DIETITIAN & Social worker
Kathryn Flynn is our Registered Dietitian and Long-Term Care Social Worker. Kathryn received her Associates Degree from DMACC in Culinary Arts and then her Bachelors in Dietetics from Iowa State. Kathryn’s dedication to whole body wellness extends beyond her formal education in Dietetics; Kathryn has been a fitness instructor and wellness dietitian for over 15 years. Kathryn also enjoys educating the community in preventative nutrition for 12 plus years.
Kathryn’s passion shines when she is interacting with our residents and welcome the challenge of meeting individual dietary and personal needs. Many residents have busy families who aren’t able to visit as often as they’d like;Kathryn can be seen interacting and sharing with the residents. Kathryn looks for ways to brighten our residents day as well as giving the families a piece of mind that their loved one has social engagement. Kathryn finds joy in seeing smiles knowing she’s a small part in creating their happiness. Kathryn feels it is a privilege to share time with our residents during this final stage of life.
To Kathryn,working at The Bridges isn’t just a job it is working with an extended family.Kathryn states “I enjoy my co-workers, our residents, the beautiful grounds,our exceptional cares, and the dedication to promoting a positive resident experience on all accounts.”
When Kathryn is relaxing at home, she enjoys laughter and memory making with family and friends. In the spring and summertime Kathryn can be found at the lake with her paddle board or watching movies with popcorn and her husband. Of course, it is safe to say Kathryn likes long walks, reading and fitness as personal pleasures.