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Photo Gallery: National Nursing Home Week 2016 Wrap-Up

May 16th, 2016|

Everywhere you looked last week, Alabama nursing homes were celebrating National Nursing Home Week. In this photo gallery, we’re putting a wrap on National Nursing Home Week 2016 with pictures from events in Tuscaloosa, Andalusia, Oneonta and Marion. […]

New Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Center Opens in Birmingham

May 12th, 2016|

A new center for Alzheimer’s and dementia care has opened in metro Birmingham. Fairview Health & Rehab Center cut the ribbon on its Life Engagement Unit […]

Photo Gallery: Scenes from National Nursing Home Week 2016

May 11th, 2016|

National Nursing Home Week 2016 is off to a fast start in Alabama. Skilled nursing care centers across the state are celebrating around the theme “It’s a Small World with a Big Heart.” Click through this photo gallery to see scenes from events in Florence, Birmingham, Enterprise, Greenville and Red Bay. […]

VIDEO: Capitol Insider – Session Ends, Special Hearing on Nursing Home Funding

May 6th, 2016|

In the final edition of Capitol Insider for the 2016 Legislative Session, ANHA’s Bill O’Connor gives his assessment of how the session affected nursing homes. He also discusses a joint committee hearing held this week that took a deep look at Medicaid funding for nursing homes. […]

Celebrating National Nurses Day and Week

May 6th, 2016|

Nurses are such an important part of what we do that nursing is in our name. Open the door of any Alabama nursing home and you’ll see registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and even nurse practitioners. […]

National Nursing Home Week Proclaimed in Alabama

May 3rd, 2016|

MONTGOMERY – Alabama is joining other states to recognize nursing home residents and staff for their contributions to the community during National Nursing Home Week. Gov. Robert Bentley issued a proclamation designating May 8-14 as National [...]

New Alzheimer’s, Dementia Care Center Opens in Alabama’s Black Belt

April 27th, 2016|

The history of Alabama’s Black Belt is as rich as the soil for which it’s named. While rows of crops continue to grow in the fertile fields, the region lacks many of the health care services other parts of the state take for granted. A skilled nursing care center in Pickens County is doing its part to change that by […]

New Inpatient Rehab Center Opens in Rural Community

April 25th, 2016|

Residents of Dadeville and the Lake Martin area will no longer have to travel to a larger city to receive inpatient rehabilitation services. […]

Leading the Way: Dedication, Passion and a Desire to Make a Difference

April 19th, 2016|

To celebrate the Alabama Nursing Home Association’s 65th anniversary, we’re highlighting unique individuals and their commitment to long-term care and our organization. In this article, we spotlight Katrina Magdon, ANHA’s longest serving staff member. […]

Resident Focus, Staff Commitment Leads to Prestigious Award

April 14th, 2016|

Each speaker addressing the large crowd gathered for an award celebration placed the focus on the people served at the skilled nursing care center. That was the scene in Mobile as […]