In Honor of Homes for the Aging

This year, like every year here at the Jeanne Jugan Center, we celebrated National Nursing Home Week by showing our Residents just how much they mean to us. Employees individually “adopted” a Resident and became their secret pal for the week. Each day, the secret pal would leave a small gift by the Resident’s door Read more…

Thank God for Volunteers!

8,400. That’s the number of hours our volunteers donate each year to help assist us in our mission of caring for the elderly. That is truly incredible! April was National Volunteer month, and as non-profits all around the country honored their volunteers, here at the Jeanne Jugan Center we were reminded just how much ours Read more…

Welcome Five New AJJ Members

The Little Sisters of the Poor at the Jeanne Jugan Center welcomed five new Jeanne Jugan Associates to its lay member society, Association Jeanne Jugan (AJJ), on May 1. This association was formed as a way for individuals to support the Little Sisters and to honor their foundress St. Jeanne Jugan. Its members serve as Read more…

Women Speak for Themselves visit to the Jeanne Jugan Center

With big smiles, warm hearts and a commitment to their Catholic faith they came to our home. Carloads of women representing “Women Speak for Themselves” arrived with their trunks filled to capacity with paper goods and necessities for our Residents. Our Residents received loving hand massages and warm conversations with women who came to support Read more…

St. Joseph’s Feast Day

From Celebrant to Servant Bishop Vann Johnston, the bishop of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese, was the principal celebrant as he concelebrated Mass for our Residents on March 19, the feast day of St. Joseph, the father of Jesus and the patron saint of the Little Sisters of the Poor. The altar was filled with Read more…

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