Letter from the Administrator

Feb 4, 2020 — When an old person dies a whole library burns down. This doesn’t have to happen. These libraries don’t have to burn down. We have to start being good listeners and start taking the time to record their experiences. There are an estimated 40 million people 65 and older living in the U.S. That’s a lot... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

Feb 4, 2020 — Prior to coming to Fountainview following a hip fracture, O. Grace K. was living at home independently. Grace admitted to Fountainview in December and when she first arrived, she was unable to bear weight on her right leg, required moderate assistance with all her activities of daily living, and a wheelchair for all of her... Read More

Bite Sized History – Chewing Gum: Bubblegum Day is February 7th

Feb 4, 2020 — Thomas Adams, often referred to as “The Father of Gum,” is said to have first tried to mix chicle (a natural gum base that had been chewed in Mexico for generations) with rubber to create a cheaper product for carriage wheels. After experimenting without success, it’s believed he overheard a little girl ordering chewing gum... Read More

Maria is our February Employee of the Month!

Feb 4, 2020 — We would like to congratulate Maria for being our February Employee of the Month. Maria works as our daytime cook in our Dietary Department. She has been with Fountainview for almost a year, and with Healthcare Service Group for 3 years. Maria is always preparing breakfast and lunch with a smile! Before moving to the... Read More

What’s Good For The Heart

Feb 4, 2020 — There has been a lot of talk in recent years about doing things that are healthy for your heart. Hardly a week goes by without some new fact or warning on the news about the latest foods and exercises to avoid or to add to your routines. It seems like almost everyone is consumed (and... Read More

Sophia A. is our January Employee of the Month

Jan 6, 2020 — Sophia has been with Fountainview since July 2015. She started as a CNA then received her CMA and is currently our Assisted Living Coordinator. Sophia is always willing to help at the drop of a hat wherever needed. She has implemented many policies and procedures on Assisted Living since she has been over there and... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Jan 6, 2020 — Happy New Year! We want to make sure that each family member and loved one knows who they can contact with questions or concerns. Our phone number is (316)776-2194. Bill Gault, Administrator- Issues that you may have addressed with other department heads and have not been resolved. Ashley Reddig, Director of Nursing- Clinical concerns... Read More

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

Jan 6, 2020 — It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Soup: A Meal In a Bowl

Jan 6, 2020 — Despite the shorter winter days, our schedules do not slow down. We tend to seek out hardy, quick to prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot choice as it’s often called a meal in a bowl. There are dozens of different healthy soups that you can make;... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

Jan 6, 2020 — Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More