NEWS & STORIES
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.
For residents in our senior living communities, no two experiences are exactly alike. That’s because we offer custom-tailored support based on each resident’s unique lifestyle and needs no matter where they are along our continuum of care.
Is it safe to continue living at home? Who can we turn to for professional support? Should we consider assisted living?
As these questions build up, our Knute Nelson family is here with answers you can trust. That’s what Julie Urke discovered when her father’s neurocognitive disorder began to progress. She could have never expected how Knute Nelson would change her life as well.
Knute Nelson has launched a new pilot project called Connected Communities for Healthy Aging. This innovative initiative is facilitated through our Population Health division and funded by a grant through LeadingAge MN Foundation and UCare.
People with dementia require constant attention, and it can be easy for a caregiver to look past their own needs to remain focused on the person in their care. Although it is important that Dementia patients have close monitoring and consistent care, it is also important for the caregiver to fulfill their own needs.
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…
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?
Is it time to downsize? Have you reached the point when you think, “The kids are gone. We don’t need this much house.” “I’m tired of taking care of all these home projects. And the yard work! Don’t get me started.”
Long-term care, what we used to call a nursing home, is 24-hour skilled nursing for individuals who have complex medical conditions or disabilities. Needs such as:
We hope to see you for a Holiday Open House!