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September News and Events

Happening this month...

Coffee Club

Join us every Monday morning from 9-10am in our Piano Lounge for coffee and conversation at our coffee club! Anyone is invited to join! Come to see our beautiful facility, to learn more about our services, or just to chat! Receive a complementary mug on your first visit! For questions call our main phone line (319)632-1350.

 

September 2nd - Music with Loco Lee!

Join us Sunday, September 2nd from 1-3 pm in our skilled dining room for music and karaoke by Loco Lee! Richard "Loco" Lee is a local railway worker who also loves music! Once a month he takes a break from the tracks and shares his soulful and classic tunes we all know and love! Invite a friend!

 

September 3rd - Homemade Ice Cream!

We are giving our ice cream machine a break for an afternoon! Stop in Monday, September 3rd (Labor Day) around 2 pm for some homemade ice cream churned by a John Deere model E 3 horsepower hit 'n' miss engine! Fun fact about this engine: it was delivered to Cedar Rapids on March 12th, 1937!

Ice Cream will be served in the Piano Lounge.

 

September 7th - "Fun Friday" Iowa vs. Iowa State

Get out your Hawkeye or Cyclone gear Friday, September 7th! We will be gearing up for the Iowa vs. Iowa State game scheduled for September 8th by dressing to support our favorite team! All tenants, family, and staff are invited to participate!

 

September 21st - One-Year Anniversary Family Grill-Out!

The Gardens of Cedar Rapids has officially been open for an entire year! We welcomed our first resident the last week of August, 2017! We have grown so much and look forward to all the wonderful things to come! Come celebrate our first anniversary at our family grill out! Friday, September 21st at 5:00 pm. Hot dogs, chips, and more!

R.S.V.P. to Eva at ecoblentz@thegardenscr.com or (319)930-8768

 

September 28th - Assisted Living Guest Brunch

Our monthly brunch for our assisted living tenants and their invited guests is scheduled for Friday, September 28th at 10am! This brunch is complementary to those invited! Please R.S.V.P. to Eva at ecoblentz@thegardenscr.com or (319)930-8768

 

Check out our September calendar for more daily events! (Linked below)

http://www.thegardenscr.com/activity-calendar/

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Transportation to Appointments

Did you know that transportation to appointments is available for assisted living tenants on Thursdays? We ask for a week's notice of any appointments to accommodate staff and tenant's schedules. 

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Regular Reminders

Meal Punch Cards and R.S.V.P.'s

 

Planning to join us for a meal? We LOVE having guests at our table! Please let us know you are coming 24 hours before your visit so we can get your meal ready! 

Regular visitor? Be sure to purchase a meal punch card! These are located at our front desk. Purchase 5 or 10 meals at a time. Your server will ask to see your punch card at the time of your meal. 

 

Labeling Laundry

If you or your loved one resides in the long term care end of our facility please remember to clearly label all laundry with a name. This ensures all clothing gets back to its proper owner. For any questions please see our Housekeeping Manager, Brenda.

 

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Tenant Spotlight

Bruce Moe

Bruce was born on November 11, 1938 in Albert Lea MN.  He was married to Pat for 53 years.  Bruce has 2 daughters, Anne and Kathy and has 4 Grandsons ranging from 8-20 years of age. Bruce enjoyed watching his daughters play sports when they were growing up, now he watches his Grandsons play.   Bruce is a retired American History school teacher.  He had been a teacher for over 40 years in Tipton and Davenport Community School District.   Bruce loves the Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs!  When it comes to desserts pecan pie is his favorite. Please join us for a slice of pecan pie on September 27th at 2:00 in the Piano Lounge.

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In Loving Memory

Bob Lewis 

9/12/31 - 8/20/18

 

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Happy Birthday!!!

Tenants

Rosemary M.  -  9/6

Arlene M.  -  9/11

Margaret T.  -  9/20

Jerald K.  -  9/30

Staff

Lindsey S.  -  9/2

Brenda G.  -  9/3

Cynthia B.  -  9/7

Stephanie F.  -  9/10

Aiden M.  -  9/12

Anjanette W. -  9/16

Bethany P.  -  9/18

Emilee H.  -  9/21

Karina M.  -  9/23

Matt M.  -  9/25

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Phone List

Main Line     632-1350 

Fax Line      632-1469 

Nurses Station Suites 200      Ext. 111 , 632-1484 

Nurses Station Suites 100     Ext. 112 , 632-1485 

Memory Care Wing     632-1481 

Assisted Living Wing     632-1448 , 632-1489

Millennium Therapy      Ext.110 , 632-1483 

Amanda Loesche- Office Manager      Ext.101 , 632-1482 

Jean Westerbeck Administrator      Ext.103 , 632-1476 

Amy Kubik-Hasley - Community Relations Director       Ext. 109 , 632-1477 

Mary McDaniel -DON LTC/Skilled      Ext. 107 , 632-1478 

Dallas Urbain- Assisted Living DON      Ext. 106 , 632-1480 

Danielle Dillon- MDS Coordinator      Ext. 108 , 632-1488 

Eva Coblentz- Activities Director      Ext. 104 , 632-1479 

Matt Munyakazi- Restorative Nurse      Ext. 152 , 632-1487 

Kitchen      Ext. 105 , 632-1486 

 

 

Have a wonderful month!

 

 

 

 

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