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24 March

Resident’s Grandson Gives the Gift of Music

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Resident’s Grandson Gives the Gift of Music Betty Vaaler was one of those women that you always remember fondly; she was kind, funny, caring, a loving and supportive mother and wife. The proof of that statement is obvious when you meet her family. Betty was also a woman of God, who enjoyed sharing her favorite [...]

15 December

Going Once, Going Twice, SOLD!

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Introducing Our New Home, Indian Hills!   English Rose Suites is excited to announce we have found the perfect home to add to our company. We are honored to help support 6 new Residents and their families starting in the spring of 2017.  Edina has been our home for the last 19 years!  We take tremendous [...]

6 December

Donna Clairmont, Our Master Seamstress

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Donna Clairmont, Our Master Seamstress   Donna Clairmont, mother to Jayne Clairmont, owner of English Rose Suites and b♦home Home Care, has stopped counting how many neck napkins (clothing protectors) she has sewn over the years for English Rose Suites residents as well as b♦home Home Care clients. The number has to be somewhere in [...]

10 May

2016 Alzheimer’s Association’s Purple Gala

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The 2016 Alzheimer's Association's Purple Gala Every spring in Minneapolis, the Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter hosts a glamorous, exciting evening to celebrate and honor the lives of those who are and have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia’s. 2016 marks the 24th year of the Purple Gala in downtown Minneapolis at The [...]

6 May

Meet Jayne | Our Owner!

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Meet Jayne, Our Owner! Introduction – Please share your journey to and with ERS & bhome. I began my career at The Kensington in Bismarck, North Dakota from 1984 to 1986. I moved on to become the Director of Marketing for Kensington Assisted Living Homes from 1987 to 1988 at the Minneapolis Corporate Office. I [...]

29 April

Meet Katie, Our Quality of Life Coordinator!

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Meet Katie, Our Quality of Life Coordinator! Introduction – Please share your journey to and with ERS & bhome Home Care. When my maternal grandfather passed away in 1989 we started to notice some things going on with my grandmother. She started to forget the groceries at the drive up and would go home without them [...]

19 April

The Man with the Heart of Gold, Bill “Boom Boom” Brown

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The Man with the Heart of Gold, Bill "Boom Boom" Brown In Minnesota, there are a few things we pride ourselves on: our beautiful lakes, our ability to withstand temperatures that would send an Eskimo packing, and our unwavering dedication to and pride in our sports teams, regardless of the roller coaster of emotions they [...]

15 April

Meet Ben, Our Maintenance Superintendent!

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          Meet Ben, Our Maintenance Superintendent! Introduction – Please share your journey to and with ERS & bhome Home Care. I started in February of 2009 as the Maintenance Superintendent. I was originally English Rose Suites' contract painter for four years prior to that. How would you describe your leadership style? [...]

13 April

Jayne Clairmont Joins the Board of Visitors

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In the fall of 2015, Jayne Clairmont was nominated to become a Board Member on the College of Human Development and Education Board of Visitors at North Dakota State University located in Fargo, North Dakota. The Board of Visitors is comprised of Alumni of the College of Human Development and Education who live throughout the [...]

8 April

Meet Carol, Our Director of Business Services!

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Carol Purcell, Director of Business Services Introduction – Please share your journey to and with ERS & bhome Home Care. I first met Jayne Clairmont when I was a Home Health Aide at Kensington Cottages. I was awestruck by her passion in caring for those living with Alzheimer’s Disease. I also had the pleasure of [...]