Activity Highlights

October 8, 2019 — In September was the big Cy-Hawk showdown game. The staff dressed in their favorite Cyclone or Hawkeye gear for the big game. The residents decorated cookies with their favorite team’s colors. Everyone had a great time!

Employee of the Month: Jade

October 8, 2019 — Our October employee of the month is Jade Milledge. Jade is a C.N.A. that lives in Jefferson with her daughter and three dogs. She comes from a family of 7 kids with 5 boys and 2 girls. Jade likes to spend time with her daughter and family and go on walks. Jade enjoys being a... Read More

Resident of the Month: Sheri

October 8, 2019 — Our October resident of the month is Sheri L. Sherri grew up in Jefferson but lived in Des Moines for 31 years. She likes to cook and create her own recipes. Sheri is actually taking college classes now and her field of interest is criminal justice and psychology. You may even see her writing a... Read More

October 16 is National Fossil Day

October 8, 2019 — How are fossils formed? For fossil formation to take place, a series of fortunate events must occur. If any part of the series is missing, we will never see the fossil! In fact, fossilization is a rare occurrence. Nature tends to lean toward recycling itself, which includes just about everything from plants and animals to rocks... Read More

October 14 is Dessert Day: Five Simply Delicious Dessert Hacks

October 8, 2019 — There may not be a better dessert than a mouth-watering slice of pie fresh from the oven, but serving your pie with a dollop of whipped cream, or “a la mode” with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, may dress up this treat. Add a dash of creativity and a simple pie becomes a true... Read More

Tips to Slow the Aging Process

September 5, 2019 — Celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September by trying the tips below, which may help you age slower and improve your quality of life. Eat a varied and healthy diet. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. Drink lots of fluids to maintain healthy skin and flush out waste. Exercise every day. Exercise improves... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

September 5, 2019 — The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

Resident of the Month

September 5, 2019 — Our September resident of the month is Ruth P. Ruth grew up in Churdan, Iowa where she raised her family as well. Her and her husband and three children—Greg, Judy, and Dezetta. Ruth was a housewife and loved to sew. She collected Barbie dolls and even made clothes for them! Ruth was very crafty and... Read More

September 14th is Live Creative Day: Ways to Enhance Your Creativity

September 5, 2019 — Keep an Idea Journal. Do this regularly, and you may often start having more ideas the moment you start to write. Allow yourself the freedom to think outside the box. Aim for Quantity. Generate lot of ideas for you to go through later. With a large list of ideas, you’ll have more options to choose... Read More

Employee of the Month

September 5, 2019 — The September employee of the month is Marcy Schleif. Marcy is a Registered Nurse for us and has been with us since April and has been a RN since 1980. She lives in Boxholm and has two daughters and one grandson who is one. Her favorite things about working at Regency Park are the residents... Read More