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Code Dove: “I was so moved…”

“It was mid-morning when I was enjoying my cup of coffee sitting on my balcony, staring out my 10th floor apartment balcony window, when I saw it. I was so moved by what I saw unfolding down below, a large group of people streaming out of the building of Madonna Towers’ Skilled Nursing entrance, lining …

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Volunteer Appreciation Presentation

by Diane Schwinghammer, Chair Madonna Living Community Foundation Board Every day we are given 86,400 seconds and it only takes one second to say, “Thank You”. On behalf of the Madonna Living Community Board of Directors and the Foundation Board, I take this second to say, “Thank You”. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s …

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Ray Zeman Tribute: A Life of Service

A Life well blessed! ~ written by son Mike Zeman Ray’s life began on the farm in Iowa where he learned from his father and mother many of the lessons and values that guided him his whole life. A strong Catholic faith, the importance of family, self-responsibility and perhaps what stayed with him his entire …

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Easter Reflection – Christ is Risen Indeed!

Written by Jim Smith, director of mission integration, Benedictine Health System What comes to people’s minds when they think of skilled nursing and assisted living communities that are caring for older adults in our community? Do they think of Easter, of the resurrection, of new life?  Or do they think of seniors who have lost …

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2018 Madonna Living Community Foundation Donors

Thank you to the following 2018 donors. Some contributions were legacy gifts, matching gifts, grants, sponsors, partners, gifts-in-kind, or made in memory or honor of a loved one. We gratefully acknowledge and thank the following donors for their generous gifts during the year. Madonna Living Community Foundation has made every effort to ensure the accuracy …

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Pam Mensink: A Woman with Passion and Purpose

Rochester Women Magazine March/April 2019 by Erin Pagel PASSIONATE: THAT’S PAM MENSINK. She is passionate about her family. Her face beams and her eyes light up when she speaks of her grandchildren. Mensink is passionate about the Rochester community. She is a member of the Sunrisers Kiwanis Club where she is active in the club’s …

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Recognized Leader in Quality and Performance Excellence

Madonna Living Community has always taken great pride in the high-quality care and service we provide to our residents. When it comes to helping our residents age well and live fully, we don’t rest on our laurels. We seek out ways to innovative and improve the level of care, services and supports we provide. Over …

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When is long-term skilled nursing needed?

When health needs imperil safety and the tasks of day-to-day living can no longer be effectively managed, skilled nursing is often the best choice. You’ll find several kinds of people seek long-term skilled nursing: Some need long-term skilled nursing because their primary caregiver – perhaps a family member or a friend – is no longer able …

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Meet Amy O’Hare, Marketing & Sales Manager of Madonna Towers

My name is Amy O’Hare and I have been with Madonna Living Community now for almost 10 years. I started in the business office as a Medicare Coordinator where I spent 6 years. Now I am the Marketing and Sales Manager of Madonna Towers.   I have the best job!  I am fortunate to  meet with …

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Hints a loved one may need memory support services

Dementia is a brain and memory disorder that seriously affects a person’s lifestyle and behavior, including difficulty doing familiar tasks such as cooking, driving and paying bills on time. There may be a change in personality, problems with language, forgetting common words, or disorientation and frequently getting lost. While memory is often impaired, memory loss …

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