Private Screening

The Sauk Rapids ACT on Alzheimer’s has announced a private screening of “Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me” on Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sauk Rapids-Rice Performing Arts Center. There will be a reception beginning at 6:00 p.m. To reserve your complimentary ticket, contact Melinda Fast at (320) 251-5228 or   WATCH TRAILER   In 2011, music legend Glen Campbell

LPN Nursing Home

LPN Job Summary: This position is a fantastic opportunity for confident and enthusiastic LPN’s who enjoy some direct client engagement, as well as communicating with an array of health care professionals in a nursing home environment. It is a special blend of hands-on care, teamwork, medication ordering and processing and daily discussions about improving Person Centered Care options with RN’s, and

Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant Job Summary: If you enjoy exchanging smiles with satisfied customers, then perhaps our Catering Assistant position is for you. This unique, role allows you to be involved in preparing eye-pleasing, mouth-watering entrees, as well as providing table service to tenants at our Shepherd of Oaks Senior Housing setting. You will experience teamwork and personal satisfaction knowing your exceptional

Meet John and Judy

John and Judy met at a fairground dance and after dancing all night, John escorted Judy home.  They were engaged soon after and married in 1958 on a hot 102° summer day at Popple Creek Church. John worked at the St. Cloud Reformatory and Judy was a Nursing Assistant.  After successful careers, they retired at the same time because they

Support Older Adult Services

I have been a Licensed Administrator and served for 37 years in multiple settings in South Dakota and Minnesota.  While I’ve seen some difficult economic times over the years, the last six years have been more difficult than the previous 31 years put together.  Since “The Great Recession” of 2008 and the State’s budget shortfalls, the cuts and freezes to

Meet Dave and Elsie

What do you get when you combine two families? For Dave and Elsie, they were blessed with a 43 year marriage that began with 5 children and has grown to include 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. When they first married, they lived in South Minneapolis. Dave enjoyed a 40 year career with Honeywell, starting out as a tool and die-maker

10 Tips for Volunteering

Research the causes or issues that are important to you. Look for a group that deals with issues about which you feel strongly. Think about your specific personality and how your skills or communication style might fit with different organizations or activities. Think outside the box! Many community groups that are looking for volunteers, like neighborhood watch programs, disaster relief

Meet Laverne.

She is a devoted volunteer with a strong faith.  She served on the Trinity Lutheran alter guild for 22 years before joining the Good Shepherd church in 2005.  She doesn’t think of volunteering as work.  She says, “It’s a blessing. You receive 10 times more than you give.” Between paperwork for the church, printing programs, changing the alter paraments with