Resident Spotlight: Joann H.

May 6, 2019 — Our May resident spotlight is Joann H. Joann’s was born in Hammond, IN and she has two children. She has a daughter Layla and a son Jacob as well as several grandchildren. Joann wanted to be a nurse growing up and worked as a Resident Treatment Worker (RTW) at the Woodward Resource Center. The greatest... Read More

May 26th: National Heat Awareness

May 6, 2019 — National Heat Awareness Day is May 26, 2019. The National Weather Services advises citizen to never leave children, pets, or disabled persons in a car for any length of time. Sunlight can pass through a windshield but gets trapped inside the car. Even in winter, heat can get trapped inside a car. During your Memorial... Read More

May is National Blood Pressure Awareness Month

May 6, 2019 — Blood pressure can damage the heart, kidney, and brain without showing obvious symptoms. To combat its effects, it is important to know what your healthy blood pressure goal should be. What can you do to reduce blood pressure? Exercise. Exercise such as walking, lifting light weights, and simple workouts may reduce blood pressure. Lose weight.... Read More

Special Events

May 6, 2019 — Regency Park of Jefferson is partnering with Kindred Hospice to host a 3 part dementia and caregiver support series. This is a great resource regarding dementia care and prevention of caregiver burnout! The dates are as followed: May 15th at 6PM June 19th at 6PM July 17th at 6PM We will focus on the signs... Read More

Employee of the Month

May 6, 2019 — We would like to honor Jane Waldo as our Employee of the Month. Jane has been a C.N.A at Regency Park for 37 years and provides excellent care for our residents! She has 3 kids—2 daughters and 1 son. She also has 7 grandkids. Jane enjoys hockey games, shopping, and she just remodeled her house.... Read More

Pigs in a Blanket Day is April 24th

April 7, 2019 — Pigs in a blanket may seem like a modern snack, but as early as the 1600s field workers in England put meat inside dough for a quick and convenient meal. The first modern reference to pigs in a blanket occurred in a 1957 Betty Crocker children’s cookbook. The recipe referred to hot dogs, cocktail or... Read More

Resident Spotlight: Bob B.

April 7, 2019 — This month we would like to spotlight Bob B. Bob was born in 1943 to Steve & Ione Billmeier in Carroll, Iowa. At the age of 4, the doctors discovered that Bob had a brain tumor. He had surgery to remove the tumor. This was a great success and he has a shunt in the... Read More

The Origins of Easter

April 7, 2019 — The Easter holiday is a very important celebration in Christianity and honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The Christian church celebrates Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21. This year Easter falls on April 21. Each year, Easter is preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and... Read More

Employee of the Month

April 7, 2019 — Regency Park would like to recognize Janet Hickman as our employee of the month. Janet is one of our dietary cooks. She has been cooking since she was 9 years old. She makes great meals for our residents and loves spending time with them. Not only can Janet cook, but, she can change a tire... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 7, 2019 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping their clients to... Read More