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Succeeding Challenges and Silver Linings of 2020 ~ Misericordia Strong

6 DAYS AGO  |  Sharon Rickerson
Succeeding Challenges and Silver Linings of 2020 ~ Misericordia Strong

Succeeding Challenges and Silver Linings of 2020 ~ Misericordia Strong

Faith is being sure of what we hope for. It is being sure of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1

The pandemic resulted in a sudden need to support our residents and staff during unprecedented times. I recently met with Geana Connelly Administrator of Clinical Services and Strategic Planning to discuss how our Misericordia Counseling Department faced the challenges that came with a year of COVID. The first major concern was...

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Silent Auction and Giving Tree will go "LIVE" on Saturday June 19th! 

6 DAYS AGO  |  Holly Jennings and Beth Merlo, Jim Capraro (Video Production)

Silent Auction and Giving Tree will go "LIVE" on Saturday June 19th!  

The Silent Auction is the answer to all of your gift-giving, entertainment and personal wishes. We have a 55” Smart TV! We have Beer of the Month, Bourbon of the Month, Breakfast of the Month!! We even have a one-of-a-kind Disney Princess Quilt!!!

The Giving Tree items will ALSO be available for purchase. These items have been requested by Misericordia Staff for use in the different living areas FOR the residents!

Yes... the...

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Organize an MFA Benefit viewing party at your home! 

9 DAYS AGO  |  Holly Jennings and Beth Merlo, Jim Capraro (Video Production)
Organize an MFA Benefit viewing party at your home! 

Organize an MFA Benefit viewing party at your home! 

Dear Parents, Families and Friends,

Invite your friends and family over to view the MFA Virtual Benefit on Saturday, June 26th. The Pre-show starts at 6pm, with the Virtual Benefit beginning promptly at 7pm. We have worked diligently to put together a very entertaining show that we hope will bring much joy and laughter to you, your family, and your friends. 

Get the technology expert in your family to set up your big screen te...

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The Wonders of Misericordia

13 DAYS AGO  |  Linda Buchalo
The Wonders of Misericordia

The Wonders of Misericordia

by Linda Buchalo

This past year has given me much time to think about a lot of things, among them how truly blessed I am to have found a home for my son Andy at Misericordia. I’ve also thought a lot about the past, including life before Mis, with school staffings and services from other organizations. As I ponder these memories, I think how much better life is for Andy now, despite the pandemic and all its restrictions.

I’ve come to appreciate even more how different Mis...

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Benefit Bulletin 6-2-2021 Raffles and Auction Items

13 DAYS AGO  |  Holly Jennings and Beth Merlo, Jim Capraro (Video Production)
Benefit Bulletin 6-2-2021 Raffles and Auction Items

Benefit Bulletin 6-2-2021 Raffles and Auction Items

Dear Parents, Families and Friends,

We are now in the month of June! The MFA Benefit is less than a month away! We are excited for everyone to watch our Virtual Benefit, so please let all of your friends and family know that our Benefit will air on Saturday, June 26 th  at 7:00pm with a pre-show starting at 6pm.

This week we are featuring our beautiful Jeep Compass that one lucky raffle ticket buyer will win! The more tickets you buy ...

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Community Day Services Update 6-1-2021

21 DAYS AGO  |  Michael Diaz and Tina Stendardo

Community Day Services Update 6-1-2021

June 1, 2021

Community Day Services (CDS) is in an ongoing state of transformation, working in tandem with the administrative and executive team to insure consistent application of the latest COVID guidance. Together with campus leadership, CDS is committed to continue to expand resident day service opportunities, with both safety and quality at the forefront of decision making.

The spring outbreaks and subsequent mitigation steps slowed the opening progr...

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

2 MONTHS 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

2 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

2 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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General Meeting Registration & Practice

3 MONTHS AGO  |  Laurie and Bill McCarthy

General Meeting Registration & Practice

Date Sunday, March 21, 2021

Time :   11:00 am

Registration:  www.supportmisericordia.org

Registration

The March General Meeting will once again be held in a virtual Zoom webinar format—the same as January's meeting. Once again we are asking you to register ahead of time. When you click on the link above you will be asked four questions: 1. First Name 2. Last Name 3. Email 4. Residence where your loved one lives.

After you click on the “ Regi...

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