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.
Knute Nelson has been nominated by readers of the Echo Press for 8 awards within the Best of the Lakes Area contest. Thank you to those who nominated us!
John was the epitome of active. Fishing, hunting, biking, gardening, camping— especially in the Boundary Waters. Then in October 2020, he got COVID-19.
Knute Nelson invites the Park Rapids community to a free outdoor picnic at their Crystal Brook Senior Living campus (1006 Crocus Hill Street) on Thursday, August 26th from 11:30 am to 1 pm.
Join us for a FREE BBQ-style lunch at the Knute Nelson Annual Community Picnic!
This year’s Community Picnic will be held on Tuesday, August 10 at the Care Center campus (420 12th Avenue East, Alexandria).
Each year, residents of the Alexandria area recognize their favorite businesses and organizations in the Best of the Lakes Contest (sponsored by the Echo Press).
Thank you for recognizing us in eight categories this year. We’re honored!
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.
With the constant and ever-changing ways of today, you may have been thinking about different ways to bring more work/life balance into your own personal life. For instance, how can I find more time for my family? Or, what could I do that would allow me to have more free time for errands, see loved ones and possibly work on growing my career?
The Knute Nelson Foundation exists to create and nurture relationships with generous individuals, businesses, and grant-making foundations in the communities in which we serve.
Brittney Thoreson, Vice President of Operations at Knute Nelson, grew up coming to the Alexandria lakes area to spend time with family. Little did she know, she would discover a “second family” here as well.
There is no doubt that we are working in a period of constant change. Despite these challenges, I remain optimistic for our future at Knute Nelson.
Knute Nelson knows how hard Veterans work for America, and this Veterans Day, we salute all American service members, both past and present.
Hospice care is a special kind of health care that focuses on the quality of life for people who are experiencing advanced, life-limited illness, and also provides care and support for those who are at home offering personal care.
“When we were planning Grand Arbor, it was our vision to serve aging adults,” said Mark Anderson, President and CEO, Knute Nelson. “It was a big dream, and the whole community came together to help us make it a reality.”
Meg Jones’ longtime volunteerism at Knute Nelson began with providing manicures to residents.
“My friend invited me to do manicures for the residents and they were very excited about getting their nails done, which was quite a rewarding experience,”