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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!

Letter from the Administrator

April 8, 2019 — I would like to introduce Jennifer Creech, LPN as our employee of the month. Jennifer has been a nurse for 10 years and has been with University Park for over 8 of those. One of Jen’s favorite passions is the residents at University Park, and she always puts their needs first. Jen’s hobbies include music,... Read More

Arbor Heights Remodel

March 4, 2019 — Arbor Heights Assisted Living at University Park has been undergoing a remodel. Residents have enjoyed watching the transition unfold. Department managers took a day to paint the halls a variety of modern colors, and the maintenance team has been working diligently to install laminate wood flooring for the entire unit. Arbor Heights offers the privacy... Read More

NFL Football Challenge Results

March 4, 2019 — Nearly 70 people participated in the NFL Football Challenge this year! The competition was fierce, but at the end of the season, the gold medal winners were Robert H. for residents and Katie M. for staff. The Activity Department would like to thank all staff and residents who took part in this weekly activity!

March Success Story

March 4, 2019 — University Park and Reliant Rehabilitation would like to introduce Russell G. as our March success story! Russell came to University Park to receive rehabilitation after a hospital stay. He worked with physical, occupational, and speech therapies for several weeks before meeting his goals and returning home. Russell was active in the facility community while he... Read More

Aging and Oral Health Basics

March 4, 2019 — As people age, there is a need to exert more effort in order to preserve those wonderful teeth for a lifetime. Every day we are confronted with lots of food and beverages to choose from that can be damaging to oral health, and there are medications as well that could pose damages to teeth surface... Read More