The Pillars of Highland Park, 1925 Norfolk Ave., has hired Marissa Rudd as manager of its Dimensions memory care program. Rudd has more than a decade of experience in health care, most of it in memory care.
Help at Your Door, a nonprofit organization serving senior citizens, is in need of volunteer drivers in the St. Paul area to transport clients to weekday appointments and errands using their personal vehicle. Most drivers give a couple of rides each month on a schedule and in the geographic locations of their choosing. For information, contact Carolyn Swenson at 651-642-1892 or visit helpatyourdoor.org.
Nokomis Healthy Seniors can arrange rides by volunteers to grocery stores and to pick up prescriptions and other transportation needs, along with some yardwork and friendly phone visitors. Leave a message at 612-729-5499 and a staff member will return the call. Sister organizations serving other parts of Minneapolis are the Longfellow-Seward Healthy Seniors and Southeast Healthy Seniors.
Kim Webster has been named the chief operating officer at Our Lady of Peace, a hospice and home health care service in Merriam Park. Webster has 40 years of experience in the senior health services field, most recently as the chief operating officer for Vista Prairie Senior Living Communities. She also served as vice president of healthcare for A’viands food service and regional director of senior living for StuartCo, which operates facilities in Highland Park. For the past two years, Webster has served as vice chair of the Our Lady of Peace board of directors.
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