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Memory Care Support: Intro to Integrative Health

Please join us for an Introduction to Integrative Health! When: Wednesday March 27th at 3:00 pm Where: Providence Place 1 South Conference Room Integrative health focuses on the whole person—body, mind, and spirit. These are non-pharmacological measures that can be used in the  journey towards health and healing. Integrative Therapist, Erin Heinitz, M.A., will provide... Read More

March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month® was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and celebrated each March. The campaign seeks to shed light on the importance of making healthy food choices and creating active lifestyles. Below is a list of 30 tips from Providence Place’s Clinical Dietitian, Andrew Pfaff, RD, LD. Begin to incorporate some of these... Read More

February is American Heart Health Month!

One way we can keep our hearts healthy is by monitoring and controlling our blood pressure. Blood pressure can be defined as, “the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry blood from your heart to other parts of your body”. It is normal for our blood pressure to rise and... Read More

New Year, New You!

Did you know that 45% of Americans each year set a goal for the New Year to lose weight or get in shape? Out of all of those resolutions, 80% fail. What are some things we can do to reach our goals and still enjoy this year to the fullest? Instead of focusing on losing... Read More

Be Well Newsletter

OBESOGENIC ENVIRONMENT by Melissa Pintar,RD,LDN, Clinical Dietitian at Cura Hospitality Many Americans continue to struggle with being overweight and/or obesity. In 2015-2016, the CDC reports that 39.8% of US adults 20 years and older were obese and 71.6% were overweight. The obesity trend continues to climb which does not offer a healthy projection for America’s... Read More

Eat, Drink, and Be Thankful

                                To the family and friends we hold so dear, We want to share our bounty this year, At a special gathering to stay in touch, And to count the blessings that mean so much.   You are invited you... Read More

Social Services Meet and Greet for Memory Care Families

Providence Place is proud to welcome our new Director of Social Service, Meighan Middleton, LSW! Meighan Middleton is the new social worker for all memory care residents. She will be hosting an introductory meeting as an opportunity to get to know our memory care family members. All are welcome to attend, so stop by and... Read More

Save The Date for Spooktacular!

Bring the whole family to our annual Spooktacular event! The Spooktacular will feature a frightfully fun haunted house, terrific treats, and pumpkin painting.  When: Saturday October 27, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 pm Where: Providence Place- 3720 23rd Ave South, Minneapolis   Spooktacular is delightfully spooky fun for folks of all ages!

Celebrating Active Aging Week

Created by the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) in 2003, Active Aging Week takes place each year during the last week of September. Providence Place will be celebrating Active Aging Week with special events each day during the week of September 24. These activities will encompass all areas of health and well being—physical, social,... Read More

Upcoming Free Educational Opportunities: Hospice and Dementia Basics

Mark your calendars for upcoming free educational opportunities!   Memory Care Support Group When: Wednesday September 19th, 2018 at 2:30 pm Where: Providence Place Senior Living Community Life Staff, Brett Collins, MT-BC, and Brenna Horn will provide an overview of the types dementia and offer meaningful activities that persons with dementia and their loved ones... Read More