November 2017

Today’s the Day! We Give Catholic

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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#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 Jennings. After that, you can give to other nonprofits that do work that you support or just kick back and watch how high the giving can go at https://wegivecatholic.org!

Your donation of any amount will help. Here’s how you can make a HUGE difference today:

● Make a donation at https://www.wegivecatholic.org/organizations/jennings

● Spread the word. Text a friend. Forward this email. Post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #weGiveCatholic. Oh, and you can also just tell someone in person – that works, too.

November is Home Care and Hospice Month

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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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 illness, palliative care and support at the end of life.

Jennings caregivers bring personal warmth to the daily work of giving personal care and assistance. Likewise, Jennings Home Care and Jennings Hospice staff play an invaluable role as caregivers, companions, and friends. Home care and Hospice both provide comfort and relief in an individual’s own home and enables you to make choices about your care. Services are tailored to each individual, such as medical and nursing care, emotional care, pain management, spiritual guidance and bereavement care.

Jennings Home Care can assist you with recovery in the comfort of your own home, for ex-ample after a hospital visit or short-term rehabilitation. The staff helps you meet your well-ness and recovery goals at home, where you are in your most familiar environment. As individuals recover with new routines or needs, Jennings Home Care can make additional recommendations to help a person retain their level of independence.

Judi Makan, Director of Jennings Home Care and Administrator of Jennings Hospice stressed that hospice is not a preparation for death, but rather a celebration of life that recognizes the final phases of life and helps individuals transition in a comfortable and dignified manner. She said, “At Jennings Hospice, we strive to treat all hospice patients as if they were our own family members. The addition of hospice enables Jennings to provide each individual dignity and comfort at the end of their life.”

Jennings Home Care and Jennings Hospice staff members available for support if you or a family member would like this values-based care from the same organization you know and trust. Feel free to contact them if you would like additional information:

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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