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St. Benedict's Senior Community Education Director Shelly Hanneken (right) demonstrates the actigraph watch to Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson.  Photo by Lee Voss, WJON.com
St. Benedict's Senior Community Education Director Shelly Hanneken (right) demonstrates the actigraph watch to Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson. Photo by Lee Voss, WJON.com
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Human Services Commissioner in St. Cloud Touting Grant Program

The St. Benedict's Senior Community is getting part of a state grant to launch a new program to better monitor patients' activity and sleep patterns. A watch will be put on the wrist of the seniors to monitor things like noise, light and restlessness.

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Emmalee Theisen (right) shows off the handmade blankets with staff. (Photo: St. Benedict's Senior Community)
Emmalee Theisen (right) shows off the handmade blankets with staff. (Photo: St. Benedict's Senior Community)
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8-Year-Old Girl Gives Heart-Felt Gift To St. Benedict’s Senior Community

The St. Benedict's Senior Community received a surprising gift last month from an unexpected donor. 8-year-old Emmalee Theisen, from Jesup Iowa, present a check for $225 to the facility to honor her late great-grandmother, Beverly VanderEyk, who was a resident at St. Benedict's.

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(Photo: Isaac Schweer)
(Photo: Isaac Schweer)
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CentraCare Health To Hold Memory Screenings At St. Benedict’s Senior Community

Members of CentraCare Health and the St. Benedict's Senior Community will be hosting memory screenings tomorrow (Wednesday). The event is part of National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative the Alzheimer's Foundation of America hold in November.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Clearview Elementary Students Form Special Bond With Local Seniors [VIDEO]

For the past four years, Clearview Elementary students have been forming a special bond with seniors at St. Benedict’s Senior Community. Twice a month, 4th grade students in Andrea Coulter’s class are paired with a senior to spend an hour of time together

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Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
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Cuisine Unseen: St. Benedict’s Senior Community Cafe Serves Variety Of Dishes [VIDEO]

In our final installment of Cuisine Unseen, we head to the St. Benedict's Senior Community in St. Cloud to check out their cafe, whose wide-ranging menu feeds all who come through.

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Ground is broken on the new Chateau Waters Senior Living apartments. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Ground is broken on the new Chateau Waters Senior Living apartments. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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St. Benedict’s Senior Center Breaks Ground On Sartell Location [AUDIO]

Back in July we told you that CentraCare Health is building a new 100-unit senior apartment building in Sartell. Now today (Monday) ground has been broken on the site.

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(Photo: Isaac Schweer)
(Photo: Isaac Schweer)
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Potential Location Chosen for New Sartell St. Benedict’s Senior Housing

Back in July we told you that CentraCare Health is building a new 100-unit senior apartment building in Sartell. Now a location may have been found.

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St. Benedict’s Senior Community to Build New Senior Housing in Sartell

CentraCare Health is moving forward with a new senior living facility in Sartell.

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Mock Disaster To Test Response at St. Benedict Senior Facility

The St. Benedict's Senior Community along with St. Cloud Hospital will hold a mock disaster tomorrow. The drill will test how well the St. Benedict's and hospital staff are prepared to handle a large-scale evacuation of elderly residents.

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Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Health
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St. Cloud Nursing Home Death Blamed On Poor Training

The Minnesota Department of Health blames poor training and supervision for the death of a resident at a St. Cloud nursing home. The resident slipped out of a mechanical lift at St. Benedict's Senior Community last June and hit her head on the floor.

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