December and January were very busy months. Unfortunately, we did have both Covid and a gastrointestinal (GI) stomach bug in our building. With that being said, I am thankful for our staff and all their hard work during these times. I am so glad everyone is currently healthy. If you...
February is American Heart Month. Every year more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease. Things that increase your risk of heart disease include: having high cholesterol, having high blood pressure, if you smoke, having diabetes and excess alcohol use. You can take an active role in reducing your risk...
Well, we made it through January, one step closer to Spring and one step closer to planning those gardens with fresh vegetables. I am excited to announce that we will be purchasing some of our fresh fruits and veggies from our local markets. There is nothing better that cooking with...
Hello Everyone, We sure do hope 2022 is treating you kind. In with the new and out with the old. With that being said, now is a perfect time to make room for those new Christmas gifts. Now would be a great opportunity to clean out your loved one's closet....
Hello to everyone! Residents, tenants, and families are encouraged to connect with their loved ones via phone calls and/or video chats (FaceTime, Facebook, Skype, etc.) that are available all day. Wishing for you and yours, all of the very best, in health, safety, and happiness, a Happy Valentine’s Day, and...
Hello, Mill Valley Residents and Sunrise Villa Tenants and Families! My name is Ashley Stroyan. I am a Registered Nurse (RN) at the Mill Valley Care Center and the Nurse Manager at the Sunrise Villa Assisted Living. I live in Maquoketa, Iowa with my husband, Josh and our four children,...
Hi! My name is Harold Mootz. I was born in the Springbrook-Bellevue area to Frank and Ludvina (Weis) Mootz, and I grew up with 6 siblings on a farm by Springbrook. I enjoyed raising coon hounds and enjoyed hunting raccoons, pheasant, and deer, among others. I loved to farm and...
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 Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines, with updates occurring almost daily...