Hello and Welcome to Galeon! I am the Administrator of Galeon. I have been an employee since 2009. My first role at Galeon was the campus Social Worker. In the fall of 2016 I returned to college and completed my Nursing Home Administrators Degree and became the Administrator in July of 2017. I started in the nursing field in 1994 as a Certified Nursing Assistant. I worked in various nursing home and housing positions until I went to college to become a social worker. In my current position I direct the operations of Community Memorial Home (dba Galeon), a 40-bed skilled nursing facility and its housing programs at West View Assisted Living, BridgeWell Assisted Living for memory care, Terrace Heights Independent Living Apartments, and the Community Manor Apartments. As Administrator I develop and implement operational policies and procedures to comply with Federal, State and Local requirements and to fulfill licensure certification standards. Please feel free to stop by and visit if you have any questions.
Shawn Bouldin leads Galeon’s financial operations which includes financial management, reporting and human resources. He has worked in nonprofit accounting for more than 7 years. He has lived in the Osakis area for more than 10 years with his wife and two children.
As a Food and Nutrition Service department we strive to ensure that dining experiences in our senior living facilities are nutritionally sound, safe, healthy, and fulfilling.
At the heart of our organization is the belief that the dining experience has many levels, which, properly managed, can contribute significantly to the health and well-being of individuals.
An optimal dining experience is much more than just “eating.” It involves the nutritional value of food, the way food is presented, the environment in which food is presented, and often, the human interactions that occur during the dining experience. It is a way of viewing the dining experience that is holistic and aimed at the complete nourishment of individuals, including emotional and spiritual as well as the physical.
Hi, my name is Nola Smith and I am the Director of Nurses at Community Memorial Home –Galeon the past 2 years! I have been a nurse for 43 years, 33 of those years in long term care! Much has changed regarding resident care, nursing process and the competencies needed by staff to provide the best person-centered care possible. I prefer to see it as “holistic care” which involves not only the physical, but also the mental, psycho-social, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual aspects of each unique person. Our goal is to make our care center as “home-like” as possible for our residents. Staff plays an integral role in creating this environment and my role is to help manage this on a daily basis. Our staff is dedicated and caring and I am very pleased with their commitment to providing the best care possible to all our residents here at Galeon. So, if you are looking for a place for your loved ones who need care—please consider us here at Galeon!
My name is Laurie Kluver, Social Worker at Galeon. I graduated from Moorhead State with a Social Work and Psychology degree. I worked as a County Social Worker, School Social Worker, Mental Health Practitioner and then in 2013, as a Care Center Social Worker. I am excited to be a part of the Galeon staff and look forward to meeting our residents and family members, as well as assisting the residents in achieving their highest possible quality of life while at Galeon.
Tony Van Acker has been the Wellness Director at Galeon since 2008. He started when the Wellness Center was being finished, and has since taken on Activities Director and Director of IT, which allows him to work with various groups of people here on campus with a common goal. So, whether you are looking to start exercising, have activities requests for a loved one, or would like to connect through the technology on campus, please shoot me an email below and I will do my best to help!
Hi, as the Housing Director I coordinate staffing and work with tenants and their families in WestView Assisted Living, BridgeWell Memory Care Assisted Living and Terrace Heights Independent Living. I am native to Osakis and began my employment with Galeon in September of 2003 as a CNA for Community Memorial Home. My educational background consists of Human Services, Mental Health and Nursing. Because of the growing prevalence of dementia in the population of people we serve I have attended many hours of continued training relating to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia disorders. Please feel free to give me a call if you have questions about any of the programs we offer or if enquiring about potential employment within Galeon’s Housing Department.
Hello. My name is Brian Sorensen and I am in charge of maintenance, while also supevising laundry and housekeeping here on the Galeon campus. It is my goal to see that all things inside and outside are running smooth, efficient, and correctly. I willsee that your loved one will be kept safe and confortable while they are here. If you need to speak with me, please call 859-2142 and ask for me.
I am the Director of Clinical Services for Assisted Living. My Long-Term Care nursing career started at Community Memorial Home over 40 years ago. I grew up near Osakis and began working as a CNA at this facility when I was just 16 years old. While working here as an LPN, I went back to college and became a RN. I continued to work at Galeon in several different roles (RN supervisor, Assisted Living RN, RN case manager, Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and Interim Director of Nursing) before working at CentraCare in Sauk Centre for the past 7 years. I am delighted to be able to return to the Galeon campus.
I work with the staff, tenants and their families at West View Assisted Living and Bridge Well Memory Loss Assisted Living. I am responsible for providing clinical leadership in planning, developing, coordinating, and supervising the delivery of tenant care services while ensuring regulatory compliance.
When you are here visiting your family member, please do not hesitate to stop by and say hello.