Monthly Archives: February 2018

Celebrating social workers

Jan Jess, left, and her friend Hazel Nitcher.

Jan Jess, left, and her friend Hazel Nitcher.

Resident Jan Jess served social work students at KU for 20 years

March is National Social Work Month. Social workers are an integral part of any long-term care community, and this month in particular, we want to show our own staff how much we appreciate READ MORE

Neil Diamond and Coping with Parkinson’s Disease

Medication and surgery can help, but symptoms impact basic abilities (Photo credit:

By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue

Fans of Neil Diamond grieved last month to learn that the longtime pop singer has canceled the remainder of his 50th anniversary tour following a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

“Very sad news,” one fan wrote on READ MORE