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Brushing away infections, improving quality of life for nursing home patients

October 29th, 2018|

By Jimmy Creed

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing Professor Rita Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FGSA, FAAN, has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide oral hygiene training to caregivers in local nursing homes in an effort to improve the quality of care for residents with dementia. (more…)

VIDEO: Alabama nursing home resident’s story told to a national audience

October 18th, 2018|

An Alabama nursing home resident’s story of healing and a renewed sense of purpose was the featured video at the American Health Care Association’s 69th Annual Convention in San Diego, California. (more…)

Health care management alumni share successes with current students

October 15th, 2018|

UAB Health Care Management alumni Lauriel Simpson and Shanetrice Fortner welcomed 12 HCM students to Arlington Rehabilitation & Health Center in Birmingham. (more…)

Nine Alabama Nursing Homes Receive National Quality Award

October 10th, 2018|

In front of a crowd of more than 2,000 people, nine Alabama nursing homes were recognized for outstanding achievement in health care quality. (more…)

Nursing Home Uses Anniversary to Shed Light on Long-Term Health Care

October 8th, 2018|

By: Teri R. Sumbry

Westside Terrace Healthcare marked its 25th anniversary by educating local politicians about long-term health care. (more…)

Alabama Nursing Home Association Elects Officers for 2019

September 19th, 2018|

Alabama Nursing Home Association members elected officers for 2019 at the association’s annual meeting in Birmingham Wednesday, September 19. (more…)

Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center earns high marks for health care

September 17th, 2018|

As one of the largest employers in town, Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center is a pillar of the community. (more…)

Mobile Area Chamber Honors Clarence Ball, Jr. as Outstanding Entrepreneur

September 10th, 2018|

As a young man from New Braunfels, Texas, Clarence Ball Jr. started out as a high school standout defensive back with a promising athletic future. He headed to Texas A&I University on a football scholarship. A chop block he never saw coming ended that dream, only to make way for a new one. (more…)

A Wish Comes True Under Friday Night Lights

September 6th, 2018|

By Ashley Brasington

It seems like every time I pick up the newspaper or scroll through social media the headlines read tragedy and disappointment. But in my little corner of the world, with eyes wide open, I see all the goodness that the human heart still has inside it. (more…)

After almost a half century of caring, Irene Parker says ‘goodbye’

August 27th, 2018|

By Blenda Copeland, The Citizen of East Alabama

She’s accomplished milestones that few people will ever reach.

On Monday, Irene Parker shared smiles and laughter with a room full of people who’ve been touched by her care for others. (more…)