Featured Resident

— We would like to welcome JD to Polk City Nursing and Rehabilitation. He has lived in Polk County all of his life. He has 5 grown children and several grandchildren. He used to be an avid Boxer and Basketball player. Some of his favorite things to do are to play Chess and Lounge. His favorite... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Laura W. Tina K. Aaron H. Donna C. Shannon D. Staff Seo J. SaraFena B.

Special Events

— January 11th – 3pm Resident Pizza Party January 17th – 10am Music With Paul D January 18th – 3pm Happy Hour/Wine and Cheese Party January 23rd – 3pm Karaoke January 25th – 10am Make fleece blankets for the ARL January 30th – 3pm New Year resident auction

Letter from the Administrator

— As the New Year comes upon us we hope that this finds everyone well. The New Year gives us the opportunity to have a new beginning. For the Polk City facility we have had a large amount of new resident admits in the last few months. This finds our new year in learning about all... Read More

MDS Coordinator

— We would like to welcome Janelle Haselby as our new MDS Coordinator. She resides in Johnston with her 3 children; ages 7, 5, and 3 years old. She has been an coordinator for 2 years. In her free time she enjoys; working out, sand volleyball, fishing, and shopping with her daughter. Her favorite place to... Read More

Success Story: Raezella

— Upon admission, Raezella was having difficulty with balance, transfers, walking and difficulty performing activities of daily living. She also demonstrated weakness in both upper and lower extremities. Raezella received Physical therapy three times a week for eight weeks. Following her physical therapy treatment, she was ambulating with Modified Independence with use of front wheeled walker... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Barb B. Lucille V. Vernon E. Myrna H. Mary B. Staff Jenn M. Josh H. Brittany M. Calvin G.

Letter from the Administrator

— As this newsletter is coming out Christmas will soon be upon us. This is a good time to review the marking of resident clothing, blankets, and coats which you may bring in as gifts for your loved one. Recently we have purchased a labeling machine which allows us to mark and label resident items in... Read More

Special Events

— Dec. 7th Hot Cocoa Bar at 10am Dec. 9th Hope Lutheran Church of Ankeny Caroling at 3pm Dec. 13th Wine and Cheese Party at 3pm Dec. 20th Music with Paul D at 10am Dec. 21st Pizza Party at 10am & Decorate Gingerbread Houses at 2pm Dec. 24th Resident Christmas Party Dec. 25th Merry Christmas Dec.... Read More

How To Stop Aging On The Outside

— While there‚Äôs no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More