Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dianne Hepke to the position of Independent Living Coordinator of Oak View Independent Living for Seniors, located on the main campus of BCHC. No stranger to BCHC, Dianne served as the Lexington Estate Activities Coordinator for 10 years before transitioning to her new […]Read More
Oak View Independent Living at BCHC Introduces New Pricing Structure
Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce a new pricing structure for seniors interested in purchasing or renting an apartment within the retirement community of Oak View Independent Living. Located on the campus of BCHC, Oak View Independent Living is a 24-unit apartment building, featuring three spacious and attractive floor plans.
Recently, the […]Read More
Snoezelen® Room Opening at Lexington Estate
Lexington Estate is excited to announce the addition of a Snoezelen® room for our residents.
A Snoezelen® room is a controlled, multi-sensory environment that provides a steady stream of stimuli, automatically increasing awareness and understanding of surroundings. The Snoezelen® will have a variety of optical illusions combined with lighting effects, aromas, colors, textures and sounds […]Read More
“It was just a match.” Local couple finds the comfort of home at Buchanan County Health Center
When Marlys Miller moved to Oak View in May of 2016, she knew right away that it was just a match. “You know when you drive by a place 50,000 times and never really stop to think what is all inside? That’s what it was like for me when I drove by Oak View day […]Read More
Welcome Amy Holle as Independent Living Manager
Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Holle as Oak View Independent Living Manager. Oak View Independent Living for Active Seniors, located on the campus of BCHC, features three floor-plans to fit the unique needs of individuals and couples over the ages of 60, seeking an independent and active community […]Read More
Is Your Home Working for You?
The home we have lived in for years may be the same; however, the person is not. Being able to remain at home with greater safety and independence is a key priority for aging individuals and their families. Simple home modifications and use of adapted equipment can assist in fall prevention.
Millions of older people […]Read More
Maintaining an Active Lifestyle with Arthritis
Arthritis is a medical condition far too many of us experience on a daily basis. It not only impacts our physical wellbeing but also our emotional and social wellbeing. The Center for Disease Control estimates 24% of Iowa’s population has been diagnosed with arthritis; while 51% of those 65 years and older are living with […]Read More
Advanced Directives: Your Right to Medical Treatment & Care
Buchanan County Health Center and Lexington Estate respects the right of patients and residents to make decisions regarding their own health care, including the right to accept or reject certain recommended care. BCHC will recognize and honor a person’s right under Iowa Law to execute a Living Will and/or Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare.
Card Party to Benefit BCHC Auxiliary
Attention all 500 and Bridge card players! The Buchanan County Health Center Auxiliary will hold a Card Party Fund-Raiser on Friday, October 23rd, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Oak View Senior Living Complex. All are welcome to participate, providing a five dollar donation.
Through the fundraising efforts of the BCHC Auxiliary, $9,000 has been […]Read More