Health & Wellness

Health and Wellness at Green Hills

At Green Hills, we prioritize the health and wellness of our residents. With expert care, personalized wellness programs, nutritious meals, and engaging activities, we create a supportive environment for vibrant and fulfilling lives.

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Health and Wellness Navigation

The Green Hills Health and Wellness Navigation™ team is committed to promoting a positive, proactive, and holistic approach to living. They can connect you with the right staff, services, and amenities on campus to help you reach your health and wellness goals. The team can also act as a liaisons, helping to schedule health and medical related appointments and services. If you ever have to go to the hospital for a procedure or due to illness, a Navigator will help coordinate all the transfers and paperwork.

Rian Jones

Rian Jones, RN

Health & Wellness Navigator

Your Personal Wellness Guide

Rian has been a nurse for over 16 years, graduating from DMACC in 2007. She has worked for Green Hills for over 17 years. For the first 12 years she was in the Health Care Center as a CNA and has worked as a Charge Nurse, MDS Coordinator, and Assistant Director of Nursing. Rian did take a 3-year break from Green Hills, during which she worked in orthopedics.  She has been in her current role as Health and Wellness Navigator for 5 years. In this position, Rian connects independent living residents with resources to help them maintain health and safety in their homes. She also helps residents transition through the levels of care when necessary.  In addition to her role as Health and Wellness Navigator, Rian is the Infection Preventionist for the community. She and her husband have three children and two senior citizen cats. In her free time she enjoys traveling (especially to the beach), spending time with family, and attending Nebraska Cornhusker football games.

8 Dimensions of Wellness

At Green Hills you’ll find everything you need to serve all 8 Dimensions of Wellness and ensure your overall physical, psychological, and social well-being.

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Emotional Wellness

Opportunities for friendship, camaraderie, and meaningful relationships that are uplifting and affirm feelings of home and family.

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Intellectual Wellness

A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual stimulation through classes, lectures, seminars, discussion groups, and outings.

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Physical Wellness

A focus on strengthening your body through exercise, nutrition, and stress management.

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Spiritual Wellness

Opportunities to nurture your spiritual journey through a variety of services and programs.

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Health-Service Wellness

Our signature programs including health and wellness navigation and EverSafe 360°, ensure the highest standards and protocols and safety.

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Social Wellness

Creating opportunities for socialization that lead to increased quality of life, feelings of belonging, increased mental function, and longevity.

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Vocational Wellness

Offering chances to contribute talents, wisdom, and experience to others through volunteerism, both on campus and in the surrounding community.

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Environmental Wellness

Coming together to be good citizens of the planet, respect the environment, and manage resources effectively.

Get Back to the Life You Love

Our Health Care Center offers professional rehabilitative services, including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Aqua Therapy on an inpatient and outpatient short-term basis. Our goal is to get you back to the life you love as quickly as possible.

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Personal Training Designed For You

Our personal training services can provide a tailored fitness program designed specifically for you. Our experienced trainers focus on improving strength, flexibility, and balance, helping you lead an active and healthy life while ensuring your safety and well-being.

Wellness is at the Center of it All

The Green Hills Wellness Center is a complete, state-of-the-art fitness facility that provides a full range of health and wellness offerings, including a warm water therapy pool, premium fitness equipment, small and large group exercise activities, and an on-site dietitian to help you design your own custom nutrition plan.

Our Home Health Services

Green Hills offers Home Health Services to our residents, as well as the Ames community at large. We’ll develop a care plan tailored specifically for the support you or your loved one needs. We can help with neighborhood errands, housekeeping, meal pickup and delivery, activities of daily living, as well as provide companionship. Call our Home Health Coordinator at 515-357-5812 for more information.

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We’d Love to Hear From You

If you’d like to learn more about everything Green Hills has to offer, please feel free to reach out to our expert team. We’re always here to help!

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