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When caregivers need a break…

Jim Herman, right, talks with his wife Kathy Herman as they visit while walking about K.O.Lee Adult Day Health Center at Bethesda in Aberdeen. American News photo by John Davis When caregivers need a break or loneliness lingers, adult day care is an option By Erin Ballard enballard@aberdeennews.com When Jim Herman first noticed something was… Read more »

When caregivers need a break…

Jim Herman, right, talks with his wife Kathy Herman as they visit while walking about K.O.Lee Adult Day Health Center at Bethesda in Aberdeen. American News photo by John Davis When caregivers need a break or loneliness lingers, adult day care is an option By Erin Ballard enballard@aberdeennews.com When Jim Herman first noticed something was… Read more »

Dementia Friendly America Announced at Aberdeen City Council

Yesterday at the Aberdeen City Council meeting, Charity Pionk of K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center at Bethesda, Dr. Harvey Hart and Jessica Rehder of Primrose Retirement Community announced Aberdeen’s acceptance into the Dementia Friendly America network. Aberdeen is the FIRST community in the state to receive this distinction. Way to go Aberdeen!! Thanks to… Read more »

Dementia Friendly America Announced at Aberdeen City Council

Yesterday at the Aberdeen City Council meeting, Charity Pionk of K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center at Bethesda, Dr. Harvey Hart and Jessica Rehder of Primrose Retirement Community announced Aberdeen’s acceptance into the Dementia Friendly America network. Aberdeen is the FIRST community in the state to receive this distinction. Way to go Aberdeen!! Thanks to… Read more »

Bethesda Aberdeen to Serve as Champion for Dementia Friendly America

Aberdeen is the first community in South Dakota to be accepted into the Dementia Friendly America network!! —————————— Aberdeen was recently welcomed into the Dementia Friendly America (DFA) network of communities. The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s Health & Wellness Committee, with the assistance of Dr. Harvey Hart, began the process of becoming a DFA… Read more »

Bethesda Aberdeen to Serve as Champion for Dementia Friendly America

Aberdeen is the first community in South Dakota to be accepted into the Dementia Friendly America network!! —————————— Aberdeen was recently welcomed into the Dementia Friendly America (DFA) network of communities. The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s Health & Wellness Committee, with the assistance of Dr. Harvey Hart, began the process of becoming a DFA… Read more »

Gypsy Days Treat for Bethesda Aberdeen

Gypsy Days in Aberdeen is usually a fun filled day complete with a parade featuring marching bands, royalty, floats and lots and lots of candy! However, Mother Nature had other plans for early October in South Dakota this year! Pictured is Scott Cunningham of the Aberdeen Knights of Columbus Council 820 who generously shared “Gypsy… Read more »

Gypsy Days Treat for Bethesda Aberdeen

Gypsy Days in Aberdeen is usually a fun filled day complete with a parade featuring marching bands, royalty, floats and lots and lots of candy! However, Mother Nature had other plans for early October in South Dakota this year! Pictured is Scott Cunningham of the Aberdeen Knights of Columbus Council 820 who generously shared “Gypsy… Read more »

Towne Square Celebrates National Assisted Living Week

Finding the Spark in Assisted Living This past week, the staff and residents of Bethesda Towne Square celebrated National Assisted Living Week® and its theme “A Spark of Creativity.” Pictured are a few of the staff and residents who explored their creative side with a fun trip to Storybook Land! National Assisted Living Week® provides… Read more »

Towne Square Celebrates National Assisted Living Week

Finding the Spark in Assisted Living This past week, the staff and residents of Bethesda Towne Square celebrated National Assisted Living Week® and its theme “A Spark of Creativity.” Pictured are a few of the staff and residents who explored their creative side with a fun trip to Storybook Land! National Assisted Living Week® provides… Read more »

Congrats to Mary Amacher of Parkside Retirement Community at Bethesda

Mary Amacher CHS 1950‐1988 Distinguished Service Award Congratulations to Mary Amacher, one of our residents at Parkside Retirement Community, who will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award at the 2019 Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame Banquet in September. Mary Amacher grew up in in Castlewood, SD and graduated from high school in… Read more »

Congrats to Mary Amacher of Parkside Retirement Community at Bethesda

Mary Amacher CHS 1950‐1988 Distinguished Service Award Congratulations to Mary Amacher, one of our residents at Parkside Retirement Community, who will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award at the 2019 Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame Banquet in September. Mary Amacher grew up in in Castlewood, SD and graduated from high school in… Read more »

Aberdeen News Features Jeanne Dell of Parkside Retirement Community at Bethesda

Aberdeen woman celebrates 100 years By Katherine Grandstrand kgrandstrand@aberdeennews.com Jeanne Dell, in her nearly 100 years, has lived several lives. She’s taught in country schools and in town, spent 17 years as a farm wife and she was a caretaker and nurturer all her life. “Grandma is always teaching us, no matter what,” said Karie… Read more »

Aberdeen News Features Jeanne Dell of Parkside Retirement Community at Bethesda

Aberdeen woman celebrates 100 years By Katherine Grandstrand kgrandstrand@aberdeennews.com Jeanne Dell, in her nearly 100 years, has lived several lives. She’s taught in country schools and in town, spent 17 years as a farm wife and she was a caretaker and nurturer all her life. “Grandma is always teaching us, no matter what,” said Karie… Read more »

Facility Update for 9/13/19

Thanks to all who have reached out to inquire about the incident we had on our Bethesda Aberdeen Campus today (9/13/19) with a dryer over-heating. Please know everyone here is safe and sound. Our personal thanks to Aberdeen Fire and Rescue for their prompt response to our unexpected situation. Our entire Bethesda Campus is back… Read more »

Facility Update for 9/13/19

Thanks to all who have reached out to inquire about the incident we had on our Bethesda Aberdeen Campus today (9/13/19) with a dryer over-heating. Please know everyone here is safe and sound. Our personal thanks to Aberdeen Fire and Rescue for their prompt response to our unexpected situation. Our entire Bethesda Campus is back… Read more »

If long-term care had a draft . . .

The staff at Bethesda dressed in their favorite NFL gear on Thursday, Sept. 5th to prepare for the first game of the professional football season. (A few staff members are pictured here!) If Long-Term Care had a draft, Bethesda Aberdeen would be the number one draft pick!” Don’t you agree!!

If long-term care had a draft . . .

The staff at Bethesda dressed in their favorite NFL gear on Thursday, Sept. 5th to prepare for the first game of the professional football season. (A few staff members are pictured here!) If Long-Term Care had a draft, Bethesda Aberdeen would be the number one draft pick!” Don’t you agree!!