April showers bring May flowers. This month is full of fun for us at Mill Valley. May 8-14 is Nursing Home Week. We are so excited to celebrate with our residents and staff members. We have a bunch of fun things planned for all. Lots of delicious food and fun...
May is time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many experiences. It is a time to recognize that our psychological well-being is an important part of our own health, productivity, and happiness. Mental health is brain health,...
Welcome May!! April was a great month with lots going on. We celebrated Easter lunch with family and friends, I’d like to thank everyone that stopped and dined in with us. We also had Chef Kevin in the house this month, he did a cooking activity with both our residents...
Happy May Day and Happy Mother’s Day! I believe we are all ready for the warmer weather, getting outside for summer walks, family picnics, simply being able to sit outdoors and enjoy the fresh air, flowers blooming, and hearing the birds singing. With the warmer weather, I will be checking...
Hello to everyone! Residents, tenants, and families are encouraged to connect with their loved ones. May 8-14 is National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), aka National Nursing Home Week. This year’s theme is “Creating & Nurturing Connections”. This year we are excited to celebrate NSNCW with our residents, tenants, and...
Maya Bradford, LPN Restorative Nurse Hello, my name is Maya Bradford. I graduated from Clinton Community College with my Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Degree in 2019. I will be going back to school to get my Registered Nursing (RN) Degree. I like to spend time with my family and friends.
Betty Frank Gonner Betty Frank Gonner was born in rural Bellevue. Most of her younger years was spent on a farm near Galena, Illinois. She has 4 sisters and 4 brothers. She moved to Springbrook, Iowa after marrying Milton Gonner in 1954. Together, they had seven children. Betty worked for...
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...