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Ice Cream Fun Facts

Sep 6, 2018 — Today’s average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream per year, with the first ice cream parlor in America opening in 1776 in New York City. So, which countries like ice cream the most? The United States, New Zealand, Denmark, and Australia top the list. The favorite flavor is the classic vanilla. Then comes chocolate,... Read More

Resident of the Month: Roseanne

Sep 6, 2018 — Roseanne has lived at Granger Nursing and Rehab for a little over two years moving here from Perry, Iowa. Roseanne has one daughter and one granddaughter. She grew up in Council Bluffs and was the oldest of seven children, two of which are twin sisters. After high school Roseanne worked at Abilities Unlimited and during... Read More

Employee of the Month: Tina

Sep 6, 2018 — Tina has been working at Granger Nursing and Rehab for a little over a year and loves every minute of it. Tina has been a R.N for 20 years and has had some interesting jobs along the way. She worked at a fire department as an ER nurse for critical patients , as well as... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

Sep 6, 2018 — Residents Ina Charles Eleanor Terry Robert Staff Katie S. August 02 Valerie B. August 18 Chris B. August 25 Staff Anniversaries Kaylea August 15 Welcome! Violet Robert Gloria Cheryl

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Aug 30, 2018 — The team at Granger Nursing divided and conquered on Saturday with half representing the care community in Granger Days and several participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in downtown Des Moines. Prior to commencing the Walk, participants were given flowers to raise with different colors symbolizing the ways in which the disease has touched... Read More

Dallas County Hospital Senior Expo

Aug 30, 2018 — We are excited to be a sponsor for this year’s Dallas County Senior Expo! Come check out this fun, innovative event and obtain information on Granger Nursing, as well as from an additional 40 healthcare experts we anticipate participating. We are lucky to be a part of such a robust county with so many health... Read More

Granger Days

Aug 30, 2018 — “Life is fun at Granger Nursing and Rehab” was our Granger Days theme this year. We featured several examples of how our residents stay engaged and socialize with each other. Residents and team members all enjoyed the weekend!

Community Corner

Aug 7, 2018 — The Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Granger has been an incredible support to our residents, team members, and the broader community. Following services, the first Sunday of the month, volunteers from the church and care community donated about 200 baked items for use in a bake sale that raised $700 in less than one hour... Read More

Employee of the Month: Lisa Moore

Aug 7, 2018 — Lisa has been a part of Granger Nursing and Rehab for over 25 years. What started out as a part time job while raising her children grew into a career choice. You can always find Lisa helping the residents and other employees out when needed. Lisa has been married for 31 years and she has... Read More