Don’t Skip a Beat – Prepare for Heart Attacks

September 6, 2022 — Know the risks. Be educated about the risks you and your loved ones face. Certain behaviors and conditions can increase your risk for a heart attack, including smoking, having uncontrolled high blood pressure, being overweight, and eating an unhealthy diet. Have a heart-to-heart. Engage friends, family members, and loved ones in a conversation about heart... Read More

Four Things You Can Do to Prevent Falls

September 6, 2022 — Speak up. Tell a provider right away if you fall, worry about falling, or feel unsteady. Have your doctor or pharmacist review all the medicines you take, even over-the-counter medicines. As you get older, the way medicines work in your body can change. Keep moving. Exercises that improve balance and make your legs stronger, lower... Read More

Better Breakfast Month

September 6, 2022 — Eating breakfast may be one of the secrets to staying healthy. No matter how busy you are, it’s important to fuel your body so that you can have energy throughout the day. A good breakfast sets the tone for the rest of the day. People who eat a healthy breakfast daily are more likely to... Read More

Welcome, Mrs. Phylis Bartley!

September 6, 2022 — Please help us welcome in Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehab’s new Assistant Director of Nursing Phylis Bartley! Mrs. Phyliss Bartley has been a Nurse for over 10 years and before being a Nurse she was a respiratory therapist for 20 years! A WKU graduate who started her journey as a Nurse Phylis has traveled to multiple... Read More

Grandparents Day

September 6, 2022 — Wouldn’t it be great to have a day that celebrated the bond between grandparents and grandchildren? That’s why we celebrate National Grandparents Day on September 11! Grandparents are very important people in our lives because they have so much history, knowledge, stories and experiences from their own lives to share. Here are some ways grandchildren... Read More

Employee of the Month: Juanita Bland

September 6, 2022 — Congratulations Juanita Bland, LPN on being Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehabilitation Employee of the Month! Juanita Bland has been working here at FSNR for over 20+ years and counting and she is just the person who anyone would want to take care of their loved ones! Juanita’s passion for Nursing has led her to find her... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help with Memory

August 7, 2022 — According to research, engaging a person with memory loss in activities that they enjoy may reduce many of the symptoms such as agitation, frustration, and wandering. “It’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their loved one, like playing games and going on outings,” explained Eric Pfeiffer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director... Read More

World Honey Bee Day: August 20

August 7, 2022 — World Honey Bee Day was first established in 2009 to help raise awareness of the importance of honey bees, and to pay homage to the beekeepers who harvest honey and support the health of the hives in their care. Honey bees are distinct from other bee species in that they are general pollinators. While many... Read More

Celebrate the King

August 7, 2022 — Elvis Week is August 9-17 Elvis Presley, known throughout the world by his first name, is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures of 20th century music and popular culture, and his status as a cultural icon appears strong as ever as time goes by. 2022 will mark the 45th anniversary of his... Read More

Employee of the Month: Shelly M.

August 7, 2022 — Congratulations Shelly Martin on being the Employee of the month for August at Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehab! We are thankful to have Shelly as an excellent and passionate CNA at our facility. Shelly makes sure that each of her residents is her top priority and goes above and beyond in doing so. Thank you so... Read More