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Adjusting to Life’s Changes While Staying Active

July 21st, 2016|

Betty Tucker was an active wife, mother and professional most of her adult life. However, the 85-year-old Birmingham native moved to Shelby Ridge Rehab Select nine months ago because things started to change. […]

Maybe the Second Time Will Be the Charm

July 21st, 2016|

JoAnn Okechukwu sets a goal and never gives up until she reaches it. Two years ago, she set a goal of learning to walk again. […]

This Woman Kept a Promise She Made 30 Years Ago

July 20th, 2016|

Maudie Hancock knows a good thing when she sees it. That’s why she told her family more than 30 years ago that she wanted to live at Henry County Health & Rehab if she ever needed long-term care. […]

Hanceville Woman is Well Prepared for Pageant Competition

July 19th, 2016|

Competing in the Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant should come naturally for Edna Kilgo. The 76-year-old resident of Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center has experience in most every aspect of beauty pageants. […]

Remaining Active in the Community

July 18th, 2016|

Betty Yates, or Betty Britt as she likes to be called, is a perfect example of someone who continues to be involved in the community while receiving care in a nursing home. […]

An Ardent Alabamian

July 15th, 2016|

“Where else can you go live and get waited on hand and foot?” asks Linda Slay about living at El Reposo Nursing Facility in Florence. “It’s a home away from home. I enjoy having someone around and never being alone.” […]

A Musical Life

July 14th, 2016|

By Stacy Smith She keeps a piano keyboard in her room and has helped some of the Certified Nursing Assistants with vocal problems so that they can sing again in their churches. […]

She’s a Crafty One

July 13th, 2016|

By Stacy Smith Ms. Evie Roberts is a crafty one. She is so crafty that for 18 years she worked with people of all ages with mental challenges on crafts and other tasks at a learning center. […]

Choosing to be Cheerful

July 12th, 2016|

By Stacy Smith Seventy years later, Pamela Groves still holds up her mother for admiration and inspiration. […]

Finding Something to Sing About

July 11th, 2016|

Taressa Green carries not only a song in her heart, but many songs in her heart that she gladly shares with those around her. […]