News: December 0

Team Member Studying for LPN Receives VSL Scholarship

Jessica Swisher has been a CNA for Parkview Heights since 2014, she became a CMA in July of 2019. She is continuing her education and starting her LPN courses in January. She received the Vetter Senior Living Scholarship Award and we presented the award to her at our November In-Service. Jessica (pictured with Administrator Sonya […]

Golden Heights Living Center Now Parkview Heights

Golden Heights Living Center Announces New Name on 30th Anniversary Golden Heights Living Center is now Parkview Heights Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Garnett, KS (October 26, 2016) – Golden Heights Living Center, celebrating 30 years of quality care, is changing its name to Parkview Heights. The name is more reflective of the beautiful park-like surrounding […]

Annual Chamber Banquet

Our area Chamber of Commerce holds an annual meeting to recognize a business of the year, volunteers of the year, etc. and announces some of the events they will be hosting throughout the next year. Each business has the opportunity to attend, sponsor a table, or give something for a silent auction. This year’s theme […]

Happy 40th Vetters, 70′s Style-Gong Show

             To kick off our 40th year celebration with Vetter Senior Living the team at Golden Heights (now Parkview heights) decided to re-visit the 70′s and “The Gong Show”. Our version anyway…So the planning started and the judges were selected. We had Glenna, Dean and Allan who are all family members […]

Mardi Gras Party

                   It’s that time of year where a Mardi Gras Party is a must! Again, the Life Enrichment girls went all out to put on a very festive party for everyone. Lots of residents were ready to party! They got to enjoy lots of decorations, and of course they […]

One Amazing Lady-Role Model

      I’m talking about our DON-Nancy Amaya-she is a fun loving, easy to talk to, team leader that is amazing as a DON. With her position comes a lot of responsibility that I’m sure I’m not even aware of, the stress level has to be incredible. But as Nancy goes about her day, you […]

Wacky Wardrobe Wednesday

Jan. 7th was Wacky Winter Wardrobe Contest day, so we decided to have all the fun we could with this. As you can see there was a lot of thought and creativity that went into these outfits, we all had a great time. The residents were encouraged to dress wacky as well, they also got […]

Happy Hour

Monthly we hold a “Happy Hour” for our residents and they love to participate. We play oldies music, this time one of the residents, Virginia helped with the menu and preparations, they spent quite a while after lunch preparing all the goodies. Finally happy hour was here, they enjoyed fruit with a dip, cheese and […]

Care 911: Finding care during a time crunch or crisis

Sometimes unexpected circumstances, distance or a lack of resources can escalate a situation to one of immediate need or crisis proportions. A hospital may catch you off guard with plans of a discharge. Regardless of cause, you’ve got to find a care solution fast. Personal obligations or out-of-town coordination further complicate the situation. Fortunately, there […]

Ice Cream Social at the Old DePot

Last Thursday evening several of our residents dodged the bad weather and went out to Garnett’s Annual Depot Ice Cream Social. It turned out to be a wonderful evening for visiting with old and new friends, music from our community band and of course the Ice Cream! Everyone had a wonderful time participating in this […]