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.
Through our hospice life-enriching services, we go beyond traditional expectations. Through the lens of Linda Carey, we hope to shine a light on the compassionate services that set us apart.
Nearly 15 years ago, senior leaders endeavored to incorporate servant leadership into our organization. The first call President & CEO Mark Anderson placed was to Vern Anderson. Read more about his impact on Knute Nelson.
After entrusting her Uncle Robbin‘s well-being to Knute Nelson memory care, Rebecca Tormanen noticed dramatic positive changes that redefined her perspective of memory care.
As her father’s health declined, Kathleen Schwantz-Dahl turned to Knute Nelson Hospice to provide peace and comfort in his final days. Read why she is grateful for the care her family received.
As Jay Walter struggled with ANCA vasculitis, he found the lifestyle he knew and cherished hanging in the balance. Read how Knute Nelson Home Health Care helped Jay get back on his feet.
Navigating the end of life can be difficult, and when hospice care becomes a real consideration for you or a loved one, uncertainty oftentimes follows suit. In some situations, family members may even find themselves in a race against the clock to make a sound decision, unsure of where to turn.
In the Alexandria lakes area community, Fred Bursch’s name was synonymous with two things – travel and philanthropy. Fred was the person who was known for giving so generously to everyone else. In his time of need, Fred and Terri turned to Knute Nelson Hospice to bring peace, care, and comfort to his final days.
At Knute Nelson Hospice, we believe that an essential stage of the hospice care experience begins immediately at admission and continues after the patient passes. While providing care and support for patients is critical, family support throughout the process is just as important. Learn more about Knute Nelson Hospice bereavement services.
Grace Evink is a senior in high school. She wanted to get a part-time job to keep busy, earn money for expenses, and to prepare for college. In her search for a job, Grace said, “I really wanted an employer that was reliable and understanding with my school and sports schedules – giving me the flexibility I needed. I wanted to work where they really thought of me as an employee and team member, not just a number, and I found that at Knute Nelson.”
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.
Through our Hospice Life Enriching Services at Knute Nelson, we’ve seen the difference of tailored care firsthand. Learn the key benefits of therapeutic music from the lens of Jackson Burns, a therapeutic musician with Knute Nelson Hospice.
While our experienced staff is adept with everything from chronic illness management to personal care and companionship, we wanted to highlight the Home Health Care journey of Violet Davis. Her life was turned upside down after an accident.
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.
While every hospice care experience requires a unique, tailored approach, we wanted to share the experiences of Connie Spanswick. She is a member of our spiritual care family who joined us shortly after her father Bob transitioned through hospice care at Knute Nelson. By shining light on the full breadth of what Knute Nelson hospice has to offer, Connie’s story brings clarity during these challenging and often confusing times.
Home Health and remote health monitoring services kept Dale Prechel from making countless trips to the doctor.
Prechel was in the hospital in Fargo for 31 days, and even after he was discharged, his doctor told him that he needed to have additional care at home. That’s where Knute Nelson came in.