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Three Tips for Organizing Your Medications

Having your medication organized is really important, especially when you have a hectic schedule. Clutter is often the culprit when it comes to disorganization. It can be stressful, resulting in feelings of anxiety. During a long illness, there are lots of papers, forms, invoices, bills, medical reports, etc., to deal with. It’s essential to organize that physical clutter to avoid mistakes in taking your medications. By following these three tips …

Vitamin A and Skin Cancer

New studies suggest that getting more vitamin A in your diet is tied to a lower risk for squamous cell carcinoma, a common form of skin cancer. Read More.

Assisted Living Week is September 8-14, 2019

National Assisted Living Week is an opportunity to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. We have lots of special plans as we celebrate throughout the week. Read More.

National Health Center Week

National Health Center Week is August 4-10, 2019. It seeks to raise awareness about the work being done to address the most pressing health care issues in our communities. Read More. 

Odyssey Conference 2019

We’ll be at the Odyssey Conference in Duluth later this month. This two-day forum brings together trusted sources on aging and disability services. It offers opportunities to learn and connect with our industry colleagues. Read More.

June is Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

Summer is a great time to be reminded of the importance of eating your fruits and vegetables. So many are in season and at their peak of flavor. This year we were thrilled to have received a grant from the Carver County SHIP program to plant vegetables in raised beds. Read More.

Nurses Week in May

Assisted living environments present a unique setting for quality care. Effective communication, creative problem-solving, strong clinical judgement and more are needed for nurses in this setting. We are lucky to have some of the best nurses on our team. Read More.

CEU Event & Lunch in Waconia

Topic: Trauma-Responsive Care For Seniors & Those Facing Mental Health Challenges Location: Island View Golf Club Address: 7795 Laketown Parkway, Waconia, MN 55387 Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm According to the National Institute of Mental Health over 70% of all adults have been affected by a traumatic experience and 20% of those individuals go on to develop a traumatic disorder. One group particularly affected by trauma …

CEU Event and Lunch in Eden Prairie, MN

Sunflower Communities will host a Free CEU event on Wednesday, January 30th from 11:30am – 1pm (Lunch is included) at the Hilton Garden Inn. “Understanding & Ethically Managing Challenging Geriatric Behaviors” is our topic. Our presenter is Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, Administrator & Lead Provider with Twin Cities Physicians.

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