Resources

 

Inpatient & Outpatient Therapies


exercise equipPlanning Surgery? Why Not Plan Your Recovery?  Pre-Plan your post-surgical rehabilitation, and go home healthier. Easy scheduling for inpatient and outpatient therapies, and 24-hour, on-site certified caregivers who will follow your doctor's plan for recovery, in a beautiful setting. We offer numerous treatment approaches and programming for all therapeutic needs. 

Types of Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation:  arthritis • orthopedic injuries • pre- and post- surgical conditions • fibromyalgia • neurological impairments • spinal conditions • pain syndromes • balance disorders • obesity • COPD • musculoskeletal issues

Aquatic Rehabilitation -- In our heated lap pool or our therapy pool, featuring massage jets and an underwater treadmill, aquatic therapy can benefit the above conditions and more.

Scheduling Your Therapy -- With your doctor's order, call our business office to discuss insurance/payment information at 651-213-2746.  Then call the Therapy Department to schedule the appointment at 651-257-7940.  If you live off-campus and need transportation services, call 651-257-7327 to make arrangements.

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TransitPLUS


get on the busTo help campus and off-campus area seniors gain transportation to such things as medical appointments and local shopping, Parmly provides TransitPLUS, specialized transportation and senior taxi services within the greater community.

Point Pleasant Heights tennants enjoy complimentary scheduled transportation for local shopping in the Chisago City and Forest lake area.

Senior Shuttle -- Local seniors can ride the Parmly van for local errands. The Senior Shuttle offers door-to-door service from your home to your destination and back.

Call 651-257-7327 to reserve your ride on Mondays and Wednesdays.

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Meals on Wheels


Meals on Wheels serves southern Chisago County seniors living within a 15-mile radius of Ecumen Parmly LifePointes with a hot, nutritious home delivered meal through a network of community volunteers. The program provides a noon meal Monday thru Friday.  For more information call 651-257-0580, or email us.  

 

Foot Care Clinics


If you feet hurt, it seems that everything hurts. Foot problems also seem to increase with age.  At Home Care of Ecumen Parmly LifePointes recognizes the importance of foot care, especially as we age. Some changes in the feet are normal with aging; other changes may be an indicator that you may want to consider a foot examination:

    Foot pain; ankle, calf or shin pain
    Pain, redness or swelling below or in the back of the heel     
    Irritations on the top or sides of your toes     
    Red, cracked skin or white irritation between the toes     
    Painful corns, calluses or bunions

Clinics are held at Point Pleasant Heights on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.  Each visit is $28 and includes a general assessment, clipping and filing of nails and lotion applied to feet and lower legs.  For more information call 651-257-7337.

 

Support Groups


Alzeimer's and Memory Loss Support Group
The Alzheimer's and Memory Loss Support Group meets the last Monday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Chapel View Room at Ecumen Parmly LifePointes.  Reservations can be made for respite care. Call 651-257-7955 for further information. This support group is affiliated with the Alzheimer's Association of Minnesota-North Dakota

Parmly LifePointes Grief Support Group

The Parmly Grief Support Group Tuesday meetings are cancelled for the summer months. We will resume on September 2 2014 at the regular scheduled time, 12:30-1:30 p.m. The group is co-facilitated by Pastor Ron Gerl, Parmly Chaplain, ACC.  and Gretchen Kirvida, MSW, LICSW, Fairview Lakes HomeCaring & Hospice Clinical Social Worker, the group is free and open to the public.  

 The grieving process is different for everyone, but a support group can help.  Grief can be openly shown or disguised and felt on many levels that those suffering may not associate as grieving. Some may experience physical grief ranging from minor aches and other types of health issues, while others may experience issues with concentration and memory. Grief can influence us spiritually.  We may search for meaning or find ourselves moving closer or further away from our faith. Learning about the experiences of others can be helpful support in knowing what you are going through is ‘normal’ and that you are not alone.

Our group discussions will be an open forum style and focus on the loss of a parent or spouse. Everyone with any type of loss at any time in their life is welcome. Participants should register prior to their first session and do not have to be a Vitalize! member.

 

For more information or to register, contact Mara Krinke, Community Outreach Coordinator, 651-257-7956 or MaraKrinke@ecumen.org.   All sessions are held in the Club room, of the Vitalize! Wellness Centre, 10720 282nd Street, Chisago City.

 

 

 

Additional Community Resources


Adult Day Club

At Home Care

Vitalize!Wellness Center

Spiritual Care

Nursing Assistant Class

Parmly LifePointes
28210 Old Towne Road
Chisago City, MN 55013
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