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The community of Perry, together with the Perry Lutheran Homes, stepped up in a big way to support Perry’s elderly citizens Saturday, July 31, with sponsors from Perry and surrounding towns as well as a runners, walkers and furry...
Perry Lutheran Homes is partnering with Osmundson Manufacturing to bring awareness and action to meet the needs of elderly community members in Perry through the Run Through Time 5K. The Run Through Time 5K is one of several StepUp Movement...
According to a March 2021 report by the Alzheimer’s Association, 6.2 million Americans age 65 and older are living with some form of dementia. Having a loved one with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other dementia can be extremely...
The public is invited to join Perry Lutheran Homes in celebrating 65 years of serving elderly residents in Perry and surrounding communities with food, fun and a 5K fun run on Saturday, July 31. There will be live music,...
Elder loneliness is a silent epidemic affecting the health and well-being of our “invisible elders” right here in Perry and Dallas County. Pre COVID-19 pandemic studies showed that more than 40% of those age 65 and over regularly experience...
The U.S. Census Bureau has estimated that by 2030, 22.5% of Iowans will be 65 years or older, a nearly 15% increase from 2000. Healthcare jobs in Iowa will no doubt be in great demand, likely adding to the...
The direct care workforce is expected to add 1.3 million more new jobs from 2018 to 2028, and more than 63,000 of those will be needed right here in Iowa, according to recent data from the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute...
With Monday's derecho storm, much of Perry and other communities in its path were devastated. Out of the aftermath, the Perry Lutheran Homes in Perry, The Bridges in Ankeny, Bishop Drumm in Johnston and Granger Nursing and Rehabilitation rose...
The Perry Lutheran Homes' Meals on Wheels program has nearly doubled in clients and meals served since the COVID-19 pandemic began some five months ago, with most of the elderly diners brought into the program through the efforts of...
The Perry Lutheran Homes has been named one of the best facilities for memory care in the Des Moines area in 2020 by MemoryCare.com after hours of research and an intensive selection process. MemoryCare.com is a comprehensive resource for caregivers...