Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness: Charity Walks


September is often perfect walking weather. Not too hot, not too cold, and the changing leaves make for great scenery. It’s no wonder that many charities choose to hold fundraising walks during the month! For example, the Alzheimer’s Association puts on their nationwide Walk to End Alzheimer’s in September. This year in Minnesota, the Walk […]



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Health & Wellness: Therapy Dogs


On August 6th, we had a great time with Kris and Connie and their therapy dog partners, Cola and Molly! Both pairs volunteer with North Star Therapy Animals (NSTA), a non-profit organization that brings animal therapy services to communities across the Twin Cities metro area. NSTA requires therapy teams to complete a training class and […]



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Health & Wellness: Anti-Boredom Month


Sometimes, summer days can seem long, hot and boring. But it’s summertime in snowy Minnesota, and we should enjoy every minute of this short season! In honor of Anti-Boredom Month, we’re sharing what we do at Sojourn to defy boredom and help our hearts sing with gratitude! One of the best ways to stave off […]



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Health & Wellness: National Fruit & Vegetable Month


The sun is shining, the air is warm, and green things are growing—fast! June is National Fruit & Vegetable month, and Sojourn wanted to get in on the celebration of summer and its delicious flavors! Earlier this month, Sojourners got their hands dirty and planted at the GROW community garden in Mound. Located at Bethel […]



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Orchestral Maneuvers on the Trombone :: George’s Recital


To finish off our month of staff recitals, George and friends presented a wide variety of tunes and instruments. George Linkert has been the Program Coordinator and “Game Keeper” at Sojourn for over 3 years. Weaving together stories and songs, George took Sojourners on a trip of his life through music! From traditional hymns and […]



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