Grandparents Day: September 12

September 2, 2021 — Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother to 40, and great-grandmother to 15. Grandparents can have a profound effect on a child’s upbringing. Without the... Read More

Falls are not a normal part of aging— they can be prevented!

September 2, 2021 — All adults, aged 65 and over, are at risk for a fall. There are simple things all seniors can do to keep from falling and to stay independent longer. Talk to your healthcare providers Tell your physician, caregiver, or loved ones if you have fallen, if you feel unsteady when standing or walking, or if... Read More

National Days

September 2, 2021 — 9/12- National Grandparents Day- This is a day to honor all Grandparents. 9/15- National Felt Hat Day- We will be celebrating this day by making hats for our arts & crafts activity. 9/16- National Play-Doh DayOur activity will feature Play-Doh on this day. 9/18- National HIV and Aging Awareness Day- Every year on September 18th,... Read More

Happy Birthday!

September 2, 2021 — Happy Birthday to our amazing Residents & Staff! Brian M. September 01 Robert P. September 01 Lory E. September 03 Mary O. September 08 Jeanetta D. September 19 Monika W. September 21 Wanda M. September 23 Martha E. September 24 Carla I. September 28 Jennifer M. September 30

Employee of the Month: Marcos F.

September 2, 2021 — Marcos F. has served as Physical Therapist at Franklin Simpson Nursing and Rehab since 2014. Marcos loves traveling, nature, and exercise. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and exploring national landmarks. We appreciate everything he does for our residents!

Special Announcement

September 2, 2021 — Congratulations to our staff members, Tierra D. and Scott B., for completing the “Method of Instruction Train the Trainer” course. This course consists of classroom and demonstration experiences that provide nurses with the tools needed to be successful educators. It also enables our facility to teach the 75 hour Medicaid Nurse Aide Training course. Great... Read More

August 9, 2021 — National Tell a Joke Day 8/16– At 4pm will we being telling a series of jokes in celebration of this day. A Resident Council Meeting will be held at 2pm on 8/18. National Banana Day 8/25- We will be having banana flavored treats for an afternoon snack in celebration.

Happy Birthday!

August 9, 2021 — Residents & Staff Birthdays Walter C. August 04 Evelyn S. August 05 Amber H. August 09 Jasmine B. August 09 Renee H. August 10 Steven V. August 19 Tiesha D. August 22 Barbara M. August 24 Tammy P. August 24 Ashley S. August 25 Jeff S. August 26

Success Story

August 9, 2021 — Mary D.- Mary is a long-term care resident who had a decline in functional mobility. When she started her road to recovery with skilled physical therapy, she was only able to walk 10 feet with a rolling walker and with contact guard assist. Mary worked very hard to get back to her prior level of... Read More

Employees of the Month

August 9, 2021 — For the month of August, we couldn’t select just one individual, so we decided to select the entire dietary department. We know healthy food is important for the nourishment of our bodies and helps us to live a better quality of life. We also know, especially being in the south, that good food is good... Read More