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April 2021 – Willows Life News

Hello Spring! Hey, hey!! It’s April! What a fun month! The days are getting consistently warmer, all joined by Easter, daffodils, and baseball. So many good things happen in April. For starters, April is all about freshening your home, because we know how winter has been hiding dust and clutter. So expect to see us […]

Current Visitation Policy (3/8/21)

Dear Residents and Families, This letter provides important information on visitation in our community. For almost a year many families have had limited in-person visits with their loved ones who live at The Willows of Marshalltown. With the recent development of vaccines and the high rates of vaccine distribution among nursing facility and assisted living […]

March 2021 – Willows Life News

Happy Irish Month! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m wishing each of you the luck of the Irish this month. I feel lucky every day to do what I love. It is my greatest hope that each and every resident feel lucky to live at The Willows. Read the entire March 2021 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

February 2021 – Willows Life News

Happy Love Month! The cold weather and snow sure did show up in January! February brings three holidays I look forward to. I honesty love watching the Super Bowl, not really for the football but for the commercials and excellent food! Secondly, Valentine’s Day is a great day to remember your sweetie… Read the entire […]

January 2021 – Willows Life News

Happy New Year! There’s a chill in the air, but there is also a feeling of new beginnings. This month, hundreds of thousands of people will challenge themselves to New Year Resolutions. Whatever that goal might be, this is the month to make it happen! Yours truly will be attempting the oh-so-popular “lose weight” resolution, […]

December 2020 – Willows Life News

Season’s Greetings Everyone! Once again, the festivity of the holiday season is upon us with 2020 soon to come to its close and the brightness of a brand new year just around the corner. I don’t know if it’s just me, but it seems that December arrives earlier with every passing year! I am always […]

I Can Only Marvel

We all have important jobs, valuable jobs, jobs that make us proud. Some jobs require analytical skill, some require brute strength, some care and compassion. But only one job requires the superior combination of the heart and the mind. That is the job of the health care worker. And never in recent history have health […]

Veteran’s Day Love

Many, many seniors are military veterans. And to them we give the highest honor on this special day. Working here at The Willows, I like to think of all seniors as Life Veterans. And remember, life lasts a lifetime. From the moment we’re born all the way to our cherished elder years. So on this […]

Why We’re In Purple

Come drive by The Willows some evening this month and enjoy the beautiful purple lights shining on our building at 2315 Campbell Dr. These lights will be on every evening in November. And our care staff is dressed in purple this month too. Purple is close to our hearts here at The Willows. Because purple […]

November 2020 – Willows Life News

Welcome November! Thank you for the patience and perseverance you have shown during the Covid-19 pandemic. Doing your part to keep yourself and your loved ones safe has been a big part of The Willows staying safe… Read the entire November 2020 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).