid. Many residents and staff members have contacted U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and Senator Rob Portman as well as US Representatives to preserve Medicaid. For vulnerable, frail adults, Medicaid is [more…]

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Spirituality and You: All the Joy You Need

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Thirteenth Century priest Thomas Aquinas once said, “No one can live without joy.” But many people do live joyless lives. And the reason is often simply because they don’t know how to be happy. They are so intent on the three P’s – power, prosperity and prestige – that they miss out on simple joy.
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Sisters in Paraclete Park

Monday, July 17, 2017

It’s a beautiful summer day near Cleveland, so we couldn’t resist a history photo of these lovely Sisters of the Holy Spirit strolling through the gardens of Our Paraclete Park (c.2004). In the foreground is Sister Loretta, followed by Sister Margaret Mary (left) and Sister Philomena (right).
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Showing our Values: Community

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Our July 2017 value is Community. The staff is highlighting how we act as one though caring for people through several residences and services. Buildings are not as important as unity, inclusivity, peace and other qualities that make us a community.
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Welcome Bishop Perez!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Welcome Bishop Nelson Perez to the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. May God bless him in his leadership!
Press release from the Diocese of Cleveland:

Pope Names Bishop Perez as Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland

July 11, 2017

Pope Francis has named Bishop Nelson J. Perez, Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, N.Y., as Bishop of [more…]

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More veterans are using hospice care due to new initiative

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

More US veterans are using hospice due to the Comprehensive End-of-Life Care (CELC) initiative implemented by the Department of Veterans Affairs initiative to improve care at the end of life. @LeadingAge
More US veterans are using hospice due to the Comprehensive End-of-Life Care (CELC) initiative implemented by the Department of Veterans Affairs initiative to [more…]

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Spirituality and You: All-embracing Love

Monday, July 10, 2017

Spirituality and You: All-embracing love
Love people even in their sin, for that is the semblance of Divine Love and is the highest love on earth. Love all God’s creation, the whole and every grain of sand in it. Love every leaf, every ray of God’s light. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If [more…]

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