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.
Companies offer many appealing benefits to their employees. Health benefits, paid time off, flexible work schedule, and more. But in today’s world, where everything moves a hundred miles an hour, it only makes sense that you get early access to your paycheck. Learn more about pay on-demand at Knute Nelson.
Knute Nelson celebrated the Phase II expansion of Crystal Brook Senior Living in Park Rapids, MN, with a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, June 15th. Residents, staff, and families gathered to kick off the construction of an additional 20 units to the community’s memory care household.
Navigating the end of life can be difficult, and when hospice care becomes a real consideration for you or a loved one, uncertainty oftentimes follows suit. In some situations, family members may even find themselves in a race against the clock to make a sound decision, unsure of where to turn.
In the Alexandria lakes area community, Fred Bursch’s name was synonymous with two things – travel and philanthropy. Fred was the person who was known for giving so generously to everyone else. In his time of need, Fred and Terri turned to Knute Nelson Hospice to bring peace, care, and comfort to his final days.
People with Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory loss live with damage to the part of their brain that affects thought processes, memory and behavior. Read about 5 tips to promote positive engagements and effectively communicate with individuals with memory loss.
In honor of men’s health month, it is time to take a pulse on your health or encourage the men in your life to do so. One important way to promote health is to get the proper health screening tests. Here are 6 health screenings you may need to get scheduled.
Terah Kraft is closely approaching her one-year mark as an Accounting Specialist at Knute Nelson. Learn about her new hire experience and what made Knute stand out to her.
There’s no place like home, especially when you’re recovering from an injury or an accident. When Donald Snorek needed physical therapy, getting to appointments had become tough for him and his wife, Mary. Thankfully, Knute Nelson offered home health care that could come right to their doorstep year-round. Read more about their story.
Aging isn’t all rainbows and butterflies, but it is one of life’s greatest blessings. How can you enjoy the journey, embrace the change, and live an enhanced quality of life that you truly enjoy? Join us on Wednesday, May 31st to find out.
Knute Nelson announced their plans to embark on an expansion of Crystal Brook Senior Living with the addition of 20 units to the community’s memory care household. A market study completed in October of 2022 indicated a need for additional memory care options in Park Rapids. Learn more.
Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), OAM is a time for us to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of older Americans, highlight important trends, and strengthen our commitment to honoring our older adults. Learn more about this year’s theme.
Residents at Grand Arbor, Nelson Gables, Autumn Cottages, and the Care Center enjoyed a new and meaningful program for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This enriching program was possible thanks to funding through the Target Community Engagement Fund Grant.
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.