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Check this page often for valuable information and updates about what’s happening at Madonna Living Community.

 


Family Update

Important message from Andrew Wagg, Executive Director I want to inform you that we were notified that one of our associates has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual, who was screened and without symptoms when they entered Madonna Towers, was only in the building for less than 30 minutes one day and wore …

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Become a Certified Nursing Assistant!

The next CNA instructional class is going to be sometime over June – July of 2020, typically Monday – Friday, for applicants who are not yet certified. You will be financially compensated during the 3-week class and will be placed in a CNA position at Madonna Living Community upon completion of the course. Must be …

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2019 Resident Christmas Parties

Earlier this week, each campus hosted a Christmas party for their residents. This is a much anticipated event and has been a yearly occurrence for over 29 years. Staff from each department participate in a “talent show” for residents, and holiday treats were served. The annual Christmas party is also where the residents present their …

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Madonna Living Community Foundation Scholarships

Two very important scholarships are annually available as a benefit to all Madonna Living Community of Rochester employees with thanks to two very special past resident families who believe in our mission of service by providing these endowed scholarships customized to the benefactor’s wishes. Congratulations to the 2019 Dr. William P. Wharton $500 Scholarship winners: …

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Hearing Loop System

“I want my friends, colleagues, and future residents to understand and enjoy the spoken word.” stated Harold S. For nearly 36 million American adults, some degree of hearing loss affects their lives. About one in four use hearing aids which improve their quality of life. Even so, hearing aid users are challenged as a hearing …

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Integrative Health Services

Exploring and Discovering Integrative Health Services at Madonna Living Community Through Our Benedictine Health System Well Kits Integrative Health is a philosophy of care that focuses on the well-being of the whole person; body, mind and spirit. It is also known as complementary and alternative medicine or holistic care and incorporates a variety of practices …

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10 common misconceptions about nursing homes

Nursing homes today are a far cry from what they were in the past. Policies and procedures, staffing, training, facilities and quality of care have improved a great deal in the last couple of decades. Nevertheless, because misconceptions remain, people often unnecessarily fear the move to a nursing community. In fact, the term nursing home …

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From the Administrator

Happy Spring and thank goodness Winter has finally come to an end! There are so many things going on around us and this is a great time to give an update on the happenings in Madonna Living Community and Senior Care. This last fall, Madonna Towers Nursing Care received a technology donation from a grateful …

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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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