NEWS & UPDATES

Community information, events and news at Resthaven.

Featuring Lina Jacobs.

Featuring Lina Jacobs.

Resthaven prides ourselves in looking for leaders from within. This has been Lina Jacob’s experience with Resthaven and a primary reason why she has worked here for 18 years. Now, Lina is the Director of Nursing at the Care Center, but she began as a Certified Nursing...

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We are One Body.

We are One Body.

Rev. Leigh Boelkins Van Kempen “There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of us all…” (Ephesians 4: 4-6a) Seventy-five years ago, when Resthaven began, it...

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Keeping the Faith.

Keeping the Faith.

Resthaven resident Victorina and her daughter Yolanda receive communion from Deacon Tony Nethercott  As a faith-based organization, Resthaven knows the importance of caring for the spiritual wellbeing of all our residents. Our chaplain services often partner...

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Resident Life Stories.

Resident Life Stories.

Every person has a story. Each of our residents have unique personalities, histories, experiences, and preferences and we know that it is important to get to know them as individuals in order to best serve them. That is why we collect Life Stories from each resident...

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Grief Resources.

Grief Resources.

Caregiving is a relational occupation. Our nurses, care companions, and other staff build meaningful relationships with the people they serve, and this helps them be better caregivers. A challenge that comes with building relationships in the continuum of care is...

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We Are the Lord’s.

We Are the Lord’s.

Rev. Leigh Boelkins Van Kempen "We do not live to ourselves, and we do not die to ourselves. If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.” (Romans 14: 7-8) As Resthaven’s chaplain, I...

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Simple Treasures.

Simple Treasures.

Rev. Leigh Boelkins Van Kempen …and going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him.  Then opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.”  (Matthew 2: 11) Our family was blessed...

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2019 Highlights from Resthaven Leadership.

2019 Highlights from Resthaven Leadership.

We asked some of the Resthaven leadership some of their highlights of 2019 and here is what they said:: “A highlight was a visit by State Representative Mary Whiteford and State Representative Bradley Slagh”  - Bev Donahue, Chief Financial Officer “We have been...

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