Few relationships in life seem as mutually beneficial as those between grandchildren and grandparents. Grandmas and grandpas traditionally like to shower attention on their descendants, and the kids in turn usually benefit from the extra love and care. The same is often true of beloved aunts, uncles and family friends who have become “adopted relatives.”…

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When it comes to daily life, you may wonder what your loved one will be doing all day if he or she comes to live at Arthur’s. The answer? Probably more than you think. Our goals are to make sure our residents can be themselves, that they feel comfortable in their surroundings and that they…

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When it comes to core values, Arthur’s has one primary focus: Upholding the dignity and value of all people. That’s not just another statement put together for marketing purposes; it’s evident both in the way we treat our residents and the way we work together as staff members. We know we’re successful in maintaining that value…

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One frequently asked question at Arthur’s is why we’re constantly recruiting new staff. Really, the answer to that query is twofold. It’s true that our staffing needs are substantial: Together with our sister company ACR Homes, we’re tasked with managing employees for 56 different homes across the Twin Cities metro, each of which provides quality care 24/7/365.…

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At Arthur’s Senior Care, one element that differentiates us is our ability to gently manage day-to-day behavioral changes in our residents. We understand that it’s normal for the mental, emotional and physical health issues sustained by our clients to often result in feelings of frustration, sadness, resentment and/or anger. That’s especially true when dementia is…

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At Arthur’s and ACR Homes, knowing how to provide the best possible care for our clients is a way of life. In fact, many of our top administrators first joined us as direct care providers (DCPs) before transferring their skills to management roles. And many say that one-to-one experience has helped them enormously when it…

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Most children only get a sense of their parents’ work life once per year on Take Your Child to Work Day. But for Nadia Nelson, it was a daily occurrence. Her mom worked as a live-in supervisor at ACR Homes, where Nadia grew up, sharing daily life with her mom as well as the residents…

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Hannah Brosted first came aboard Arthur’s as a college student seeking to make extra money on the weekends. But the clients, friendly atmosphere and meaningful work she encountered there quickly led her to think beyond her part-time work. As part of her business administration degree from the University of Northwestern, she was able to get…

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People who think that the only options for senior care involve impersonal large nursing homes need to do their research. A lot has changed in the world of senior care, and smaller more intimate housing options are readily available. Senior care has become a lot more specialized. Now there are certain homes and communities that can…

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In the backs of our minds, we all know we’ll be saying goodbye to each of our loved ones at some point, especially those who are older than us. What we don’t prepare for is watching that person leave us in a different way: changing who they are because of dementia. If you have a…

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