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COVID-19 Notification 12.3.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 68 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.26.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 68 (0 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 […]

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Covid-19 Notification 11.19.21

With the holiday season approaching, now is a great time for a few reminders as it relates to visiting those on the Eventide Campus. Eventide Nursing Facility: As of last week, visitation is allowed every day and will not be halted if a positive COVID case develops among a staff member or resident. This is […]

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Nursing Facility Revised Visitation Guidelines

To: Eventide Residents, Families and Friends From: Mindi Baker, CEO Date: November 16, 2021 Once again, we have revised guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that was released Friday regarding nursing facility visitation. There will be no restrictions on visitation in long term care organizations from this point forward regardless of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.12.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 68 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.5.21

Please remember scheduling visits in advance for Eventide Nursing Facility helps our staff with the screening process and may help reduce visitor wait time. To schedule a visit at the Eventide Nursing Facility, please call Social Services or the Business Office at (712) 263-3114, Monday through Friday. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.1.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 68 (1 active case) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.29.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 67 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.22.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 67 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.15.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 67 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.8.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 67 (1 active case) 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 […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.24.21

We have a new COVID-19 positive team member in the Eventide Nursing Facility. Our Memory Lane and Hearthside Corner Households can have personal visits outdoors; if the visit is deemed as a compassionate care, it can be held indoors. Compassionate care visits are determined on a one-to-one basis which may include new admissions and those […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.23.21

We have a COVID-19 positive team member in the Eventide Nursing Facility. There will only be compassionate care visits inside Memory Lane for the next 14 days. Compassionate care visits are determined on a one-to-one basis which may include new admissions and those on Hospice level of care. Memory Lane, and all other areas of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.21.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 65 (1 active case) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.17.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 64 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.10.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 64 (1 active case) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly Update ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.3.21

We have completed the first round of testing with no positives among staff or residents. After conducting a risk analysis, all areas of the nursing facility are back to normal visits. Please remember scheduling visits in advance does help the screening process. We appreciate your continued patience as we conduct required testing. A special thank […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.1.21

We were notified today one contractor tested positive for COVID-19 in the nursing facility. Only compassionate care visits are allowed within the facility until the first round of testing team members and residents in the nursing facility is complete. We expect the first round of testing to take a couple of days. Compassionate care visits […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.31.21

Through routine testing, we have discovered another employee positive for COVID-19. This employee has not worked recently, therefore this case does not affect resident visitation, dining, or activities. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 63 (2 active […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.27.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 62 (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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.24.21

Through routine testing, we have discovered another employee positive for COVID-19. This employee has not worked recently, therefore this case does not affect resident visitation, dining, or activities. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 62 (2 active […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.20.21

We have completed the first round of testing with no other positives among staff or residents. Per federal regulations, there can only be compassionate care visits on Legacy Center (aka “the Circle”) through September 1st. Compassionate care visits are determined on a one-to-one basis which may include new admissions and those on Hospice level of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.19.21

Through routine COVID-19 testing, we have determined one positive team member in the nursing facility. Only compassionate care visits are allowed within the facility until the first round of testing staff and residents in the nursing facility is complete. We expect the first round of testing to take a couple of days. There will only […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.13.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.6.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.30.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.23.21

We continue to monitor Covid-19 in our communities, and continue to keep the health and well-being of our residents and employees our top priority. Starting next week, we will discontinue the weekly facebook posts, and notification texts to resident and tenant responsible parties. We will continue our weekly website updates however. Moving forward, if you […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.16.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.9.21

We continue to monitor the Crawford County positivity rate. In the past 7 days there has been an 8% increase. Please be cautious, and remember to not visit if you do not feel well. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.2.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.25.21

Help Spread the Word: Family and friends have been able to enter Eventide Nursing Facility to visit residents since March.  All visitors enter through Door #4, our main entrance, which enters into the Traditional Ridge household.  You may have to knock or use the doorbell and our screening person will let you in.  The screening […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.18.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.11.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.4.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.28.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.23.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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Covid-19 Notification 5.21.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.14.21

Yesterday the CDC released changes with their recommendations on fully vaccinated individuals. See guidance here. Fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. However, this does not […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.7.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.4.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 60 (2 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 4.30.21

It is important to note communities are seeing positive COVID-19 cases even in those who are vaccinated. This is a great reminder just because you are vaccinated, this does not mean a ‘free for all’. Those who are vaccinated and test positive generally have shown they are asymptotic or experience very light symptoms; this is […]

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COVID-19 Notification 4.28.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 59 (1 active case) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 4.23.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 58 (0 active case) 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 4.16.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 58 (0 active case) 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 4.9.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 58 (0 active case) 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 4.2.21

Schedule a Visit Calling ahead to visit is encouraged to ensure infection control precautions are maintained. Eventide Nursing Facility: Call Social Services, Activities, or the Business Office at 712-263-3114. Silveridge Assisted Living: Call Kim Korwes or Kara Webb, RN, at 712-263-2639. Heritage Heights and Realife: No prescreen required.   Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents […]

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COVID-19 Notification 3.26.21

Visitors Welcome! Please be sure to share the following visitor information with other friends and family members. Each visitor at Eventide Nursing Facility and Silveridge Assisted Living Facility must be prescreened by staff. Advance scheduling ensures availability as we must limit the number of visitors per resident at one time, as well as the total number of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 3.19.21

Visitors Welcome! Each visitor at Eventide Nursing Facility and Silveridge Assisted Living Facility must be prescreened by staff. Advance scheduling ensures availability as we must limit the number of visitors per resident at one time, as well as the total number of visitors in the facility at one time to maintain infection control precautions. Schedule a Visit […]

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COVID-19 Notification 3.12.21

Date: 03/12/21 To: Eventide Campus Interested Parties From: Mindi Baker, CEO Re: Visitation Guidance CMS released revised guidance as it relates to nursing home and assisted living visitation. The new changes to the visitation guidelines are effective immediately. In summary, more residents are now able to have indoor visits!   Screening Process Every visitor entering […]

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COVID-19 Notification 3.5.21

Eventide Lutheran Home (nursing facility): We continue to monitor the county positivity rate using the CMS site found here. CMS allows for general indoor visits in the nursing facility if: The county Positivity Rate is below 10% or not in high risk/red zone and No positive case at facility in the last 14 days. Eventide has a number of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 2.26.21

Eventide Lutheran Home (nursing facility): We continue to monitor the county positivity rate at least weekly using the CMS site found here. This website differs from the State of Iowa site located here. CMS allows for general indoor visits in the nursing facility if: The county Positivity Rate is below 10% and No positive case in the last […]

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COVID-19 Notification 2.19.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 57 (0 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 2.12.21

Eventide Lutheran Home: Our county positivity rate still remains above 10%. With this, CMS does not allow for general indoor visits in the nursing facility. Therefore, we are utilizing this new visitor area just inside our building near the Main Dining Room. DIA has approved this area as an “outdoor window” visit since there is […]

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COVID-19 Notification 2.5.21

The COVID-19 vaccine clinics on the Eventide Campus to date have ran smoothly. On our campus, we have coordinated administration on 393 shots. Leadership worked with Crawford County Public Health for the Moderna Vaccine and our Federal Pharmacy Partner Walgreens for the Pfizer Vaccine. We have 163 individuals who have already completed their two-dose series. Roughly […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.29.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 57 (1 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.26.21

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 57 (1 active case) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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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, […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.22.21

We had a really good week as it relates to COVID-19 and currently have no positive cases in either licensed building. More COVID-19 vaccine clinics are fast approaching. As stated in last week’s post, individuals who received the Moderna vaccine will receive their second dose on January 28th. We have two more Pfizer clinics scheduled […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.15.21

Our vaccine clinics have been going very well. Individuals who received the Moderna vaccine on New Year’s Day will receive their second dose on January 28th. We have two more Pfizer clinics scheduled for January 30th and February 20th. As you may already know, the vaccine distribution is quite the undertaking on a nationwide level. To […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.12.2021

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (2 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 56 (3 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.8.2021

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (3 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 55 (3 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.7.2021

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 40 (4 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 55 (4 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.5.20

We have heard from our Federal Pharmacy Program Partner on our COVID-19 vaccine clinic dates. Walgreens will be on site to give offer the Pfizer vaccine to our nursing home and assisted living population on Saturday, January 9th. We are currently notifying individuals of this opportunity. Please see the Pfizer fact sheet and consent form […]

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COVID-19 Notification 1.1.2021

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 38 (12 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 53 (4 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff ✔ Weekly Update Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.29.20

We have been waiting to hear from our Federal Pharmacy Program Partner on a vaccine clinic date. Although one has not yet been set through this Federal Program, our local Crawford County Public Health is able to give Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to our nursing home population on Thursday, December 31, 2020. This population is being […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.25.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 32 (7 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 51 (5 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff ✔ Weekly Update Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.24.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 32 (7 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 50 (5 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.22.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 28 (3 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 50 (5 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.18.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 26 (2 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 48 (4 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.15.20

We are a few steps closer to having the Pfizer vaccination on campus for residents and team members. You may refer to our December 11th update for more information. The following fact sheet will be distributed to each recipient that will receive the Pfizer vaccination. Please feel free to review the fact sheet and direct […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.14.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 26 (3 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 46 (2 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.11.20

Receiving a vaccination is one of the most effective ways for individuals to protect themselves and those around them. Development of a COVID-19 vaccination has been on a fast-track since the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020. The availability of a vaccine to fight against COVID-19 is getting very close. For those working or living […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.9.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 24 (4 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 45 (7 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.8.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 24 (4 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 44 (7 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.4.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 23 (6 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 44 (9 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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.3.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 23 (7 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 44 (10 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 12.1.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 21 (6 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 42 (8 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.27.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 19 (5 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 39 (7 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff ✔ Weekly Update Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.25.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 19 (7 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 38 (7 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.24.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 17 (5 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 37 (6 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.20.20

We continue to see resident to resident activity develop in one of our households in regards to COVID-19. The team continues to test at a much higher frequency and implementing further mitigation efforts daily based on new developments. Some of those testing positive have no symptoms, some develop a few symptoms much later in the […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.19.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 15 (6 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 35 (6 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.17.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 15 (6 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 32 (3 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.13.20

We are seeing resident activity develop in one of our households in regards to COVID-19. We are testing at a much higher frequency in this area and doing our best to implement further mitigation efforts. Please know this can be a difficult task when providing services to individuals with a cognitive deficit who are unable […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.11.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 11 (2 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 31 (5 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.9.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 11 (2 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 29 (3 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.8.20

We had an additional nursing facility team member who tested positive for COVID-19. We ask that you please remember to follow IDPH guidance as it relates to COVID-19. Please do your part and encourage others to do the same. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 9 (0 active cases) […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.6.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 9 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 28 (3 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. We are […]

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COVID-19 Notification 11.3.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 9 (0 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 28 (3 active cases) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.30.20

With surveillance testing, we had an additional nursing facility team member who tested positive for COVID-19. All nursing facility residents have been tested and we are pleased to report there are no positive cases with residents. We ask that you please remember to follow IDPH guidance as it relates to COVID-19. According to the CDC, […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.23.20

We are pleased to announce COVID-19 surveillance testing went very well again this week. We currently have no active cases on campus. Please continue to pray for all residents, tenants, staff, and families during this unprecedented time.  The Eventide Campus is prepared for indoor visits with extra safety measures in place, but we need the county […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.16.20

We continue to test nursing facility residents at least weekly and team members twice a week. We are pleased to report no new positives occurred this week. We continue to take proactive measures and make changes as deemed appropriate. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, and Iowa Department […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.9.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 9 (6 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 25 (8 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. We are […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.8.20

We continue to test Eventide nursing facility team members and residents. We are pleased to report that all resident testing yesterday in the nursing facility came back negative. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 9 (6 active cases) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 25 (9 active […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.6.20

The Department of Inspection and Appeals was on site yesterday and today to conduct an infection control survey per CMS guidance. We are happy to report there were no deficiencies during this extensive survey. The Eventide team continues to work hard to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all residents is met. As a reminder, […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.2.20

It is with extreme sorrow I report the Eventide Nursing Facility recently lost our first resident due to COVID-19. This is a dangerous virus for individuals with underlying health conditions. The Eventide team is working closing with Crawford County Public Health, Iowa Department of Public Health, as well as local/state/national health providers on best practices […]

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COVID-19 Notification 10.1.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 9 (0 cases recovered) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 22 (9 cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.30.20

We have additional nursing facility residents and team members who have tested positive for COVID-19. Those residents are asymptomatic at this time. We are grateful for the available routine testing so we can continue to surveillance all individuals in the nursing facility. Protecting the health and wellbeing of our residents, and that of our team […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.29.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 3 (0 cases recovered) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 18 (9 cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.28.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 3 (0 cases recovered) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 17 (9 cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.25.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 3 (0 cases recovered) Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 16 (9 cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff ✔ Weekly Update Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.24.20

After over six months of fighting off this virus, we have our first nursing facility residents that have tested positive using the quick BD testing method. There is some inconsistency with this type of testing, so we have tested the PCR method and are awaiting those results. As things opened up in the community and […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.22.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 10 (9 cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ New COVID+ Resident or Staff Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.18.20

New CMS guidance was released last night regarding nursing facility visitation. Our team will be reviewing the federal guidance but the state guidance has not changed. We expect state guidance changes to follow. We will keep everyone posted as we work through this process. To those in Crawford County, this is our heartfelt plea to […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.11.20

We continue to test Eventide nursing facility team members twice a week using POC antigen tests. We have an additional two nursing facility team members who have tested positive for COVID-19 at this time. Those team members are asymptomatic and are in self-isolation at home per public health guidance. We have tested all nursing facility […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.8.20

Monday, September 8, 2020 We have an Eventide Nursing Facility employee who as tested positive for COVID-19. With new CMS guidelines effective September 2nd, all staff and residents in the nursing facility will be tested. Everyone that tested negative is to be retested every 3 to 7 days until testing identifies no new cases of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 9.4.20

Friday, September 4, 2020 In accordance with the guidance CMS issued for nursing facilities effective September 2, 2020, the Eventide Lutheran Home team members are currently being tested twice a week. As always, thank you for understanding the importance of taking safety measures during this unprecedented time and situation. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.31.20

Monday, August 31, 2020 Eventide Nursing Facility was notified yesterday that one team member has tested positive with COVID-19. The team member has not worked in the facility for over 30 days and no one has been exposed at the facility. Consistent with IDPH guidelines, the team member is in self-isolation at home, and will […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.28.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 5 (4 cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.26.20

Wednesday, Augsut 26, 2020 An Eventide staff member has tested positive with COVID-19 after being exposed in the public. The staff member has not had direct contact with residents and was asymptomatic while at work over a week ago. Consistent with IDPH guidelines, the staff member is in self-isolation at home, and will not return […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.21.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.14.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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COVID-19 Notification 8.7.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.31.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.24.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.17.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.10.20

Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals have released updated guidance on 6/30/20 for Phased Easing of Restrictions for long term care facilities. Currently both Eventide Lutheran Home and Silveridge Assisted Living are in Phase Two. Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative […]

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COVID-19 Notification 7.3.20

I would like to take a moment to extend a heartfelt thank you to all individuals who helped the Eventide Campus with grass roots efforts by contacting the Governor’s office regarding PPE and visitation. Your voice played a vital role in recent changes for long term care facilities in Iowa. The PPE guidelines have been […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.26.20

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.19.20

Date: 06/19/20 Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 (all cases recovered) Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.12.20

Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals have released guidance for Phased Easing of Restrictions for long term care facilities. This document breaks down each Phase for nursing facilities such as Eventide Lutheran Home. Silveridge Assisted Living will have a modified approach to these Phases. Along with LeadingAge Iowa, Eventide […]

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COVID-19 Notification 6.5.20

Yesterday, Governor Reynold’s office released the phased easing of restrictions plan related to COVID-19 for nursing facilities in Iowa. To clarify, this plan is not exactly a ‘Reopening Plan’, yet more so a plan for easing some restrictions.  A full reopening is unlikely in long term care until we have a widely available vaccine to […]

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Awaiting Guidance on Visitor Resitrictions

Dear Residents, Tenants, Representatives, and Families As businesses and events open back up in the state and our community, it does bring a sense of relief. However, for long term care providers it will take more time before we are able to lift restrictions set in place by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.29.20

Date: 05/29/20 Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before and […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.22.20

Date: 05/22/20 Facility: Eventide Nursing Home Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0 Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 4 Reason for Notification: ✔ Weekly notice Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before and […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.15.20

Dear Eventide Nursing Home Residents, Resident Representatives, and Concerned Families, Guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires Eventide Nursing Home to provide updated reports of COVID-19 in our nursing home to residents, resident representatives, and their families. CMS allows these reports to be provided to you through our website.  We want […]

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COVID-19 Notifcation 5.8.20

Friday, May 8, 2020 As part of our ongoing effort to show transparency during this pandemic, we gladly give this weekly update. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 30 COVID-19 tests completed in our licensed facilities. Of the 30 tests, 27 tests were negative and 3 employees in the nursing facility were […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.4.20

Monday, May 4, 2020 As reported last Monday, an Eventide staff member was been diagnosed with COVID-19; this staff member did not have direct contact with our residents. As of this morning, we received notification that two additional staff members have been diagnosed with COVID-19. These staff members were asymptomatic while at work. One of […]

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COVID-19 Notification 5.1.20

As earlier reported in the week, we remain at one positive COVID-19 case, an employee, on the Eventide Campus. As of Friday, May 1st, there have been sixteen (16) COVID-19 tests completed on campus. Eleven tests were negative, and four are pending results. Our healthcare staff is working closely with the Iowa Department of Public […]

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COVID-19 Notification 4.27.20

Eventide faces COVID-19 with Transparency. An Eventide staff member has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The staff member has NOT had direct contact with our residents and was asymptomatic while at work. Consistent with IDPH guidelines, the staff member is in self-isolation at home, and will not return to work until they have completed the recommended […]

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Update: Visitor Restrictions

To: Residents, Tenants, and Family Members of the Eventide Campus From: Mindi Baker, CEO Date: March 25, 2020 Re: Coronavirus The afternoon of March 10th, Eventide began restricting visitors in our nursing facility and taking proactive measure to prevent the spread of this pandemic. On March 13th, DIA (Department of Inspections and Appeals) provided guidance […]

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Precautionary Visitor Restrictions

To: Residents, Tenants, and Family Members of Eventide Lutheran Home and Silveridge Assisted Living From: Mindi Baker, CEO Date: March 10, 2020 Re: Coronavirus We know you may be concerned about the spread of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it may impact the Eventide Campus. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and […]

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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 […]

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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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