Season’s Greetings!

December is here and it’s truly “the most wonderful time of the year!”

Once again, the festivity of the holiday season is upon us, with 2022 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…

Read the entire December 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Hello November!

Thank you for reminding us we have much to be grateful for.

November marks the beginning of the best season of the year. It is a month of change and well-deserved rest. It is a time for us to pay attention and give thanks for our many blessings and all the tiny details in our lives, all of which make life so beautiful…

Read the entire November 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Hello October!

Let the fall colors begin! It’s official, the summer is over, and autumn has begun. It’s such a beautiful time of the year! Who doesn’t enjoy the leaves from the trees and plants changing into multi-colored works of art before finally falling away? The bare and vulnerable branches that are…

Read the entire October 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Nothing Beats Fall!

Winter? Take it or leave it. But nothing, and I mean nothing, beats fall. It’s safe to say that fall is nearly everyone’s favorite season. The days might be getting shorter, and winter might be just around the corner, but autumn is full of pleasantly warm days with crisp air, sunshine, and beautiful fall foliage. The stunning hues of fiery red, yellow, and orange…

Read the entire September 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Wrapping Up Summer…

We were just talking about the start of summer, and now it’s almost time to say goodbye to the care-free warm days of this fun season. Although schools will be starting up again soon and we’ll all be back to busier schedules, there’s still time left to enjoy summer. The end of summer is September 21, so we will make the most of the next weeks with end-of-summer fun!

Read the entire August 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Jumping into July!

Summertime and the living is easy. Fish are jumping and the cotton is high. This Ella Fitzgerald song bumps through your mind, doesn’t it? Can you believe it is July? If anyone grew up on a farm in Iowa, July meant garden harvest. My grandparents had a large garden and would plant several different vegetables. My sister and I…

Read the entire July 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Welcome Beautiful June!

June just may be the most anticipated month of the year. After all, summer officially begins in June.

Everyone loves June because it is associated with relaxing and nature. The summer is a time for freedom, barbeques, beach days, and ice cream. Is it any wonder that we associate the summer months with feeling happy and carefree?

Read the entire June 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Hello May!

April showers… better be bringing a lot of May flowers! April ever changing. One minute it’s snowing, the next its 70 degrees, next day its strong wind gusts. It seems fitting that the spring is coming very slowly, but surely. Rainy as it was, we fully enjoyed

Read the entire May 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Welcome Spring!

I am so excited. Spring is the season of hope and new beginnings. Spring to me is so much more than a change of seasons. It is a change of attitude. It’s a change of life. Spring is a season of action, to redo or begin life again. With that in mind, maybe we all should try something new and fresh in our lives…

Read the entire April 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).

Spring Is Almost Here!

In observance of National LTC Administrator’s Week we would like to recognize and honor our Executive Director, Jennifer Stanley.

Jennifer has been dedicated to providing quality care and leadership at The Willows of Marshalltown since 2019. We appreciate her strong leadership,

Read the entire March 2022 Willows Life Newsletter (pdf).