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.
It’s easy to forget about your feet when they feel good. But when they hurt, you’ll quickly realize the importance of keeping your feet healthy. If you want to walk, run, jump, dance, and enjoy just about any type of physical activity with ease, take these extra steps to care for your feet.
Nursing requires lifelong education to maintain your license, and job, and to ensure high-quality patient care. What many may not realize is that it also contributes to a high level of satisfaction. Here’s how.
On behalf of our entire Knute Nelson family, we want to extend a warm thank you to the families and loved ones we serve. This month, we are proudly celebrating our 75th anniversary. In turn, we’d like to pay tribute to our history and growth while recognizing the ever-present need for aging services throughout the communities we serve.
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.
Parkinson’s disease is a serious condition that affects the nervous system. It is a progressive disorder, meaning that it starts slowly and gradually gets worse over time. Learn more about the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and how home health care can help.
Chronic pain and disease are difficult for anyone experiencing the condition firsthand. But it can also be hard for family and friends. While each individual person and situation is different, and what helps or is acceptable to one person may not be to another, here are a few tips that may help you better support a loved one dealing with chronic pain or a serious illness.
On Monday, March 13, a group of Knute Nelson employees made their way to the Capitol to advocate for caregiving staff and residents as a part of LeadingAge Minnesota’s advocacy day. They spoke to legislators about the critical issues facing our industry and asked for support to make seniors and their caregivers a priority this legislative session. Read more.
It’s a big question you may be asking for yourself or a loved one: Is home health care the right choice?
Choosing care can be a difficult decision, and most people don’t know where to begin. Here is a look at how to get the right answers and take the next steps.
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.”
We are honored to have been nominated as one of Minnesota’s Best by readers of the Star Tribune in an array of categories that recognize the incredible work of our team at Knute Nelson.
You can cast your vote now for Knute Nelson and return to vote each day through April 5th.
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.
Working a part-time job while you are in school, high school, or college, has many advantages that can help you excel in life. Beyond earning an income, you can gain career-related experience as you define and refine goals, develop skills and self-confidence, and build a network of contacts. Here’s how you can gain that competitive edge.
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.
Risk factors can be detected, and falls can often be prevented. It may be time to assess your surroundings and make a few conscious changes to ensure safety for yourself or a loved one. Here are 11 easy tips you can take to reduce your risk of falling at home and while you’re out:
Managing Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) can be challenging, complex, and frightening. Here is how you can also make the condition manageable.