Water Guns, Playing Cards, Food and Fun The 4th of July frenzy started with smiles, picnic food, tea and pleasantries . The energy slowly ramped up as the residents put on their bathing suits. Water guns wars began and a card game crecendoed the energy. Smiles changed to laughter, pleasantries turned to joking around. Fresh…

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Ascension Health Management spent the weekend team building at the cottage. The unusual cool weather did not affect the mood and intent of the time together. The goal, to refresh our bodies and minds to continue to provide conscientious, supportive and insightful care, was accomplished . We are an easy going, professional team that likes…

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Easter Fun Festivity Ascension Homes gathered to celebrate fun, new life and the joy of Easter! Smiles, enthusiastic conversation and excitement over what toppings to choose for homemeade deluxe sundae desserts created an electric buzz throughout the home. Beautiful weather and the exchange of Easter baskets added to the weekend delight. What was in the…

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A solid team. A team that is stable, complimentary to each other and can solve problems. What is the secret? Ascension Health III Manager Kazilynn and support staff Courtney share their previously untold tips. Their words reveal some methods to an unbreakable, problem solving team. Cooperation and communication Courtney starts out the conversation with insightful…

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Are you close to retirement? Whether you answer yes or no, planning for long-term care is still a good idea. If you are close to retirement, putting a plan in place in case you need in-home care or from a facility will help you budget your retirement funds appropriately. If you’re not close to retirement,…

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2018 Rewind, a year of celebration! At Ascension Health Homes, we measure how well we provide comfort, care and compassion by the memories and accomplishments over the year. COMFORT Happiness and well-being require a comfortable, calm, clean and safe living area. New Landscaping for Ascension Health I and Ascension Health III were updated! The new…

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What Really Matters? What really matters to each staff and resident? How does that compare to the goals of Ascension Health Homes?  Let’s take a look at the highlighted words they all shared at our recent Thanksgiving Celebration. We found some revealing insight on what really matters to them all. Insight In 2010, Nadine Carlson was presented an…

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A cauldron of fall fun, franken-tastic the residents would say! Life was certainly boo-tterific this afternoon! Potions, Sweets and a Hero Cool air and leaves swirled around outside while grinning guests enjoyed the fun autumn activities. Shannon Miller, crafter of the festival, offered “magic wands” to each person present. The paint brushes, circled the air, as…

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    Just as the eyes of a person are the window to their soul, pleasant landscaping, the eyes, reflect the heart of an organization.  Recently, the landscaping for Ascension Health I and Ascension Health III were updated to better reflect the identity of Ascension Health Homes. The Identity The plant choices are simple expressing…

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How Seniors Can Sleep Better for a Healthier Life There are a lot of ways the body changes as we age. After a person turns 60, the skin becomes thinner, food starts to taste different, and you’ll find that you’re slowing down. These kinds of transformations can be expected. However, one physical change some people…

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