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Eventide Senior Living Community Announces Grow Bold With Us Capital Campaign

Mr. Nix Lauridsen donates $1 Million Dollars to the Campaign. Eventide Lutheran Home, the area’s only non-profit continuum care community, announced a $3 million capital campaign to replace the existing nursing facility. Now during the boldest move yet, Eventide’s vision is to build a $15 million replacement Skilled Nursing Facility in phase one, and incorporate […]

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Hilda Frank Awarded Volunteer of the Year

Submitted by Christine Kragel, Community Relations and Foundation Director Hilda Frank has been awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award by LeadingAge Iowa, an association representing not-for-profit aging services providers. The award is given to an individual who demonstrated a unique commitment to preserving the dignity, well-being, health, independence and fullness of life of residents […]

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Eventide Foundation Funds Education for Three Employees

Submitted by Christine Kragel, Community Relations and Foundation Director The Eventide Foundation gives campus employees the opportunity for tuition assistance intended for career development and the pursuit of a higher education. Whether it is a little or a lot, the Eventide Foundation strives to do what they can to support the dreams of dedicated team […]

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Depression and Winter SADness

by Deb Aldag BSW, Social Services Director Depression in the elderly is a widespread problem according to the National Institution of Health, and is often not recognized and treated. Being a caregiver or family member also can add to feelings of depression. Changes and life events increase the risk of depression or can make an […]

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Beat the Cold and Stay Healthy

Submitted by Kara Webb Monson, RN, Silveridge Assisted Living Manager The winter months can be difficult for all of us… but they do not have to be! There are ways we can try to stay healthy when the temperatures drop to sub-zero. Even with all of today’s technology and advances in medicine, the reason the […]

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A Focus on Fall Prevention

Submitted by Kara Webb Monson, RN, Silveridge Assisted Living Manager With those dreadful winter months fast-approaching, our risk for falls increases. According to the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, statistics show that: More than 40% of people hospitalized from hip fractures do not return home and are not capable of living independently again; 25% of […]

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