Caring for the Elderly throughout the world.
For over 100 years, the Little Sisters of the Poor, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has fulfilled their mission to offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to himself. The Little Sisters of the Poor provide high-quality care in a loving home atmosphere to elderly persons of low income. In recognition to the staff, volunteers and Little Sisters, Jeanne Jugan Residence was awarded a perfect five-star rating for 2014 via U.S. News and World Report as the only nursing home caring for the elderly in the state of Delaware to receive a perfect score on the ratings from the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in all three areas—health inspections, nurse staffing, and measures of medical quality of care.
To learn more about the Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Poor please visit www.LittleSistersofthePoor.org
Since 1903 the Little Sisters of the Poor have cared for the aged poor in Delaware. read more…
Because of the generosity of our benefactors, thousands of needy aged persons have received quality care in a loving home-like atmosphere, where they can feel themselves esteemed and respected for the contributions that they have made to society. Indeed, today a number of our Residents are persons who were once in a position to help provide for the needs of others. Now, due to changes in our economy and in their personal situations, they find themselves dependent on the kindness of others. As we strive to provide a comfortable home for the elderly with limited resources, the Little Sisters of the Poor are truly grateful to all who partner with them in creative ways to meet the needs of the elderly. Initiatives include the Nun Run 5K and our Spaghetti Dinner event.
The Nun Run 5K raises funds for the Sisters to care for the needy aged in the Delmarva area, in the Jeanne Jugan Residence. For over 100 years they have offered quality care in a loving home atmosphere to thousands of elderly persons of low income. The 2013 race raised $16,000, and the 2014 race raised $22,000, 2016 race raised $32,000 – which directly benefits our residents.
Our 2017 goal of $40,000 was achieved, to help fund replacement of adjustable beds in our intermediate care units! The majority of beds were over 15 years old and the outdated equipment did not allow easy caregiver access. With the procurement of 40 new beds, we are better equipped to accommodate our elderly Residents sleeping needs! Register Now
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Mardi Gras Party 2017