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Ms. Diversicare of Boaz 2018: Gay Nell Gillespie

July 18th, 2018|

By Stacy Smith

As evidence of her readiness to make a change, Gay Nell Gillespie has not only welcomed her new residential move to Diversicare of Boaz wholeheartedly, she shows absolute delight in serving as Ms. Diversicare of Boaz. (more…)

Ms. Cherokee County Health & Rehab Center 2018: Freda Smith

July 17th, 2018|

By Stacy Smith

Born in West Virginia with the Appalachian Mountains fixed in her heart, Ms. Cherokee County Health & Rehab Center Freda Smith then moved to grow up in Miami, Florida, until 1969. (more…)

Ms. Camden Nursing Home 2018: Dora Estes

July 16th, 2018|

By Stacy Smith

Born in Thermal, California, Dora Estes took a long route to get to Camden, Alabama, and reign as Ms. Camden Nursing Facility this year. (more…)

Top 10 Finalists Chosen for 2018 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant

July 12th, 2018|

Sixty-one nursing home residents are expected to gather Monday, July 30, at 2:00 p.m. for the 35th annual Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant. The winner will serve as a spokesperson for nursing home residents and the Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA). (more…)

Reign in Review: Mrs. Alabama Nursing Home 2017, Sarah ‘Sally’ Scott

July 10th, 2018|

By Stacy Smith

In her past 16 years as the administrator at Westside Terrace Health & Rehab First in Dothan, Kristi Hughes had only known one Ms. Westside Terrace as a top 10 runner up for Ms. Alabama Nursing Home. This past year when she heard, “Sarah ‘Sally’ Scott of Westside Terrace is our Ms. Alabama Nursing Home,” she was thrilled and ready. (more…)

Fishing and freedom go hand-in-hand with this Alabama program

July 5th, 2018|

By Carolanne Roberts, Alabama NewsCenter

Nobody knows exactly how many bass and catfish U.S. veterans caught when they took to the waters of Logan Martin Lake one recent spring morning. But it wasn’t about numbers anyway. It was about freedoms – a field trip away from the Col. Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home in Pell City and the freedom each of us enjoys every day because of their service. (more…)

Nine Alabama Nursing Homes Win National Quality Award

May 31st, 2018|

Nine of Alabama’s nursing homes are being nationally recognized for their commitment to quality health care. (more…)

National Skilled Nursing Care Week is a Time We Must All Appreciate

May 16th, 2018|

By: Conwell Hooper

There is not a better time of year to kick off Skilled Nursing Care Week than Mother’s Day! (more…)

Foley Leaders Celebrate Nursing Home’s History, Quality Care Achievement

May 14th, 2018|

Under sunny skies and large live oak trees, citizens of Foley beamed with hometown pride. They told stories of how town leaders several decades before them had a vision of providing health care services to what was then a sleepy, small town. (more…)

Dentist, Life-long Shelby County Resident Receives Special Honor

May 10th, 2018|

The people living in Alabama’s nursing homes played important roles in building the communities we call home. They worked hard, raised their family and gave of their time and treasure. They’re rarely recognized for the difference they made in countless lives. That’s why what recently happened at one nursing home is worth celebrating. (more…)