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Governor Ivey Proclaims National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2019 in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Alabama is joining other states to recognize nursing home residents and staff for their contributions to the community during National Skilled Nursing Care Week. Governor Kay Ivey issued a proclamation designating May 12-18 as National Skilled Nursing Care Week in Alabama. […]

By |2019-06-10T13:45:18+00:00May 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rural Nursing Home Builds a Long Track Record of Success

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. […]

By |2019-03-19T14:24:33+00:00March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Celebrating Long-Term Care Administrator’s Week 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, […]

By |2019-03-13T13:39:13+00:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating Careers in Aging Week 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. […]

By |2019-03-11T15:22:36+00:00February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Activity Professionals enhance nursing home patients’ quality of life

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. […]

By |2019-01-28T14:34:07+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments