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Waverly Health Center to Host “Effective Communication Strategies for Alzheimer’s Caregivers”

Monica Boyer | May 31st, 2018

Waverly Health Center (WHC) will host a monthly Alzheimer’s/Dementia Music Therapy and Caregiver Support Group on Tuesday, June 5. The event will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Tendrils Rooftop Garden on the WHC campus. Sally Timmer, Alzheimer’s Association, will present “Effective Communication Strategies.” This program for caregivers will cover: the communication changes…read more

WHC Team Member Receives Friend of Nursing Award

Monica Boyer | May 3rd, 2018

Kim Connor, birthing center, received the 2018 Friend of Nursing Award. She was nominated for impacting many areas of WHC, not just her own department. Her nominator continued, “She is always looking for ways to help out if her own unit isn’t busy and helps nurses with questions and processes. She is a great Friend…read more

Sign up now for our Mini-Medical University

Monica Boyer | April 19th, 2018

Waverly Health Center’s Mini Medical University gives students (ages 16-18 years old) a unique opportunity to learn about health care careers through interactive presentations and hands-on learning. Areas include surgery, radiology, simulation labs and more! The week-long program will be offered July 23-27, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students MUST be available to meet…read more

Waverly Health Center Names April Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | April 17th, 2018

Six members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named February Spotlight on Values award winners. Nominated by co-workers, patients and members of the community, these individuals are examples of WHC’s values in action. Cindy Shoemaker of Nashua, emergency department, was recognized for the value of compassion. Cindy bought a cake that the…read more

Let’s Go 5-2-1-0!

Monica Boyer | April 11th, 2018

When it comes to kids, we all can agree that their health should be a top priority. But, sometimes this is easier said than done. The 5-2-1-0 concept focuses on making healthy living easy for kids and families! This idea is recognized across the nation and is scientifically proven. It focuses on teaching kids to…read more

Iowa Medicare Beneficiaries Will Soon Receive a New Medicare Card

Monica Boyer | March 19th, 2018

Identity theft affects everyone, including Iowan’s on Medicare. To help protect your identity, Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards between April 2018 and April 2019. “This is a welcome and important change that will affect many Iowans,” Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen said. “We hear often about this issue and SHIIP is here to help…read more

Made to Move

Monica Boyer | March 12th, 2018

The human body has more than 600 muscles and around 360 joints, which tells us that the body was made to move. Also, your skin is stretchy which lets you move freely. Your blood flow, hormones and metabolism all depend on movement throughout the day to work the right way. When you are seated for…read more

Waverly Health Center Names February Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | February 7th, 2018

Four members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named February Spotlight on Values award winners. Nominated by co-workers, patients and members of the community, these individuals are examples of WHC’s values in action. Kathy Bartels of Denver, nutrition services, was recognized for the value of compassion. An employee in Kathy’s department was…read more

WHC Welcomes First Baby of 2018

Monica Boyer | January 6th, 2018

The new year brings new beginnings for many of us, and this is especially so for Weston Oldenburger. On Wednesday, January 3, he began his life as the first baby born at Waverly Health Center in 2018. His parents, Martha Mosher of Allison and Jim Oldenburger of Parkersburg, welcomed Weston into their family at 8:09…read more

Volunteers Receive Award from the Iowa Insurance Division and SHIIP

Monica Boyer | December 19th, 2017

Sharon Jahnke and Bruce Coleman, both of Waverly, and Linda Pruin of Clarksville, recently received a ten year volunteer service award from the Iowa Insurance Division and the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP). SHIIP presented the awards during their 2017 volunteer and sponsor recognition luncheon. “Sharon, Bruce and Linda have been an integral part…read more