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St. John’s Bible Open Houses

You are invited to view The Saint John’s Bible At Public Open Houses The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine monastery since the advent of the printing press more than 500 years ago.  The one-of-a-kind Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible is a full-size fine art …

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Message From the CEO

A Gift that Lasts a Lifetime Jean Bernard was a resident at Madonna Towers for many years and when he passed away in 2017, he left a legacy that will help residents, families and staff for decades to come. Jean worked for Minnkota Power Cooperative in North Dakota as a radio repairman and an electronics …

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New Residents Art Therapy Programs

How do you relax when faced with life’s stresses? For seniors with physical limitations, ways to relieve stress are fewer. Yet, creating art with paint, pencil, clay, and other mediums, can help reduce stress, decrease pain, and alleviate depression by offering relaxation through light physical activity all the while boosting mood and self-esteem. Art therapy …

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Floral creations brighten residents’ day – Byron Review

By Gretta Becay Students from Byron High School Floral Design classes from brought flower arrangements to the residents of Madonna Summit on March 28. It was the end of the quarter for the class. Residents were able to take the arrangements to their apartments or enjoy them in the common areas of the facility. Photos …

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Talking with a parent about transitioning to senior living

It’s not always easy to talk with an aging parent or loved one about a need for additional care that may lead to a move out of the family home – whether it’s assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing or even independent living – but ignoring issues won’t make them go away. Doing nothing or delaying …

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Meet the MLC Spiritual Care Department

The Spiritual Care Department at Madonna Living Community provides spiritual care to all of our residents. We offer worship services for Protestant and Catholic faiths several times each week. In addition to our worship services, we offer one to one visits, spiritual care assessments, liturgical celebrations, weekly spiritual care groups with the residents in our …

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Message from the CEO

2017 was a very important year for Madonna Towers – it represented our 50 years of serving Rochester area seniors. As we celebrated this anniversary, we reflected on the many changes that happened over the years that have made Madonna Towers so successful. When first built, Madonna Towers was essentially in the middle of a …

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Byron High School’s Grand Challenge Design Class

Byron High School’s Grand Challenge Design class is designing new products centered around the needs of their users. Our first user group is independent living residents. We found a strong local partner in Madonna Summit in Byron where a group of weekly volunteers help our students. The process started with students learning more about the …

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Non-Profit of the Year Award

Madonna Living Community of Rochester and Byron received the 2017 Non-Profit Business of the Year award from the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce on Feb 1st.  Every year, the chamber calls for local businesses to nominate organizations that have made a positive impact on the community. The following text was read as the award was …

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