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  • Community rallies to make seniors’ spirits bright

    (CEDAR RAPIDS, December 2020) Celebrating the holiday season looks much different than past years. However one thing remains the same – the holiday spirit. This was made evident to the residents and staff at Heritage Specialty Care in large part due to the Cedar Rapids Police Department and the Linn County Attorney’s Office.

    “We usually do some kind of outreach activity for the holiday,” said Crime Prevention and Community Outreach Officer Shannon Sampson. “We often help with children or families in need.”  So this year, based on a suggestion from a coworker, the department decided...

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  • Ravenwood celebrates the season of giving and receiving

    (Pictured are L to R: Ravenwood Maintenance Coordinator Shane Blackledge and John Schenk with Global Health Ministries load beds to be donated overseas.)

    In the early part of December, Ravenwood Specialty Care was able to update more than half of their residents’ beds to the latest technology. As a result, their good fortune is also benefiting the elderly and frail thousands of miles away.

    “We remodeled our E-wing,” explains Administrator Lori Bellinger. “As a part of this restructuring, Ravenwood Specialty Care was able to invest in 103 new beds for current...

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