From the Desk of the Administrator Jim Harkness I hope everyone is having an enjoyable winter. Think Spring! The Iowa Department of Human Services has recently introduced a new Managed Care Organization (MCO). Iowa Total Care is the newest MCO to partner with Iowa’s Department of Human Services to provide...
Nursing News Amy Waller, RN Director of Nursing Upper respiratory viruses have been plaguing the facility and the surrounding communities for the past several months. Thankfully all our residents have recovered quickly. Unfortunately, we are only halfway through our cold and flu season. The CDC is reporting 6-7 million cases...
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...
Housekeeping News Brandi Veach Environmental Services Supervisor Hello Everyone, We sure do hope 2019 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...
Activity Department Joy Marchiando Recreation Program Director Hello to everyone! We are looking forward to having a special Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Ball Dinner at noontime. Please let us know ahead of time if you are going to join your loved one to help with the planning. We are also having...
Employee Spotlight Kayla Griebel, CNA Hi! My name is Kayla Griebel. I started working in the Kitchen at Mill Valley about 2 ½ years ago, then received my CNA little over a year ago. I lived in Bellevue my whole life (19 years). I live with my boyfriend Austin Blaser...
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, Laurie Anderson, Sharon Konrardy, and Janis Kilburg (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...
Ealana’s Recipe Pic of the Month This smooth, rich, decadent chocolate pie, topped with a fluffy meringue, is just the way Mom used to make it! Perfect surprise for your Valentine! Enjoy! Grandma’s Chocolate Meringue Pie This pie features a homemade chocolate custard that is topped with meringue. Ingredients 3/4...