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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Vacation Bible School Comes to Friendship Haven

Vacation Bible School Comes to Friendship Haven

Rev. Jennifer Osheim-Owen hosts week-long session Rev. Jennifer Osheim-Owen, Friendship Haven’s Spiritual Care Coordinator, recently held a week-long bible study for Friendship Haven residents. Approximately 35 residents chose to attend the bible study that covered a host of topics centered around the theme, “Be Well.” Pastor Jennifer used a wellness wheel to cover six areas […]

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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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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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Stay Healthy This Holiday Season!

Stay Healthy This Holiday Season!

The holiday season is a special time of year. There are gatherings and parties with coworkers, friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, the end of the year and the beginning of a fresh, new year. Although this time is special, it can also be stressful and too busy! The average American gains 3-7 pounds […]

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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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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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