South Dakota Veterans Home brings art to its residents

Hector Curriel didn’t really know if he’d connected at all with the residents of the Michael J. Fitzmaurice South Dakota Veterans Home that he was sketching until he showed him the sheet of drawing paper. When the elderly man saw the caricature of himself, completed with checked shirt and ball cap, a change came over his face. “He barely was speaking,” recalled Curriel. “As soon as I finished and showed his caricature, though, I could see it in his eyes. That moment was very special. That made my day.”

2019-11-06T15:38:39-06:00November 6, 2019|Black Hills, Healthcare, News, South Dakota|

Early input from stakeholders leads to a home that reflects their lifestyle

Paul and Marley Ann Opsahl knew they didn’t want to go through the process shingling their house yet again. Home ownership for the Yankton couple had become more of an anchor than a sail. The Opsahls did, however, want their next home to reflect their lifestyle. They found it five years ago in Dow Rummel Village. Since then, the couple has stayed engaged in opportunities to help shape the retirement community—including the planning process that preceded Dow’s Rummel’s ongoing expansion and renovation.

2019-01-28T16:22:03-06:00January 28, 2019|Healthcare, News, South Dakota|
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