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Delores Bumgardner, left, a Rice Care Center resident, looks on Friday as Bev Bruse cuts flowers in the garden at the renovated facility, also seen at top. Millions was spent to transform the physical appearance of the 1960s-era nursing home as well as the experience for residents. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

‘New’ Rice Care Center in Willmar, Minn., offers dramatic change to the experience for its residents

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The distances in the Rice Care Center’s newly renovated east wing are shorter for aging legs to walk.

There are private rooms and baths, a dining room overlooking a garden, and a kitchen serving up meals and coffee whenever the residents want.


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Dan Burdett
Dan Burdett is the community content coordinator at the West Central Tribune. He has 13 years experience in print media, to include four years enlisted service in the United States Air Force. He has been an employee of Forum Communications since 2005, joining the company after spending two years as the managing editor of the Redwood Gazette and Livewire in Redwood Falls. Prior to his current position, Dan was the presentation editor at the Tribune.
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