From the Desk of the Administrator Jim Harkness Spring is just around the corner. I think everyone will be glad to see warmer weather. The most difficult part about winter when your operating a senior care facility is the cold and flu season. It can really affect a facility. Not...
Nursing News Kim Ernst, RN Director of Nursing The safety and health of our residents is a major priority. To provide the safest possible environment for all our residents and to ensure our facility runs smoothly, let’s review some items that are not appropriate for family or friends to bring...
Dietary News Chad Myers, Chef Culinary Manager Well here we are Marching into spring. Mother Nature wasn’t too harsh on us, but harsh enough that warmer days will be a welcome sight. Don’t forget about all of the fun activities this month. Banana Cream Pie Day – Monday, March 2....
Housekeeping News Theresa Schwager Environmental Services Supervisor Hello everyone, It is hard to believe that March 20th is the first day of Spring, especially with all of this wild weather we have been experiencing. With warmer weather hopefully approaching, please remember to mark any new clothes that are being brought...
Activity Department Joy Marchiando Recreation Program Director Hello everyone! Next month is National Volunteer Month, so we are in the process of going through the list of names to make sure all of the volunteers get an invitation to the Volunteer Dinner in April 2020. So please, if you are...
Employee Spotlight Theresa Schwager Environmental Services Supervisor Hello, I am Theresa Schwager. I have lived in Bellevue all of my life. I graduated from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) (Cedar Falls, Iowa) with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Early Childhood / Elementary Education. I have been teaching...
Resident Spotlight Lucille Elizabeth (Kilburg) Bormann My name is Lucille Bormann. I am from the Bellevue and Preston areas. I was born in Spragueville, Iowa on a farm to the proud parents of Peter and Augusta (Puetz) Kilburg. I had seven siblings: Ruth Heiar, Jean Hoffmann, Millie Haxmeier, Bernice Bormann,...
Community Involvement Donations of Time, Talents, & Treasures. Thank You !! Sandra Hayward and Laurie Anderson (volunteers) for hosting Manicures for the residents at Mill Valley Care Center (MVCC) and the tenants at Sunrise Villa Assisted Living (SVAL) with Joy during the morning on Friday. Amy Neblung-Roth (staff) and Joyce...