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.
As we age, staying at home can pose unique challenges. Household chores and maintenance pose undue risks. Here’s why residents and their loved ones feel at peace after choosing Knute Nelson.
The holidays are a time for bringing together family and friends to celebrate traditions and make new memories. This is a joyous time for many, but if you are sharing the holidays with a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it can also be stressful for everyone.
Today, memory loss is prevalent in over 16 million people throughout the US. As a spouse, child, or caregiver, knowing when to seek out professional memory care services is key.
With personalized care options, dining and wellness amenities, fellowship and engaging programming and much more, senior living sounds like an…
For Carol, the benefits of living in Grand Arbor were felt immediately. She had a safe, warm, and welcoming place to live, plus plenty of opportunities to socialize and make friends.
“After I had been here a few months, I decided this is better than living alone,” she said. “Everything is here, and it is wonderful.”
While loneliness is a serious issue, there are plenty of resources available to individuals who are looking for companionship. This blog looks at loneliness in older adults, its ramifications, how you can spot it, and what you can do to help.
Leading senior living operator, Knute Nelson, invests and launches next-generation smart technology to deliver better care and quality of life for older adults.
The Nelson Wellness Center at Grand Arbor has a warm water pool that is heated to a pleasant 88 degrees to 89 degrees, which makes for an enjoyable location for exercising and an ideal environment for relieving pain and stiffness.
Are you interested in learning more about the Nelson Wellness Center’s warm water pool and its benefits?
“When we were planning Grand Arbor, it was our vision to serve aging adults,” said Mark Anderson, President and CEO, Knute Nelson. “It was a big dream, and the whole community came together to help us make it a reality.”
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!
Knute Nelson has been nominated by readers of the Echo Press for 8 awards within the Best of the Lakes Area contest. Thank you to those who nominated us!
Alexandria, MN – Knute Nelson, a nonprofit senior living and services provider, will be expanding their continuum of care with the acquisition of Prairie Senior Cottages residential community in Alexandria on October 1, 2021.
I’m Gyra Rozell. I came from Overland Park, Kansas, and I’m living at the Nelson Gables.
My husband worked in Kansas City and when he passed away, I moved up here because my son is up here. My son married a girl from Minnesota, settled on Lake Ida and here I am.
Every major change – like moving to senior living – also requires some planning. That’s why we’re reviewing all that’s offered at Grand Arbor, Knute Nelson’s independent living community in Alexandria, MN, so you can find the independent living community that is just right for you.
As you continue to age, you may struggle to meal prep like you used to or have less motivation to stay active. This is where living in a senior living community can help. Between freshly prepared meals and regularly scheduled activities and events, senior living can help you age well in retirement.