News from Ministry Health Care

Ministry Saint Michaels Hospital Rehabilitation Services Receives FOTO® Excellence Award

September 29, 2016

Ministry Saint Michael‘s Hospital, part of Ascension rehabilitation services has received the FOTO Outcomes Excellence Award from Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO®).

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Oshkosh

September 29, 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

September 29, 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 in Wisconsin Rapids

September 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, Noon - 1:30 p.m. at Ministry Home Care, 1000 East Riverview Expressway, Suite 180.

Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks in Nekoosa

September 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.

Loss of Spouse Support Group Offered

September 21, 2016

Death ends a life, but not a relationship. Participants in the Loss of Spouse Support or Significant Other Group (L.O.S.S.) realize that while life has changed dramatically, the survivor can still live a life with contentment.

Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks in Rhinelander

September 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.

For Men Only: Men Journeying through Grief in Neenah

September 20, 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.

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Stevens Point

September 20, 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.

Wisconsin Catholic Healthcare Systems Unify as Ascension

September 20, 2016

Beginning September 20, the healthcare systems of Ascension Wisconsin– Ministry Health Care (including Affinity Health System), Columbia St. Mary’s and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - will be among the first in the country to formally adopt and transition to using the Ascension name.

Hospice Volunteers Needed, Training Offered in Stevens Point

September 19, 2016

Hospice is about living each day to the fullest. It’s about helping individuals dying of terminal illness live each day in a pain-free environment, with dignity and peace. As a hospice volunteer, you can be a part of this incredible journey.

Karaoke For Hospice

September 12, 2016

This event is a benefit to support the compassionate end-of-life care and bereavement support provided by Ministry Home Care – Hospice Services in Rhinelander and surrounding communities.

Orthopedic Surgeon Joshua Troyer, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group

September 09, 2016

Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Joshua Troyer, MD, to Ministry Medical Group’s orthopedics department. Dr. Troyer sees patients at 824 Illinois Avenue in Stevens Point.

Philip G. Conrardy, MD, joins Howard Young Medical Center

September 08, 2016

Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Philip G. Conrardy, MD, to Howard Young Medical Center’s pain management and anesthesiology department.

Grief Support in Eagle River

September 07, 2016

Side by Side grief support group is held the third Thursday of each month, 1 - 2:30 p.m. This months topic is "The Grieving Process . . .What’s Normal?".

Working through Grief Series in Rhinelander

September 06, 2016

A free support group on "The Grieving Process...What's Normal?" 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.

Grief Support for Surviving Spouses/ Partners in Stevens Point

September 02, 2016

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

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered Monthly in Marshfield

August 31, 2016

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

Hospice Volunteers Needed Training offered in Wausau

August 29, 2016

Hospice is about living each day to the fullest. It’s about helping individuals dying of terminal illness live each day in a pain-free environment, with dignity and peace.

Gregory Grzesik, DO, joins Ministry Medical Group

August 09, 2016

Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Gregory Grzesik, DO, to Ministry Medical Group’s hospitalist program at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander.

Breast Cancer Survivor Highlights Celebration of Life at James Beck Cancer Center on August 18

August 08, 2016

The James Beck Cancer Center will be hosting the Ninth Annual Celebration of Life – Embrace the Song of Life on Thursday, August 18, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on the grounds of Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital, located at 2251 North Shore Drive in Rhinelander.

Ministry Saint Joseph’s Nuclear Medicine Program Celebrates Three Graduates

August 04, 2016

Graduation ceremonies were held July 20th for three students graduating from the Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered in Thorp

August 03, 2016

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