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.
Do you feel you need to support to work through your grief? You are not alone and we can help.
Many people struggle after a loved one has passed, but have no place to turn. This group is open to anyone who has ever lost a loved one.
Connect with us! Summer is here and Knute Nelson has a full schedule of community events including memorial dove releases, KN Golf Classic and our community picnics!
Being prepared, poised and personable are key factors for a successful job interview. Being genuine during interview conversations can help employers easily relate to you. Here are 5 key takeaways to help set yourself up for success.
Thinking ahead to decisions that may need to be made if you are in an emergency situation or in danger of death is never pleasant but spelling out certain things you wish to happen ahead of time can be a great comfort to you and your family. An advanced care directive is an important document to create while you are healthy and can think objectively about your care.
Summer is great for older adults looking to stay active, because there are so many fun things to do outside. Physical activity is good for people of all ages, but it is especially important as we age.
Please join us from 1-4 pm on Friday, June 10th for a Community Open House to celebrate the Best of the Lakes Awards & 10-Year Anniversary of Grand Arbor!
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.”