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Best Practice: Friday Free for All

February 7th, 2017|

Alabama’s nursing homes are caring for an increasing number of middle aged adults. These individuals have different social and relationship needs than elderly nursing home residents. […]

Best Practice: All Work and More Play

February 6th, 2017|

All work and no play is something you’ll never hear that at Cullman Health & Rehab Center. In fact, this nursing home encourages its employees to laugh, have fun and play games. […]

Best Practice: Dental Care for Nursing Home Residents

February 3rd, 2017|

Dental care is much more than keeping your teeth shiny and bright. Proper oral hygiene, healthy gums and strong teeth are directly related to a nursing home resident’s ability to fight infection and maintain proper nutrition and weight. […]

Best Practice: Change Ahead – Activities Re-Enhanced

February 2nd, 2017|

Simple and inexpensive changes helped Albertville Nursing Home & Rehab Select triple resident participation in activities in only nine months. That tremendous success is why the nursing home is a presenter for Alabama’s Best Practices 2017 with “Change Ahead: Activities Re-Enhanced.” […]

VIDEO: Rev. George Jackson, 90-Year-Old Nursing Home Administrator

February 1st, 2017|

Rev. George Jackson has served as Administrator for Heritage Health Care & Rehab in Tuscaloosa for decades. At 90 years of age, he is the oldest active nursing home administrator in Alabama. We followed Rev. Jackson around […]

8 Nursing Homes to be Recognized for Innovative Care Practices

January 31st, 2017|

Eight Alabama nursing homes will be honored for developing innovative approaches to long term care. The recognition will take place at Alabama’s Best Practices February 13 in Birmingham. […]

VIDEO: The Importance of Alabama’s Best Practices

January 17th, 2017|

Alabama’s Best Practices combines education and fun into one of our most popular events of the year. In this video, our members discuss the importance of this event and how it improves the lives of nursing home residents. […]

Op-ed: Make Care Conversations Part of Your 2017 Goals

January 10th, 2017|

By: Frank Brown, Chairman, Alabama Nursing Home Association Across the country, the elderly population is growing. Here in Alabama, the number of residents age 85 and older is projected to grow by over 60% from 2007 to 2030, according to the AARP. […]

New Rehab Center Opens in Dothan

January 9th, 2017|

Wesley Place on Honeysuckle, formerly known as Wesley Manor, has officially opened The Rehab Inn, a newly constructed rehabilitation center for senior adults. […]

National Nursing Home Week 2017 Theme Announced

January 4th, 2017|

Across our nation, skilled nursing care centers create a unique spirit and community for residents and staff alike. […]