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 more than two decades of working as a nurse in the intensive care unit, Pam Forer decided she wanted to take her career in a different direction and have a greater impact on people’s lives. She wanted to work in hospice.
Working with aging adults offers a rewarding environment in which you’ll feel like you’re contributing to the greater good and having an impact on people’s lives every day. In West Central Minnesota, Knute Nelson provides quality care to older adults and a positive, respectful culture for its employees.
Join us in congratulating our Living Our Values award recipients. The Living Our Values awards align with
the five values of our organization and recognize those who exemplify them in their everyday work at Knute
Nelson. In addition, the “Spirit of Enrichment” award recognizes an individual for their extraordinary efforts
in each award category.
Knute Nelson is proud to sponsor Senior Day at the Douglas County Fair on Wednesday, August 17th.
Please join us for our annual Community Picnic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10th, at our Care Center campus at 420 12th Avenue East, Alexandria, MN. There is no cost for the BBQ-style lunch; however, free will donations are welcome and appreciated.
Thank you so much to all of those who golfed with us in the 16th Annual Knute Nelson Foundation Golf Classic! We hosted another sold-out tournament at the Geneva Golf Club in Alexandria.
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.”
Knute Nelson is a top five finalist in three categories for the St. Cloud Times Best of the Best awards. We want to thank everyone who nominated us! Cast your vote each day July 18-31.
Through the years, the community’s needs have changed, and we have intentionally shifted the paradigm of our services to meet those needs. It prompted the addition of senior living communities, the expansion of our home-based services, and preventative offerings like wellness and outpatient therapy.
Working with older adults is a unique and important healthcare path. A career in senior care teaches many valuable skills that can be applied across the healthcare continuum.
It’s time to reward yourself and take advantage of these benefits by checking out our openings.
A new wellness and health-focused program that puts the patient at the center of everything we do and is tailored for rural areas. No matter what state of health a person is in, there are practices, procedures, and technologies that can be employed to improve that person’s health and increase their quality of life.
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.
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.
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.