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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

Activities

April 4, 2020 — Activities are a very important part of the skilled nursing facility world. The residents look forward to them. It offers them something fun to do, as well as breaking the monotony of what could be a very routine life. Participation in activities can help improve their mental well-being and eliminate depression. Activities give structure to... Read More

Christian Heights Lends a Helping Hand

April 4, 2020 — The success of a business depends on the ability to forge and maintain productive partnerships. In a good partnership, both people bring something equally important to the table, and both partners in this event were excited. Creating the perfect partnership takes understanding, significant effort and above all a sincere desire to make it work. The... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

April 4, 2020 — Bye bye Mr. Winter and hello April. Warm weather is finally creeping in.When the weather starts warming up in April my thoughts turn to spending more time outdoors, and getting more involved in community events. Wonderful outside activities also happen more frequently giving our residents something to look forward to. Caring for our residents is... Read More

What makes the perfect grilled cheese?

April 3, 2020 — Grilled cheese has been a popular lunch choice for generations, and variations on this simple sandwich can be found depending on where you are in the world. While American or cheddar cheese are the popular choice for this treat in the United States, some parts of Europe prefer Swiss or Gouda cheese to fill their... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

April 3, 2020 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Special Staff Spotlight

March 2, 2020 — The Christian Heights Special Spotlight for the month of March is Olin Rawlins. Olan has been working at Christian Heights for almost two years, and is a key member of the Housekeeping staff. He takes pride in his work and makes sure that his work is above average. He approaches his work as if it... Read More

Motion Picture and a Pizza Party

March 2, 2020 — The Christian Heights Activities Department and staff got together and transported some of the residents to the movie theatre in Hopkinsville Kentucky to enjoy a nice afternoon movie. The residents had the entire cinema to themselves, and thoroughly enjoyed the outing. Watching movies can reduce isolation, foster friendships, stimulate empathy, and provide a mental ‘time... Read More

Featured Resident

March 2, 2020 — Our featured resident this month is Fernindand H. Fernindand came to Christian Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation in November 2019. Ferninand began therapy at CH to increase and maintain his strength and independence. He was evaluated by our Physical Therapy team, and an individualized plan of treatment was developed to target his limitations as well as... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

March 2, 2020 — It’s the time of year when everything in nature is changing and promising new life and new hope. After the long, dark, winter months, Spring is literally a breath of fresh air. And as the days get longer, the nights get shorter, and it starts to feel warmer, nature responds in a big way. It’s... Read More