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Music Therapy in a Hospice Setting

When Mary Lord began thinking about how to connect the dots between her love of music and how to make a living, hospice work was not high on her list. Yet, the more she heard about music therapy and… View article »
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Paying Tribute to the Special People Who Raised You, part II

During the months of May and June we are honoring the special people who raised us. Whether that be a mother, a father, grandparents or another special person, we are running special contests and woul… View article »
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Paying Tribute to the Special People Who Raised You

During the months of May and June we are honoring the special people who raised us. Whether that be a mother, a father, grandparents or another special person, we are running special contests and woul… View article »
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Caregiver Resilience

Elk Run by Augustana Care is a non-profit, faith based assisted living community in Evergreen that also offers respite services. Respite services are an option for families who need guilt-free time … View article »
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Spiritual Care: Support on Your Journey

What does spiritual care mean to you? For many of us, it is a force that can nurture the soul during times when we are joyful as well as when we face vulnerability and sorrow. At Augustana Care, we be… View article »
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Maximizing Cognitive Abilities Through Occupational Therapy at Emerald Crest

When you walk into any of the homes of the four Emerald Crest by Augustana Care locations, it’s not obvious that they have an Occupational Therapy (OT) unit. Occupational Therapy is integrated into ev… View article »
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Helping Older Adults Stay Independent in Their Homes Longer

With Americans living a longer and more robust lifestyle, staying independent as they age is important to them. While most older adults say they plan to live in their homes for the rest of their lives… View article »
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Extraordinary Love Story Featured on WCCO-TV

Fred and Janet Crawford moved to Augustana Care in March, 2016. Due to health issues, Janet moved to the health care center at our Minneapolis campus. Fred continues to live at Augustana Apartments … View article »
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5 Reasons to List Your Home in the Off-Season

Augustana Care is pleased to introduce guest blogger Lisa Dunn, Realtor with Re/Max Results Change AGEnts. Lisa’s specialty is helping older adults downsize. Many of her clients are leaving a home tha… View article »
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Did You Notice Anything Different When Visiting Over the Holidays?

This is the time of year when we typically receive phone calls from people who have just seen their parents or grandparents over the holidays and are now worried about them managing daily living on th… View article »
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