Meet Erma

Erma was born in Minneapolis in 1918. After she graduated she worked for many years as a secretary for her father who owned an insurance agency. She met her husband who was a truck driver and together they had four children. She quit working long enough to have kids and then continued working for her dad until she was 58.

Meet Joan

Joan has been a seamstress most of her life. She started out at a bridal shop in St. Paul doing alterations on wedding gowns and later continued sewing out of her home. She really enjoyed getting to know the brides and hearing all of their stories. Her favorite was of a bride named June, who got married in June and

Meet LaDawn

After receiving a four year degree as a paralegal, LaDawn found that her career choice wasn’t as fulfilling as she’d imagined. Her job tasks lacked the need for really helping people that she craved. When reflecting upon her childhood, she recalled pretending to be a nurse, so she chose to switch professions and nursing has been a natural fit. Helping

Wine may become better with age, but your skin certainly does not!

By Marshall Muehlbauer; Saint Cloud, MN – Guest Blogger Spending time is the sun can be a blast, but getting sun burn certainly isn’t. Read why protecting your aged skin is important and how you can prevent the onset of skin cancer. After a long winter, going outside with no jacket and the works is a treat for Minnesotans every

Meet Lucy

Born in Beach, North Dakota July 25, 1909, Lucy Siercks has seen a tremendous amount of changes in her lifetime! This year Lucy turns an amazing 106 years young. Her family affectionately calls her the “Energizer Bunny” because she remains so active and has outlived many members of her family. Lucy grew up on the family farm where they raised

Meet Carol and Jack

When you think about Minnesota Nice, the Kufner’s come to mind. They are one of the sweetest couples you’ll ever meet. They are so kind and compassionate and very active in the community. Carol was one of the first volunteers at Shepherd of Grace Senior Community when it opened in May 2007. She started out by helping with crafts and

Catering Assistant Becker

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

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 Melinda.fast@twsl.com.   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