Playing with some of the all time greats

April 1, 2019
Little did he know at the time, but Albany resident Elmer Kohorst of Albany was rubbing elbows with some of the greatest players in Major League Baseball history when he was at spring training with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles ...

Ask the Expert: Am I eligible for occupational therapy?

April 1, 2019
Answers provided by Emily Guggenberger, COTA-L (licensed certified occupational therapy assistant) What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across their lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic ...

‘We enjoy life every day here’

September 1, 2018
Fairway Ridge provides comfortable assisted living option in Albany Imagine your home in a picturesque setting with the plush emerald-colored grass of a golf course on one side, and a large historic church on the other. That’s what the residents ...

MOM rehab helps get patients back on their feet

September 1, 2017
As hospital stays get shorter, there’s a greater need for short-term rehabilitation programs for patients needing additional care and therapy, in order to transition back to life at home. Mother of Mercy Senior Living (MOM) in Albany offers rehabilitation services ...

Mural mixes celebrities with local residents

October 31, 2016
A colorful celebration of life covers the walls.  Recognizable faces from the community join with eight famous entertainers and sports figures to dance, drink, play cards, read the racing results, and otherwise enjoy themselves. Gentle dogs sleep under tables or ...

Vibrant senior living, small town feel

July 1, 2016
Mother of Mercy continues to look for new ways to better serve the Albany area “Vibrant senior living graced by the Spirit of care.” The tagline says it all. Mother of Mercy Senior Living in Albany is bustling with activity, ...

Group helps people get back to work

June 1, 2016
Central Minnesota Job Transitions Group meets each Wednesday It’s not easy being laid off, fired or in between jobs, but a volunteer group based in St. Cloud can help those looking for a new job by providing them with support ...

Much more than ‘just a nursing home’

September 30, 2013
“Quality care, caring people.” It is a motto that staff, administrators, board members and volunteers strive for and believe in at Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany. “We are all working on our mission to provide the best ...