Hospice Care

Hospice care is something that many people are now considering for their loved ones and since you are on this page, you may be one of those persons. You may have heard some rumors about it or maybe nothing at all. Well, whichever the case, in this post, we will help you to get a better understanding of this form…

New Visiting Guidelines for Crown Pointe Estates Care Center

CMS has changed the visiting guidance for long term care! CMS strongly encourages all visitors to become vaccinated and we will continue to educate and encourage visitors to become vaccinated. Short list of changes: - All visitors can come at any time to visit their loved ones. - There are no more schedules (Signup Genius) or time limits on visits…

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, October 15th – December 7th

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, October 15th – December 7th Every year between October 15th and December 7th Iowans on Medicare have the opportunity to choose the Medicare drug coverage they want for the next year and to decide if they want to get their Medicare health benefits from Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan.  It is important that Iowans…

National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month and last year's theme was the promotion of physical activity and the unique value physical therapists and physical therapist assistants bring to help people get moving. So we are excitedly anticipating this year’s team. In the meantime, we want to help you and your loved ones understand more about physical therapy and its importance!…

Healthy Aging

Aging is a natural phenomenon that everyone experiences, and some of us get to grow older than others; however, it can be a beautiful experience if you let it. The Pan American Health Organization describes healthy aging as a continuous process of optimizing opportunities to maintain and improve physical and mental health, independence, and quality of life throughout the life…

Falls Prevention

Anyone can fall at any time; after all, it is an accident, and accidents are unforeseen happenings. However, some groups are more susceptible than others, such as seniors, the disabled, and children. Thankfully there are several ways to be ready with falls prevention, and in this post, we will describe a few of those options. Wear Appropriate Shoes Seniors should…