The mission of the Ave Maria Home is to assist the aged, sick, and destitute through:
Improving the moral, social, and spiritual conditions of its beneficiaries;
Continuing the stewardship of human, physical, and financial resources in conjunction with the Catholic community;
Facilitating visitation by family, friends, and members of the community;
Providing a commitment to long-term and rehabilitative care.
Ave Maria’s vision is to be the Mid-South’s premier, Catholic long-term care community providing the highest quality of inpatient and outpatient programs, in a faith-based environment, that are enriching, offer different levels of care, allow seniors to age in place, and encourage seniors to live life to the fullest. For residents who outlive their financial resources, the Ave Maria Endowment will offer peace of mind and security in the future.
It’s always the word of mouth that’s the best advice. Here are some of our…
Mr. John E. Budlong
Coming to Ave Maria presented me with another way to serve the Lord. I’m happy to be part of everything that’s going on here. Read More.
It’s nice to have my own apartment and bathroom, and not have to go down a hallway for my shower. I have more space and put out my family photos and personal items. I like it here. Read More.
One of our Ave Maria residents named the very first Tom the Tiger. The Bengal tiger cub was flown to Memphis in 1972. Once he arrived in Memphis, a contest to was held to name the new University of Memphis mascost.
Over 2,500 entries were submitted, but this resident submitted the winning entry "Tom" which stands for Tigers of Memphis and the legend began. The first "Tom" ruled as mascot for nearly 20 years before passing away in early 1992.
We have a lot of Univeristy of Memphis fans at Ave Maria and wish our players the best as they compete against Iowa State in the Liberty Bowl tomorrow! … See MoreSee Less