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The Chihuahua Wagon

By Wendi Dressen Director of Volunteer Engagement When I say “Chihuahua”, you say “Wagon”.Chihuahua. Wagon. Chihuahua! Wagon! What is a Chihuahua Wagon and what does it have to do with volunteer… View article »
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Spiritual Care: O God Beyond All Praising

By Chaplain Nancy CarlsonVice President of Spritual Care What are we to do in these uncertain times? We’ve seen the headlines, watched the news and perhaps been in contact with people around the worl… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Doctor Fear is Latrophobia

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Starting last week’s work searching for information about how, as seniors, some of us avoid going to the doctor, even when we perhaps n… View article »
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The Face of Caring: Brenna Westerberg

Brenna is employed as a certified nursing assistant and trained medication assistant at Augustana Care Moose Lake Health and Rehabilitation. However, her title should be power-lifter. She has a soluti… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Unretirement Unmasked, Why We Go Back to Work

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger It’s a common dilemma. You worked hard to save money for retirement and all considered did quite well. Your savings--your investments--… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Why Computers Still Intimidate Seniors

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident bloggerWay back when small computers became available, roughly the 1980s and ‘90s, and individuals, mostly young people, began learning how to u… View article »
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Cassia Volunteers Dazzle and Amaze

By Wendi Dressen Director of Volunteer Engagement If you have been at a Cassia location lately, you have probably seen one or more of our amazing volunteers. They may have greeted you, assisted wit… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Beliefs Change in Last Third of Life

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Adding years to our lives, such as reaching 70 or more, prompts many of us to pause and examine our religious beliefs. What does a trul… View article »
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The Face of Caring: Laurie Welz

Home Health Assistant, Laurie Welz – Bryant House Assisted Living Laurie has worked for Haven Homes and then Bryant House Assisted Living for 15 years. She regularly plans her day around residents’… View article »
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The Cassia Life: How to Read When You Can't Anymore

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Amazing. But there it was.Sitting at my desk, hands on the computer keyboard roaming the internet, I stumbled onto the website of MaxiA… View article »
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