National Iced Tea Day

May 31, 2021 — On a hot summer day, a refreshing glass of iced tea cannot be beat! National Iced Tea Day is celebrated on June 10th. Some people find it difficult to drink sufficient amounts of water daily, but caffeine-free iced tea might be the answer. Whether you enjoy sweet tea or unsweetened tea, swap your coffee for... Read More

Safeguard Your Skin

May 31, 2021 — The harshness of summer and winter can take their toll on our skin’s condition. To look after your skin throughout the year in all seasons, use these simple tips to safeguard your skin on the inside and outside of your body. Inside: Drink water steadily throughout the day. In hot weather you’ll probably need more.... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

April 29, 2021 — We want to remind all our family and friends to continue to call the facility at (270)765-6106 to schedule visits with your loved ones. May is always a busy month for many reasons and we are going to maintain safe and healthy practices to protect our residents and staff. Masks are still required during all... Read More

Hero of the Month

April 29, 2021 — Crystal Hamilton, Administrator, is being honored during the month of May as our Hero of the Month. Crystal is nominated each month and there are many reasons why she is noted to be a hero among the staff and residents. Crystal can be found out on the floor working next to all staff, showing that... Read More

Tree of Strength and Hope Dedication

April 29, 2021 — Join us at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab for our Tree of Strength and Hope Dedication, a memorial to honor loved ones lost during the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. We will recognize the Strength given by our colleagues, residents, and families as well as the Hope we have moving forward courageously even in moments of despair and... Read More

National Nurses Week: Appreciating Our Nurses

April 29, 2021 — National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Like all healthcare workers this past year, nurses have been dedicated to providing outstanding care for homebound individuals, hospitals, health centers, and senior living facilities. This week be sure to show your appreciation for your favorite nurse or... Read More

May is for Millionaires

April 29, 2021 — Beginning in 1955, The Millionaire television program aired, starring Marvin Miller. In each fictional episode, the millionaire gave away a million dollars to a stranger. Many of us dream of becoming a millionaire through hard work, inheritance or a winning lottery ticket. Another way to get a million dollars is on the game show, Who... Read More

Endangered Species Day

April 29, 2021 — Although we will celebrate Earth Day on April 22, another important date for our planet is May 21, Endangered Species Day. The first known species to disappear forever was the dodo bird. Dutch sailors mentioned it in records in 1598. But by 1662 it was gone; hunted to extinction. This was one of the first... Read More

Hark thee! ‘Tis Talk like Shakespeare Day!

April 9, 2021 — National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Although his birthday is questionable, many scholars suggest it was April 23, 1564. Truly happenstance, Shakespeare passed on the same day 52 years later! This holiday was first declared by Chicago Mayor Daley on the 445th anniversary of the famous... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 9, 2021 — April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More