Thorne Crest Welcomes New Wellness Director

Posted on: August 11, 2014
New Thorne Crest Wellness Director Katie Bielefeld

Thorne Crest Retirement Community in Albert Lea is proud to welcome Katie Bielefeld as the new Wellness Director.  Katie comes to Thorne Crest with many years of training, education and experience.   Katie will oversee all of the Wellness classes and activities at Thorne Crest.  Thorne Crest started the wellness program in 2010.  The program has grown to include a restorative program in the skilled nursing center that has been extremely successful.   Katie stated “I’m really excited to continue to grow our wellness programs.   Watching the impact that wellness has on people really draws you in. My goal is to continue to help residents and community members to not only maintain strength, but to restore and improve overall wellness”    Katie is looking forward to the new Wellness Center with a pool currently under construction at Thorne Crest.  “The health benefits of using the pool are phenomenal, no matter what your level of fitness”   Katie is married to Jordan, and they have 3 children, William 7, Madeline 6 and Weston 2.  They live near Northwood Iowa.