By Wendi Dressen Cassia volunteers come to us for a variety of reasons – to gain experience in the senior care field, the desire to give back to the community, a connection to a staff…
The Face of Cassia
Our January Face of Caring honors Certified Nursing Assistant Nicole Newham at Moose Lake Health and Rehabilitation.
If you’ve ever tried to use a walker in snowy conditions, you know that the walker legs, with their rubber tips, tend to get stuck in the snow, making forward mobility a major winter challenge.
January 18, 2021 Since 1986, Americans have observed an annual holiday in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Occurring on the third Monday of January each year, the holiday falls around (and sometimes…
#TechTuesday Continuing with our January topic of winter fall prevention, we bring you YakTrax walkers. YakTrax are stretchy rubber straps that pull on over the soles of your shoes or boots, and have metal coils…
#TechTuesday Among older adults, falls are the most common cause of traumatic head injury, and icy walkways are a very common cause of winter falls. In an online article on the Mayo Clinic website, Minnesota…
General Blog Posts
We all know how dedicated health care workers are—especially those who are caring for our loved ones in the midst of a pandemic. Many of us want to thank our health care workers—and at Cassia’s Chapel View community in Hopkins, that thank you came in the form of a special lunch from Pub 819.
#TechTuesday Do you like to read and miss your book club? Pour yourself a glass of Chardonnay and check out the Senior Planet Virtual Book Club. They just finished reading the award-winning book by Minnesota…
The Cassia Life
The end of the pandemic appears to be coming closer. Dare we hope? A variety of companies are seeking approval for use of their immunization products in the USA. And this Friday morning as I edit this blog, my morning newspaper’s front page headline reads, “Pfizer vaccine gets key U.S. OK.” And the world’s first Covid-19 vaccination is being given today to a British woman. Millions eventually will follow world wide.
The Face of Cassia
The Face of Caring – December 2020 December’s Face of Caring honors Princeton Elim Wellspring TCU and Temporary COVID-Unit Team Lead Stacy Spotts, Licensed Practical Nurse. Elim Wellspring was free of the virus until this…