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

Virtual Museum Tours

May 31, 2020 — Whether you enjoy traveling or are looking for something new to do during at-home social distancing, now is the time to take a “staycation” with a virtual museum tour! Experience a variety of cultures, education, and exploration of science, history, anthropology, and art of all types, including architecture, clothing, sculpture, painting, photography, mixed media and... Read More

Eat Healthy to Help Reduce Anxiety

May 31, 2020 — Due to necessary lifestyle requirements resulting from ever-changing health and safety guidelines, many people across the country are having to deal with significant anxiety. Anxiety is a normal reaction to change and stress, but when anxiety becomes excessive or irrational, it can become disabling. At this time, people often turn to food for comfort, causing... Read More

Therapy Success Story

May 7, 2020 — George E. came to us looking for rehabilitation to return to his prior level of functioning. George was able to successfully discharge from our facility and return home. “I really enjoyed being here,” George said. “I wouldn’t mind coming back again if anything happens.

Magazine Crafts

May 6, 2020 — Magazine Story – Take ten pieces of paper. Staple them together. Go through old magazines and pick out 10 pictures to cut out. Paste one on each page. Now you’re ready to write a unique story based on whatever was pasted on each page. Remember the story should have something to do with the pictures... Read More

The Importance of Hand Washing

May 6, 2020 — Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. The CDC recommends cleaning hands in a specific way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to... Read More

Hobbies: New & Old

May 6, 2020 — With all of the current shelter-in-place and social distancing directives, it’s a great time to learn something new or catch up on old hobbies and activities. Coloring has been proven to have great benefits for all ages, including stress relief, improving motor control and creativity, and increasing concentration. Many online retailers now carry coloring options... Read More