Colorado - Western Slope

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Courtney Ergenbright

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Welcome to the Seniors Blue Book local home page for Grand Junction and the Western Slope. I'm Courtney Ergenbright, your local partner at the Seniors Blue Book. Please let me know how I can help you. Whether you are looking for resources, looking to promote your business or just want to know what's happening around town, the Seniors Blue Book website is your go to! 

I know from personal experience from taking care of an aging parent in another state that the search is not easy, aging is not easy. Our healthcare system is difficult to navigate, throw in insurance and legal issues on top, and then manage it all in a crisis… no one should have to do it alone. Let me help you. Call or email me today! 

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Aug 31, 2024 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Join us for the 2nd Annual Walk to End Alzheimers Charity Golf Tournament. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimers Association. Registration includes free lunch, 18 holes, swag bag & more. Call 970-640-7416 to register today! To learn more about the Alzheimers Association and how to get involved, visit


Apr 24, 2024 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Capella of Grand Junction Wine Down Wednesday

RSVP required call 970-822-7070 or email marketing@cappellagrandjunction.comWe invite you to join us for our monthly networking event as we enjoy wine, appetizers, and great conversation with other senior care partners and professionals in our community.


Apr 22, 2024 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

WS Beneficent CE Class

Beneficent connects seniors and disabled individuals to funds that pay for the high-quality care our industry partners provide. We have 100% application success rate for the programs covering the costs of assisted living, adult day care, non-medical home care, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. We serve the whole state of Colorado.At Beneficent, we enjoy providing financial certainty and confidence for everyone. Beneficent has been privileged to successfully assist thousands of families and individuals through asset preservation while coping with long-term care costs. We consider the trust extended to us over the last 20 plus years with our industry partners and clients to be among our greatest honors.Case Managers, Social Workers, & Certified Senior Advisors can EARN 1 CEU CREDIT through our 1- HOUR FREE ZOOM CLASSScan to RSVP or contact Kim Searles, (CSA)Director of Education 719.645.8350

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Cappella of Grand Junction

Assisted Living 628 26 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, Colorado, 81506

At Cappella of Grand Junction our assisted living community offers the support to enable each person to live their life to the fullest. With just the right amount of assistance, residents can enjoy their day independently and in harmony with others, free from the chores and cares of household maintenance. Our lovely and lively community boasts 40 spacious studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartment homes, plus a wealth of inviting common spaces, including a full-service salon, Grab and Go Bistro, Luxurious Spa and a wellness and therapy center.  Honoring Each Individual, Enriching Each Day at Cappella

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La Villa Grande Care Center

Memory Care 2501 Little Bookcliff Drive, Grand Junction, Colorado, 81501

La Villa Grande Care Center is located in the heart of the Grand Junction health care community and two major hospitals. La Villa Grande CC provides skilled nursing care on either a long-term or short-term basis, in an environment that contributes to the health and well-being of our seniors. Our skilled nursing facility offers 24-hour nursing care to address our residents many health care needs. It is a warm and welcoming senior living community offering award-winning Rising Stars program for people with Alzheimer's or related dementias, skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services, and respite/short stays all in one comfortable, secure, beautifully landscaped location.

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Joseph C. Barrows Insurance Agency, Inc.

Medicare Advantage Plans 327 North 7th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado, 81501

At Joseph C. Barrows Insurance Agency, Inc., our goal is to educate, empower and advocate for our clients.  To help them make decisions about their medical and prescription plans that meet their individual needs.We have the knowledge, experience and background to give you the answers you deserve.  And as the Medicare program continues to evolve and improve, our agents can help you stay informed. We would be honored to work with you and your family.If you are becoming eligible for Medicare soon, lets discuss how to get additional coverage for things like hearing aids, vision, and dental. We provide compassionate individual service and strive to make the process of shopping for coverage as stress free and convenient as possible. We have extensive experience working with clients throughout the Western Slope and would love to have you as a client!  If you don't have a local agent, we can help answer plan questions or concerns and help to evaluate your existing coverage to make sure you are keeping up with the new value-based plan options.We represent carriers that offer Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Part D Prescription plans. When you need advice and counsel for Medicare plan options, please consider the Joseph C. Barrows Insurance Agency, Inc.  Drop by our office at the Doc Shores House or call one of our agents and schedule an appointment to review your options. If you prefer a virtual or in home presentation, we can accommodate your needs.Your doctors, Your prescriptions, Your budget.I'm not on Facebook, Twitter, Threads or Instagram.  I keep your information private and do not share it with any other entities.  Any enrollments are facilitated through carrier platforms, and I adhere to their guidelines.  We do not offer every plan available in your area.  Currently we represent 5 organizations which offer 19 Medicare Advantage products in your area.Get to know me "before" the next open enrollment!

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Roaring Fork Home Care

Non-Medical 659 South Wildhorse Drive, New Castle, Colorado, 81647

Roaring Fork Home Care is a Licensed Non-Medical Home Care Agency serving Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle counties. We ensure our home care services provide your loved one with professional and compassionate caregiver assistance in the place they are happiest and most comfortable. We believe honest and compassionate care goes hand in hand with trusting and respectful relationships. Roaring Fork Home Care is a Licensed Non-Medical Home Care Agency serving Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle counties. We ensure our home care services provide your loved one with professional and compassionate caregiver assistance in the place they are happiest and most comfortable. We believe honest and compassionate care goes hand in hand with trusting and respectful relationships. We are committed to helping our clients live with dignity and independence in the comfort and safety of their own homes. 

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Aging in Place with Home-Based Care Possible for Nursing Home Eligible Adults

Many older adults would prefer to stay living in their own homes instead of being transferred to a long term care community.The Program for All-inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) has been providing wrap-around care to participants in Montrose and Delta Counties for the past ten years. PACE is a Medicare/Medicaid managed care benefit for adults aged 55 or older who choose to live in their homes despite being certified by the state as nursing home eligible. The goal of the PACE program is to extend participant independence and enhance their quality of life.Senior CommUnity Care is the Western Slopes PACE provider and manages the program with a staff of paid professionals. Presently, there are two PACE day centers and office locations in Montrose and Eckert. Participants must be able to live safely at home within a PACE sites geographic area.The core of the PACE program is the interdisciplinary team. The team works to provide comprehensive medical and social services to the PACE participants. This team includes a primary care physician, nurses, dietician, nursing aides, drivers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, recreational therapists and social workers. The interdisciplinary team meets daily and is responsible for determining care needs, allocating resources, coordination of all services, and development of a comprehensive care plan, which is developed for each individual participant.The care plan addresses a set of functional issues that are relevant to the overall health of the older adult participant. These include cognition, emotional status, social activity, mobility, diagnoses, medications, nutrition and other activities of daily living. Payment for services and monitoring of the quality of the services is authorized and directed by the interdisciplinary team.A PACE Day Center is a location where participants can receive primary care by meeting with a doctor or nurse in the clinic, receive rehabilitation treatments to improve strength and balance, enjoy recreational and social activities, participate in one-on-one or group therapy, receive spiritual support and enjoy a meal. The number of days a participant attends the day center will be discussed with the participant and determined through the assessment process.By caring for frail, older adults through this model, prevention of acute illness and conditions can often be prevented, thereby reducing the number of emergency room visits and hospital re-admissions while allowing the individual to age in place in their own home.Editors Note: This article was submitted by Erin Berge, Regional Marketing Director with Volunteers of America and may be reached at 970-275-1220 or by email at

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Common Winter Hazards Among the Elderly

When you think of winter, you probably think about the holidays, taking time off work, enjoying winter sports, or visiting with family. If you care for aging loved ones, winter might make you also dwell on common cold-weather hazards that impact the elderly.Here are some hazards you should know about and suggestions for how you can keep your loved one safe:Cold TemperaturesAs the temperature outside drops, the risk of hypothermia rises. Hypothermia is caused by prolonged exposure to the cold, which results in the body losing heat faster.Seniors are at higher risk of developing hypothermia than younger people because the ability to regulate body temperature decreases with age. Suppose your loved one needs dementia care or has other cognitive issues. In that case, they may be at an even higher risk of hypothermia especially if they have difficulty communicating or tend to wander outdoors.Warning signs of hypothermia include:ShiveringExhaustionConfusionLoss of dexterityMemory lossAs body temperature drops, brain function slows, so older adults are also unlikely to realize they are experiencing symptoms making hypothermia even more dangerous. If you suspect hypothermia, seek emergency medical help by dialing 911 or going to the nearest hospital emergency room.Keeping your elder warm through winter is essential, so consider doing the following:Make sure your loved one is dressing appropriately for the weather.Check your loved ones home for drafts and seal up problematic windows or doors.Avoid using space heaters, which can become fire and tripping hazards.Ensure your loved ones heating system is working correctly and they are paying their heating bills. Living in a cold house is a significant risk factor for hypothermia in older adults.Have blankets and warm clothing available.Make sure your loved one is eating enough. Food is required to create energy the body needs to produce heat.Check on your senior frequently (or ask another trusted adult to check on them) to ensure they are comfortable.Ice and SnowAccording to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in four seniors falls annually, leading to 3 million emergency room visits and more than 800,000 hospitalizations. When the ground is covered with snow and ice, the risk of falling for seniors becomes even higher and falls, whether indoors or outdoors, can result in broken bones, head injuries, loss of independence, isolation, fear of a future fall, or even death.Heres how you can reduce your loved ones fall risk during the winter:Have someone clear a path to the front door, mailbox, outdoor trash cans, and other outdoor areas your loved one needs to access.Make sure your loved one is wearing sensible shoes with non-slip soles and using mobility aids if necessary.Encourage your loved one not to venture outdoors if conditions are bad unless there is an emergency.Clean up indoor puddles caused by melting snow and ice tracked in on someones shoes.Encourage visitors to leave their shoes at the front door.Ensure that the house is well-lit on darker winter days.Cold and FluAs winter rolls around, so does cold and flu season. According to the CDC, seniors are at higher risk of catching diseases and are more likely to experience severe complications due to age-related immune system deficiencies. Ask your loved ones doctor if they recommend vaccines for flu, pneumonia, or COVID-19. Other preventative measures include:Washing hands regularlyAsking others to cover their coughs or sneezesAvoiding people who are sickAvoiding crowded events or areas, especially during times of high community spreadAvoiding touching your eyes, mouth, nose, or faceDisinfecting frequently touched surfaces in the home, especially if someone in the home is illPracticing good health habits, such as eating healthy, drinking plenty of fluids, managing stress, getting adequate sleep, and exercisingConsider Whether a Professional Caregiver Could HelpWith the increased risks associated with winter weather, having someone check in on your loved one regularly is critical. However, if family and friends are not nearby, a professional caregiver can visit your loved one as often as needed to monitor the temperature in the house and help your loved one to dress in warm, appropriate clothes.An in-home personal caregiver will provide your elderly loved one with companionship, prevent isolation and supervise trips outside the house providing you with peace of mind, even when you cant be there.

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TCHN Regional Shuttle

All Points Transit operates the West End / San Miguel Regional Shuttle, in partnership with Tri-County Health Network and the Telluride Foundation. The purpose of this program is to transport citizens of San Miguel, Ouray and Montrose Counties to appointments in Montrose and Grand Junction. Those with medical needs take priority, but the shuttle is also open to general public passengers when space is available, who may use it for shopping trips and other errands. The shuttle is scheduled around appointments on a first come, first served basis. Pick up PointsNaturita Visitors CenterNucla Post OfficeNorwood Uncompahgre Medical ClinicTelluride Telluride Medical ClinicPlacerville   Down Valley ParkRidgway / Ouray  Conoco gas stationAPT can pick up individuals with disabilities and residents with no ability to access the designated sites closer to their homes. Please call for more information. RatesIndividuals with Medical Appointments  No Charge.$5 donation for round trip suggested.General Public $10 Round Trip Fare.Call 970-249-0128 for more information!

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Senior Health Synergy: Collaboration Amongst Organizations

In an era where the aging population is on the rise, addressing the complex needs of seniors requires a united front. Senior Health Synergy, a collaborative effort among healthcare providers, community organizations, and government agencies, emerges as a vital approach to ensure the holistic well-being of our elderly citizens. Healthcare providers, including hospitals and clinics, form the cornerstone of senior health, delivering specialized medical care. When seamlessly integrated with the support provided by local community organizationsoffering social activities, transportation, and essential servicesa comprehensive system emerges. Government agencies contribute by creating supportive policies and frameworks. Breaking down organizational silos through technology facilitates the exchange of information, ensuring seniors receive personalized care. Promoting awareness and education is key to fostering a shared understanding of the challenges seniors face and the benefits of collaborative efforts. In essence, Senior Health Synergy is not just a concept; it's a necessary paradigm shift to guarantee our aging population lives a life of health, dignity, and fulfillment.As we navigate the future, the success of senior health programs will be measured not merely by individual achievements but by the strength of collaborative endeavors. By embracing a united front, we can create a web of support that comprehensively addresses the diverse needs of seniors, ensuring they enjoy their later years with the care and attention they deserve. The synergy among healthcare providers, community organizations, and government agencies, fortified by technology and widespread awareness, paves the way for a future where seniors thrive in an environment of collective well-being and understanding.

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Visiting Angels Caregivers Wear Many Hats

Do you have a heart of gold and treat others by the Golden Rule? Seniors need daily assistance to remain independent today. Caring for seniors today has never been more important in providing families Peace of Mind knowing their loved one is being cared for with one to one care. Visiting Angels and Debbie Harrison have been providing the best of home care since 2008. We know the best service requires hiring the best Care Specialists and we set a high standard when hiring. 

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Hilltop Living Community Review

Honest Reviews of Hilltop Living Community! Join Kristie and Carol as they share their genuine thoughts about the incredible services for seniors offered at Hilltop. From independent and assisted living options to specialized care for dementia and Alzheimer's, this community has it all. #HilltopLiving #SeniorLiving #AssistedLiving #DementiaCare #AlzheimersCare #ElderlyServices #CommunityReviews #HonestOpinions #QualityCare #HappySeniors

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Meet Our New Publisher Courtney Ergenbright

My name is Courtney Ergenbright and I am excited to join the Seniors Blue Book team as the Regional Director for Colorado Springs, Southern Colorado and the Western Slope.  I bring over 20 years of advertising and marketing experience to the position and have helped businesses and organizations of all sizes achieve great results from their various campaigns.  I have also worked in community relations with many nonprofits, and I am passionate about helping businesses and nonprofits "do good" in the local community.  This is one of the many reasons why I am looking forward to my new role at Seniors Blue Book as it provides such a great service to the Seniors community.  I hope to meet as many of you as possible in the near future and discuss how Seniors Blue Book can help elevate your brand and increase exposure of your business with our various print and online advertising opportunities. Call her at anytime at 800-201-9989.

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Take a look at The Pace Center!

We recently visited The Pace Center and took a tour Call us to learn more about what they offer!CONTACT US Ian: (970) 216-3521 Kristie: (970) 216-2541 Carol: (970) 234-2037 mesagroupkw@gmail.comTags:Senior, Senior real estate, Senior real estate specialist, downsizing, retirement, aging, senior living, senior life, senior care, senior health care, Keller Williams

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Director of Nursing (DON)

Full Job DescriptionLooking to grow professionally and help build your own team of Nurses and Caregivers? We are bringing the BrightStare Care commitment to excellence in-home health care to the Western Slope.Join a growing home care agency, lead our skilled care team and make an impact on peoples lives! BrightStar Care of Grand Junction/ Montrose seeks a full-time Registered Nurse to be our Director of Nursing and lead the agencys clinical operations.Youll succeed as a Director of Nursing Register Nurse, because of your passion for a higher standard of care, a desire to make an impact and love of teamwork. We are a Home Care Pulse Leader in Excellence, Enterprise Champion for Quality and a World Class Franchise.Benefits for the Director of Nursing Competitive pay Weekly pay with direct deposit Paid Time Off and holidays 401k and health insurance Employee referral bonuses Quarterly bonusesResponsibilities of the Director of Nursing Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the clients nursing needs (supervisory visits) Manages and oversees skilled care that is being performed by BrightStar Care nurses licensed under the Nurse Practice Act Prepares clinical and progress notes and summaries of care Assists in the development of organization goals. Develops, recommends, and administers agency policies and procedure Supervises, educates and coaches other nursing personnel/care-giving staff Oversees the maintenance of client clinical records, statistics, reports and records for purposes of evaluation and reporting of organization activities Assures proper maintenance of clinical records in compliance with local, state and federal laws Stays informed about changes in the field of nursing and home health care. Shares information with appropriate organization personnelRequirements Current unrestricted Registered Nurse license to practice in Colorado Preferred: Bachelors degree in Nursing. Must have graduated from a National League of Nursing accredited program Minimum one (1) year of documented experience required. Three (3) to five (5) years of clinical experience with one (1) year experience in a home health agency, primary care clinic or health facility, preferred Reliable car/auto insurance Clean background and criminal record Understands regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations Adhere to HIPAA and maintain client confidentiality Organized, strong communicator and able to use computer and mobile device effectively Pediatric Nursing and DSCC experience strongly preferred Home care experience strongly preferredWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Vision insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Referral programSchedule:Monday to Friday 9-5On-call to provide caregiver support if neededSupplemental Pay:Bonus pay opportunities (quarterly)Experience:Supervising Experience: 2 years (Preferred)Pediatric Nursing Experience: 2 to 5 years (Preferred)Nursing: 2 years (Required)License/Certification:CO RN license (Required)Work Location:One location (Office in Grand Junction) with some regional travel within territoryJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)Paid time offReferral programSchedule:8-hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridayOn callExperience:Supervising experience: 2 years (Preferred)Pediatrice Nursing: 2 years (Preferred)License/Certification:Colorado Registered Nurse (Required)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One locationIf you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as Indeed is not responsible for the employer's application process.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Job Type: Full-timePay: $30.00 - $43.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceHealth insurancePaid time offParental leaveProfessional development assistanceReferral programVision insuranceMedical specialties:Home HealthSchedule:8-hour shiftMonday to FridayOn callSupplemental pay types:Bonus pay.Experience:Supervising experience: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:RN (Preferred)Work Location: Hybrid remote in Grand Junction, CO 81506APPLY HERE

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Development Manager

As the part-time Development Manager of the Grand Junction and Montrose Walk to End Alzheimers events you will join an exclusive team of leaders responsible for the implementation of the worlds largest fundraiser for Alzheimers care, support and research. Walk to End Alzheimers ranks as the second-largest peer-to-peer fundraising event in the United States and continues to set the pace as one of the fastest growing walk events in the country.Utilizing your proven networking and relationship building skills to cultivate key community connections, you will drive success and achieve revenue goals by strategically identifying and engaging community and corporate leaders and building and empowering sustainable volunteer committees. As a successful fundraising leader who will manage multiple fundraising events simultaneously, you will coach and inspire your volunteers to implement and build on proven strategies and best practices that result in event growth year over year. This role is right for you if:You have proven success at building sustainable corporate and community relationships that contribute to achieving event revenue goals and greater brand awarenessYou have successfully recruited, managed, and coached volunteers to effectively implement best and proven practices to achieve fundraising goalsYou have managed multiple volunteer-led events simultaneously that have resulted in revenue growth year over yearYou are known as a uniter and have successfully built a positive, healthy, and inclusive team environment that has resulted in long term community relationshipsYou have achieved or surpassed designated financial and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation, and community partnershipsYou have demonstrated success at prospecting, cultivating and stewarding event teams, sponsors and participantsYou are comfortable with managing event budgets, training volunteers, utilizing timelines and translating dataWhat you Bring:Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience3+ years proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goalsPreferred peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent sales backgroundConfident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partnersDemonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnershipsAbility to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacyAbility to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusionExcellent interpersonal skills including verbal and writtenAbility and willingness to travel up to 60% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals.While most such travel is the same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have a valid drivers license, access to a reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the jobAbility to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs. of materialsStrong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Luminate/Convio softwareJob Title: Development Manager Location: Grand Junction, CO (hybrid)Part time based on 32 hours per week as applicable, includes benefitsGrade: 205 Non-Exempt ($42,100 - $53,000)Reports To:  Sr. Director, Mass Market Events    Who We Are:The Alzheimers Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimers care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.At the Alzheimers Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,900 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimers and those at risk for the disease.We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life-changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimers, their caregivers and those that may develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve years in a row. Employees working 24 hours/week, or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan. Full time employees (37.5 hours/week) will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.The Alzheimers Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.Application InstructionsPlease click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!APPLY HERE

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MDS RN ~ $15K Sign on Bonus

MDS Coordinator - Large Senior Living CommunityWe are seeking an outstanding Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team at a large senior living community in La Villa Grande Care Center. Come join a team of dedicated, smart, and caring professionals as they work together to care for our seniors and provide them the lifestyle they deserve.Who we are"Our supreme goal is to do and be the best in all we undertake, and to provide a Stellar life for our residents, their families and our employees." - Evrett Benton, CEOIf you are looking for a company and team that understands the value of people, then look no further!Stellar Senior Living is a premier skilled living and memory care provider in the Western United States. Founded in 2012 we have experienced consistent growth adding senior living communities to our family each year. We continue to grow and are looking for top talent to join our team and continue the journey with us.La Villa Grande is one of Stellar Senior Living's most vibrant senior living communities. Serving residents in a very active community full of fun, family, and opportunities to serve.What we offerCompetitive salary $33.00 - $41.80 DOESign on Bonus up to $15kBenefits include medical, dental, vision, generous Paid Time Off program, holidays, 401k and more!!!A growing company with opportunities for advancementCompany sponsored training, tuition reimbursement, and other learning opportunitiesJob DescriptionThe MDS Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of the facility Medicare, Resident Assessment Instrument (MDS) and care planning process.ResponsibilitiesAssess and evaluate the quality of care being given to long-term care residentsPerform the initial interview and assess new residentsDevelop a care plan that has long-term and short-term goals for improvementConduct meetings with multidisciplinary treatment teams, caretakers, and familiesReach out to specialists within the community to get help in achieving care plan goalsQualificationsGraduate of accredited nursing programMust have a valid, unrestricted RN license in the statePrevious MDS experience preferredPrevious experience in Long Term preferred, but not required#LA123If you are the right candidate, then we definitely want to hear from you! To apply click the Apply button or send your resume directly to Roxie Jorden at

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Nurse Educator and Infection Control RN

Staff Development Coordinator- Large Senior Living CommunityWe are seeking an outstanding Staff Development Coordinator to join our team at Mantey Heights Rehabilitation and Care Center, a large senior living community in Grand Junction. Come join a team of dedicated, smart, and caring professionals as they work together to care for our seniors and provide them the lifestyle they deserve.What we offerCompetitive salary $36.30 - $45.98 DOEBenefits include medical, dental, vision, generous Paid Time Off program, holidays, 401k and more!!!A growing company with opportunities for advancementCompany sponsored training, tuition reimbursement, and other learning opportunitiesWho we are"Our supreme goal is to do and be the best in all we undertake, and to provide a Stellar life for our residents, their families and our employees." - Evrett Benton, CEOIf you are looking for a company and team that understands the value of people, then look no further!Stellar Senior Living is a premier skilled living and memory care provider in the Western United States. Founded in 2012 we have experienced consistent growth adding senior living communities to our family each year. We continue to grow and are looking for top talent to join our team and continue the journey with us.Mantey Heights is one of Stellar Senior Living's most vibrant senior living communities. Serving residents in a very active community full of fun, family, and opportunities to serve.Job DescriptionThe Staff Development Coordinator provides, plans, coordinates, and manages orientation and in-service education for facility employees. The coordinator also talks on the role of the Infection Prevention/Control Coordinator, and is responsible for designing systems and approving actions to prevent/control and monitor reports of infections and/ or potential infections among residents and staff.ResponsibilitiesLearning needs and designs in-service and continuing ed programs based on quality assurance data to meet needs and regulatory guidelinesDevelops, implements, communicated, and evaluates annual training planDevelops specific teaching plans and programs to cover training needs for all roles on a regular basis.Works with the Director of Nursing to ensure quality care is held to highest standard and all facility policies and procedures are carried out by every staff member.QualificationsMust hold current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.Experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing preferred but not required. Background/training in infection control is preferred.Current CPR certificate desired.APPLY HERE

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