Director of Social Services Shannon Clem has worked at Cassia’s Apple Valley Health and Rehabilitation for two years. Colleagues and supervisors say Shannon is an excellent advocate for the residents and is always focused on determining how to meet their needs.
It’s been said “lent is a time of giving something up”. Some folks decided to “give up” steak, chicken or coffee; Some have given up McDonalds, Facebook or Netflix. Some have given up cell phones, Facebook, or texting. Some have given up the ‘snooze’ button, or even control of the TV remote!
There is a lot of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Cassia joins Minnesota Association of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians (MAGIC) in providing you with science based information, so you can make an informed decision for you and your family. Watch this series of one-minute videos that answer questions about the vaccine.
Cassia began administering coronavirus vaccines to residents and staff in December 2020 through our own A&E Pharmacy. In March, we completed the third round of clinics at our skilled nursing and independent/assisted living locations. To…
As the pandemic progresses and the vaccine offers promise for better days, scammers are doing what they always do―using the headlines to steal money and personal information from anyone they can victimize. Some new scams focus on the vaccine and pandemic, while others that seem like the “oldest tricks in the book” have new power in our ongoing crisis. The steps for us to guard against financial loss for ourselves and loved ones remain the same, but may require new vigilance while we face the pandemic’s challenges.
Seniors appear to be a favorite telephone target of scammers out to make a quick buck. They too have a bottom line, call it profit. Remarked one senior who gets lots of scam calls, “They keep calling don’t they? That means they’re making a profit.”