National Hydration Day: June 23rd

June 5, 2024 — Maintaining adequate hydration is an essential component of health at every stage of life, yet can become more challenging as we grow older. For seniors, proper hydration has been associated with fewer falls, less constipation, better recoveries in orthopedic patients, reduced risk of bladder cancer in men and lower rates of fatal heart disease. Getting enough water... Read More

Short-Term Success Story: Sherron

June 5, 2024 — Sherron was admitted to our facility after a brief stay in the hospital. Upon admission, she was evaluated by both physical and occupational therapy. She was found to have generalized weakness throughout her body, which led to the need for assistance with her care. Sherron began working with occupational therapy on things such as dressing... Read More

Happy Father’s Day

June 5, 2024 — Be sure to take a moment on Sunday, June 16 to honor dads, foster fathers, surrogate dads, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and the other important male role models in your life. Let him know how much he means to you by calling, texting, video chatting or sharing photos on social media. Take him to dinner, nine... Read More

A Letter from the Admissions Director

June 5, 2024 — Hello family, friends, and residents of Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab. As we roll into the summer months, please be aware that we are working on several projects around the facility. We are starting with resident rooms and bathrooms first and will then move on to resident social areas. Please be patient with us as we... Read More

Honor & Remember – Memorial Day is May 27

May 6, 2024 — Take time this Memorial Day to visit, call, text, or video chat with a loved one who served, or a loved one who may have lost someone special that served. Ask them to share their stories and reminisce. Listen and learn from their history. Be sure to let them know how much they are valued... Read More

Benefits of Mindfulness

May 6, 2024 — Stress can be difficult to deal with on your own. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Spending too much time planning, problem-solving, daydreaming, or thinking negative or random thoughts can be draining. It can also make you more likely to experience stress, anxiety and symptoms of depression. Practicing mindfulness exercises can help you direct your attention... Read More

National Speech-Language-Hearing Month

May 6, 2024 — Historically individuals with speech and language impairments have struggled to connect and communicate with others. Speech-language pathology resources have surged in recent years, allowing people who need help to seek treatment much more easily without stigma. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) includes professionals such as speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech/language/hearing scientists. Formally known as Better... Read More

National Skilled Nursing Care Week – May 12-18, 2024

May 5, 2024 — The 2024 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), Radiant Memories – A Tribute to the Golden Age of Radio, is inspired by music, stories, and news that captivated audiences over the airwaves. Radiant Memories is more than just a nod to nostalgia; it serves to honor the lasting impact of skilled nursing care centers. Places where... Read More

Thank you Nurses!

May 5, 2024 — During National Nurses Week, May 6 – 12, our community staff extends a heartfelt appreciation to our nurses, who tirelessly dedicate themselves to provide healing and care to our residents.

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 4, 2024 — Occupational therapists enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. These services may include: Offering seniors who are recovering from a stroke or surgery ways to resume independence. Helping seniors recovering from injury to regain skills necessary to return... Read More