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Grand Arbor's First 10 Years

“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.”

Nick Lenz

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Best of the Lakes Area Awards—Thank You!

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!

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Vote for Knute Nelson in Best of the Lakes Area contest

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!

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Comforts of Home with Assisted Living by Nelson Gables

I’m Gyra Rozell. I came from Overland Park, Kansas, and I’m living at the Nelson Gables.

My husband worked in Kansas City and when he passed away, I moved up here because my son is up here. My son married a girl from Minnesota, settled on Lake Ida and here I am.

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Why Choose Senior Living in Alexandria, MN?

Every major change – like moving to senior living – also requires some planning. That’s why we’re reviewing all that’s offered at Grand Arbor, Knute Nelson’s independent living community in Alexandria, MN, so you can find the independent living community that is just right for you.

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Healthy Aging in a Senior Living Community

As you continue to age, you may struggle to meal prep like you used to or have less motivation to stay active. This is where living in a senior living community can help. Between freshly prepared meals and regularly scheduled activities and events, senior living can help you age well in retirement.

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Why Move to Independent Living in the New Year

As you (joyfully) say goodbye to 2020, make the greatest new year’s resolution you can make for yourself in your retirement years. Moving to an independent living community will give you the freedom to exercise, pick up a new hobby and so much more.

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What Outpatient Therapy is Like at Knute Nelson

At Knute Nelson, we offer the highest quality of care and recovery because it’s more than just about healing that specific joint; it’s about getting you back on your feet to do things you never thought you’d be able to do again.

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When is it Time to Move to Senior Living?

Enjoy a relaxed afternoon outing with your family or devote attention to a renewed passion like gardening or painting. All of this is possible at a senior living community. But when is the right time to move to senior living?

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What are the Benefits of Home Health Care?

At Knute Nelson, our home health care services are available as a part of our care continuum to help all patients regain their strength, recover in a quick, safe manner and get back to their independent lifestyles.

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What Short-Term Rehab is Like at Knute Nelson

At Knute Nelson, short-term rehabilitation is part of our specially designed therapy continuum and the first step in recovery after your joint replacement.

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Importance of Staying Active for Seniors

When you make exercise a regular part of your weekly routine, you can also help prevent yourself from physical and emotional problems and memory decline.

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Is a senior living facility right, right now?

There are many things to consider when it comes to transitioning to senior living. Whether you’re ready now or a year from today, here’s what you should know to ensure you’re choosing the right place when it’s the right time.

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Is it time for a Care Center?

A Care Center helps your loved one thrive. It starts with around-the-clock medical care and includes activities and a culture that engages their bodies, minds and hearts.

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The Pros and Cons of Long-Term Care

Long-term care, what we used to call a nursing home, is 24-hour skilled nursing for individuals who have complex medical conditions or disabilities. Needs such as:

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4 Reasons to Consider Crystal Brook & Aging in Place

Is it time to downsize? Have you reached the point when you think, “The kids are gone. We don’t need this much house.” “I’m tired of taking care of all these home projects. And the yard work! Don’t get me started.”

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Lakes Senior & Assisted Living at Crystal Brook

Explore our two-bedroom, and two-bedroom deluxe floor plans available for individuals or their loved ones looking for Senior Living or Assisted Living.

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Lakes One-Bedroom Senior Apartments at Grand Arbor

Explore our one-bedroom and one-bedroom + den floor plans available for individuals or their loved ones looking for Senior Living.

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Lakes Two-Bedroom Senior Apartments at Grand Arbor

Explore our two-bedroom and two-bedroom plus floor plans available for individuals or their loved ones looking for Senior Living.

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Get to Know the Therapeutic Benefits of a Warm Water Pool

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?

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Knute Nelson Senior Living Partners with K4Connect

Leading senior living operator, Knute Nelson, invests and launches next-generation smart technology to deliver better care and quality of life for older adults.

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Preventing Loneliness in Older Adults

While loneliness is a serious issue, there are plenty of resources available to individuals who are looking for companionship. This blog looks at loneliness in older adults, its ramifications, how you can spot it, and what you can do to help.

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Moving to Grand Arbor: A Decision She Has Never Regretted

For Carol, the benefits of living in Grand Arbor were felt immediately. She had a safe, warm, and welcoming place to live, plus plenty of opportunities to socialize and make friends.

“After I had been here a few months, I decided this is better than living alone,” she said. “Everything is here, and it is wonderful.”

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Five Reasons to Make the Move to Senior Living

With personalized care options, dining and wellness amenities, fellowship and engaging programming and much more, senior living sounds like an enticing option for older adults looking to make the move. From the moment you set foot in your new home, you’ll know your future is secure. Carefree Living. Worry less while we take care of…

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When to Start Considering Memory Care

Today, memory loss is prevalent in over 16 million people throughout the US. As a spouse, child, or caregiver, knowing when to seek out professional memory care services is key.

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Happier Holidays for Loved Ones with Memory Loss

The holidays are a time for bringing together family and friends to celebrate traditions and make new memories. This is a joyous time for many, but if you are sharing the holidays with a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it can also be stressful for everyone.

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The Five Advantages of Our Knute Nelson Senior Living Communities

As we age, staying at home can pose unique challenges. Household chores and maintenance pose undue risks. Here’s why residents and their loved ones feel at peace after choosing Knute Nelson.

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Caregiver Tips For Those With Dementia Or Memory Loss

People with dementia require constant attention, and it can be easy for a caregiver to look past their own needs to remain focused on the person in their care. Although it is important that Dementia patients have close monitoring and consistent care, it is also important for the caregiver to fulfill their own needs.

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An Inside Look at Population Health in Action

Knute Nelson has launched a new pilot project called Connected Communities for Healthy Aging. This innovative initiative is facilitated through our Population Health division and funded by a grant through LeadingAge MN Foundation and UCare.

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The Life-Changing Difference Of Our Memory Care

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.

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Knute Nelson Senior Living - Supporting The Full Continuum Of Care

For residents in our senior living communities, no two experiences are exactly alike. That’s because we offer custom-tailored support based on each resident’s unique lifestyle and needs no matter where they are along our continuum of care.

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Knute Nelson Senior Living: More Than Just a Nursing Home

Our Knute Nelson family proudly supports the full continuum of care for those we serve. These services range from short-term rehab to senior living and extend well beyond traditional long-term care alone.

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Grand Arbor was Voted Best of the Lakes Area

Grand Arbor was voted Best of the Lakes Area by readers of the Echo Press. This recognition is a true testament to our incredible staff and their commitment to enrich the lives of everyone we serve.

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Our Holistic Approach to Memory Care at Knute Nelson

After entrusting her Uncle Robbin‘s well-being to Knute Nelson memory care, Rebecca Tormanen noticed dramatic positive changes that redefined her perspective of memory care.

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The Life-Changing Benefits of Our Senior Living Communities

Whether you’re struggling to live alone or are proactively looking toward future care needs, our senior living communities at Knute Nelson cover a full continuum of senior housing options. Learn about the benefits of senior living at Knute Nelson.

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