News - Madrid Home Communities



What's Happening at Madrid Home Communities: 


It’s been a busy couple of weeks at the Madrid Home.
The High School Carolers came in and sang Christmas songs for and with the residents....Then the “crazy 8’s” 8th grade group spent an hour doing Christmas cookie decorating, Christmas crafts & visiting with our residents! 
It was so heart warming to see smile on not only our residents faces,
but the kids also! 

The staff gets into the "spirit of the holidays"!



Veteran's Day program with the Anthem Mixed High School choir @ the Cedars 

Veteran's Day Service at Sanborn Chapel

Halloween invades Madrid Home Communities


What a GREAT evening! Madrid Home took a Men's group outing to Hickory Park for dinner and then to a program about a B-17 bomber that crashed near Maxwell, IA!

Friends of the Madrid Home Project Update

Every year we evaluate the condition of every campus. With hundreds of older adults served, our surroundings become worn and in need of updating. Residents, family, and/or staff suggest projects that are worthy of a Friends fundraiser. 100% of all money raised is applied to the identified project.


• We plan to redecorate the Madrid Home’s dining room facilities
• Renovating and remodeling 3rd floor of the Madrid Home
• Purchase new dining room chairs for the Cedars Assisted Living in Madrid
• Apartment renovations and remolding at Ballard Creek Assisted Living in Huxley

More pictures can be seen on our Facebook Page!

"You can't buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream and that's pretty much the same thing!" Yesterday was National Peach Ice Cream day! Thank you to Picket Fence Creamery for the great delicious ice cream!

More pictures can be seen on our Facebook Page!


These ladies from Ballard Creek took a little trip to McFarland Park for the first time today to learn about certain animals. They enjoyed the trip & we even had time to stop for ice cream afterwards which put more smiles on their faces.  

Ballard Creek residents took their Friday to a whole new level of fun! They got to experience such a neat way to cook. Many laughs with egg throwing, great conversations, & yummy food for lunch. For a few of the residents this was their first time here & they loved it! 

More pictures can be seen on our Facebook Page!

“I ACTED on A.C.T.S.” - Information 

  A.C.T.S. – Act & Make a Difference!

Would you like to see 100% of your donation help a resident in need?  When you contribute to A.C.T.S. (Assistance with Compassion To Seniors) 100% is reserved to cover the rent and services a resident can no longer pay for because they have depleted / outlived their financial resources.  What peace of mind your gift brings! Thank you for considering to ACT and make a difference! 

 Volunteer Program

Would you like to meet interesting people, have fun with friends, and make a difference in an older person’s life? You can do this, and more, by becoming a Madrid Home Volunteer!



Article written by Chaplain Carla Werre
Willow, the Madrid Home’s “Comfort Cat"

In need of a Meeting Room?  We have wonderful spaces available for you to host your community meetings free of charge.  Space available at Cedars and Ballard Creek Assisted Living or at Madrid Home Communities.  Make arrangements with the receptionist. 

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Need a speaker for your meeting?  Madrid Home Communities is blessed with expert and knowledgable staff.  We have experience with various topics of aging.  Keep us in mind!  We would be honored to speak with your group. 

Look for the Information on the "Tree of Life" in this Connection's Newsletter!

Newsletter - Winter Connections

    • Message from Keith
    • Grant from Alma Pedretti Charitable Foundation 
    • Questions? Not sure where to start?
    • Christmas at the Madrid Home Communities 
    • Chaplin's Corner
    • Friends of the Madrid Home Project Update 
    • Faithfully Serving the Lord 
    • Thank You! 
    • Introducing New Staff Members 
    • Darla Ugolini Retires 
    • Activities at Ballard Creek and the Cedars 
    • 4th Quarter 2016 A.C.T.S. Donations 
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