News & Events
Immanuel Foundation History & Mission
Meet Heidi Hickethier, Foundation Director, Immanuel Foundation.
On this week’s “A Happy, Heathier You”, Heidi will share the foundation’s history and mission. Tune in to KGEZ AM600-FM96.5 on Wednesday, April 24th at 12:45 to hear her message.
National Healthcare Volunteer Week
This week is National Healthcare Volunteer Week.
So it is in this week especially that Immanuel appreciates those who volunteer in our community. Thank you all for supporting Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Your gift of time is appreciated by both the residents and staff. In this installment of “A Happy, Healthier You,” Volunteer Coordinator, Kathy Buffington speaks about the importance of Volunteerism.
Occupational Therapy Month
April is Occupational Therapy Month.
The topic will be discussed by Scott Hurley, COTA of The Retreat at Buffalo HIll. He will share his knowledge about “Occupational Therapy: Regaining Independence, Life Skills and Quality of Life.
Focus on the Importance of Footcare
Did you know that April is National Foot Health Awareness Month? Dr. Latter of the Kalispell Foot & Ankle Clinic shares his tips to give our feet the special attention they deserve—this month and always.
Caregiver Education-Week 6 Dementia & Chronic Illness
A discussion regarding some of the similarities and differences in caring for cognitive vs. physical decline.
Caregiver Education-Week 5 Financial Well-Being
An exploration of various financial resources: Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, long-term care insurance and estate planning.
Caregiver Education-Week 4 Family Dynamics & Communication
No matter what your family relationships are like, an aging care plan represents uncharted waters for most families. Who takes care of Mom and Dad, and where? Do you seek outside support or try to do it all yourselves?
Caregiver Education-Week 3 Self-Care for the Caregiver
Family caregivers of any age are less likely to practice preventive healthcare and self-care behavior than non-caregivers. This week’s discussion provides tips to maintain a healthy balance in your life.
Caregiver Education-Week 2 Finding, Creating & Using Resources
Learn about local and national resources that can assist you in providing care to your loved one.
Caregiver Education-Week 1 Planning Ahead
Caregiving is a journey where plans may have to be changed or adapted. Executive Director of Buffalo Hill Terrace, Carla Wilton, shares insights to caregiving and planning for the future.