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

Ask the Nurse; How do I decide between DNR or CPR?

September 4, 2018

How do I decide between a DNR (do not resuscitate) or having CPR given should I stop breathing or my heart stops? What happens when CPR is given? CPR consists of chest compression’s and mouth […]

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Truth about the Flu

August 14, 2018
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August Happenings at Sunrise

August 7, 2018

Living in Iowa (or Nebraska in my case) means that lots of outdoor activities get crowded into the summer months due to the agreeable weather. We want to enjoy our time outdoors, free of the […]

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Ask The Nurse; How Can I Prevent Corns & Calluses?

July 31, 2018

Wear good shoes that are professionally measured at the shoe store. Shop for shoes at the end of the day when feet are most swollen. Be sure both shoe width and length are correct for […]

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Ask the Nurse; Is There a New Shingles Vaccine?

July 12, 2018

In October 2017 a new vaccine for Shingles was approved called Shingrix. It is more than 90% effective in preventing the shingles. Zostavax only lowers the odds by 51%. Zostavax contains a live version of […]

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Sunrise Retirement Recognizes Volunteers at Annual Volunteer Luncheon

June 11, 2018

Sioux City – Sunrise Retirement Community honored and recognized Volunteers at the Annual Volunteer Luncheon. Introductory remarks and welcome were presented by Hallie Salmen, CEO. She stated, “Without volunteers, Sunrise would be a much different […]

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Ask the Nurse; How do I know If I have allergy symptoms?

June 5, 2018

Allergy symptoms occur when your immune system overreacts to something that is harmless to most people. This substance is known as an allergen. What are the symptoms? Runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing. This could also […]

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Ask the Nurse; What is Heat Exhaustion Vs. Heat Stroke?

April 29, 2018

With summer coming soon, people are looking forward to working outside. What is Heat Exhaustion versus Heat Stroke & What can I do to prevent it? Heat exhaustion symptoms and treatment: Dizziness or fainting. Weakness […]

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Founding Member of the Siouxland Senior Open Selected as Honorary Chair

April 17, 2018

Jon Cleghorn has been selected as the Honorary Chair of the 26th annual Siouxland Senior Open.  The first tournament was played in 1992 where Cleghorn was one of the founding members of the premier golf […]

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Ask the Nurse; What are the Pros & Cons of the Shingles Vaccine?

April 16, 2018

Pros: Reduced risk of developing shingles and post neuralgia, prevention of recurrences and five years of protection from getting the shingles. The Zostavax provides a 51% reduction in the risk of getting the shingles. Shingles […]

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