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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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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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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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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