July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

July 1, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

Short Term Therapy Success

July 1, 2018 — Doris H. at home now. Doris H. was admitted to Regency Park of Jefferson because of weakness. She had trouble with standing balance. She was only able to walk less than 150ft. After spending time here and working with our therapy she is able to walk over 700ft and her balance is normal. She was... Read More

Employee Of The Month

July 1, 2018 — We would like to recognize Chelsey Thomas as our employee of the month. She is one of our Certified nursing/med aides. She is a dedicated employee and caring person. The best part of the job for Chelsey is getting to know the residents. She also enjoys working with the other employees. She grew up in... Read More

Featured Resident

July 1, 2018 — At the end of May, we at Regency Park had chosen Drew as our Resident in the spotlight. I sent the article in on June 15th. Sadly, Drew passed away on June 16th. I still wanted to run the article so that you can know what an extraordinary person he was. Our Resident in the... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 1, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

July 2018 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days

July 1, 2018 — July 01  International Joke Day July 02  World UFO Day July 04  Independence Day July 05  National Apple Turnover Day July 06  International Kissing Day July 07  National Strawberry Sundae Day July 08  National Blueberry Day July 09  National Sugar Cookie Day July 11  Cheer up the Lonely Day July 11  National Blueberry Muffin Day July 12  PECAN... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

June 4, 2018 — We would like to name Amy Gaines as our Employee of the Month. Amy is a Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Med Aide. She started in Carroll at the Regency there and then transferred to Jefferson. She likes working with the staff here and taking care of the residents. Amy feels that her biggest gain... Read More

Success Story: David F.

June 4, 2018 — This month’s success story is a repeat! David F. was in a few months ago with a knee replacement and went home successfully. He just had his other knee replaced and returned for therapy again. David knew that the therapy department would give him all the tools he needed in order to get back home... Read More

King & Queen for 2018

June 4, 2018 — We would like to take the time to congratulate Raymond “Bud” H. and JoAnn H. on being voted our King & Queen for 2018. Bud was born in January of 1936 in Minnesota. While still a child his family moved to Iowa. He grew up with lots of cats and dogs. As a teenager, he... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

June 4, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More