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Letter from the Administrator

June 5, 2019 — I would like to introduce Andrew Powell, Marketing Director as employee of the month. Andrew took on the position over a year ago and not only has he mastered the position he has consumed it with great passion. When a new resident is becoming a part of the University Park/Arbor Heights family Andrew assures that... Read More

May is Healthy Vision Month

May 7, 2019 — Do you extend your arms when reading a menu? Or bring the newspaper closer to you? Declining vision may be a sign of aging, but eating the right foods may help improve your vision: Vitamin C may help with slowing macular degeneration and reducing the risk of cataracts and glaucoma. Vitamin C can be found... Read More

Welcome Our New Admissions Coordinator

May 7, 2019 — University Park would like to introduce Megan Delp as our new Admissions Coordinator. Megan is originally from Carroll, IA, and recently graduated from University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Leisure Youth and Human Services. When not working, Megan enjoys spending time with her two dogs and running 5K races. Megan can be found... Read More

May’s Featured Resident

May 7, 2019 — University Park would like to introduce Marian R. as this month’s featured resident. Marian turned 104 years old in April! She has lived in our building for over 4 years and is such a delight to be around. Marian grew up in rural Iowa and spent a lot of her life working as a secretary.... Read More

Short-Term Success Story

May 7, 2019 — University Park and Reliant Rehabilitation would like to introduce Pedro S. as our therapy success story of the month! Pedro came to University Park for rehabilitation following a recent surgery and hospitalization. He received both speech and occupational therapies for 6 weeks before reaching his goals and returning home safely. It was a true pleasure... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

May 7, 2019 — Happy spring! I would like to introduce Wanda Smith as our May employee of the month. Wanda has worked at University Park for 31 years, but has spent the majority of her time on our Arbor Heights Assisted Living floor. Wanda is always willing to help out wherever needed and truly cares about her residents.... Read More

Welcome OUR New Director of Nursing

April 8, 2019 — Please welcome Michelle Leguerrier to the University Park team! Michelle assumed the Director of Nursing position in September and has enjoyed getting to know the staff and residents. Michelle has been in the nursing field for 5 years and lives in Osceola. When not working, she enjoys camping, reading, and spending time with her family... Read More

Short-Term Success Stories

April 8, 2019 — University Park and Reliant Rehabilitation would like to introduce Bill O. as the April 2019 therapy success story. Bill came to University Park following a short hospital stay and received physical, occupational, and speech therapies. He worked diligently with therapy for 3 weeks before meeting his goals and discharging back home. It was a pleasure... Read More

Stress Management Tips

April 8, 2019 — Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More

Karaoke Time

April 8, 2019 — A favorite event at University Park is the bi-monthly karaoke. Both staff and residents enjoy taking the stage to entertain those around them. A special thanks to Rick Ludwig for providing this great opportunity for our residents!