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Success Story

August 4, 2018 — Mr. B. came to McCracken Nursing and Rehab in March 2018 for therapy. Mr. B. has received physical, occupational and speech therapy. He has worked extremely hard for the past few months. During this time, he has gone from requiring extensive assist for everything to standing and walking without assistance. He is a shining example... Read More

Activity Highlights

August 4, 2018 — Last month the Activity Department and a few of our residents boarded the facility van to Lamberts Café better known as “The Only Home Of Throwed Rolls” located in Sikeston MI. Our residents had a great time dining out and eating extra-large portions of home cooked food! The residents enjoyed the socialization and ability to... Read More

Happy Birthday!

August 4, 2018 — Thelma P. August 16 Chris H. August 28

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 2, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Activity Highlights: Honoring Our CNAs

July 2, 2018 — June 11-15, our facility honored the heart of our facility, our Certified Nursing Assistants. We had various events on each day of the week to show these hard working individuals our appreciation. Our CNA’s are passionate about the care they give and take pride in their work. How do we know? The smiles on our... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

July 2, 2018 — Hello. I am Derek Holbrook, I’ve been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for four years in Colorado, Kentucky and Wyoming. I have an extensive background in the long-term care field, a bachelor’s degree from Lindsey Wilson College and two Master degrees from University of Louisville. I am happily married to the love of my life... Read More

Happy Birthday – July!

July 2, 2018 — Terry M. July 05 Estes T. July 08 Donald P. July 13 Leslie Anne D. July 14 Eunice R. July 15 Carolyn C. July 21 James S. July 27

Safety in the Summer Sun

June 5, 2018 — Precautions should be taken year-round to protect your skin from the harsh effects of the sun. This is especially important in the summertime when the sun is at its hottest. Aside from sunburns, heatstroke and dehydration are additional hazards to watch out for. With a few safety steps and by planning ahead you can avoid... Read More

Celebrate Fathers on Sunday, June 17

June 5, 2018 — On Father’s Day, we celebrate the guys in our lives. Not just our dads and the fathers to our children, but all the men who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. A number of recently published studies call attention to the effects of good fathering. Men who play an active role in... Read More