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Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation
Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation provides an opportunity for friends and supporters to share in bringing health and wellness to people in the Iowa Great Lakes Region through charitable gifts.
Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation is hosting their fourth annual Grape Escape wine dinner and auction on Saturday, February 20 from 5:30 until 8:30 pm at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. You are invited to enjoy a five-course paired dinner prepared by Chef Brendan Waltz to celebrate and benefit the advancement of healthcare in the Iowa Great Lakes. The evening is sure to please with fine wine, bourbon, gourmet food such as seared scallops and honey marscapone almond truffles, and auction.
The Grape Escape couldn’t take place without the generous support of their sponsors. $1,000 sponsors include Secure Benefits Systems, Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint & Sports Surgeons, Northwest Bank, Mueske Electric, Duane and Willia Mueske, Jason and Mickey Harrington, GrapeTree Medical Staffing, Erpelding Voigt Co., Merv and Mary Kay Bates, and Bank Midwest. $500 sponsors include Liz Sandy REMAX, Sandy Law Firm, Okoboji Realty, MHR Insurance, K Brand Marketing, Judy Haviland, Hamm Chiropractic Clinic, Fitzloff Photography, Dr. Andrew and Mary Brevik, and BonFire Marketing & Web Co.
Tickets are $100 each, $25 of which is tax deductible, and can be purchased by calling 712-336-8791 or email us.
East Side Patio Memorial Gifts
Pavers and Seat Walls at Lakes Regional Healthcare’s East Side Patio engraved with your loved one’s name are wonderful ways to help Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation while memorializing your loved one.
Neurocom® Balance Master®
Lakes Regional Healthcare constantly strives to improve the quality of care provided to residents and visitors in the Iowa Great Lakes. We are now focusing on an area that has become a growing community health concern across the country. Each year, millions of older adults – those 65 and older – fall. In fact, one out of every three older adults falls each year. Since 2004, the death rate for unintentional falls has increased by 40% according to statistics gathered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and that number is expected to increase as the population ages. This is a serious issue. One out of every five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. And adjusted for inflation, the direct medical costs for fall injuries in the US is $34 billion annually.
We have set our sights on trying to address this issue directly through purchasing a Neurocom® Balance Master®, which is a piece of equipment that can assist in assessing postural stability in people throughout the community – from school-aged children to older adults. It can allow us to:
- Assess and screen older adults in our communities to identify those who have balance issues so we can take steps to reduce their risk of falling and injuring themselves. And the equipment is portable, which means we can set up assessment workshops in community venues like churches, senior living centers and more.
- Assess high school athletes for concussions – before, during, and after the sports season. It will assist in determining if and when an athlete is ready to return to their sport.
- Assess people for lower body injuries such as strains or sprains, to assist with the rehabilitation process
Your gift of $25, $50, $100, or more to Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation will help keep people in our community well by identifying a common risk factor that often results in serious injury, allowing preventive measures to be taken. Your gift will also ensure that people who do get injured receive the care they need.