Whether active or non-active, exercise alternatives for a better life benefit all ages, with or without a new year’s resolution! Not sure how to start, if you want to start or even if it is possible? Begin with chair exercises to keep your body moving and functioning properly as you age. Is it really worth…

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The day Santa came to town was a jolly, fun time. The residents at Ascension Homes were full of smiles. Hot cocoa was steaming, an aroma of cookies in the air and presents were bursting from under the tree. Anticipation and excitement filled the room. “What will I get this year,” an inquiring resident wanted…

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Bountiful Blessings There are many reasons why we are thankful in 2019. This year at Ascension Homes we reflect on all the blessings which support our mission of providing comfort, care and compassion to enrich and enhance the lives of our residents. Comfort Many upgrades were made this year to enhance the comfort for the…

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ANTICIPATION A snowy, breezy day threatens to ruin Halloween at Ascension Homes. Batwoman saves the day! It all started with the bunnies, cats, scarecrow, the doctor and the deer. Dressed up residents with anticipation of games, yummy snacks and that no spiders would appear. The residents were enthusiastic working on their pumpkin crafts. Chatter filled…

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Heidey Merryman was recently honored at a 5 year careversary celebration! In honor of her dedication, Ascension Health Homes celebrated with staff and residents at a surprise party! In an industry where the average caregiver turnover rate is 82%, it is a priveledge to shine a light on her committment. Nadine Carlson, Owner reflects on…

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Visions of eagles and monkeys danced in their head, the tiger was the favorite, that’s what they said!! A day full of comaraderie, favorite animals and a Funticular ride revitalized the resident’s energy at a recent John Ball Zoo visit! A crew of staff and volunteers happily escorted the resident’s in the summertime sun to…

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Visions of eagles and monkeys danced in their head, the tiger was the favorite, that’s what they said!! A day full of comaraderie, favorite animals and a Funticular ride revitalized the resident’s energy at a recent John Ball Zoo visit! A crew of staff and volunteers happily escorted the resident’s in the summertime sun to…

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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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