News at Dow Rummel Village

Dow Rummel Village takes great pride in providing a positive change for our residents and their families.
We’re always on the lookout for talented, capable team members ready to help us fulfill our mission.
Here are the positions that are currently open.

Dow Rummel Village Announces Leadership Additions 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2024  SIOUX FALLS, SD – Dow Rummel Village is pleased to announce two significant additions to its leadership team. Michael Redinger has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Kevin Kaufman upon his retirement after 18 years of service. Additionally, Laurie Knutson joins the organization as the Chief Philanthropy Officer.     Michael Redinger brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record in financial management and healthcare operations to his new role as Chief Financial Officer. With extensive experience...

CEO Transition to take place at Dow Rummel Village

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2023 SIOUX FALLS, SD – Dow Rummel Village CEO, Darla Van Rosendale, is retiring this week after a successful career and 25 years with Dow Rummel. Van Rosendale announced her plans to retire back in February. The Board of Trustees issued this statement: “We would not be where we are as a successful, leading independent senior living organization in the state of South Dakota without the leadership of Darla Van Rosendale. Darla has led the team to their current CMS 5-Star Rating and other achievements, including an American Health Care Association (AHCA)...

Celebrating 60 Years of Service to Seniors

by Dow Rummel Village There are some who dare to dream dreams and make a difference.  Among them were the Rummel family and the Dow family, both of whom individually dared to envision the creation within the city of Sioux Falls of a new type of community, one that would serve the needs of those of advancing years.  Both embodied their visions in their wills.  Because of the generosity and forward thinking of the Rummel family and Dow family, Dow Rummel Village is celebrating a milestone of 60 years of service to seniors in Sioux Falls.  We opened our doors in March of...

Complete senior living community offers huge variety of ways to fill your day

SIOUXFALLS.BUSINESS with Jodi Schwan This paid piece is sponsored by Dow Rummel Village. Feb 21, 2023 The day typically starts at 9 a.m. with a trip to the pool for Margaret Jones, where she does water aerobics with friends. “I have always been eager to keep up water exercise, and they have a lovely pool here and a class every morning,” she said. “You make friends with others, and it’s a good way to get acquainted.” For Dave Martin, mornings mean the fitness center, where he spends Monday, Wednesday and Friday in a workout class and Tuesday and Thursday in a balance class followed by a...

SiouxFalls.Business: Dow Rummel Village announces CEO succession plan

https://www.siouxfalls.business/dow-rummel-village-announces-ceo-succession-plan/ Feb. 13, 2023 A new CEO has been named to replace Darla Van Rosendale, who is retiring this spring after 25 years at Dow Rummel Village. Josh Hofmeyer will succeed Van Rosendale, effective April 28. “Josh was selected from a large group of highly qualified candidates for his broad, high-level experience and leadership in the senior living industry,” board chair Charisse Oland said in a statement. Hofmeyer’s career has included roles as an administrator and in developing telemedicine services for the...

Dow Rummel Village announces CEO succession plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2023 SIOUX FALLS, SD – Dow Rummel Village has announced that Josh Hofmeyer has been selected to be the next CEO, effective April 28, 2023. Josh will succeed current CEO, Darla Van Rosendale, who announced plans to retire after a successful 25-year career at Dow Rummel Village.   “On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we are delighted to announce the selection of Josh Hofmeyer as the new CEO for Dow Rummel,” says Charisse Oland, board chair. “Josh was selected from a large group of highly qualified candidates for his broad, high-level...

Amid nursing home crisis, Dow Rummel celebrating 5-star rating

Keloland.com https://www.keloland.com/keloland-com-original/amid-nursing-home-crisis-dow-rummel-celebrating-5-star-rating/ SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — There’s no shortage of challenges facing the nursing home industry in South Dakota, but a handful of facilities providing critical care for elderly populations are being recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  In Sioux Falls, Dow Rummel was just recently named a five-star quality rating skilled nursing home by CMS, which is the highest designation.  “There are only 10% of the nursing homes in...

Dow Rummel Village Earns Five-Star Quality Rating

SIOUX FALLS, SD, February 2, 2023 – Dow Rummel Village has been named a five-star quality rating skilled nursing home by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This five-star rating is the highest designation a nursing home can receive from CMS and only the best 10 percent in each state receive it. Dow Rummel is currently the only five-star rated skilled nursing home in the Sioux Falls area. According to CMS.gov, the rating system gives each nursing home a rating of between 1 and 5 stars. Nursing homes with 5 stars are considered to have “much above average” quality while...

Dow Rummel Adds Tech Concierge Service

by Becca Horan We are excited to introduce Link technology services, Dow Rummel’s latest innovation. Link was created to provide on-campus, in-person tech support services for Dow Rummel residents and staff.  The Link team - Nate Fischer and Becca Horan - hit the ground running when they opened in May.  "We stay busy," said Becca Horan. "Our goal is to provide ongoing support and education that meets residents where they are at in their technical journey. It has been exciting to see more and more residents utilizing what today’s technology has to...

Resident and Family COVD-19 Update 6/20/22

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by Darla Van Rosendale, CEO I wanted to give you an update on how things are going here at Dow Rummel with COVID cases and some changes we are putting into effect today. Over the past 6 weeks, we have had a couple cases at a time that we have been dealing with but with low exposures to residents and staff.  We currently have a couple active cases with possible exposure to 5 staff and residents that we are testing and monitoring.  This activity correlates to the number of active cases in Minnehaha County as it has throughout the pandemic.  We will keep you posted if we...