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.
Many seniors want to age in a place that feels like home. However, an everyday mishap, such as tripping over a cord or slipping on an icy driveway, could turn into a serious injury, a hospital stay or worse for many older adults. To keep your loved one protected, here are steps you can take to prevent falls and other accidents at home.
When considering home health care and hospice, many people are concerned about affordability. What many people don’t realize is home health care and hospice can often reduce overall medical costs, prevent costly or lengthy hospital stays and vastly improve quality of life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you looking after an aging loved one and wondering about simple yet effective things you can do to prevent falls? Here are some easy recommendations that you can follow as well as simple recommendations and lifestyle changes that can help prevent falls.
Whether you are a patient or a health care provider, knowing about home health care and the different types of services offered is not always easy. Home health care can incorporate a wide range of health care services given in your home following an illness or injury.
As we age, some things that were once easy—dressing, laundry, bathing, and cooking, for example—no longer are.
We all need a little help sometimes, and for some aging adults, that’s all they need to stay safe and in their homes. Personalized care is the perfect solution.
John was the epitome of active. Fishing, hunting, biking, gardening, camping— especially in the Boundary Waters. Then in October 2020, he got COVID-19.
You might find yourself spending hours, days and even weeks researching home care agencies, especially if you don’t know where to begin. Luckily, there are some key factors to consider that can help you narrow down your list and identify the right home care agency for your needs.
After a surgery, injury or illness, your first thoughts are probably on how you can quickly recover and regain your strength. You want to get back to living independently in the fastest, most efficient way possible. This is what Knute Nelson can help you do through our home health care services.
In-home care technology services offered by Knute Nelson support your independence by helping you live in your home safely and comfortably.