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Meet Our Artist-In-Residence

Posted on: August 31, 2017

This summer, MCH hosted Kristine Tarmann as our first ever Artist-in-Residence. Kristine has lived in community with us and offered our residents numerous opportunities to grow and learn through artistic experiences.

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Sr. Deb Sciano: Bring All To Oneness In A Divided World

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How can Christians respond in love to heal a divided world?  At our recent Sunday Spirit Series event, Sr. Deb Sciano, SSND, guided us in thinking through that question.

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Global Intergenerational Conference Spolights MCH

Posted on: June 28, 2017

MCH’s innovative Intergenerational Education Program was featured as part of the Midwest Showcase at this year’s Global Intergenerational Conference.

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Announcing the Fr. Charles R. Keefe Pastoral Care Endowment Fund

Posted on: February 9, 2017

Spirit.  It’s the third word in our tagline, and it says a lot about what’s most important at Milwaukee Catholic Home.  Our faith tradition is central to who we are, and we are committed to continuing to provide our residents of all faiths the opportunity […]

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Spotlight on Transitions Rehab: A Conversation with Suzette Orcholski

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Suzette Orcholski, a lifetime resident of Milwaukee’s East Side, first got to know Milwaukee Catholic Home as a volunteer. When she was in need of short-term rehab services, picking a provider was an easy choice – she was already part of the MCH community.

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Dave Fulcher: What’s unique about a Life Plan Community?

Posted on: October 31, 2016

In the senior care industry, we talk a lot of the new wave of customers that will start turning 75 in the next few years.  We’re told that the “baby boomers” will have new expectations for what senior living should be.  They are self-directed planners, […]

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Rob Frediani: What do we know about the ACA?

Posted on: August 31, 2016

There has been a tremendous about of “ballyhoo” (def: “extravagant publicity or fuss”) about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here are some facts: it is currently a law, and hospitals, insurance companies, and states have spent a tremendous amount of time and money trying to […]

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Dave Fulcher: The Wisconsin Caregiver Crisis

Posted on: June 30, 2016

  The most important job here at Milwaukee Catholic Home isn’t the CEO. It’s the caregiver. Our front line staff who provide hands-on care to our residents are the ones who make the biggest difference in their lives. Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot about […]

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Dave Fulcher on the State of Wisconsin Medicaid Crisis

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Recently, a new national report was published comparing state-by-state costs incurred by long term care providers with the Medicaid reimbursement those facilities received.  The report drew my attention because, according to the report, Wisconsin has the worst Medicaid reimbursement system for skilled nursing facilities in the […]

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Dave Fulcher: Foundation funding underscores the impact of MCH programs

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Recently, Milwaukee Catholic Home’s innovative programs have received significant recognition from charitable foundations.  When deciding whether to provide funding to a given organization or program, foundations consider the key question: What is the impact? This is the same question that we ask on a daily […]

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