Newton Village Nurse Preston Brown Named Iowa Caregiver of the Year

Cassia in the News

Is there a professional caregiver in your life who is dedicated to making life better for others? Does he or she make you feel stronger, happier—and better able to deal with whatever is ailing you?? LeadingAge Iowa was looking for exactly the kind of person described above—and found him in Licensed Practical Nurse/Charge Nurse Preston Brown. In 2022, Brown was chosen to be LeadingAge Iowa’s Caregiver of the Year for his service to skilled nursing patients at Newton Village. READ MORE

Registered Nurse Angela Cowden

The Face of Cassia

Registered Nurse Angela Cowden, who is in charge of staff development and clinical education at Elim Wellspring, has been at the forefront of it all. “We have had such excellent outcomes from this program,” says Director of Nursing Jessica Sweazey. READ MORE

The Enneagram and You

Cassia in the News Spiritual Life

This presentation was an informative webinar discussing the Enneagram, an ancient personality inventory tool that describes nine distinct ways of thinking, acting and viewing the world. It creates paths to self-reflection, growth and improved relationships… READ MORE

The World is Full of Food

The Cassia Life

There is significant indication that the infamous and long-standing world food shortage is nearing its end; indicators enough to suggest checking the possible trend. Consider: Old truth: Hungry children in China need the food that… READ MORE

Aladin’s Magical Lamp

Age Tech

This detecting device adjusts the light level along several pathways if it senses that the room light is too low to prevent falls. It also learns a person’s activity patterns, using artificial intelligence, and alerts the system of any changes that might indicate that a fall is probable. Together these functions account for up to a 75% reduction in falls in residential care settings. READ MORE

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