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Welcome to Franciscan Ministries, a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago with a collection of senior living communities that offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, respite care, and home healthcare from Franciscan Care Solutions. For more than a century, we’ve provided residents with the highest quality of care, personalized service, and social interaction.

From locally sourced dining and refreshing outdoor spaces to daily assistance when you need it and extensive activity calendars, our senior living communities are founded on resident health, safety and wellbeing. With a resident experience inspired by the seven dimensions of wellness, we ensure you’ll have the autonomy, respect, and care you deserve.

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"My Mom has flourished immensely at Ancora Memory Care. I praise God with the biggest smile on my face for her new home away from home. The care that Mom receives is wonderful. I highly recommend Ancora memory care for your loved ones.”

The Village at Mercy Creek Selected as Bloomington-Normal’s Top Senior Living Community

The Village at Mercy Creek received top honors as one of the Bloomington-Normal area’s best senior living communities, sweeping several categories in the 2021 Pantagraph Readers’ Choice Awards.

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How We Serve You

Living Joyfully

At Franciscan Ministries, our philosophy of Living Joyfully – built around residents and their wellbeing – is our mission, promise and focus with everything we say and do. Whether it’s through daily social interaction during an elegant evening meal or spending more time enjoying a hobby like gardening, we aim for all residents to find their joy.

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A Legacy of Commitment to Seniors

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Learn more about the active and enriching lifestyles offered at our senior living communities. Residents enjoy spacious and comfortable garden homes or apartments, plus a range of amenities like elegant dining, 24-hour security and daily personalized service. Find the community that’s right for you today.

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Knowledge is Power

Franciscan Ministries is your source for tips on healthy aging and transitioning successfully to senior living. Stay connected to our blog for education on the seven dimensions of wellness, senior living and much more.

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