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Rural Nursing Home Builds a Long Track Record of Success

March 13th, 2019|

Drive up scenic Alabama Highway 9 in the Appalachian foothills and you’ll see a point of pride for the small town of Piedmont: the local nursing home. Piedmont Health Care Center sits just off the highway nestled beside Duggar Mountain. (more…)

Celebrating Long-Term Care Administrator’s Week 2019

March 11th, 2019|

Being a Long-Term Care Administrator is a demanding job. These individuals are key players in the care team and are entrusted with the responsibility of managing the care of in a nursing home. During National Long-Term Care Administrator’s Week from March 11-15, (more…)

Celebrating Careers in Aging Week 2019

February 28th, 2019|

People are living longer, and Alabama’s population is aging. By 2025, almost one million Alabamians will be 65 or older and more than 110,000 will be 85 or older.

The demand for professionals with expertise in long-term care is growing in our state and around the country. (more…)

Two Years of Success Shows Staff Confidence

January 28th, 2019|

Ridgewood Health Services in Jasper is celebrating a rare accomplishment in the nursing home profession. (more…)

Activity Professionals enhance nursing home patients’ quality of life

January 24th, 2019|

By Brandon Totten

“The quality of life is determined by its activities,” said the Greek philosopher Aristotle who lived from 384-322 B.C. This quote has never been truer than when it comes to our seniors living in skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers across the United States. (more…)

National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2019 Theme Announced

January 15th, 2019|

National Skilled Nursing Care Week, formerly known as National Nursing Home Week, is one of the most important events of the year for nursing homes. (more…)

2019 Activity & Social Service Auxiliary Leaders Elected

November 27th, 2018|

The Activity & Social Services Auxiliary of the Alabama Nursing Home Association today elected officers to lead the group in 2019.

The new officers are: (more…)

Major Health Care Expansion Opens in Blount County

November 19th, 2018|

Freezing weather and snow flurries couldn’t stop more than 200 people from celebrating the completion of a major health care expansion in Oneonta. (more…)

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…)