From the Desk of the Administrator Jim Harkness Greetings Everyone. I’m so thankful spring is here. I wanted to mention to our families of resident’s who are Medicaid clients, that the state of Iowa has accepted another MCO (Managed Care Organization). The new MCO is called Iowa Total Care. We...
Nursing News Amy Waller, 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 Ealana Roling Dietary Supervisor Hello families and friends! If there are any questions or concerns regarding the Kitchen, then please feel free to contact me. I will do my best to be of help. From all the Dietary Staff, wishing for you and yours, all of the very...
Ealana’s Recipe Pic of the Month I just LOVE anything with strawberry and rhubarb together! These bars are so simple and so delicious, your family will fall in love as well! Enjoy! Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp Bars INGREDIENTS 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup plus up to 2 tablespoons extra all-purpose flour...
Housekeeping News Brandi Veach 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! This 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 Recognition Dinner that occurs on Wednesday (April 10) of...
Employee Spotlight Amber Olson, CNA My name is Amber Olson. I have been a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for almost one year. I love what I do and the residents with whom I work.
Alvin Kilburg (Centenarian) Alvin Kilburg celebrated his 100th birthday February 9, 2019. 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 there until...
Community Involvement Donations of Time, Talents, & Treasures. Thank You !! Janis Kilburg and Laurie Anderson (volunteers) for hosting Manicures for the residents at Mill Valley Care Center (MVCC) and for the tenants at Sunrise Villa Assisted Living (SVAL) during the morning on Friday. Laurie Anderson (volunteer) for hosting Manicures...