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

Meet Arlene.

Meet Arlene   Arlene grew up in a small town in southern Wisconsin until her family moved to a farm in a Swiss community. She attended Business College in Milwaukee and became the Secretary to a President and Vice President of a large corporation.   Arlene met Albert Krueger. They dated for several years and were married in 1945. Albert

RN/LPN Nursing Home

RN/LPN Job Summary: This position is a great opportunity for RN’s or LPN’s that enjoy organizing, monitoring and delivering resident care in a nursing home environment. In this position you will perform nursing procedures and related functions such as: setting up, administering and recording medications. You will make rounds of all residents to ensure their needs are being met and exceptional care is

RN Case Manager

RN Case Manager Job Summary: This position is a great opportunity for RN’s that enjoy organizing, monitoring and delivering resident care in a nursing home environment. In this position you will perform nursing procedures and related functions such as: setting up, administering and recording medications. You will make rounds of all residents to ensure their needs are being met and exceptional care is given.