Short-Term Success Story: James

May 6, 2023 — James was admitted to our facility after a hospital and acute rehab stay due to having suffered a stroke. Upon admission James was evaluated by physical, occupational, and speech therapy. He required significant assistance to complete all mobility and activities of daily living. While receiving physical therapy services he was able to improve his ability... Read More

Stars of the Month

May 6, 2023 — HAL CHASE – “Hal is an employee of Healthcare Services Group in housekeeping. Hal is always willing to help wherever is needed and goes above and beyond for the residents and staff. We are thankful to have Hal apart of our Etown Nursing and Rehab team!

Celebrating May Birthdays

May 6, 2023 — Happy Birthday wishes to Residents and Staff celebrating during the month of May. Residents Clarence S. 05/03 Anna D. 05/04 Catherine Y. 05/23 Michael R. 05/26 Staff Tammy Turner 05/01 Jaclyn Peter 05/09 Jessica Hall 05/06 Savannah Hopkins 05/16 Mackenzie Meyers 05/30 Warm Welcome to our New Residents!  Freda C. Charles L Wilhelmina H. Nina... Read More

Happy Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 14

May 6, 2023 — Be sure to celebrate your mom, grandmother, aunt, or special mother-figure in your life by showering her with overflowing attention and love this year! Whether it’s sharing a meal with her, greeting card, a grandchild’s drawing, a beautiful flower arrangement, new book by her favorite author, an afternoon mani-pedi appointment, or simply spending time in... Read More

Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

May 6, 2023 — Osteoporosis is more common in women. It affects almost 20% (1 in 5) of women aged 50 and over and almost 5% (1 in 20) of men aged 50 and over. Many people with osteoporosis do not know they have it until they break a bone. Screening is important to find these people before this... Read More

Learn to Keep Stress to a Minimum

April 7, 2023 — Learning to cope with stress is important for all of us. Here are a few ways to relieve stress. Organize and clean your home and workspace. Place everything in a designated place and label it, so you will be able to find items when you are looking for them. This is a great way to keep... Read More

National Volunteer Month!

April 7, 2023 — Whether you are able to attend volunteering events in person or participate virtually, there are many options to getting involved. If you haven’t volunteered before, now is a great time to start. Studies show that volunteering can help us age better through dedicated socialization and fulfillment, increasing both happiness and self-esteem. Seniors who volunteer also... Read More

Occupational Therapy Month

April 7, 2023 — Disabilities, illnesses, and injuries can often cause difficulties in daily living. Activities such as bathing, getting dressed, cooking, or driving may be challenging, and these limitations can become barriers to engaging in valued tasks and interests. Occupational therapy is a beneficial resource for addressing these challenges and improving capabilities. Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants are... Read More

Earth Day Ideas

April 7, 2023 — Earth Day (April 22) reminds us of our personal and collective responsibility to preserve and protect our environment. For many the word “environment” means the natural world: the mountains, forests, rivers, oceans, animals, and the air around us. To others, the environment brings to mind the green movement, and “reduce, reuse, recycle.” Turn off appliances and... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble

April 7, 2023 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More