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Trivia from St. Mary’s
Aug. 29, 2013
by Tom Ollig

Did you know?

By the year 2020 Minnesota will have more retirees than school children.

That 40% of Baby Boomers live alone.

That 67% of older adults over the age of 65 have two or more chronic health conditions.

That St. Mary’s Care Center has been providing health care services to the area for 53 years.

That St. Mary’s Care Center provides employment to over 170 talented individuals.

Welcome also to St. Mary’s Corner, a new monthly new column telling you all about St. Mary’s and health issues that either are or will affect your family. St. Mary’s Care Center is a participating member of the Benedictine Health System, a non-profit, senior care company. St. Mary’s is a 70 bed, skilled nursing facility. Our key health care services include; skilled nursing services, memory care, and short term rehabilitation therapy. Our continuum of patient services also includes nutrition services, restorative nursing, respite and palliative care, along with therapeutic recreation and spiritual care. St. Mary’s provides both in-patient and out-patient therapies for current and past patients, as well as any area community member.

Our mission: St. Mary’s Care Center is a Catholic health care organization dedicated to providing quality health care services.

Our vision: In an environment of dignity and compassion, we respond to the health care needs of our community with competence, caring, innovation, and faith.

Over the coming months, through a series of articles, we hope to tell you more about St. Mary’s; the work we do, and the health issues that may affect you and your family. If you would like more information on our services or employment opportunities, please call us at 320-485-2151, or visit us at www.stmaryscarecenter.org.

Since you have taken the time to read this article, if you are the first to answer correctly, the following question you will win a special prize! (St. Mary’s employees and family members are not eligible).

Question: In an average month, how many out-patients use St. Mary’s rehabilitation services?

Be the first to email the correct answer to Tom Ollig at tjollig@bhshealth.org, or call Tom at 320-485-3139. Leave your answer, name, and phone number.


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