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What Your Mom Really Wants This Mother's Day

05/12/2017
She was there when you soared and there when you failed, moms are often the biggest cheerleader for their children.  But, there comes a time when as children we become mom's advocate. The one who gently pushes her to go to the doctor for care, to eat more, or make it through a few weeks of therapy after an injury or surgery.  Each Mother's Day, children of all ages honor the c... Read More »

Senior Sun Safety Tips

05/10/2017
Summer is a time of year most people look forward to, especially in the cool winter months. However, there are some precautions individuals should take to stay safe during months with excessive heat. Seniors, infants and children, and those with chronic conditions are vulnerable to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. While excessive heat can bother anyone, seniors are at a special risk, especially... Read More »

When Memory Loss Becomes a Concern

04/03/2017
Everybody misplaces items, forgets the name of someone they know well, or doesn't show up for an appointment because it slips their mind. How often have you found something you lost in an unexpected place, like your keys in the freezer? While memory loss is a common occurrence, especially in aging, there is a difference in memory loss and a significant decline in cognition such as those... Read More »

Valentine's Day: Music & Memory Event

01/18/2017
Clearwater Care Center is getting into the groove on Valentine's Day. The Eau Claire community is invited to a music and memory event on Feb. 14.   Music has wondrous benefits for seniors including those who are bed bound, have memory loss, chronic pain, or receiving hospice care.   Music therapist Adam Krajnikconde will be at Clearwater Care Center on February 14 from ... Read More »

Event: Importance of Massage

01/08/2017
The right touch at the right moment can be more effective than words. Join Clearwater Care Center and Interim HealthCare Hospice on Feb. 21 from 2-3 p.m. to learn about the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual benefits of massage with Massage Therapist Janet Kadlec. The event will be held at Clearwater Care Center, 2120 Heights Drive, Eau Claire. Experience a moment yourself wi... Read More »

Clearwater's New TV Commercial

01/03/2017
Have you seen Clearwater Care Center's latest television commercial that features our large beautifully renovated short-term rehabilitation suites? Schedule your tour today!               Read More »

Caregiving Support Dinner - December 14

11/23/2016
Caring for chronically ill family and friends during the holidays can be tough. Join St. Croix Hospice and Clearwater Care Center for a holiday dinner to learn how you can better support your loved ones during the holiday season.  We'll help you  identify ways and strategies to get through the holidays successfully while supporting your loved one, understand the increased stress of... Read More »

Trick or Treat- October 30

10/27/2016
Calling all Goblins, Witches, Princess, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, it's all treats, no tricks this Halloween at Clearwater Care Center! The Center will be hosting trick or treat, Sunday, October 30 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Visit us at 2120 Heights Drive, Eau Claire. Read More »

Center Ribbon Cutting & Open House

10/17/2016
Clearwater Care Center celebrated the opening of the newly renovated short-term rehabilitation wing with a community-wide open house on October 6. Throughout the evening, resident families, area citizens, and the medical community came out to tour Clearwater Care Center's new private 33 rehabilitation suites, the expansive rehabilitation therapy area, and our first-ever transition suite. ... Read More »

OPEN HOUSE SET FOR COMMUNITY TO TOUR RENOVATED REHAB UNIT

09/26/2016
Clearwater Care Center in Eau Claire is opening their doors for community members to tour the newly renovated center, including the short-term rehabilitation wing on October 6 from 3:30-6 p.m. at 2120 Heights Drive.   Completed earlier this summer, Clearwater Care Center's short-term rehabilitation wing features large private suites, a private dining area, and physical, occupation... Read More »

Sacred Heart Classic

08/15/2016
Sacred Heart Classic is a charity event that takes place each year in the Chippewa Valley.  This year Clearwater Care Center attended as Golden Classic Golf Sponsors.  Golfers played 18 holes to help raise funds for the women and infant services floor at Sacred Heart Hospital.  Clearwater Care Center is proud to be a community partner raising awareness of the care offered in ... Read More »

RENOVATION & OWNERSHIP CHANGE

08/03/2016
The staff and residents of Clearwater Care Center, formerly The Clairemont, are celebrating new ownership and a new name of the facility with center-wide festivities.   In  March 2016, the center transferred ownership to Tennessee-based Emerald Shelter Group. This organization is the owner of several non-profit centers in the mid-west and northeast, including several CMS 5-star c... Read More »

Celebrating Long-Time Employee

07/25/2016
While Clearwater Care Center celebrated 51 years this year; we are also celebrating a very special long-term employee who has 40 years of service to the center. Clearwater Care Center Maintenance Director Brian Plunkett has been a fixture of the long-term care center since 1976. "Brian keeps our building running - even in the brutal Eau Claire winters shoveling snow and teaching staff sa... Read More »

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrated at The Clairemont

03/16/2016
St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated at Clearwater Care Center​ in a big way. It was your lucky day if you were present at Clearwater Care Center​ on St. Patrick’s Day. Jim​ Radloff is a local favorite musician that had the crowd roaring with entertainment while we all celebrated this special day. It was a big turn out with great food and activities. There was coloring... Read More »

President’s Day Event

02/19/2016
With the celebration of President’s Day, so many employees and residents strolled down the halls with their red, white, and blue clothing to show support for our leaders. Bingo was a special event as we used red, white, and blue chips to cover their numbers. Doesn’t Ed Pichler resemble our 19th President of the United States of America, Rutherford B. Hayes? Another proud day ... Read More »

Sweethearts Tea Leads Valentine’s Day Celebration

02/13/2016
Clearwater Care Center hosted our annual Sweethearts Tea on Tuesday, February 16 to celebrate the compassion we feel for all individuals who work and live at our center. All residents and spouses enjoyed a catered chicken salad with chocolate covered strawberries and mini-cheesecake bites. A harpist played beautiful music for all couples to enjoy while attending the Sweethearts Tea. We are fortu... Read More »

Celebrate Heart Disease Awareness

02/04/2016
On February 5, Clearwater Care Center celebrated “National Wear Red Day” to promote awareness of Heart Disease in women. Most people are unaware that heart disease and stroke are responsible for nearly one death every eighty seconds.  So, Clearwater Care Center didn’t stop at just wearing red. They sold baked goods to raise donation money for the Nation... Read More »

A Community Christmas

12/24/2015
This holiday season has been filled with community Christmas activity at Clearwater Care Center. From ball room dancers, to wine and cheese social hour with beautiful harpists performing, our residents sure are blessed. Throughout the month of December, we invited several outside groups to carol for us including the Brownies Girl Scouts, UW-EC and Elk Mound High School. The best gift of ... Read More »

Center To Host Session on Facilitating Communication with the Aging Population

12/15/2015
We invite you to a listening and learning session on the topic of facilitating communication in the aging population, hosted by Sara Neff, Speech-Language Pathologist & Director of Rehabilitation, Genesis Rehab Services at Clearwater Care Center. Please join us Tuesday, December 15, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in our central Chapel Room. A light meal and refreshments will be provided. This is gre... Read More »

Veteran’s Honored in Special Ceremony

11/10/2015
At Clearwater Care Center​, we celebrate our veterans and their contributions all year long. But, for our center, Veteran’s Day has a special meeting for our residents. This Veteran’s Day, we came together as a community and said the pledge of allegiance and sang the national anthem. Special guest Sergeant Kyle Brockman presented pins to all veterans who reside at our community to ... Read More »