Mission and Vision Fund Internal Grant Recipients

We’re excited to announce our two recipients of the Mission and Vision Fund internal grant for the 2018 second grant cycle. Congratulations to Kristine Harris/Arbor Lane and Liz Flattery/Wellness Center! Kristine Harris, Health Information Manager/Activity Director, submitted a grant application outlining the benefits of an enhanced outdoor space, specifically the Arbor Lane patio.  They’ll receive […]

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Friendship Haven & UnityPoint Join Forces to Offer Stepping On Workshop

Flyer for March 2018 (002) To Register: Contact Andrea Doster at 515-573-6270 or doster@friendshiphaven.org Where: Trinity Regional Medical Center Conference Room #8 When: March 26- May 7 12:30 – 2:30 (Every Monday for 7 weeks) Stepping On can help you avoid a dangerous and costly fall so you can keep doing the things you love […]

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Friendship Haven’s Transitional Care Continues to Grow

The Catalyst neighborhood at Friendship Haven has long served as the transitional neighborhood on campus. Whether patients are transitioning from one area of campus to another, from hospital to home, or this life to another, our Catalyst support team works diligently to give each patient the dedicated service they need. Recently, Friendship Haven decided to […]

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Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Spiritual Wellness

Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Spiritual Wellness

You are on a journey of wellness. And wellness means maintaining balance in all aspects of life – social/interpersonal, emotional, physical, financial, vocational, and intellectual. The Wholeness Wheel provides a picture of this process. It reminds us that being well is about being in balance and that wellness begins at birth, both our physical and […]

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Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Emotional Wellness

Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Emotional Wellness

Being emotionally well is more than just being able to handle your stress. It also involves being attentive to your thoughts, feelings and behaviors: whether positive or negative. Emotional Wellness implies the ability to be aware of and accept our feelings, rather than deny them. Have an optimistic approach to life, and enjoy life despite […]

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Trade in the Halloween Candy for Some Healthy Treats!

Trade in the Halloween Candy for Some Healthy Treats!

The Halloween season is a lot of fun! It’s a time when everyone has the opportunity to dress different, wear a fun costume and act totally strange or scary and not get as many weird looks for it! But this season also comes with mood swings and sugar highs, as everyone just wants to reach […]

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What a Journey It Has Been

What a Journey It Has Been

Journeys moved into a new building this past June. The day went so smoothly with all the help from staff, volunteers and families that we actually were done way ahead of schedule. We have now been in our new surroundings a little over three months. We have been amazed that the residents have adjusted so […]

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Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Vocational Wellness

Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Vocational Wellness

As outlined in the previous few blog posts, all dimensions of wellness have just as much impact as the others, and are all equally important to one’s well-being. Tomorrow, think about going to a 30 minute exercise class and pull together all the different dimensions. You incorporate the physical wellness of keeping the body moving […]

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Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Physical Wellness

Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Physical Wellness

Out of the six dimensions of wellness, social, physical, spiritual, vocational, emotional and intellectual, physical wellness is the dimension that comes to mind first when thinking about overall wellness. Some may think that the physical dimension only refers to exercise, but this is not true. The physical dimension of wellness involves encouraging regular activities that […]

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Benefit From a Healthy Lifestyle and Stay Active!

Benefit From a Healthy Lifestyle and Stay Active!

Recreational activities can be practiced through all stages of life. Older adults enjoy opportunities to participate in activities they practiced in their younger years, and by doing so brings back great memories! Most of the time, their precision is exactly right, but their power and agility has changed. Initiated in 2003 by the International Council […]

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