Another HERO at Work

July 4, 2020 — Dale B. was born in Henderson. He grew up in a military family and has lived in South Carolina, Massachusetts, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois. He toured as a guitarist on the Blues circuit. He worked as a studio guitarist and opened a recording studio in 2000. He writes music for himself and several local artists.... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

July 4, 2020 — June 12th, we became Covid free! Everyone worked hard to deal with it and “everyone continues to do everything they can to keep it out of our building”, So now we wait for our next orders on what we are allowed to do with our residents and their families. We are hoping this month that... Read More

July is Anti-Boredom Month

July 4, 2020 — With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now! Make a list of all the things you’ve ever wanted to do. Think back to when... Read More

How to Protect Yourself & Others

July 4, 2020 — Slow the spread of germs and respiratory diseases like COVID-19: Wash your hands often Use soap when available or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Avoid close contact Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people Do... Read More

Simple Creative Twists to Tasty Summertime Staples

July 4, 2020 — At almost every cookout, picnic, and party during the summer you’ll find at least two commonplace food items: the hamburger and hotdog. If you look more closely, you might notice the traditional toppings of mustard, ketchup, cheese or relish – but rarely anything else. If you’re tired of the same old, boring burger or hot... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

July 4, 2020 — Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. Even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat. Taking a cool shower or bath or moving to an air-conditioned place... Read More

Our Super Hero at Work

June 1, 2020 — Alicia Mayes, RN has been with us at Henderson Nursing and Rehab for 1 year. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing 6 years ago from Chamberlain University and is currently working on her Master’s Degree. She has 7 children ranging in age from 3-15. She loves boating, reading and crocheting. In the summer,... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

June 1, 2020 — I am very appreciative of all my Staff and what they have been doing to take care of our Residents. Corrie Ten Boom once said, “If God sends us on stony paths, He provides strong shoes.” I have seen those strong shoes on everyone who works here. We have had trying days but withstood the... Read More

Coping with Stress

May 31, 2020 — For many seniors across the country, the ongoing healthcare pandemic may be causing significant stress and anxiety. However, the first step in coping with these overwhelming and sometimes debilitating emotions is to recognize symptoms of stress, which may include one or more of the following: Fatigue Difficulty falling asleep Hot flashes or chills Shortness of... Read More

National Hydration Day

May 31, 2020 — On June 23 each year we celebrate National Hydration Day! National Hydration Day began in honor of football coach Victor Hawkins, who invented a hydrating mouthguard for his players to use while playing on the football field. Proper hydration is vital to living a long healthy life, but it’s often overlooked due to the regular... Read More