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February 17, 2017

Moving Day for Memory Care

Moving Day for Memory Care  View article»
December 27, 2016

Christmas at Emerald Crest

Celebrating Christmas at Emerald Crest: how loved ones receive the spiritual facet of memory care at Emerald Crest, by Lette Gam…  View article»
December 16, 2016

Assisted Living Can Give You More Independence

We often hear people say “I wish we’d moved in earlier” or “I wish my mom or dad had moved here years ago!” We’re not surprise…  View article»
September 20, 2016

Seasons of Spiritual Care

October is the time of breezy days of colorful falling leaves and cool nights. Fresh-harvested squash and pumpkins pop up at e…  View article»
August 17, 2016

Dog Days of Summer

The sky etches a slivery-hot gleam on the foliage outside my window. It is 91 degrees outside, the dog days of summer. When I …  View article»
July 13, 2016

Spiritual Care Newsletter: July 2016

At Emerald Crest, the Spiritual Care programming is developed with the cognitive levels of each individual in mind. Our goal is …  View article»
July 12, 2016

Emerald Crest Introduces Memory Consultations in Victoria

There is a new resource for families and individuals to provide concrete, practical information about dementia and Alzheimer’s  View article»
June 23, 2016

Emerald Crest Receives Eureka! Award from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

In spring, 2016, Emerald Crest by Augustana Care received a Eureka! Innovation Award from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Jour…  View article»
December 29, 2015

Home for the Holidays is often an eye opener for adult children

For some adult children their visit home may yield some surprises. They discover Grandma’s refrigerator is empty, except for a…  View article»
October 26, 2015

When is Placement Needed?

Families often ask, “How do I know when it is time to seek placement?” The answer to this question varies from family to family …  View article»

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My husband has been at Emerald Crest for about two years. It is a bright, clean and attractive place to live. The caregivers have been considerate, attentive, and caring. My husband has always said it was a nice and pretty place. I always enjoy going up and visiting when they are having activities.

— Anita, wife of resident

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