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“We are proud to welcome Franciscan Ministries into the Caring Communities family,” shared Randy Renn, Caring Communities new CEO.” In the orientation meeting with CEO Judy Amiano and her leadership team, it was clear that they will be engaged Caring Communities Members. The excitement and depth of discussion was energizing. We look forward to serving Franciscan Ministries and their commitment to excellence and the safety of their residents.”

Franciscan Ministries has a long heritage dating back to 1894 when their Foundress, Mother Mary Theresa Dudzik formed the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago and founded St. Joseph Home of Chicago, the first Catholic nursing home in Chicago. Today, Franciscan Ministries sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago, continues their foundress’ mission to serve those in need by continuing to care for generations of families. At Franciscan Ministries, senior living is about continuing your journey with purpose and joy. They are focused on making a positive impact through their philosophy of Living Joyfully.

Judy Amiano, President and CEO at Franciscan Ministries, had this to say of the new partnership, “As pioneers in risk management practices that increase resident and employee safety, we are honored to be partnered with Caring Communities. Their values and core principles align strongly with Franciscan Ministries to ensure one goal – the safety, health and well-being of all our residents and associates. ”

About Franciscan Ministries
Franciscan Ministries Logo​​​​​​​​​​​​Franciscan Ministries is a nonprofit Catholic system offering senior living, healthcare and community-based services. Franciscan Ministries provides home-and-community based healthcare services to support families and their loved ones. Additionally, they support young, at-risk women seeking a Catholic, secondary education, and operate a family violence prevention center and shelter. Read More​​

About Franciscan Communities
​​​​​​​​​​​​Franciscan Communities is a subsidiary of Franciscan Ministries and is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago. They provide quality senior living and compassionate healthcare services including independent living, assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing, rehabilitation services and more. Franciscan Communities are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.

About Caring Communities
A.M. Best Rated A Excellent, Caring Communities, a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group is the leading member-owned provider of professional, general, and excess liability insurance protection, education, and risk management services for the country’s preeminent not-for-profit providers of senior care and housing. Membership in Caring Communities represents a long-term strategic opportunity for mission-based providers to work with the industry’s innovators and leaders – to further their mission in creating the safest environments and best risk management practices for their residents and employees. Caring Communities is owned and governed exclusively by its Members. Read More

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