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.
Heikes’ recovery was interrupted when her second leg was amputated – a frustrating blow that required more recovery and more care at home.
“I can’t imagine anybody getting through the process unless they had someone that was as knowledgeable as they were and capable of giving the help,” Heikes said of the Knute Nelson specialists who helped her. Heikes wholeheartedly recommends at-home care from Knute Nelson.
On June 1st, Knute Nelson Home Health Care and Hospice will move from their office at 22339 US Hwy 71, to a new location at 221 Central Avenue in Long Prairie.
First impressions can have a significant impact on a relationship, both personal and professional. It can set the tone of how someone views you – negatively or positively. Applying for a job is your first impression with a potential employer. It can mean getting an interview, or not getting an interview.
Erin highly recommends health+ to her co-workers. Her top reasons? Convenience and low cost. All employees of Knute Nelson who are on their health insurance plan*, and their families, now receive basic healthcare at no cost to them through the health+ clinic.
When you apply for jobs, most companies will ask for two or three references. Choose your references with care. What they say can make all the difference. They answer questions about your work history, skills, abilities and work style. Keep reading to learn about ways you can ensure your references are that key factor in making all the difference.
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?
You might have thought that hitting retirement would be like being on permanent vacation – you are done with work, might have life-long friends to spend time with, and can now finally focus only on what is most important in your life.
But life can be surprisingly stressful for older adults – and that stress can manifest in various unhealthy ways.
“I love working for Knute Nelson. My core values align with theirs and the mission to enrich the lives of everyone we serve. Everyone is kind. I don’t go home stressed out. I love my colleagues and overall, my quality of life has improved tremendously.”
Home health care is an attractive option for many aging adults and those who love and care for them. Today, home health care, or allowing a senior to remain in their home and receive period care or assistance as opposed to moving into a nursing or assisted living facility, is easier than ever.
Music has been an important component of Knute Nelson’s programming, and one of its most-loved proponents is Sara Severson. She had an unusual and ambitious goal working at Knute Nelson – she wanted to write a song with a patient. Kirk made it happen.
Aging in place – the practice of letting seniors continue to live in their homes as they age, instead of moving into a managed care or assisted living facility – is becoming easier than ever thanks to recent breakthroughs in technology and a host of new products on the market.
Research shows that hiring managers spend, on average, only six- or seven-seconds reviewing resumes. Six or seven. Let that sink in for a moment. If you think about it, the top third of your resume is prime real estate. You need to catch a manager’s eye right away. Every second counts.
Dave’s family was referred to hospice following a hospital stay to help him manage the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of his stage four cancer. What they didn’t expect was the close bonds they’d develop with their care team and the extent of care they’d receive to enable Dave to stay at home with his family.
All employees of Knute Nelson who are on their health insurance plan*, and their families, now receive basic healthcare at no cost to them through the health+ clinic.