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Free Ethics CEU: Dementia, Impairment, and the Capacity to Sign Legal Documents

Providence Place is proud to partner with Maser, Amundson, Boggio, and Hendricks to present a free educational session about ethics in healthcare! Maser, Amundson, Boggio, and Hendricks is a Richfield-based law firm specializing in elder law. WHEN: Thursday, June 7th 2018, from 12:00-1:00 pm WHERE: Providence Place Senior Living Attorney Sarah Sicheneder will give a lecture... Read More

Memory Care Support Group

Please join us on Wednesday May 16th at 3:00 pm for our Memory Care Support Group: Facing Grief and Troubles. Our chaplain, Randy Somody, will speak about embracing pain and finding hope for family members of a loved one with memory loss. Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually.... Read More

April Be Well Newsletter

Celebrating Earth Day 2018 END PLASTIC POLLUTION by Melissa Pintar, RD, LDN Since the invention of plastic in 1907, approximately 9.1 billion tons of plastic have been produced to date making our daily lives much more convenient. Unfortunately, that great boost in convenience has led to 5.5 billion tons of plastic waste accumulation in land... 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

Free CEU: Ethics in Healthcare

Providence Place is partnering with Interim Healthcare and David Larson, MSW, LICSW, to present a free educational session about ethics in healthcare! WHEN: Thursday, March 15th from 12:00-1:00 pm WHERE: Providence Place Senior Living Participants will learn to: Define ethics Identify ethical dilemmas Define The NASW code Identify core ethical standards Identify four ethical principles... Read More

Be Well Newsletter

SHAKE OFF THE SALT by Andrea Rutger RD, LDN February is American Heart Month. While this designation is beneficial in reminding Americans about the importance of heart health, steps can and should be taken on a daily basis to prevent, treat, and minimize risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD encompasses all diseases of the heart... Read More

February is American Heart Health Month

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in America? It contributes to more than 17 million deaths each year, and the number is expected to rise to 23.6 million deaths by 2030. The good news is that heart disease is preventable! You can improve your heart health in a number... Read More

Be Well Newsletter

Be Well Newsletter – January 2018 JANUARY IS THYROID AWARENESS MONTH by Carolyn Bailey, MS, RDN, LD, Division Dietitian, Valley Services, Inc. An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, and more than half of those affected don’t know it. Undiagnosed thyroid disease can increase the risk of serious conditions, including heart... Read More

Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Dementia Education

Please join us Wednesday January 31st at 2:00 pm for an educational afternoon. Director of Social Services, Kelsey Servais, LGSW, MSW, will provide an overview of community resources for family members as well as tips for interacting with persons with memory loss. Attendees can learn ways to enhance relationships and improve communication with loved ones... Read More

Save the Date- Annual Holiday Open House

  Families, friends and staff, please join us for our annual Holiday Open House! All invited to share in the holiday spirit and celebrations. There will be festivities including a buffet of appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, and holiday treats, live music, a special performance by the resident bell choir, a holiday decorating competition, and a quarter... Read More