News

Preserve Your Family History by Writing Family Stories

November 9, 2022 — Preserve Your Family History by Writing Family Stories “Everyone has a story to tell.” It seems like a cliché, but it’s true! November is Family Stories Month, a perfect time to gather your family together and transcribe those stories to preserve them for perpetuity. Here are some tips for writing your family stories: Decide which... Read More

Celebrate Your Unique Talent!

November 9, 2022 — Everyone has a talent that is special to them. Some talents are more commonly shareable, such as musical, artistic, or athletic talent, while others are less noticeable, like having a photographic memory, being able to do complex math in your head, or even having the ability to curl your tongue into an uncommon shape! With... Read More

Bite-Size Candy Corn Facts & Fun

October 9, 2022 — Invented in the late 1880s by George Renninger, the sweet treat originally named “chicken feed” was manufactured by the Wunderle Candy Corn Company in Philadelphia. Due to the kernels’ unique layers of yellow, orange, and white, the original creation process was very costly and time-consuming, however, over 100 years and a name change later, the... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 9, 2022 — Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different types of breast cancer, and people can experience different symptoms. Some individuals do not have any signs or symptoms at all. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit).... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 9, 2022 — Physical Therapists work to restore strength, mobility and promote greater independence, either unassisted or with assistive devices. Licensed physical therapists focus on improvement, coordination, balance, strength and endurance of their patients. Did you know that physical therapy may be a safe, effective alternative route to treat chronic pain conditions? According to the APTA (American Physical... Read More

Volunteers are Heroes

October 9, 2022 — Bro John, from Grace United Methodist Church in LaCenter, enjoys coming to share the love of Jesus with our residents and leading them in communion. As staff, we are so thankful for the people in the community who take time out of their busy schedules for the residents who we love so dearly. It warms... Read More

Welcome Back Kathleen

October 9, 2022 — We are so excited to have our amazing therapy director back in the facility after being off on maternity leave. She, and her husband Chris, brought the most precious little bundle of joy into the world to make them a family of 5! Kennedy and Thomas are adjusting to being big brother and big sister... Read More

All The Fall Feels

October 9, 2022 — River Haven is all in our fall feels! Not only does Cindy have the facility looking like something out of a magazine, but she and Jalletha had the best time showing our residents how to make.

Don’t Skip a Beat – Prepare for Heart Attacks

September 7, 2022 — Know the risks. Be educated about the risks you and your loved ones face. Certain behaviors and conditions can increase your risk for a heart attack, including smoking, having uncontrolled high blood pressure, being overweight, and eating an unhealthy diet. Have a heart-to-heart. Engage friends, family members, and loved ones in a conversation about heart... Read More

Four Things You Can Do to Prevent Falls

September 7, 2022 — Speak up. Tell a provider right away if you fall, worry about falling, or feel unsteady. Have your doctor or pharmacist review all the medicines you take, even over-the-counter medicines. As you get older, the way medicines work in your body can change. Keep moving. Exercises that improve balance and make your legs stronger, lower... Read More