Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Visits Monroeville

Sylvia Holland has kept a busy schedule during her time as Ms. Alabama Nursing Home. Last week, her travels took her to Monroeville to tour three health care businesses. […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

VIDEO: Capitol Insider from Washington, D.C.

The Alabama Nursing Home Association and skilled nursing care providers from across the nation took their top concerns to Washington, D.C. for the American Health Care Association’s Congressional Briefing. In this special edition of Capitol Insider, ANHA Vice-Chairman Mark Traylor shares the important issues Alabama providers discussed with the state’s congressional delegation. […]

By |May 24th, 2016|Capitol Insider, Video|0 Comments

Healing with Man’s Best Friend

By Mia Osborn, Lake Martin Living For most people, cuddling up to a friendly dog is one of the fastest ways to relax. Experts have harnessed the soothing effect of interacting with animals through Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT). The Bill Nichols State Veteran’s Home in Alexander City is one of many institutions across the country benefitting from recent interest in AAT. […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ground Broken for Transformative Health Care Project in Florence

Mitchell-Hollingsworth Nursing & Rehab Center in Florence has been a pillar of the community since its founding in 1952. Leaders recently broke ground for a transformative renovation […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Photo Gallery: National Nursing Home Week 2016 Wrap-Up

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. […]

By |May 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Center Opens in Birmingham

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 […]

By |May 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photo Gallery: Scenes from National Nursing Home Week 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. […]

By |May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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. […]

By |May 6th, 2016|Capitol Insider, Video|0 Comments

Celebrating National Nurses Day and Week

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. […]

By |May 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

National Nursing Home Week Proclaimed in Alabama

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 Nursing Home Week in Alabama. The proclamation commends nursing home employees for the care they provide to Alabama’s nearly 24,000 nursing [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments