Love of Art Brings Two Sets of Seniors Together

August 25th, 2015|

You might think that high school seniors and the “senior” residents of a nursing home wouldn’t have much in common. Well you would be wrong. In Auburn it’s a love of art that brings together some residents of Oak Park Nursing Home and senior art students from Lee Scott Academy for what they call “Senior to Senior.” […]

Communicating with People Unable to Speak

August 24th, 2015|

Each nursing home resident has a right to be heard and understood.

However, communication is often difficult because many resident have physical or mental disabilities that limit their ability to speak. […]

We Can Do It: Nursing Home Residents Lead the Way

August 21st, 2015|

It has been said great leaders don’t get other people to follow them. They empower others to lead.

That’s the frame of reference Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center used to develop the “We Can Do It!” program. […]

Club Provides Social Outlet for Men Living in Nursing Home

August 20th, 2015|

You know the meaning of the old saying “boys will be boys.” The desire boys have to develop friendships with each other doesn’t fade when they become men.

This is why a northwest Alabama nursing home created a unique club to meet the social needs for its male residents and develop a strong bond with the community. […]

Better Health, One Scoop at a Time

August 19th, 2015|

Eating ice cream can improve your health. Yes…you read that correctly.

One nursing home uses this delicious treat to improve health and boost social interaction. […]

Bridging Generation, Communication Gaps

August 18th, 2015|

These days, multiple generations of people live and work in Alabama nursing homes.

The need to bridge generation gaps and foster communication led one nursing home to put a new spin on social media. […]

A Person-Centered Approach to Medication

August 17th, 2015|

Nursing homes are constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of residents and improve the delivery of medical care. […]

15 Nursing Homes Honored for Innovative Care Practices

August 13th, 2015|

Fifteen Alabama nursing homes will be honored for developing innovative approaches to long term care. […]

Video: 2015 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant

August 11th, 2015|

The brights lights of the stage are no match for the bright smiles and glowing personalities of the 2015 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant contestants. […]

Difference Makers: Supporting Students, Community Health

August 6th, 2015|

More than 200 children will be better equipped to start school thanks to a Birmingham area nursing home. […]