Christmas Drive for The Gardens

Nov 18, 2014 No Comments by

We are filling stocking for each of our residents this Christmas to receive Christmas morning.  Please help us make our resident have a full stocking on Christmas morning. The following are the items that we need: Toothbrush Toothpaste Lotion Chapstick Body Wash Thank you and Happy Holidays!!

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Service of Remembrance – Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2:00pm

Oct 22, 2014 Comments Off by

Luther Park Campus will host our 22nd annual “Service of Remembrance”.  The service will have hymns, reading, short sermon and a time of remembering all of those who were residents of Luther Park Campus, including Luther Park Apartments, Rose Glen Apartments, The Lindens,  The Gardens and Trinity Center who have passed on in the last […]

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Thank you to all who Participated in Assisted Living Week

Oct 01, 2014 Comments Off by

Thank you to everyone who participated in Assisted Living Week activities with us.  Our final day of Assisted Living Week was  a Luau, celebrated by residents and staff members.  The weather wasn’t tropical, but that still didn’t stop us from having a good time.  We danced the night away to RBJ Band, participated in fun activities […]

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Director of Nursing Newsletter-Fall 2014

Sep 25, 2014 Comments Off

Proper hydration is key to a body’s performance for a variety of reasons. Without proper hydration, the body loses it’s ability to digest food, blood cannot properly transport nutrients and oxygen to all cells of the body, joints are not properly lubricated, waste cannot be carried out of the body, and body heat generated during […]

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And the Beat Goes On

Sep 23, 2014 Comments Off

In my years of working with seniors of all ethnic, socioeconomic, educational and vocational backgrounds, I have noticed a resounding theme.  Music can get even the most reserved toes tapping.  I was first introduced to The Merrymakers Association when I worked as the Activities Director at The Rose of Des Moines.  When I made the […]

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Iowa State Fair at Luther Park

Aug 07, 2014 Comments Off

The Iowa State Fair is coming to Luther Park!  Every Iowan can relate to the agricultural focus, the carnival atmosphere, and let us not forget the butter cow.  With the Iowa State Fair being one of the leading summer attractions in the nation, we are glad our residents get to participate on our campus.     […]

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Thank you to Teepa and Unity Point

Aug 06, 2014 Comments Off

Who is Teepa Snow? Teepa is an advocate for those living with dementia and has made it her personal mission to help families and professionals better understand how it feels to be living with such challenges and seeks to change and improve life for everyone involved. A resident of North Carolina, Teepa travels the Nation […]

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Denny Garland, 1947–2014

Jul 30, 2014 1 Comment

Loved and respected for his vision by his family at Luther Park Campus, Denny will be truly missed by our community and the Des Moines community as a whole. For more information on Denny’s life, please visit Hamilton’s Funeral Home’s page by clicking below: In Memory of Dennis “Denny” Dean Garland To leave condolences, please […]

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Luther Park Celebrates 35 Years with Lorrie Little

Jul 10, 2014 Comments Off

Lorrie has been with Luther Park Campus for 35 years!!  In 1986, Lorrie was working as a certified medication aid at the Valborg Lutheran home which is now Luther Care Services.  Over the years Lorrie has played many roles, each role has always been taken with the upmost devotion, honesty and sincerity that anyone could […]

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Luther Park Donates beds to Tanzania Hospital

Jul 10, 2014 Comments Off

Luther Park Campus has always been mission oriented, extending their mission beyond their campus into the community whenever we can. It has been our pleasure to extend their mission globally, by helping a hospital in Tanzania. Through connections in the church and the community, Luther Park has connected with a hospital in Tanzania, who are […]

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