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Benefit Bulletin - Featuring our Grand Raffle!

2 DAYS AGO  |  Holly Jennings and Beth Merlo, Jim Capraro (Video Production)
Benefit Bulletin - Featuring our Grand Raffle!

Benefit Bulletin - Featuring our Grand Raffle!

Dear Parents, Families, and Friends,

The winner will win $5,000 toward the trip of their choice to be arranged by the esteemed Travel 100 Group, Inc. This trip can take you anywhere in the world you want to go! Grand Raffle tickets are only $100 each with a maximum of 300 tickets being sold! Click HERE to purchase yours.

Please send the Cash-Car-Grand Raffle flyer you received in your packet to your friends and family so that they can participa...

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Misericordia Heartracers Team Gears Up for the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

8 DAYS AGO  |  Martha Floberg
Misericordia Heartracers Team Gears Up for the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Misericordia Heartracers Team Gears Up for the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Year after year, a dedicated team of charity runners supports Misericordia in ways that few others could ever imagine doing – running 26.2 miles through the streets and neighborhoods of Chicago to raise much-needed funds that benefit our children and adult residents.

From first-time marathoners to seasoned runners, each Misericordia Heartracer team member commits to raising between $1,250 and $1,750, depending on ...

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Current Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting Misericordia

15 DAYS AGO  |  Scott Mendel
Current Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting Misericordia

Current Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting Misericordia

With a new administration in Washington, D.C., a number of legislative proposals are before Congress that could adversely affect Misericordia. There is also a new regulatory initiative in Springfield that can be detrimental to Misericordia’s future plans. Below is a brief summary of these federal and state initiatives. I am always happy to provide additional information or answer any questions. The best way to reach me is at scott.me...

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Your Opinion Matters - Public Comment on HCBS Access Act is Due 4/26

23 DAYS AGO  |  Scott Mendel

Your Opinion Matters - Public Comment on HCBS Access Act is Due 4/26

Dear TFC Members:

Senators Hassan, Casey, and Brown, and Representative Dingell, have circulated a draft bill called the Home and Community-Based Services Access Act (the “HAA”). They have asked members of the public to provide comments on the HAA. It is critically important that each of you send in your own comments on this proposed legislation.

The HAA is being portrayed as legislation that will help individuals with disabilitie...

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Misericordia: Action Required

1 MONTHS AGO  |  Scott Mendel

Misericordia: Action Required

Dear Misericordia Families:

We are asking you to take action by submitting a comment to the Illinois Department of Human Services regarding proposed rule changes that will prevent campus settings and other types of congregate settings in Illinois from receiving Medicaid waiver funding. These rule changes will not directly affect any of Misericordia’s current homes because its campus homes receive Medicaid funding that is reserved for intermediate care facilities ...

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Together for Choice - Important Medicaid Provisions Supporting Choice

1 MONTHS AGO  |  Together for Choice

Together for Choice - Important Medicaid Provisions Supporting Choice

Here are some key provisions of the Social Security Act that support choice, particularly the choice of an ICF.  Please click the "Medicaid Provisions" below.

Click here to download the Medicaid Provisions

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Margaret Dillon shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 months ago

February 4th vaccination day- staff in the blinding snow to keep everyone safe- incredible day- incredible staff! Thanks Misericordia!

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𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐨𝐢𝐬 𝐇𝐨𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐂𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐝-𝟏𝟗 𝐕𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞. I just scheduled an appointment. Here's the screening/eligibility language from their website:

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Bravo Judy Wall! This Community of Believers Article is "spot on". Excellent work.
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Stephen Dee is friends with Jim Capraro

I took this photo last year at Christmastime, and since I haven't had a chance to be at Misericordia in the evening lately to take this years,... Show more

I took this photo last year at Christmastime, and since I haven't had a chance to be at Misericordia in the evening lately to take this years, thought I'd bring this one back for an encore.
Bill Great photo. Nicely done and thanks for sharing it! 3 months ago
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Another Village Art Fair favorite- Andrew Battle (with mom and dad Dana and Brian). Went for an arm tattoo painting rather than a face painting- too... Show more

Another Village Art Fair favorite- Andrew Battle (with mom and dad Dana and Brian). Went for an arm tattoo painting rather than a face painting- too cool for school! Until we meet again!

Ridge Avenue Bakery progress. Looks like baking might commence Summer 2021.

Ridge Avenue Bakery progress.  Looks like baking might commence Summer 2021.
Sue and Wes Mika Looks fantastic! 4 months ago
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On this cold, rainy afternoon- thought you might like to see some sunny smiles- the Huss family!! Until we meet again!!

On this cold, rainy afternoon- thought you might like to see some sunny smiles- the Huss family!! Until we meet again!!
Jim Capraro commented on Margaret Dillon's photo 5 months ago

That jubilant person is Kathy Engler

A couple of my favorites-including our current fearless leaders- the McCarthy's!

Jim Capraro is friends with Kathy Engler

Margaret Dillon shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 5 months ago

A couple of my favorites-including our current fearless leaders- the McCarthy's!

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Margaret Dillon shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 5 months ago

A few more faces, a few more memories until we meet again. Sammie Metz and family, Britt Rickerson and family, Eleanor Faber and family- all... Show more

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Since we are not able to gather these days- thought you might like to see some photos from a trip down memory lane- until we can meet again! Sharon... Show more

Since we are not able to gather these days- thought you might like to see some photos from a trip down memory lane- until we can meet again! Sharon and Jim Solomon with Krissie!! Family Fest 2017
Jim Capraro This picture should be next to the word "Joy" in the dictionary. 5 months ago
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Jim Capraro shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 6 months ago

Wow, just wow!!!

Before and after at 6142 North Ridge. You can almost smell the heart shaped brownies!
(click on the pictures to enlarge). Make a...
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Margaret Dillon I can smell the heart shaped brownies (my favorite)- but fewer calories this way! 6 months ago
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Brian Kearney "...I can smell the heart shaped brownies (my favorite)- but fewer calories this way!" (❁´◡`❁) - Yes, better than White Castles (when as a younger... Show more 5 months ago
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Beth's apartment staff decorated their door with a fun "I am thankful for..." project, a leaf for each gal. Staff helped Beth pick hers and they got it... Show more

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It was so nice to get to see Beth in person a couple weekends ago on a beautiful Fall day at Misericordia. Hadn't been able to see her for 6 weeks... Show more

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Jim Capraro Wow, the colors on campus are stunning right now. So happy for Beth and mom. 6 months ago
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