Surlow Award Winners

  • April 23, 2020

The Maurice S. Surlow Award for Employee excellence was established in 2000 and made possible at the direction of his extended family, including Jim, Bob and Burt Zucker. Mr. Surlow was born in Hungary and immigrated with his family to…

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Your Gift has Never Been More Important

  • April 23, 2020

During these unprecedented times, Ovation Communities is facing additional challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. While much has changed in just a few short weeks, our resolve and commitment to providing our residents the best care possible has only…

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Board Member Spotlight: Arleen Peltz

  • April 23, 2020

Arleen Peltz has been an active board member and volunteer at Ovation Communities for almost 20 years. Arleen’s passion for helping others accelerated when her husband Walter became a resident of the Jewish Home. She began volunteering by visiting with…

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Caring Partners Comforts Residents

  • April 23, 2020

Ovation Communities takes pride in developing and maintaining relationships with residents. One way we are meeting the needs of the residents is through the Caring Partners volunteer organization. Led by Rabbi Steven Adams, Director of Pastoral Care, this group of…

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A Message from the CEO

  • April 23, 2020

Family and friends, I am writing this on April 7, 2020, and it is impossible to know what our world will look like at the time you read this edition of Kavod Connections. My hope and prayers, like yours, is…

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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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