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Resident’s recipe for the Month: Classical Meatloaf

September 8, 2019 — INGREDIENTS: 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner) 3/4 cup Panko bread crumbs 3/4 cup ketchup, divided 1/2 cup minced onion 1 egg 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 3/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt COOKING: Heat oven to 350°F. Combine ground beef, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup... Read More

Featured Resident

September 8, 2019 — Jimmy Knight graduated from therapy 8/13/2019. Mr. Knight was always eager to come to the therapy gym and complete his sessions. He enjoyed talking about current events in the news. He always gave his best effort, even during challenging times. His goal was to complete his short-term rehab program and return to his home.

Happy Birthday!

September 8, 2019 — M. Jones 9/1 M. Oldham 9/8 B. Adam 9/10 B. Keith 9/17 J. Dawson 9/19 C. Gorham 9/23 J. Woods 9/23 J. Martin 9/30

The History of Grandparents Day

September 8, 2019 — National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 8, 2019, but do you know where the holiday originated from? 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... Read More

Employee of the Month

August 7, 2019 — If there is one staff member that every resident at Franklin-Simpson knows and loves, it’s Ms. Rita! Rita has worked in the kitchen here at Franklin-Simpson for many years, and she is now the dayshift weekday cook. She takes pride in everything she cooks and after serving lunch, is known to make her way out... Read More

Rehab to Home Success Story: Ms. Dortha S.

August 7, 2019 — Here at Franklin-Simpson, we have assisted many resident’s in completing our rehabilitation program and returning home, but recently we had one resident who had taken a special place in many of our staff member’s hearts complete our program. Ms. Dortha S. is a very sweet woman with a very caring and attentive family, and in... Read More

Happy Birthday!

August 7, 2019 — Staff Birthdays August 01 Kayla Clarke August 09 Amber Hicks August 10 Renee Hawkins August 10 Danielle Smith August 18 Mckenzie Turner August 24 Tammy Perry August 25 Ashley Smith August 25 Lisa Williford August 26 Anita Carr August 26 Jeff Saling Resident Birthdays: August 23 Dora R. August 25 Rachel P.

Resident of the Month: Mary O.

August 7, 2019 — We are so excited to be able to use the month of August as an opportunity to celebrate one of our most lively and loving residents, Ms. Mary O. Ms. Mary has been a resident here at Franklin-Simpson Nursing and Rehab for many years and has made a habit of being ‘the life of the... Read More

Back to School Bash

August 7, 2019 — We will be throwing a Back to School Bash on August 9th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM! There will be a cook-out, games and goody bags for students getting ready to return to school. All families and friends of residents are welcome to come and celebrate with us! We will also be using this... Read More