The Alabama Nursing Home Association is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2016. The theme, 65 Years of Leading the Way, acknowledges ANHA’s leadership in improving Alabama’s long-term health care services. Throughout 2016, ANHA will highlight the many ways its members have been at the forefront of the long-term care profession and how they continue to set the pace in today’s ever changing health care climate. Throughout 2016, articles related to the celebration will be featured on this page.
Katrina Magdon is the first person our members call about regulations, resident care and reimbursement. She’s also the longest serving employee in the Alabama Nursing Home Association’s 65 year history. Take a few minutes to get to know the personal side of Katrina Magdon.
Mark Wheat is the owner and administrator of Aliceville Manor Nursing Home. Mark credits his membership in ANHA with helping successfully operate an independently-owned skilled nursing care center.
A native of Jamaica, Amy Roberts is Director of Nursing for Oak Park Nursing Home in Opelika. Amy is passionate about the role continuing education plays in improving long-term care and explains how seminars offered by ANHA help she and her staff stay up-to-date on the newest care practices and regulations.
At 88-years-old, Rev. George Jackson is the oldest active nursing home administrator in Alabama and arrives bright and early for work at 6:00 a.m. each day. In this article, Rev. Jackson explains what keeps him going and shares insights on his long affiliation with ANHA.
When announcing ANHA’s 65th anniversary theme, Chairman Frank Brown said “Over the years, we’ve accomplished a lot and made a difference in the lives of nursing home residents and their employees.”