Welcome, Angela Klein — Our Human Resources Manager

Angela Klein is the new Human Resources Manager of Cedar Ridge Village. Angela has her bachelor’s degree from the University or Northern Iowa in Psychology and Gerontology. When Angela is not at work, she enjoys shopping, traveling with her family, and being outdoors. She is excited to put together a great staffing team and get
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6 Gift Ideas For Your Parents or Grandparents

It’s that time of year again! If you’re struggling for new ideas for what to buy for grandparents or seniors in your life, here are a few fool-proof suggestions sure to please. The best part of these gifts? They are made to be shared with your loved one.   Books Reading is a lifelong pastime.
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Welcome Malinda Shultice, Our New Executive Director!

Malinda Shultice is the new Executive Director of Cedar Ridge Village. Malinda has her master’s degree from Drake University and is currently going to school to obtain her doctorate degree in healthcare administration. She has a daughter named Berlin that always keeps her on her toes. Her favorite author is Edith Wharton and favorite book
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5 Socially-Distant Ways to Show Grandparents Your Thankfulness

The pandemic has temporarily changed how generations of families interact with one another. Here are a few fun ways to spend time with loved ones, while observing social distancing guidelines. Set a routine. Try to block off a regular check-in time every week or every few days to say hello and discuss life events. If
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How To Talk To A Loved One Who Doesn’t Remember You

For adult children and loved ones, facing the changes dementia and Alzheimer’s presents can be devastating. Abrupt changes in mood, odd behavior, and the loss of precious memories can be challenging to watch. You might be unsure how to interact with your loved one. Here are some things to consider when your loved one no
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The Best Podcasts for Seniors

While they have been around for several years, podcasts have recently become an overwhelmingly popular form of entertainment and information. According to The Podcast Consumer 2018 from Edison Research, 34% of 18- to 34-year-olds, and 36% of 35- to 54-year-olds are monthly listeners. Seniors 55-plus make up 19% of current listeners. A podcast is an
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