• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    We are membership based organization which serves its 370 member businesses. We are located in West Central Minnesota in Otter Tail County.
    With nearly 1100 lakes and an abundance of recreational options, the Fergus Falls area is a great place to grow your business.

    We serve as the lead advocate and resource for our members and to create partnerships that foster a healthy business climate.

  • PioneerCare

    PioneerCare

    Categories

    Long Term Care/Nursing Home CareAssisted Living ServicesVolunteer OpportunitiesAssisted Living CareSenior HousingMeeting FacilitiesSocial ServicesMemory Care ApartmentsPhysical Therapy & Rehabilitation ServicesSenior ServicesHome Health Services & SuppliesPersonal Alert ServicesRespite Care & Short Term Stay Care

    About Us

    Established as a non-profit provider in 1928, PioneerCare is a leader in offering exceptional health care services and housing options for older adults in Fergus Falls and the surrounding region. We continue that mission by serving the community's needs through these locations and services:

    Pioneer Cottages in Fergus Falls and Breckenridge provide 24-hour specialized memory care in a familiar and secure, home-style setting. Your family’s care is important, and you have a choice. Make it Pioneer Cottages.

    At Pioneer Pointe, spacious and well-designed apartment homes are complemented by features and supportive services you can add and customize as needed. It’s your lifestyle, your choice. Make it Pioneer Pointe.

    Pioneer ShortStay is easily accessible on the street level of PioneerCare Center. Its innovative therapy is customized for you to recover from hospitalization or surgery. Therapy services are also available on an outpatient basis. Your recovery is important, and you have a choice. Make it Pioneer ShortStay.

    PioneerCare’s Long Term Skilled Care occupies five small wings of our award-winning care center. We call these wings “households” because of their small scale, home style, and individualized care. When 24-hour nursing care is needed, you have a choice. Make it PioneerCare.

    PioneerLink is at-home and on-the-go technology, including 24/7 personal emergency response, mobile safety devices, automatic fall detection, and home med management paired with personalized local service. For at-home independence and peace of mind, you have a choice. Make it PioneerLink.

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    PioneerCare Center: Short Term Therapy & Long Term Care
    Residents Enjoyed Outdoor Concerts During Pandemic
    Pioneer Cottages Assisted Memory Care
    Pedal Fergus Falls Partners with Cycling Without Age Program
    Pioneer Pointe: Carefree Apartment Living for Seniors
    Pastor Krehl Provides Chaplaincy Support
    Ruth Tries a Winter Ride with Cycling Without Age
    PioneerLink's Anelto Mobile Safety Device
    PioneerLink's MedSmart Med Management at Home
    Grooving at PioneerCare Center
    Staff Stepped Up with Covid-19 Vaccinations
    Technology Helps Connect Residents to Loved Ones
    Frequent Covid-19 Testing Protects Residents & Staff
    We're So Proud of All Our Employees!
    Taking a ride on the trishaw
    Virtual Beach Party
    Horseback Visitors
    Heroes Work at Pioneer Pointe!
    Sometimes We Get Silly

    Jobs

    Free CNA Class: Apply Now
    Category: Healthcare
    Ready to step into a healthcare career? Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a great start. PioneerCare offers a free CNA class for qualified candidates ages 16 and older. The next available class begins Tuesday, August 3.First step: Apply now for a Nursing Assistant position, interview, and shadowing experience: Try a shift before you begin. If you’re accepted, PioneerCare will help ...read more
    Contact: Patti Fandrich
    Phone:(218) 998-1500
    Fax:(218) 998-1580
    LPN/RN: Full or Part Time
    Category: Healthcare
    As a nurse, you have options. Knowing you invested plenty into this career, we believe it should be fulfilling for you. How do you decide what’s best for you? Personal fulfillment, career growth, healthy relationships, and work-life balance are important to you. At PioneerCare, we get that. We’re hiring nurses looking for these things in a fun, progressive environment. A place to build your ...read more
    Contact: pattif@pioneercare.org
    Phone:(218) 998-1500
    Fax:(218) 998-1580
    Nursing Assistant
    Category: Healthcare
    Ready to make a positive change in your care giving career? Be part of something truly special? Work with a mission-driven team at PioneerCare that focuses on person-centered care in a beautiful setting you need to see to appreciate. You succeed in this role if you have the desire and drive to work with purpose, making a difference every day for the people who depend on us for help. Full time ...read more
    Contact: Patti Fandrich
    Phone:(218) 998-1500
    Fax:(218) 998-1580
    Caregiver/CNA Overnights
    Category: Healthcare
    Are you the rare person who prefers working overnight shifts and has the desire to make a true difference to others? We’re seeking a Caregiver or Certified Nursing Assistant to become specialized in memory care, work with our team at Pioneer Cottages, and be part of something truly meaningful.  CNA certification is desired; we can help you achieve certification. This is a full time position with ...read more
    Contact: Patti Fandrich
    Phone:(218) 998-1500
    Fax:(218) 998-1580
    Household Cook
    Category: Food Industry and Restaurants
    Food, glorious food! Are you seeking a position that could be truly life-changing for you and the people you serve? We're changing the way we view our continuum of care for residents from a dining perspective. If you’re energized by creating, cooking, and serving great food, we'd like to hear from you. Your skills may create a great fit, working as a household cook at PioneerCare. As a ...read more
    Contact: Patti Fandrich
    Phone:(218) 998-1500
    Fax:(218) 998-1580
    Director of Culinary Services: Awesome Team!
    Category: Food Industry and Restaurants
    Put your food service management and leadership skills to work in a setting that values innovation and high-quality dining experiences for the people it serves. PioneerCare seeks a full-time director of culinary services to oversee the department’s operations at PioneerCare Center. The position is responsible for all aspects of the department’s operation including menu planning, food and supply ...read more
    Contact: Patti Fandrich
    Phone:(218) 998-1500
    Fax:(218) 998-1580

    Rep/Contact Info

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    Ann Boutwell
    Director: Pioneer Cottages Memory Care
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    Patti Fandrich
    Human Resources
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    Sara Hage
    Director: PioneerLink
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    Nathan Johnson
    CEO
    Marie Tysdal
    Director: Pioneer Pointe Apartments
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    Sara Watkins
    Care Center Administrator
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