Lake City Care Center

Three friends show the joy of giving

Jan 10, 2024
The joy of giving was exceptionally showcased this holiday season at Lincoln High School (LHS) when for the second year running friends and seniors Ella Blaser, Jordana Windhorst-Knudsen, and Alaina Hansen gathered through their own initiative for a marathon baking session. They created dozens of...

Former care center colleagues hold reunion

Sep 27, 2023
People who worked together at the Lake City Care Center over the years met Friday, Sept. 22, at Roschen Park for a reunion that has become an annual event. Front row, from left: Brenda Yennie, Marlene Nibbe, Mary Kujawa, Carol Dollar, Rosemary Franke, Kathy Gates, Barb Schmidt, Jewel Holmstadt,...

Music inside and out at the Care Center, Elysian

Jul 5, 2023
The healing and restorative power of music has been acknowledged for centuries and the Lake City Community Choir demonstrated this at their performance at Elysian Senior Homes of Lake City senior community on Thursday, June 22. Residents enjoyed a mix of uplifting choral music along with a lively...

Legion member surprised with quilt

Apr 19, 2023
Veteran and Red Wing American Legion Post 54 member John Moechnig was surprised with a quilt from the Legion post recently. Moechnig (seated) is recovering at the Lake City Care Center from a below-the-knee amputation. Presenting the quilt were Legionnaires Lance Garrick (Army), Greg Cadey (Navy),...

Former nursing home and care center coworkers meet for a picnic at Roschen Park

Aug 24, 2022
“When you work toegether for so many years, you become friends and friends become family.” That was the sentiment at Roschen Park on Aug. 19, when a group of former employees of the Lake City nursing home and care center gathered for a picnic. In attendance were (front row, from left) Marlene Nibbe...

4-H club makes Valentines for care center and donates a bike to the Abby Fick benefit

Feb 23, 2022
The Gillford Golden Gophers 4-H club met for their regular meeting Feb. 13 and decorated Valentines for the area seniors in the care center. Members are pictured with the bicycle the club is donating to the Abby Fick benefit.

Nurse: Thankful for Lake City’s hard-working nursing assistants

Feb 9, 2022
I am a registered nurse at the Lake City Care Center. I want the community to know that this past year at the care center has been a struggle keeping ourselves healthy. There has been a very positive outcome through it all, our CNA’s who have worked through this difficult time. I have such...

Care center veterans hear Peters speak, swap war stories

Nov 17, 2021
Former American Legion District One Vice Commander, Andru Peters addressed the veterans in residence at the Lake City Mayo Care Centerfacility on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. His address acknowledged their service to our country and flag, and the importance of recognizing veterans and the relevance of...

Care center earns 5-star quality rating

Mar 3, 2021
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released updated “Five-Star” quality ratings for care centers, which includes Mayo Clinic Health System’s Care Center in Lake City, according to a news release. “A lot of work goes into achieving a 5-star rating. This goes to show what...

Care center residents being vaccinated

Jan 13, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations began for staff and residents at the Care Center in Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 6, according to a news release. The initial phase of the COVID-19 vaccination program, referred to as Phase 1a, includes health care personnel and residents of long-term care facilities. “It was...


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