News & Stories
NEWS & STORIES
Sharing all the latest at Knute Nelson
The following news and stories have been compiled to inform you of happenings at Knute Nelson and in aging services. We also feature the stories of individuals who have reached their goals and have an important message to share to inspire others.
Knute Nelson is a proud recipient of a $800,000 Connected Communities for Healthy Aging pilot grant from UCare and LeadingAge MN Foundation.
As you revel in the holiday season and the gratitude that this time of year brings, we invite you to consider Knute Nelson Foundation in your charitable giving plans.
Benevolence Care allows us to provide high-quality care and services to residents and patients who are unable to pay for the total cost of their care.
Knute Nelson gathered staff and community members to celebrate the addition of Autumn Cottages (formerly Prairie Senior Cottages) into their family of care with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 30, 2021.
Knute Nelson and the Knute Nelson Foundation have an incredible impact on the communities we serve, thanks to supporters like you.
As a young girl growing up, Brittney Thoreson came to the Alexandria area with her family to visit quite often. Her grandparents lived here. Together, the family enjoyed spending time on the local lakes and getting every opportunity they could to experience the beautiful outdoors.
Whether you are a patient or a health care provider, knowing about home health care and the different types of services offered is not always easy. Home health care can incorporate a wide range of health care services given in your home following an illness or injury.
Hospice care is a special kind of health care that focuses on the quality of life for people who are experiencing advanced, life-limited illness, and also provides care and support for those who are at home offering personal care.
Knute Nelson knows how hard Veterans work for America, and this Veterans Day, we salute all American service members, both past and present.
There is no doubt that we are working in a period of constant change. Despite these challenges, I remain optimistic for our future at Knute Nelson.
Brittney Thoreson, Vice President of Operations at Knute Nelson, grew up coming to the Alexandria lakes area to spend time with family. Little did she know, she would discover a “second family” here as well.
The Knute Nelson Foundation exists to create and nurture relationships with generous individuals, businesses, and grant-making foundations in the communities in which we serve.
With the constant and ever-changing ways of today, you may have been thinking about different ways to bring more work/life balance into your own personal life. For instance, how can I find more time for my family? Or, what could I do that would allow me to have more free time for errands, see loved ones and possibly work on growing my career?
As we age, some things that were once easy—dressing, laundry, bathing, and cooking, for example—no longer are.
We all need a little help sometimes, and for some aging adults, that’s all they need to stay safe and in their homes. Personalized care is the perfect solution.
Each year, residents of the Alexandria area recognize their favorite businesses and organizations in the Best of the Lakes Contest (sponsored by the Echo Press).
Thank you for recognizing us in eight categories this year. We’re honored!