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Life Care Center of McMinnville nurse reaches 15-year aim to become RN

Bethany Selsor, RN

On March 9, 2017, Bethany Selsor, a nurse at Life Care Center of McMinnville, Oregon, received the reward she had been working toward for 15 years – she officially became an RN.

Selsor decided she wanted to become a registered nurse 20 years ago, when she saw a TV special on abuse in nursing homes. She felt inspired to do something about the problem by becoming a nurse....

Three Life Care Center of McMinnville associates wound care certified

Amy Asato, director of nursing; Kadie Lee, resident care manager; and Zo Tewksbury, physical therapist

On July 11, 2016, three associates from Life Care Center of McMinnville, Oregon, passed the Wound Treatment Associate exam and became wound care certified

Amy Asato, director of nursing; Kadie Lee, resident care manager; and Zo Tewksbury, physical therapist, all underwent training in the WTA program, which parent company Life Care Centers of America uses for training associates nationwide in wound care.

Carrie Seits named Business Office Manager of the Year

Seits poses with her award

Carrie Seits, business office manager for Life Care Center of McMinnville, Oregon, was named Business Office Manager of the Year for the Life Care Centers of America’s Columbia Region in July 2015.

Associate spotlight: Matt Berry, speech therapist

Matt Berry, speech therapist

Meet Matt Berry, a member of our therapy team at Life Care Center of McMinnville.

Ever since he was a child, Matt has been fascinated by foreign languages, accents and dialects. Motivated to improve the lives of others, Matt decided to do so by plugging into this natural passion.

Associate spotlight: Kayla Winkler, lymphedema therapist

Kayla Winkler, lymphedema therapist

Meet Kayla Winkler, a member of our therapy team at Life Care Center of McMinnville.

Born and raised in McMinnville, Kayla earned her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Pacific University and a certification in lymphedema through the Norton school. She loves living and working in her hometown and seeing lots of familiar faces.

Local race motivates McMinnville associates to “walk the walk”

The Life Care Center of McMinnville Hood to Coast team 2014

When Angela Milstead, director of rehab services at Life Care Center of McMinnville, Oregon, completed the Hood to Coast Relay in 2013, she little realized her one act would turn into a lifestyle change for her co-workers.

A runner herself, Milstead wanted to challenge her skill level with the famous 197-mile race from Mount Hood to Seaside, Oregon. But she thought beyond her own participation and asked around to see if some of her fellow associates would join a team in the 2014 race.