From the Desk of the Administrator Jim Harkness Hello everyone. I hope you all had a very nice Easter. The weather that day was beautiful. We have some exciting news to share. We are currently converting our back-dining room to a new therapy room. This space will triple our current...
Nursing News Amy Waller, RN Director of Nursing The warm sunny weather is a welcoming sight after the long cold winter. Though beneficial, the sun and heat can cause harm to the elderly without the right precautions. As we age, we lose the ability to conserve water, do not recognize...
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 These are my new absolute favorite cupcakes ,and I must share them with you! Enjoy! Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting INGREDIENTS For the chocolate cupcakes: 1 cup (125 grams) all-purpose flour (spooned & leveled) ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons (30 grams) unsweetened cocoa...
Housekeeping News Brandi Veach Environmental Services Supervisor 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...
Activity Department Joy Marchiando Recreation Program Director Hi everyone, Our Annual Volunteer Recognition Appreciation Dinner went very well this year. Thank you! National Skilled Nursing Care Week (previously called National Nursing Home Week) (May 12-18, 2019) starts with Mother’s Day. We invite you to join us on Sunday, May 12...
Employee Spotlight Maranda “Randi” Kearse, RN Nursing My name is Randi. I live in Maquoketa with my fiancé and our seven children. I have been a Registered Nurse (RN) for 15 years. On my free time, I love to deer hunt, read, camp, and do my crafts, such as memory...
Resident Spotlight Joretta Sandholdt Joretta Sandholdt has lived independently in Sabula, Iowa with the help of her seven children, who all live within 20 miles of her. Joretta was married to Bert Sandholdt for 45 years. He died in 2000. Joretta is the proud grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren,...
Community Involvement Donations of Time, Talents, & Treasures. Thank You !! Laurie Anderson (volunteer) 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 and Janis Kilburg (volunteers) for hosting Manicures...