We would like to welcome Maranda “Randi” Kearse as our Director of Nursing (DON). She has several years’ experience in leadership and as a DON. We are so excited to have her. Please make sure to introduce yourself and say, “Hi.” The “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” is right around the...
Hello Residents and Families! I will start by introducing myself. My name is Maranda Kearse, but I prefer to be called Randi, and I am the new Director of Nursing. I worked at Mill Valley previously and came back this summer as the MDS Coordinator. I have now stepped into...
Happy September from our Dietary staff! We have a busy month ahead of us and are looking forward to it. Chef Kevin will be at Mill Valley on September 6th showing off some of his famous culinary skills while he makes delicious appetizers for all to try. We also will...
Hello everyone, The summer has gone by so fast. This month we observe National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week, September 11-17, 2022. I am extremely grateful to the wonderful employees in Housekeeping, Laundry, and Maintenance Departments. I appreciate everyone’s efforts and dedication. Together, our team takes pride in what...
Hello to everyone! Residents, tenants, and families are encouraged to connect with their loved ones. The week of September 11-17, 2022 is National Assisted Living Week (NALW) 2022. NALW was established in 1995 by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), who revealed the theme for this year as being...
Torrie Back is from Bellevue, Iowa and graduated from Bellevue High School. She started working at MVCC as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in March of 2022 and was later promoted to Bath Aide. She is attending Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (Clinton, Muscatine, Scott), Clinton Community College to complete her...
Phyllis M. Schwager Phyllis Maxine (Kueter) Schwager was born in rural Bellevue around St. Donatus, Iowa. She shared early home life with eight siblings: Thomas, Gloria Medinger, Joseph, Martha Rheingans, Dennis, Darla Sturm (deceased), Susan Griebel, and Mary Kilburg (deceased). She met Wilfred Schwager (a U.S. Army Veteran, 1952-1954), and...
Community Involvement Donations of Time, Talents, & Treasures. Thank You !! Depending upon the Jackson County COVID positivity rate, masks and eyewear are required for all visitors, volunteers, and staff at the Mill Valley Care Center (MVCC) and the Sunrise Villa Assisted Living (SVAL). This is per the Centers for...