From the Desk of the Administrator Jim Harkness When COVID started, I couldn’t help but ask myself: How will this affect our facility, our residents, our staff and our families? Will we all lose someone that we know or even worse will we lose family? Working in the Long-term care...
Nursing News April Minear, RN Director of Nursing Happy Holidays! ‘Tis the season for love, cheer and happiness. While we enjoy all the blessings this season has to offer, please remember that for many of our residents and tenants, this can be a sad and lonely time of year. Offering...
Dietary News Chad Myers, Chef Culinary Manager The holidays are upon us. I hope that we are all able to find some sort of joy and happiness in this COVID-19 world, as well as safe ways to keep in contact with family. I know that the large family gatherings are...
Housekeeping News Theresa Schwager Environmental Services Supervisor 'Tis the season to be jolly! The Christmas season brings lots of joy, love, laughter, and togetherness. Remember the true meaning of Christmas as you celebrate. Regarding room Christmas decorations, a small artificial Christmas tree with lights is allowed. Electrical extension cords and/or...
Activity Department Joy Marchiando Recreation Program Director Hello to everyone! Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19, Wuhan China virus) outbreak pandemic precautions: All unnecessary visits have been suspended. Visitors are not allowed into the facility for the time being, as per the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Community Involvement Donations of Time, Talents, & Treasures. Thank You !! As of Wednesday (3/11/2020), regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19, Wuhan China Virus) Precautions, we are not allowing any visitors into the facility until further notice. We are following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC 24/7: Saving Lives, Protecting...
Resident Spotlight Dorothy L. Mitchell Dorothy was born in 1937 to the parents of Julien (Dick) & Mary Dickinson in Freeport, Illinois. Soon after, Dorothy's father moved their family to Sabula, Iowa after obtaining a job at the Savanna Army Depot. After graduation, Dorothy lived in Cedar Rapids, Iowa while...
Employee Spotlight Megan Meier, CNA My name is Megan Meier. I am from Bellevue and grew up here my whole childhood. I am the oldest of my three siblings. I enjoy working at Mill Valley, because the residents always put a smile on my face and of the team work...