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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

Letter from the Administrator

March 4, 2019 — We are truly looking forward to spring and hoping for sunshine and better temperatures soon. As I write this, we are having the 5th snowiest Iowa in history, and everyone is tired of the snow. I would like to introduce Cesar Raymundo as our March employee of the month. Cesar is a cook employed by... Read More

Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Health

February 6, 2019 — Here’s some news you can take to heart: Experts say more than 70 million Americans currently live with a cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take to reduce the health threat posed by heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, much of the burden of heart disease and... Read More

Success Story: Vicky A.

February 6, 2019 — University Park and Reliant Rehabilitation would like to introduce Vicky A. as February’s therapy success story! Vicky came to University Park for rehabilitation following hip surgery. Vicky received physical, occupational, and speech therapies for seven weeks. Vicky made great progress and was able to discharge home with her husband of more than 60 years. Congratulations... Read More

Random Act of Kindness Day is February 17

February 6, 2019 — Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to help others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to someone, you bring out the best in yourself. Pay attention to the impact your behavior has on others, and notice your own feelings in... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

February 6, 2019 — Hello, February! I would like to introduce Thomas Doe as our Employee of the Month. Thomas has been in the medical profession since 2009. He started as a surgical tech and is currently a Certified Medication Aide on our assisted living unit. Thomas has a sincere interest in our residents, and you will always find... Read More