St. Monica’s Blog

Blessings Give Thanks
Nov 26, 2020

November Reflection

By Sr. Angelica Summer, Director of Pastoral Care The seasons come and go, but God remains unchanged and unchanging. As we welcome November, we see the days getting shorter and feel the weather getting colder. We know, before long, snow will be coming our way. But that should...


Oct 1, 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Loretta Baxter As a breast cancer survivor (6 years) I’m passionate about educating all women and men (yes men can get breast cancer too) about the factors that can increase your risk of breast cancer and what you can do to reduce your risk. I was fortunate in that my breast...


fight the flu
Sep 2, 2020

Flu Season is Just Around the Corner

by Stephany Litcher Getting a flu shot each year is a good idea for everyone, but it is even more important for seniors over the age of 60. Increased vulnerability to the virus and increased risk of complications make it imperative that seniors take every precaution to avoid...


sign in kiosk
Jul 31, 2020

How We Keep You Safe: Accushield Kiosk

You will find the new Accushield Sign-in Kiosk at our front desk. This kiosk replaces the paper sign-in log and gives St. Monica’s a quick way to sign-in, record temperatures and ask COVID-19 related questions before staff, visitors and 3rd party providers/vendors enter the...


Apr 30, 2020

Benefits of Gardening

By Loretta Baxter, Executive Director Gardening is beneficial for many reasons and is encouraged here at St. Monica’s. It is an enjoyable form of exercise and increased levels of physical exercise helps with mobility and flexibility. One of the side effects is that it reduces...


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