Success Story: Jeanette

July 1, 2019 — Jeanette came to Regency Park after she fell and suffered a hip fracture. Our therapy department worked with her and got her strengthened to completing all tasks independently. Jeanette complimented the therapy department stating, “Therapy was very good as well as all of nurses!” She also complimented the meals. Within 8 days we were able... Read More

July 25: Wine & Cheese Day

July 1, 2019 — The basic rule about pairing food with wine is that one shouldn’t overpower the other. Simply put, strong cheeses should pair well with strong wines, while mild cheeses would go well with mild wines. Acidic wines go perfectly well with pungent cheeses. Brie goes well with sparkling wine or Chardonnay while goat cheese matches well... Read More

Resident of the Month: David R.

July 1, 2019 — Our July Resident of the Month is David R. David’s hometown was Guthrie Center, IA where he grew up with four brothers and one sister. He got married to his wife Linda in Sioux Falls, SD and they had two children, Kimberly and Dana. Throughout his life he has lived all throughout the Midwest in:... Read More

July is World Watercolor Month

July 1, 2019 — Paintings contribute to the beauty of homes, offices, and business establishments. If you have the desire to paint, you should try to develop your skill. Whether you’re an adult, teenager, or a kid, learning how to paint is not that difficult especially if you put your heart into it. While you’re trying to find a... Read More

Employee of the Month

July 1, 2019 — We would like to honor our employee of the month for July as Tessa Baker. Tessa is a shower aide and C.N.A and enjoys working closely with all of the staff at Regency Park. Her favorite thing about Regency Park is the family like atmosphere stating it’s like home to her. She became a C.N.A... Read More

National Hot Dog Day

July 1, 2019 — On July 17, 2019, Americans will celebrate National Hot Dog Day, although National Hot Dog month extends throughout July. The hot dog is one of the most iconic American foods, along with apple pie. Sausage was developed in 13th century Germany and brought to the U.S. in the 1800s. At the same time Germans brought... Read More

Safeguard Your Skin

June 4, 2019 — The harshness of summer can take its toll on our skin’s condition. Use these simple tips to safeguard your skin on the inside and outside of your body. Inside: Drink water steadily throughout the day. In hot weather, you’ll need more water as your body will use additional water to regulate your body temperature. If... Read More

What is Tai Chi?

June 4, 2019 — It can be hard to fit exercise into your daily routine, but simple exercises such as tai chi can be both beneficial to your health and easy to do. Tai chi, pronounced tī-chē, is a low intensity exercise that promotes flexibility and balance. The joints are often where aches and pains first begin and because... Read More

June 16: Father’s Day

June 4, 2019 — Celebrate dads, grandfathers, uncles, and father-figures who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. Studies show that men who play an active role in their children’s lives stimulate all aspects of development: emotional, academic, behavioral, and social, even when those men don’t live in the same home as their children. This Father’s Day,... Read More

Resident Spotlight: Shirley S.

June 4, 2019 — Our June Resident of the Month is Shirley S. Shirley was born in Coon Rapids, IA and was the youngest of 5 children. She has lived in Seattle, WA and Panora, IA. Shirley was married in 1949 to Frank. Together they loved to travel and they have visited every state West of the Mississippi. Their... Read More