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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…)

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…)