Hilaree comes to the Friendship Home with a long background in health care. “I have been working in health care since I was able to have a job off the family farm” says Stringham.
Hilaree began her work in health care in the dietary department of the Guthrie County Hospital, where she worked through high school. After high school she attended DMACC earning her degree in human services. This was when Stringham began her work in the nursing home industry, holding positions from activity assistant to social service coordinator. In 2005, Stringham decided to further her career by going back to school while working full time and earning a bachelor’s degree in health care administration. In 2007, she finished the required education to sit for the nursing home administrator exam and became licensed.
Since receiving her license for nursing home administrator she has worked in long term care and most recently in residential care. After much thought and consideration she decided her real desire was to return to long term care which brought her to the Friendship Home.
Friendship Home is located in beautiful Audubon, Iowa. Since 1959, we have offered Residential Care, Intermediate Care, Skilled Care, Alzheimer’s Care and Hospice Care to those who need our services. Our residents enjoy a variety of activities in the facility and out of the facility, individual and group. Children of all ages visit our residents through a wonderful relationship with the schools in town. We serve fantastic food. Our mission statement says it all: “Caring for our residents in a Christian setting of compassion and choice”