Community Comes Together in Song

  • January 15, 2020

Ovation Sarah Chudnow again hosted the Interfaith Choral Concert in Posner Square where singers from 11 different area churches and synagogues came together to unite the community. The annual concert started 10 years ago when Larry Ladin, Rehab Admissions Coordinator…

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Ovation Celebrate Survivors with Fashion Show

  • January 15, 2020

Inspired by her own survival story, Executive Director Trish Cohn invited residents, families and friends to participate in a fashion show to celebrate survivors and those who have passed due to cancer. There were more than 20 models showing off…

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Progressive Tour

  • January 15, 2020

Ovation  gathers with peers to discuss industry challenges and solutions. On September 26 a team from Ovation Communities participated in the Historic Eastside Progressive Tour, organized by Stacie Opahle of Caring Senior Service of Milwaukee. The recurring event is designed…

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In-Ovation Annual Event Exceeds All Goals!

  • January 14, 2020

The Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation hosted its second annual in-Ovation luncheon September 18 at Milwaukee's historic Renaissance Place. This year’s event celebrated Ovation’s Geriatric Career Development (GCD) program and honored three special guests for their contributions to the…

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The Passions Project

  • January 14, 2020

Nationally recognized photographer visits Ovation Communities as part of changing conversation around aging In August, Colorado photographer and Racine native, Heidi Wagner, returned home to Wisconsin. She spent several days at Ovation Communities photographing residents as part of The Passions…

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Governor Signs State Budget: Medicaid Increase Included

  • September 4, 2019

As we reported in an earlier issue of Kavod, Ovation Communities has been quite active advocating our government officials on important issues that affect our industry and the elderly that we serve. Part of those advocacy efforts included lobbying for an…

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Hand in Hand Provides Precious Gifts of Money and Time

  • September 3, 2019

With a 113-year history, Hand in Hand, the volunteer arm of Ovation Communities, has been around as long as the Jewish Home, providing companionship and comfort for residents and helping fund essential services and equipment. Originally the women’s auxiliary for…

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Get to Know the Administrator in Training Ali Lovek

  • June 24, 2019

Each year, Ovation Jewish Home welcomes a Healthcare Administration Student from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he/she will serve as an Administrator in Training (AIT) during a 50-week practicum. This position involves learning the ins and outs of management…

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