24 Students Receive LPN Scholarships

Twenty-four students at Alabama community colleges will continue to pursue a nursing degree thanks to scholarships from the Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA) Education Foundation.

The students are enrolled Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs at 13 Alabama community colleges and will receive scholarships for the 2015 spring semester. […]

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Nursing Home Operator to Lead Local Business Organization

Family has long history of service to community

To say Andalusia Manor’s Stallion Sasser started at the bottom of the nursing home ladder and climbed his way up is an understatement.

It all started when Stallion’s father, the late Dale Sasser, purchased Andalusia Health Care in 1987, and opened Andalusia Manor in 1991. […]

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Nominations Open for Alabama’s Best Practices 2015

Has your nursing center developed an innovative care technique?

Did a new program or activity improve the quality of life for your residents?

If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you have what it takes to nominate your center for Alabama’s Best Practices. […]

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National Nursing Home Week 2015 Theme Announced

Imagine an event that brings the long-term care community of residents, rehab patients, families and care center staff together for a week-long celebration. Now, think of the event as a festival or a party.

That’s why the American Health Care Association (AHCA) has selected “Bring on the Fiesta!” as the theme for National Nursing Home Week 2015. […]

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New Center Aims to Redefine Rehab

Local officials and health care professionals cut the ribbon Tuesday on a center that’s expected to redefine rehabilitation services in the Birmingham area.

The Aspire Physical Recovery Center at Hoover combines rehabilitation and health care services with resort style amenities. […]

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Difference Makers: Dental Students Give Nursing Home Residents a Reason to Smile

This story will put a smile on your face.

Alabama dental students are gaining hands on experience at Fair Haven Retirement Community in Birmingham. […]

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Never Too Old for Santa Claus

How old is too old to believe in Santa Claus?

Eight years old? Eleven years old? Thirteen years old?

How about 102 years old?

That’s the age of the oldest person at a nursing home where everyone was excited to see jolly old Saint Nick. […]

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Nursing Home Grants Heartfelt Christmas Wish

An Alabama woman had a simple Christmas wish – for her husband to stand and give her a hug for the first time in several years.

Thanks to a nursing home, that wish became reality.

Our story begins in June 2010 when […]

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Our Favorite Christmas Card

Our office receives a lot of Christmas cards. Some make us laugh while others cause us to stop and think. We receive cards from our member nursing homes, vendors, politicians, you name it.

This year, one particular card caught our eye and pulled on our heart strings.

The card features a  […]

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Important Work Leads Nursing Center to Continue High Quality Care

About a year ago, Haleyville Health & Rehab Center celebrated a high quality health care achievement amid the sorrow of losing its long-time leader.

The skilled nursing care center earned a “deficiency free” health survey shortly after its administrator, Curt Wasson, passed away. You can read more about that here.

Today, a new leader is on board and the team continues the commitment to quality health care. […]

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