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.
After a surgery navigating the road ahead can feel daunting. Progress and consistency may seem well out of reach. For David Kjos, the road to recovery meant relearning many of the everyday movements and activities that once came as second nature.
Knute Nelson and Walker Methodist have successfully merged, marking a transformative step forward in their shared commitment to enhancing the lives of aging adults.
Whether you’re preparing for surgery, seeking post-surgical rehabilitation, or wanting to maintain a healthy lifestyle, the Nelson Wellness Center offers support for every goal. We’re eager to share the story of Kim Suter, a member who underwent two knee replacement surgeries.
Our Knute Nelson family proudly supports the full continuum of care for those we serve. These services range from short-term rehab to senior living and extend well beyond traditional long-term care alone.
For aging adults and their families, choosing the right care organization requires meticulous research, in-person facility tours, and careful consideration. As you explore your options, you may notice that there’s more to your decision than meets the eye.
Caregiver burnout can take a toll on a person’s emotional and physical well-being. Asking for help is an important part of being a caregiver. Taking time for yourself as a caregiver will help you be more present as you care for your loved one and provide them with the best care possible.
Aging is a journey that is different for everyone. For seniors and their families, the path is as individualized as they are. That’s why it is important to find a partner in your aging journey that is ready to guide and care for you, every step of the way.
When talking about older adults, a continuum of care model provides individuals with the care they need at each stage of their life, from support with daily tasks while they are living independently to increasingly specialized care as they age.
Finding the right therapy services can be challenging, which is why Knute Nelson offers you a full therapy continuum so you don’t have to seek additional sources of care during your recovery.
This where the Knute Advantage can help. At Knute Nelson, we know all too well how complicated the health care system is for families. As part of the Knute Advantage, our Care Transition Coordinator can navigate you to the health care service that’s best for you or your loved one.
It’s true that there is no cure for dementia. However, with the right memory care, your loved one can continue living with meaning and dignity.
This article details the various types of senior living available to help you get a better understanding of which level of care will best suit your loved one’s needs.