News from Ministry Health Care

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.

Grief Support in Eagle River

December 05, 2016

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

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered Monthly in Marshfield

December 02, 2016

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

Grief Support for Surviving Spouses/ Partners in Stevens Point

December 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 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.

Grief Support in Wisconsin Rapids

November 30, 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.

Grief Support Group Offered in Marshfield

November 29, 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.

Grief Support Offered in Woodruff

November 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.

Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks in Nekoosa

November 23, 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 Groups Open to All in Oshkosh

November 22, 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.

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.

For Men Only: Men Journeying through Grief in Neenah

November 21, 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.

Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks in Rhinelander

November 17, 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.

Ministry Saint Michael's Celebrates Outpatient Services Construction Completion

November 16, 2016

Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group, part of Ascension celebrated the completion of construction on the facilities new Outpatient Services Department on Wednesday, November 16 with a blessing and dedication event.

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Stevens Point

November 16, 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.

Tree of Love Ceremony in Woodruff

November 14, 2016

The Dr. Kate Hospice staff invites you to a night of fellowship and sharing by lighting a light on the 28th Annual Tree of Love.

Tree of Love Ceremony in Rhinelander

November 14, 2016

The Ministry Home Care staff invites you to a night of fellowship and sharing by lighting a light on the ninth Annual Tree of Love ceremony at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital. The Tree of Love will be dedicated during a special memorial celebration on Monday, December 5, at 6 p.m., inside the hospital located at 2251 North Shore Drive in Rhinelander.

Pain Management Services Now Available in Woodruff and Eagle River

November 10, 2016

Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension is now offering pain management services at Howard Young Medical Center and Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital.

Ministry Saint Mary's Launches Lung Cancer Screening Program

November 10, 2016

Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital and the James Beck Cancer Center, part of Ascension are launching a collaborative effort to implement lung cancer screenings in Rhinelander.

Gala for Giving Exceeds $85,000 in support of local patients

November 10, 2016

Under-insured and uninsured patients in Portage County will be provided additional access to basic medical resources due to the tremendous support generated by the 27th Annual Gala for Giving on Saturday, November 5th held at Sentry World.

Hospice Volunteers Needed in Tomahawk

October 31, 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.

Ministry Good Samaritan to Host Free Community Health Fair on October 26

October 21, 2016

Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, part of Ascension will hold a free Community Health Fair on Wednesday, October 26.

Ministry Saint Mary’s recognized for 75 Years of Membership in American Hospital Association

October 20, 2016

Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital, part of Ascension has been recognized for 75 years of continuous membership in the American Hospital Association (AHA).

Karaoke For Hospice

October 19, 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 Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and surrounding communities.

Walk Announces Campaign for New Breast Care Center at Ministry Saint Michael's

October 18, 2016

Local women in Portage County will no longer feel the need to travel to receive state of the art care when dealing with breast care issues thanks to the Hope Is Building Campaign that is raising funds to build a new breast care center at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital, part of Ascension.

A Time to Mourn in Neenah

October 12, 2016

This 6 week group will provide an atmosphere of understanding and support in addition to providing information on the grief process. These sessions are free of charge and are co-led by professionals trained in grief support. Tuesday evenings, beginning November 1 through December 6, 6-8 p.m.