October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 10, 2023 — Each year in the United States, about 240,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and about 2,100 in men. According to the CDC, no breast is typical. What is normal for you may not be normal for another woman. Most women say their breasts feel lumpy or uneven. The way your breasts look and feel... Read More

Seven Strategies to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle for World Heart Day Sept. 29

September 8, 2023 — Learn Your Health History: Know your risks and talk to your family and doctor about your health history and preventative care. Eat a Healthy Diet: Make healthy food choices like more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, and low-fat dairy products. Eat less saturated fat, salt, and added sugar. Move More, Sit Less: Try to get... Read More

International Day of Peace: September 21

September 8, 2023 — Established by the United Nations, the International Day of Peace aims to promote a culture of non-violence and ceasefire. Nations and individuals are encouraged to resolve conflicts through dialogue and diplomacy. It serves as a platform for various peace initiatives, cooperation, understanding, and compassion among all people and countries. Peace Art and Crafts: Engage in art activities... Read More

Healthy Aging Month: Embracing Wellness & Vitality

September 8, 2023 — Healthy Aging Month serves as an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of healthy lifestyle choices and preventive measures that contribute to a fulfilling and vibrant life for seniors. Promoting Physical Well-Being: Healthy Aging Month focuses on encouraging seniors to prioritize their physical health. Engaging in regular exercise, such as walking or light strength training,... Read More

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day on Sept. 10

September 8, 2023 — Grandparents Day offers an opportunity for families to honor and appreciate the unique bond they share with their grandparents, and express gratitude for their unwavering support, guidance, and unconditional love throughout the years. This day serves as a reminder to spend quality time with grandparents and make memories that will be cherished for generations to come.... Read More

Short-Term Success Story: Theresa G.

August 3, 2023 — We are so proud of Miss Theresa G. for her hard work with our rehab department. She suffered from a recent pelvic fracture but didn’t let that keep her down. Theresa worked with physical and occupational therapy services each day. She worked on her activities of daily living with OT and on walking with PT.... Read More

Seniors: A Wealth of Love, Wisdom, and Experience

August 3, 2023 — Senior Citizen Day, celebrated annually on August 21, is dedicated to honoring and appreciating the contributions of older adults. This day serves as a valuable reminder to acknowledge the wisdom, experience, and love that seniors share with us. It is also a great opportunity for community centers, senior living communities, and families to host intergenerational... Read More

Employee Spotlight: Maria S.

August 3, 2023 — Welcome Maria, RN, Director of Nursing Maria is a Registered Nurse, Wound Care Certified, and an Infection Preventionist. She brings with her many years of experience to our team, and we are so excited to have her. When not at work, Maria can be found spending time with her four children and significant other. Welcome,... Read More

A Special Letter from the Administrator

August 3, 2023 — Summer is in full swing here at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab. We are continuing with renovations which include new paint and décor. We would like to take a moment to welcome all our new staff as we are so excited to be working with them. August brings with it opportunities for new memories with front... Read More

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August 3, 2023 — Each year in the United States, the month of August is dedicated to National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). The goal is to promote the value of vaccines and their positive impact on public health. By staying current with recommended immunizations, whether child or adult, people may help to protect themselves and prevent the transmission of... Read More