July 2016

Learn more about Jennings at Brecksville

Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Please join us for a community meeting to hear about the progress of Jennings at Brecksville. Jennings staff will show architectural renderings of the building, layouts of the suites and floor plans. We will also discuss amenities, services, rates and the application process.

Jennings has scheduled several meetings throughout the community to provide a variety of times and locations to attend. Jennings staff will present the same information at each meeting; individuals do not need to attend all meetings. Family members are welcome to attend with individuals.

Meeting Dates:

  • Monday, July 25 at 6:00p.m.
    St. Basil Family Life Center, 8700 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141
  • Thursday, July 28 at 2:00p.m.
    Brecksville Community Center, One Community Dr., Brecksville, OH 44141
  • Tuesday, August 2 at 6:00p.m.
    Brecksville Community Center, One Community Dr., Brecksville, OH 44141
  • Thursday, August 4 at 1:00p.m.
    Jennings Auditorium, 10204 Granger Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125
  • Saturday, August 13 at 10:30a.m.
    St. Basil Parish Center, 8700 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141

Spirituality and You: Agents of Peace

Monday, July 18, 2016

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Every thought, every word, and every action that adds to the positive and the wholesome is a contribution to peace. Each and every one of us is capable of making such a contribution. Let us join hands to try to create a peaceful world where we can sleep in security and wake in happiness.

–Aung San Suu Kyi (b. 1945), the opposition leader in her home country of Myanmar (formerly Burma) and the winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace  

Let’s do all we can to be agents of peace in our city, our country, and our world!


Contributed by Sister Valerie Sweeney, Director of Mission and Ministry at Jennings.

Visit during our Summer Open House

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Stop in to tour residences and services available at Jennings during our summer open house Saturday, July 30 from 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m. Speak with Jennings staff members and take a tour of our campus, including:

Adult day services
Apartments for adults 55+
Assisted living residences
Long-term care suites
Short-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation suites

No appointment necessary. Call Jessica at (216) [more…]

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Mission and Ministry Matters

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

In the days of the early American pioneers we see a wonderful example of community. Each night when the pioneers stopped to camp, they would “circle the wagons.” Circling the wagons created a safe space. Camp fires could be built in the middle of the circle. Children could play safely without fear of getting lost. [more…]

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Alzheimer’s Association provides free education

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Association provides free dementia care training for family caregivers. Classes such as “Caring for the Caregiver,” “Communication and Behavior Changes in Individuals with Dementia,” and “Effective Communication Strategies” are available. This helpful education is available at many locations in the Cleveland area. Workshops are free but registration is required by calling 800.272.3900.

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Spirituality and You: 4th of July

Tuesday, July 5, 2016


Whereas the world is a house on fire;
Whereas the nations are filled with shouting;
Whereas hope seems small, sometimes
a single bird on a wire
left by migration behind.
Whereas kindness is seldom in the news
and peace an abstraction
while war is real;
Whereas words are all I have;
Whereas my life is short;
Whereas I am afraid;
Whereas I am free – [more…]

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