News

Looking for a Meaningful Way to Get Involved?

Looking for a Meaningful Way to Get Involved?

It appears time is ever moving forward, as here we are in mid-January with the holidays in the rearview mirror. People are hitting the gym, eating more veggies, and collectively creating goals both personally and professionally to make 2024 the best year it can be....

Meet Teyana, 2024 DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 3

Meet Teyana, 2024 DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 3

Our DSP this week is Teyana. She has been with Living Well for close to 10 years and is a dedicated employee who is devoted to helping others live their best lives. She works at our Brookview home and her 13-year-old daughter basically grew up at the house, visiting...

Our 17th Annual Trip to Camp Menogyn was a BLAST

Our 17th Annual Trip to Camp Menogyn was a BLAST

Last weekend was a special one for a small but bold group from Living Well. Three cars packed up and went on an adventure north to Grand Marias, then up the Gunflint Trail, and across a frozen lake to YMCA Camp Menogyn. This was the 17th year Living Well partnered...

Meet Daniel, 2024 DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 2

Meet Daniel, 2024 DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 2

Our DSP this week is Daniel. He has been with Living Well as an occasional employee for 18 years.  Occasional staff come to cover shifts when the house has a need or can sign up for special outings and events. Daniel is a regular on the annual Dog Sledding Trip at...

Meet Mike, 2024 DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 1

Meet Mike, 2024 DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 1

Our DSP this week is Mike. He celebrated his five-year work anniversary at this year’s Employee Recognition event and has worked in healthcare for almost three decades. Mike works at our France home, and this week will be attending the annual Dog Sledding trip off the...

2023: A Year of Impact and Advocacy

2023: A Year of Impact and Advocacy

Take a look at highlights of the year from CEO, Tom Gillespie Industry Leading Advocacy: Living Well staff, people supported, and families gathered at Day at the Capital back in March to speak up with strong and educated voices. Our elevated advocacy and media efforts...

Meet Veronica, DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 52

Meet Veronica, DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 52

Our DSP this week, the final week of 2023, is Veronica. She has been with Living Well for over 10 years now, and like last week’s DSP, she works overnight shifts. Veronia works at our Inndale home, and has built relationships with everyone at the house. She is gentle...

The Giving Tree was a Giant Success Once Again

The Giving Tree was a Giant Success Once Again

Living Well is happy to report that the Giving Tree was back for the sixth year, and it was a smashing success. It’s hard to imagine, but people with disabilities who do not have family or relatives often go without visits or gifts during the holidays, which can leave...

Meet Twaminka, DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 51

Meet Twaminka, DSP Shoutout Recipient/Week 51

Our DSP this week is Twaminka. She has been with Living Well for three and a half years and primarily does overnight shifts at our Westchester home. She is well loved by the people at the house and fills a critical role. Nights are not as exciting as day shifts where...