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Community information, events and news at Resthaven.

TenClay Testimony.

TenClay Testimony.

Dave TenClay says that “A path to a nursing home comes in many directions.” His dad, Ellsworth, was living independently when he had a fall that brought a move to assisted living. This environment was good for a while but then he had another fall. After this fall and...

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Technology for Connection.

Technology for Connection.

We know how hard it has been to not see family members, go shopping, fellowship over a meal, go to activities, or gather for chapel. We have worked hard to maintain relationships with those outside our campus. With the visitor and group restrictions, Resthaven has...

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Pivot.

Pivot.

Message from the President/CEO This year has not gone how we planned. I thought that at the end of 2020 I would be recapping the 75th anniversary celebration we had planned. I thought we would be talking about the events we held that built excitement around our new...

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Accushield.

Accushield.

Health screening and new sign in procedures have been a primary method nursing homes have used to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Resthaven recently invested in a technology system called Accushield to help with this process. This program will also serve Resthaven...

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Patio Visits.

Patio Visits.

Patio visits have been a key way to stay connected during the visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 when we are able. These outdoor visits allow space for fellowship while protecting residents from the pandemic.Resthaven will do all we can to support safe visits and...

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Horse Visits.

Horse Visits.

Thank you to Renew Therapeutic Riding Center for enriching resident’s lives by bringing horses to Resthaven. It brightened our residents’ days to greet the miniature horses outside their windows. We are thankful for great community partners like Renew Therapeutic...

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The Importance of Exercise.

The Importance of Exercise.

As the saying goes, “If you don’t use it, you lose it”. Exercise is important for all of us, perhaps most importantly seniors. All Resthaven programs regularly include exercise on the activity calendar and we have been able to continue to offer this throughout the...

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Let the Weak Say “I Am Strong.”

Let the Weak Say “I Am Strong.”

Written by Rev. Leigh Boelkins Van Kempen -   My husband, Case, and I spent last weekend with three of our grandchildren, a 7-year-old, a 3-year-old, and a 1-year-old. If you thought the littlest one was the easiest to manage, you would be wrong! Though small, she...

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