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Home provides best care for aging mom [UPDATED]

Published 9:47am Thursday, June 27, 2013 Updated 12:02pm Thursday, June 27, 2013

You have a gem in Fergus Falls. A little less than four years ago, it was necessary that my mother move to Fergus to be closer to family.

She moved into Park Gardens assisted living (which should get a separate letter of kudos). Eighteen months ago, Mother fell and her injury required a move into the PioneerCare Center on Mabelle. I have many elderly friends and have visited dozens of nursing facilities.

But I have never experienced the care and concern for residents and family that was shown at PioneerCare.

Nathan Johnson and his staff were always Johnny on the spot if we had any concerns-no matter how small.

My mother passed away a few weeks ago and spent her last days and hours under the capable care of the Pioneer staff.

Mom and our family could not have had better care during such a serious experience and we want to let Fergus Falls know how fortunate they are to have this stellar facility in thier community.

Thank you to Pioneer Care. You guys are the best.


Jan Noles

Grand Rapids

  • Elliot Dallavalle

    These are the care givers that just received a 5% pay raise thanks to the Democratic leadership of the MN house and senate. The same pay raise that the Republicans, which includes the two in your district, voted against. Two years ago, they voted to reduce the funding which resulted in staff reductions. Long overdue, they finally are recognized for their dedication and careful concern for their patients.

    Thank you for recognizing them for their professionalism. It’s appreciated I’m sure.

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