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Top 10 Activities for 2018

Jan 30, 2019 — Top Animals Henry the Dog Webster the Duck Singers Rick Mike Luke Steve Sean Outings Botanical Center Historical Building Jolly Holiday Lights Gymnastics Activity Bible Study Bingo Crafts Baking Educational Games Special Entertainment Kids Dancing Ballroom Dancing Line Dancing Cheerleaders Preschool Kids Special Events with Staff Cake Contest Potato Soup Contest Wheel Chair Decorating Funky... Read More

Go Red For Women

Jan 30, 2019 — February is American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association’s signature women’s program, Go Red for Women, is designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and help improve the lives of women around the world. Learn more about how you can help raise awareness at www.goredforwomen.org.

Success Story: Ron

Jan 30, 2019 — Ron has been a long term care resident at Granger Nursing and Rehab for the last year. He originally experienced an above the knee amputation on his left leg and recently had a right leg below the knee amputation. Ron has been working aggressively with therapy on his right knee, as well as wound healing... Read More

Resident of the Month

Jan 30, 2019 — Shirley has been a wonderful addition to our family at Granger Nursing and Rehab. She has been living here for almost a year and loves every minute of it. Shirley grew up in Knoxville IA along with her three younger brothers. After she moved to Des Moines she started working in a hat shop. She... Read More

National Heart Health Month: Know Your Heart Health

Jan 30, 2019 — We all know that keeping up with our heart health is important. We also know that there are a wide variety of factors that cause heart problems, and there are some basic ways to help protect the health of our hearts. What many people do not realize, however, is that key to their heart health... Read More

Employee of the Month

Jan 2, 2019 — Tonya began her career in the health field 20 years ago as a C.N.A and nine years later had an opportunity to become a restorative aide. Tonya jumped at the chance of being able to have more one-on-one time with the residents and helping them learn how to benefit from movement. Tonya has no plans... Read More

Resident of the Month

Jan 2, 2019 — Shirley has been a wonderful addition to our family at Granger Nursing and Rehabilitation. She has been living here for almost a year and has loved every minute of it. Shirley grew up in Knoxville, IA along with her three younger brothers. After she moved to Des Moines, she started working in a hat shop.... Read More

Memory Lane

Jan 2, 2019 — Jackie M.’s favorite Christmas memory is with her boys. Teddy was four years old and Harold was three years old. Around 8:00 a.m. Christmas morning Jackie went and picked up her boys and brought them to her home to celebrate Christmas. The boys were very excited opening their presents, as was Jackie watching them. The... Read More

Woodward Granger Preschool visits

Jan 2, 2019 — Once a month we have the honor of having the Woodward Granger Preschool children visit us. The residents have a blast with the kids and normally participate in an interactive craft.

Veteran’s Day Celebrations

Jan 2, 2019 — A special ceremony was held to honor our residents who are veterans along with widows of former veterans who are in our care. Our veterans received a flag pin and certificate from Avalon Hospice in honor of their service.

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