From the Desk of the Administrator Jim Harkness Hello Everyone, it’s been an interesting past few weeks hasn’t it? We are all entrenched in this COVID-19 situation not knowing what tomorrow will bring for us. This is certainly something that we are living in a developed country would never have...
Nursing News Kim Ernst, RN Director of Nursing Hello April, It has been a long winter and we are ready for your warm and sunny days! During the winter months, everyone has a risk of developing Seasonal Depression symptoms, including the elderly. Though there are many factors that contribute to...
Dietary News Chad Myers, Chef Culinary Manager Hello Everyone!! I hope that we can get away from this cold and dreary weather and get some sunny bright and warm days. I’m looking forward to fresh Morels, Asparagus, and Watercress!! I have received the Spring and Summer menus! They will roll...
Housekeeping News Theresa Schwager Environmental Services Supervisor Hi everyone, Spring has finally arrived. I think everyone is ready for a warm up after this crazy winter weather. Housekeeping and laundry have been busying themselves with spring cleaning. If you have any concerns or questions with your loved one’s housekeeping or...
Activity Department Joy Marchiando Recreation Program Director Hello everyone! National Volunteer Week in the USA (usually the third week in April, unless the spring religious holidays coincide) has been celebrated annually since the 1970s and sponsored by the Points of Light Institute (an international nonprofit, nonpartisan organization headquartered in the...
Community Involvement Donations of Time, Talents, & Treasures. Thank You !! As of Wednesday (3/11/2020), regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions, we are not allowing any visitors into the facility until further notice. We are following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC 24/7: Saving Lives, Protecting People Guidelines) Precautions....
Resident Spotlight Alvin Kilburg (Centenarian) Alvin Kilburg celebrated his 101st birthday February 9, 2020. He has been a resident of Mill Valley Care Center since January 2018. Alvin and Estelle (Roling) were married January 15, 1947. Estelle passed away December 11, 1981. They farmed west of Bellevue – he lived...
Employee Spotlight Heather Yackle, LPN Nursing Hi everyone! I am Heather Yackle. I am married with two teenagers! Austin is 15 years old and Makaylea turns 14 years old in April. I live in Delmar, Iowa. I have been a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) since August 2019. I am currently...