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

Therapy Success Story

March 3, 2019 — Sheri H. came to Regency Park for strengthening after open heart surgery. She worked with our therapy department five days a week for three weeks and then was able to go home with family and home health care. Sheri was a pleasure to work with. She enjoyed her time at Regency Park and is glad... Read More

Keeping Your Mind Healthy

March 3, 2019 — Mental activity can keep your mind sharp. Review the following tips to help challenge your brain for continual growth: Learn to play a musical instrument Play scrabble or do crossword puzzles Interact with others Switch careers or start a new one Start a new hobby with crafts, painting, or woodworking Learn a foreign language Volunteer... Read More

Resident Spotlight: Mary Lou

March 3, 2019 — Regency Park would like put a spotlight on Mary Lou S. Mary Lou has been at Regency Park for a year and enjoys the “family like” environment. Mary Lou was born and raised in Rippey and has two brothers. Growing up she always wanted to be a dietician. After high school graduation, Mary Lou was... Read More

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look and Feel Your Very Best

March 3, 2019 — Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Employee of the Month

March 3, 2019 — We would like to congratulate Katlyn Kendall on being voted employee of the month. Katlyn is one of our great 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. CNA’s. She feels that by joining our team it has helped her to open up in a group and not be so shy. If you watch her work, you will... Read More