Tell A Fairy Tale Day

February 7, 2024 — Over the years, oral histories, myths, and legends have evolved to become known the world over as “fairy tales.” The origins of most fairy tales are rough around the edges, and would not be considered appropriate for children by today’s standards. Most of these stories would be more at home as ghost stories around a... Read More

Short-Term Success Story: Kelta!

February 7, 2024 — Kelta admitted to Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab in need of therapy assistance. She began working with speech therapy right away as she was struggling with swallowing and was placed on an alternate diet. It was super important to Kelta to strengthen her muscles and return to a regular diet, which she did, after many hours... Read More

A Letter from the Director of Nursing

February 7, 2024 — Warm Blessings! 2024 is shaping up to be an amazing year here at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab. As we leave the month of January behind us, we look forward to a wonderful Valentine season! Many changes are coming this month and plenty of activities are planned. You will see many new faces in orientation this... Read More

February is Heart Month: Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease

February 7, 2024 — Several health conditions, your lifestyle, your age and family history can increase your risk for heart disease. These are called risk factors. About half of all Americans (47%) have at least 1 of 3 key risk factors for heart disease: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking. Some risk factors for heart disease cannot be controlled, such... Read More

Cut Clutter in the New Year!

January 5, 2024 — Downsizing clutter can be a liberating but overwhelming process, especially for seniors. However, cutting clutter can enhance comfort, well-being, and peace of mind. Here are five easy ways to cut clutter in the new year: Start by tackling one room at a time. Divide items into categories such as keep, donate, sell, or discard. Focus on one... Read More

Short-Term Success Story: George C.

January 5, 2024 — Here is one of our most recent success stories here at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab! George had been at home and suffered from the dreaded accident of falling off a ladder, which landed him a first-class ticket to the hospital and then onto our facility for rehab. George was evaluated by both physical and occupational... Read More

Happy Activity Professionals Week January 21-27, 2024

January 5, 2024 — We owe a lot to our activities team for keeping our residents and families engaged, active, and safely participating in so many innovative ways. From crafts to bingo to seasonal fun, they have gone above and beyond to lift us all up with some great activities. Luckily, January 21-27 is designated to recognize them for... Read More

A Letter from the Director of Nursing

January 5, 2024 — Happy New Year! As we enter 2024, I want to express continued gratitude for entrusting us with your care. The holidays were a success and the entire staff enjoyed seeing all the families and visitors coming in to visit and love on our residents. We have many activities planned for the coming month but would... Read More

New Year’s Resolutions Ideas for Seniors

January 4, 2024 — Resolutions are a fun way to kick off the New Year, but they can also provide a sense of purpose and motivation that can foster a positive outlook on life. Setting goals can help seniors stay engaged and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Don’t know where to begin? Here are six resolutions to get you started:... Read More

Candy Cane Day: December 26

December 7, 2023 — Candy Canes are Festive and Fun! Candy canes are a favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of edible and decorative uses! Plastic versions work great for décor purposes too and can be reused each year! Here are ten festive ways to use candy canes this season: Enjoy them as a... Read More