Life Care Centers of America News

The President's Weekly Message

A Little Effort Required

Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.

The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.

Newsweek names 13 Life Care centers Best Nursing Homes

Newsweek names 13 Life Care centers Best Nursing Homes

Newsweek magazine recently released a list of 2020 Best Nursing Homes, and Life Care Centers of America had 13 facilities receive that honor.

With the aging Baby Boomer population, Newsweek compiled a list based on data from Statista Inc., a worldwide data research firm...

Date: 10-22-19 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Centers of America Corporate

Green Valley Care Center therapists now certified dementia specialists

Green Valley Care Center therapists now certified dementia specialists

The rehabilitation team at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany, Indiana, recently earned certifications as dementia specialists.

“Caring for our residents with dementia requires specific training in order to meet their needs and maximize their quality of life,” shared Mark Fuhrman, director of rehab services at the facility...

Date: 10-17-19 | Category: Announcements | Location: Green Valley Care Center

Guillain-Barré patient regains independence at Life Care McMinnville

Guillain-Barré patient regains independence at Life Care McMinnville

Martha Wilson’s Guillain-Barré syndrome, an autoimmune disease that attacks nerve cells, led her to lose her independence, but now she has it back.

Things turned around for Wilson when she came to Life Care Center of McMinnville, Oregon, for rehabilitation...

Date: 10-17-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of McMinnville

Life Care Center of Columbia helps Love recover from lumbar fracture

Life Care Center of Columbia helps Love recover from lumbar fracture

When Georgia Love fell and suffered a wedge compression fracture in her lumbar vertebra, she was limited in her mobility.

Love came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, for help in regaining her independence. Physical, occupational and speech therapists worked with her on strengthening exercises, balance, activities of daily living...

Lakeside Health Center helps patient climb stairs to home

Lakeside Health Center helps patient climb stairs to home

Frank Bennett worked as a housekeeper at the Veterans Affairs office for many years before he retired.

Bennett was living in a home where he was walking with a rolling walker, was able to walk up and down a small flight of stairs and needed setup assistance with bathing and dressing. His roommate helped him with homemaking and shopping...

Date: 10-14-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Lakeside Health Center

Life Care Center of Orange Park residents take part in art competition

Life Care Center of Orange Park residents take part in art competition

Throughout the month of August 2019, our residents worked feverishly amongst themselves creating beautiful artwork for a competition.

From Sept. 1-3, residents, associates, family members and friends voted for the winners. With so many beautiful entries, decisions were difficult to make...

Date: 10-11-19 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Orange Park

Lakeside Health Center collects donations for hurricane survivors

Lakeside Health Center collects donations for hurricane survivors

Associates at Lakeside Health Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, recently took part in Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. 

While the storm mostly passed by the United States, it battered the Caribbean islands, especially the Bahamas...

Date: 10-11-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Lakeside Health Center

Williams named vice president of Life Care’s Mountain States Division

Williams named vice president of Life Care’s Mountain States Division

Beth Williams has been appointed vice president of Life Care Centers of America’s Mountain States Division.

In this position, Williams oversees 31 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Colorado, Hawaii, Utah and Wyoming...

Date: 10-11-19 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Centers of America Corporate

Life Care Center of Gray helps Diehl recover after surgery

Life Care Center of Gray helps Diehl recover after surgery

In July 2019, Kenneth Diehl had a liver resection, a procedure in which part of the liver is removed, that left him with limited mobility and difficulty performing activities of daily living.

After his time in the hospital, Diehl came to Life Care Center of Gray, Tennessee, for rehabilitation...

Date: 10-10-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Gray

Hip replacement patient recovers at Life Care Center of Columbia

Hip replacement patient recovers at Life Care Center of Columbia

After having a hip replacement, Nancy Still needed maximum assistance with her activities of daily life and some help with walking.

Still came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, for rehabilitation on Sept. 9, 2019. Physical, occupational and speech therapists worked with her six days a week to help her reach her goal of returning home independent...