Sunrise Campus News

Find out the latest and greatest from Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City, Iowa.

Chris Schenkelberg Health Center Administrator

A Note From our Administrator

March 20, 2020

Thank you all for your understanding and patience through this difficult time.  I have had conversations with many of our family members regarding our non-visiting policies and I want you all to know that it […]

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Sunrise Welcomes New Foundation Board Member-Beverly Zenor

March 13, 2020

Beverly Zenor, was Sunrise Retirement’s healthcare administrator from 1990-2006 and executive director from 2006-2016. Along with her new role on the foundation board at Sunrise, Bev is currently on the UnityPoint Health System’s Clinic & […]

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Sunrise Welcomes New Board Volunteer-Ryan Ross, J.D.

March 13, 2020

Ryan Ross, J.D., is an attorney practicing primarily in real estate, business, and estate planning. “My personal experiences with Sunrise, along with its excellent reputation, and the fact that it is locally controlled, were all […]

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Sunrise Retirement Addresses Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Long-term Care

March 10, 2020

Dear Family Member, The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been a major focus in healthcare over the past month. Sunrise Retirement Community began addressing this topic several weeks ago.  Sunrise has been working directly with IDPH (Iowa […]

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Sunrise Welcomes New Board Volunteer-Kent McCuddin

March 10, 2020

Kent McCuddin, managing director at Blue Earth Marketing, brings diverse expertise in marketing communications, brand stewardship, and creative direction. His creative work has won several awards and appeared on five continents in multiple languages. “As […]

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Sunrise Welcomes New Board Volunteer-Dave Larson

March 9, 2020

Dave Larson, in his professional life, has worked in the construction industry for W.A. Klinger for 41 years and has served as its president for the last for years. In moments of free time, Larson […]

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Ask The Nurse; Is Vitamin C Beneficial to Assist in the Prevention of Colds & the Flu or Other Ailments?

February 28, 2020

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that keeps the body functioning. It includes the synthesis of collagen, healing of wounds, and repair and maintenance of cartilage, bones and teeth. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant. […]

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Ask The Nurse; What Can I Do About My Depression?

February 5, 2020

Many people think being sad is depression, but it is much more complex than that. Everyone is different and may experience different symptoms. Some depression symptoms may be as follows: Little interest or pleasure in […]

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Ask The Nurse; When Should I Be Concerned About My Blood Pressure? When Should I Call 911 For High Blood Pressure?

January 31, 2020

Elevated Blood Pressure may or may not be accompanied by one or more of the following symptoms. Severe headache, shortness of breath, nosebleeds, or anxiety. There are two types of hypertensive crises. Hypertensive Urgency: If […]

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Ask The Nurse; Why should I get the Pneumonia Shot?

January 24, 2020

Why should I get a Pneumonia Shot? Pneumonia is a severe illness caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. It is the most common cause of bloodstream infections, pneumonia, meningitis and middle ear infections. People who get […]

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