Text Size

Discovery of Preservation

Submitted by Christine Kragel, Community Relations & Foundation Director The inevitable came. The original Eventide Lutheran Home building was torn down in a mere nine days. A wide-open view of the Boyer River valley fills its void. While we knew and understood the outcome, the actions of its removal brought about emotions for many. Tearing […]

Read More >

Make Valentine’s Sweet!

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Send your loved ones on the Eventide Campus, a chocolate covered strawberry and glazed donut, and let them know how loved they are! Purchase a treat for a resident, tenant or employee in any building on the Eventide Campus. For $15.00, we will take care of the assembly, packaging and […]

Read More >

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2023

Medicare open enrollment – also known as Medicare’s annual election period – runs from October 15th through December 7th each year. During this open enrollment period those with Medicare and Medicare Advantage can make changes to their Medicare health plans or their prescription drug coverage for the following year to better meet their needs. All […]

Read More >

Learning Wisdom & Sharing Insight

Submitted by Kara Webb, Director of Assisted Living I recently attended the 2023 Iowa Healthcare Association Convention and had an opportunity to listen to some incredible speakers present about the long-term care industry as well as leadership. Continuing Education, while required for licensing and certification, is truly such a remarkable thing and I always get […]

Read More >

Save the Date: Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 Everyone has heard of Black Friday, and Cyber Monday is increasing in popularity, but have you heard of Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Whether it is making someone smile, helping a neighbor out, showing […]

Read More >

CEO Mindi Baker Awarded Leading Age Iowa’s Top Honor

Mindi Baker, CEO with 22 years of service to the Eventide Community, was formally presented with the Francis Lackner Award of Honor by LeadingAge Iowa during its recent Fall Conference. LeadingAge Iowa, a statewide organization of non-profit aging services providers, selected Baker from a large statewide pool of nominees. “We’re recognizing Iowa’s above-and-beyond heroes like […]

Read More >

Gracewell Receives Innovators Award!

At the Crawford County Chamber & Development Annual Banquet, Gracewell was named the recipient of the 2023 Innovators Award! To be considered, a business must have been in operation for less than five years, but has shown great leadership in the community. “The innovators award goes to an organization that began their journey in 1963 […]

Read More >

Fate Brings Cousins Back Together at Silveridge

When moving to a new home, one is always hopeful to see a familiar face or get to know new neighbors. For Delores Ahrenholtz and Marilyn Neddermeyer, this was no different when life’s path led each of them to Silveridge Assisted Living. Little did they know it would lead them back to each other. Delores […]

Read More >

5th Annual Golf Fundraiser!

Golf Tournament Registration & Sponsorships Open Now! Join us for the annual Eventide Foundation Golf Fundraiser. This four-person best ball tournament will be held on Friday, August 4th, located at the Schleswig Golf Course. Registration is now open for those who would like to participate in the tournament. Other ways to support the event include […]

Read More >

Gracewell Boasts Assistive Listening System

According to Listen Technologies, 466 million people suffer from hearing loss worldwide. Gracewell believes that hearing challenges should not interfere with a resident’s quality of life, and therefore invested in an Assisted Listening System for our Activity Center. This innovative technology ensures our residents and guests with hearing aids will be included and engaged in […]

Read More >

Employees Receive Training in Mental Health First Aide

Mental disorders are an ongoing and growing concern for many individuals. It is reported in the United States, every year, one in five (18.9%) American adults experiences a mental disorder. Mental disorders are just as common as white cars. Mental disorders is a topic many of us need to learn about to stop the misinformation […]

Read More >

Celebrating 60 Years of Service

Submitted by Mindi Baker, CEO Eventide Senior Living Community is excited to celebrate we have been serving the senior population for 60 years! Since 1963, Eventide has been a recognized leader in providing senior care and housing services to the Crawford County area and surrounding communities. While much has changed since 1963, our focus towards […]

Read More >

Apartments Available at Realife Cooperative

Currently, we have two wonderful apartments up for sale! We have a one bedroom apartment, one bath with a spacious kitchen, large pantry & walk-in closet. Additionally, we have a two bedroom apartment, two bath, with a large living room, lots of storage and gorgeous south facing views of town. Are you thinking of downsizing, […]

Read More >

Make Valentine’s Extra Sweet!

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Send your loved ones on the Eventide Campus, a chocolate covered strawberry, cheesecake and a balloon, and let them know how loved they are! Purchase a treat for a resident, tenant or employee in any building on the Eventide Campus. For just $10, we will take care of the assembly, […]

Read More >

The Facts of Life at Heritage Heights

Written by Shannon Cose, Realife Cooperative & Heritage Heights Resident Services Manager I get asked questions all of the time about what Heritage Heights is. I find that many people do not have a clear understanding of what we really are, and who qualifies to live here. I thought I would highlight a few of […]

Read More >

Save the Date: Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Everyone has heard of Black Friday, and Cyber Monday is increasing in popularity, but have you heard of Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Whether it is making someone smile, helping a neighbor out, showing […]

Read More >

Save the Date: 4th Annual Golf Fundraiser

Golf Tournament Registration & Sponsorships Open Now! Join us for the annual Eventide Foundation Golf Fundraiser in which proceeds will go towards the Gracewell Building Project. This four-person best ball tournament will be held on Friday, August 5th, located at the Schleswig Golf Course. Registration is now open for those who would like to participate […]

Read More >

COVID-19 Notification 10.1.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 67 (2 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly Update Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. All of […]

Read More >

Reunited after Thirty Six Years!

Pictured above is Silveridge tenant Marley Hansen and Jeff Franzen. Jeff and Marley used to work together as patrolmen for the Iowa Department of Transportation and worked together from 1978-1985 working vehicle enforcement along Interstate 80. During that time Marley was a part of the largest seizure of narcotics in Iowa yet to date, having […]

Read More >

Support Group is Back

Join our Caregiver Group for Alzheimer’s and Dementia support! The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will start back up Tuesday, August 3rd at 1:30pm. This will be located in the Heritage Heights Community Room located at 118 South 20th Street in Denison. This support group will continue on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Join us […]

Read More >

Make Valentine’s Day Sweet

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Buy your loved ones on the Eventide Campus, a chocolate covered strawberry, doughnut and a balloon, and let them know how loved they are! Purchase a treat for a resident, tenant or employee in any building on the Eventide Campus. For just $10, we will take care of the assembly, […]

Read More >

Silveridge Assisted Living Celebrates 10 Years!

By: Kara Webb, RN, Director of Assisted Living On the cold and flurry-filled January 10th morning in 2011, Silveridge officially opened to the public! Labor behind it, of course, began long before that. The Eventide Board of Directors and CEO, Mindi Baker, had poured themselves into a vision that provided the community with a beautiful […]

Read More >

Your Voice is Needed

Dear Residents, Tenants, Representatives, and Families, The gating criteria to move to Phase II in long term care is requiring a change from ‘conservative’ PPE use to ‘conventional’ PPE use. This means, for example, all team members must wear a procedural face mask and replace this face mask after each resident encounter of care/service.  We […]

Read More >

Believe Gala Creates Large Impact on Campaign

The Eventide Campus would like to express our sincere gratitude for the outpouring of support from our donors, sponsors, and volunteers at the Believe Gala, on December 15th at the Stables of Copper Ridge. The event was a success thanks to our generous community! We are excited to announce that the gala raised $90,000 for […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

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 […]

Read More >

Sign Up for our E-Newsletter