April 20, 2021
Several factors—including a growing senior population, increased interest in and use of hospice care, a growing number of palliative care programs nationwide, and growing use of advance care planning—are fueling the nation’s need for appropriately-trained hospice and palliative care professionals. There is an existing gap between the number of health professionals with palliative care training and the number required to meet the needs of the expanding population of patients with serious illness or multiple chronic conditions. Please send an email to your United States Senators to express the need for greater improvements to our public health infrastructure and more training
April 16, 2021
The latest Generative Spirits podcast episode from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is now available, featuring a conversation with Sister Carol Brandt, a sister of Notre Dame, and Anita Hooley Yoder, Campus Ministry at Notre Dame College. The two talk about the power of intergenerational relationships and the wisdom that can be gleaned from them. Anita & Sr. Carol were matched in the first cohort of the Ministry Leadership Program, and bring unique perspective on how different generations can learn from one another.
April 9, 2021
The recent issue of Joseph's Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph’s Home, features a look at the founding of the ministry and a conversation with several members of the Dream Team, a group of CSA sisters who created proposals in the mid-1990s for projects to respond to a variety of pressing societal needs. The sisters shared a look back at the early days of Joseph’s Home and their hopes for the years to come in a virtual discussion with Executive Director Beth Graham.
April 7, 2021
Governor Mike DeWine recently joined RecoveryOhio and the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services to announce funding awards totaling more than $13 million to help communities throughout Ohio continue the fight against opioid addiction and prevent overdose deaths. The awards include $147,428 to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's addiction treatment center, Rosary Hall.
April 4, 2021
Easter blessings! Spring returns and the Earth comes alive before our eyes. Even now God is turning our sorrow to joy, our desolation to a garden. Our hope for new life swells again, even if the threats of the past year are not fully diminished.
March 30, 2021
Due to the exceptional circumstances of the pandemic and rapidly changing public health emergency impacting millions of people throughout the United States every day, many Americans remain uninsured or underinsured and still need affordable health coverage. That's why the federal government has declared a special enrollment period that re-opens the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace until August 15, 2021.
March 29, 2021
A Place 4 Me, which is a community-wide movement to prevent and end youth and young adult homelessness in Cuyahoga County, plans to open a drop-in center for youth and young adults experiencing housing instability in late 2021. Moving a step closer to that reality, A Place 4 Me recently announced that it chose Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) to operate the drop-in center. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is a longtime partner and supporter of A Place 4 Me.
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