News from Ministry Health Care

Annual Cancer Night Takes on New Importance for Pointers Hockey Captain

January 17, 2017

Eighth Annual Put a Check to Cancer Night supports Saint Michael's Foundation

Partnership Leads to Successful First Year of Specialty Growth and Recruitment

January 10, 2017

More than a year ago, leaders from Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension, and Medical College Physicians embarked on a journey to form a partnership to expand health care services in central and northern Wisconsin.

Grief Support for Surviving Spouses/ Partners in Stevens Point

January 09, 2017

Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services offers a unique support group for adults whose spouse or partner has died.

Memory Bear Training in Rhinelander

January 09, 2017

Each bear is created by a special group of volunteers with the individual in mind, using the clothing the patient or family has selected as special to them. The bears serve as a lasting comfort to those who have lost their loved ones. Sewers should be skilled as they often work independently.

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered Monthly in Marshfield

January 09, 2017

Ministry Home Care is providing free blood pressure checks at convenient locations around the area on the third Tuesday of every month.

Caregiver Insights in Neenah

January 09, 2017

The emotional and physical toll of caring for a loved one can be overwhelming. Having a strong support network makes all the difference, for both you and the person for whom you are caring. Join us as we share stories and learn from one another.

Governor Orders New Actions in Fight Against Opioid Abuse During Stop at Ministry Saint Clare's

January 05, 2017

Governor Walker Orders New Actions in the Fight against Opioid Abuse at Ministry Saint Clare’s

Hospice Education Program: Making Every Moment Matter in Arbor Vitae

January 05, 2017

Dr. Kate Hospice is opening up their free education program to the general public.

Grief Support in Eagle River

January 03, 2017

Side by Side grief support group is held the third Thursday of each month, 1 - 2:30 p.m. This months topic is "Basics of Grief and Loss".

Ministry Saint Joseph's Welcomes First Baby of 2017

January 03, 2017

It didn’t take long for Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, part of Ascension to welcome its first baby of 2017.

Grief Support in Wisconsin Rapids

December 28, 2016

Ministry’s grief support groups are adult gathering for individuals and families who have experienced the death of a loved one. Their Wisconsin Rapids grief support group meets the second Friday of the month, 1 - 2:30 p.m. at Ministry Home Care, 1000 East Riverview Expressway, Suite 180.

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Oshkosh

December 28, 2016

The hospice team of Affinity Visiting Nurses provides grief support to anyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one.

Grief Support Offered in Woodruff

December 28, 2016

Led by experienced facilitators from Ministry Home Care, each month’s meeting focuses on a different topic designed to give people an understanding of grief and some tools to help them manage the feelings and tasks of the grieving process.

Grief Support Offered in Merrill

December 27, 2016

Ministry Home Care will provide a monthly grief support gathering for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one the second Tuesday of each month. The program features an informational presentation with opportunity for questions and sharing.

Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks in Nekoosa

December 22, 2016

Ministry Home Care has partnered with The Retirement Community of Nekoosa to provide free blood pressure checks the second Thursday of every month from 1 – 2 p.m., at the Retirement Community of Nekoosa, 145 North Cedar Street in Nekoosa.

Grief Support Group for All Offered in the Wausau Area

December 21, 2016

Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services provides grief support to everyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one.

Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks in Rhinelander

December 21, 2016

High blood pressure cannot be cured, but it can be controlled in most cases. The treatment for high blood pressure must be tailored to the specific needs of the individual, as guided by their doctor. Detecting it is the first step.

Grief Support Group Offered in Marshfield

December 20, 2016

A support group is available in Marshfield for any adult who is grieving the death of a loved one, whether the loss was recent or many years ago.

For Men Only: Men Journeying through Grief in Neenah

December 19, 2016

Affinity Visiting Nurses invites all men who have experienced the death of a loved one, whether recently or long ago, to join others in this ongoing opportunity to receive support for their grief.

Reginald Newson to Lead Advocacy for Ascension Wisconsin

December 09, 2016

Reginald (Reggie) Newson has been named vice president and chief advocacy officer for Ascension Wisconsin.

Howard Young Art Galley to Hold Christmas Reception on December 16

December 06, 2016

The Howard Young Art Gallery will hold a Christmas Reception in conjunction with the opening of its latest exhibit, “Different Strokes – Shared Inspiration,” on Friday, December 16 from 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Working through Grief Series in Rhinelander

December 06, 2016

A free support group on "Holidays and Grief" will be offered by Ministry Home Care as part of their ongoing Working through Grief series, open to everyone in the community free of charge.

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered in Thorp

December 01, 2016

Ministry Home Care is providing free blood pressure checks at Morgan Plaza in Thorp on the third Tuesday of every other month.

Annual Memorial Service held in Marshfield

November 21, 2016

Community members may honor their departed loved ones by attending the Annual Hospice Memorial Service sponsored by Ministry Home Care on Monday, December 12.