News & Events

  • Care Initiatives welcomes new Director of Facility Management and Capital Planning

    Kristopher “Butch” Nitz has joined Care Initiatives as the Director of Facility Management and Capital Planning. He brings with him decades of experience in construction and leadership.

    Born and raised in Nebraska, Butch attended Central Community College in Hastings and received a degree in architecture. After graduating, he joined the Army and for 4 years served in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Operations.

    After the Army, Butch put his architecture degree and construction experience to work designing and building churches for Brown Church Development...

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  • Care Initiatives Hospice - Sioux City see success with winter clothing drive

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A local clothing drive has started to drop off items for Woodbury County children to have during the winter.

    Care Initiatives Hospice finished their first-ever winter clothing drive on Sunday and began to deliver those items to one of two locations around Siouxland.

    “Some families can’t afford a coat, or maybe their child ruined a coat or grew out of it, and they were only budgeting for one coat. It was good to be able to have these later in the winter season, so they have the option for another coat,” said Megan Julifs, Care Initiatives Hospice....

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  • Care Initiatives welcomes new Regional Director of Operations

    Andrew Wagg, MBA, LNHA, ALMC has joined Care Initiatives as the Eastern Iowa Regional Director of Operations.

    He holds a degree in business administration from Coe College and a master’s of business administration with emphasis in human resource management from Mount Mercy University. Andrew is a licensed nursing home administrator in multiple states and is also a certified assisted living manager in Iowa.

    Andrew started his healthcare administration career in 2006 as an administrator of a small rural facility with the Healthcare of Iowa Management Group. He went on to...

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