MCH and SET Ministry Spread Christmas Cheer

This past Saturday, Milwaukee Catholic Home staff and residents collaborated with SET Ministry to host a Christmas party for a group of families and older adults living in public housing.  The event was a week in the making: On Tuesday, residents and staff made...

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Wellness – Are you the Hare or the Tortoise?

In the world of senior services, you hear a lot about whole person wellness – in fact, you hear about it so much that it sometimes seems like it’s lost its meaning. Lots of organizations like ours have developed elaborate systems and special names for their wellness programs, but what’s important about this idea can sometimes get lost in the shuffle. Wellness for me has often been the token visit to the gym once or twice a month. Feeling empowered and almost super human for a brief moment, thoughts run wild in my mind that I may now be able to win the upcoming 5K in my age division!

However, like in the old story about the tortoise and the hare, winning at wellness is less about sprinting to the finish line and more about slow, steady progress. Real wellness takes commitment and perseverance, but ultimately has even greater rewards.

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An Afternoon with Santa’s Reindeer

You may have heard that Santa and three of his reindeer stopped by our Health and Rehabilitation Center for a visit with residents and the students from the Nurturing Nook child daycare.  Christmas treats, holiday music, and an opportunity for fun family photos were...

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Board of Directors 2013 Retreat

Every year, our Board of Directors gathers for an afternoon and evening of education, reflection and fellowship.  It's a great opportunity for our Board members to learn from experts about some of the challenges and innovations developing within the world of senior...

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Advent and Christmas at MCH

We love this time of year at Milwaukee Catholic Home - each day seems to be packed full of great ways to prepare for and celebrate the Christmas season!  Here is just a sampling of what's coming up: East Side Chamber Players Christmas Concert Sunday, December 1st,...

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