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Mission Award Fund: Providence Makes a Commitment to Frontline Staff

In response to the challenge of the Coronavirus, the Board of Providence Life Services created a special fund to recognize the outstanding efforts of our staff. Working through this Coronavirus crisis reminds all of us how important our staff is: for the residents, for their families, and for the community. While challenging days are still ahead, we recognize that our existence was established for such a time as this. The purpose of our non-profit, Christian mission has never before been more evident. …

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Faces of the Front Line

In the face of uncertainty, a dedicated group of caregivers have stepped up to serve in the COVID Recovery Unit at Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation of Downers Grove. Despite the risk, these individuals have shown courage and commitment to caring for patients who are fighting for their lives against the virus. …

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The Gift of Kindness: Providence families show their support and appreciation

It’s difficult to imagine a profession that is working harder than our healthcare workers. We’ve been overwhelmed by the encouraging words and thoughtful gifts we’ve received from the families of our residents. Read on to see how our communities have been giving each other hope and support through these challenging times. …

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A Calling of Compassion

“Every day here is a gift,” Michael Kooy says, a wide smile spreading across his face. Michael is the pastor at Grace Community Christian Reformed Church in Oak Lawn, but he’s also the new chaplain at Victorian Village. Already several residents and staff have mentioned what a blessing he’s been to the community. Read on to hear his story. …