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Try Meatless Mondays during Vegetarian Month

October 7, 2021 — The meatless meal movement initially began during World War I when meat was scarce and was revitalized during WWII, so more meat could be allocated to the war effort. This meatless meal idea was once again revived in the early 2000s as “Meatless Mondays,” a health-focused marketing campaign for the USDA. The campaign centered on... Read More

Success Story Lisa B

October 7, 2021 — Lisa B was admitted to Christian Heights from Jenny Stuart Medical Center. During her first few days she made remarkable progress in her daily Physical Therapy sessions, which included general strengthening exercises and balance training exercises. Lisa said that PT was great! “I was sore and tired, but it was good” Lisa said that when... Read More

Employee Spotlight

October 7, 2021 — Associate Director of Nursing: We would like to welcome our newest Associate Director of Nursing Toya Dillard to the Christian Heights team. Toya has been a nurse for approximately 14 years, and has a very decorated background. What has your experience been like at Christian Heights? This is my first time working at a nursing... Read More

Featured Resident: Jeffery T.

October 7, 2021 — We chose Jeffery T. as our featured resident. Jeffery is a long term resident at CH. He came to us from Danville Kentucky in 2019. Jeffery is enjoying his stay here at CH, and has become a favorite of the residents. He’s very helpful, and is always willing to lend a helping hand. Jeffery enjoys... Read More

Patriot Day: A National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 2, 2021 — September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center tragedy in New York City. This day is recognized as a tribute to those who passed away or were injured, as well as honoring first responders and defenders of our nation’s freedom. An annual ceremony takes place at Ground Zero, also known as... Read More

Grandparents Day: September 12

September 2, 2021 — 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 to 40, and great-grandmother to 15. Grandparents can have a profound effect on a child’s upbringing. Without the... Read More

National Indoor Plant Week

September 2, 2021 — National Indoor Plant Week is recognized during the third week of September and there is no better time to add a little flora to your home. If you are thinking about plant ownership but aren’t confident in the greenness of your thumb, worry not! Here is an introduction to different types of house plants that... Read More

September is Save Your Photos Month

September 2, 2021 — Everyone loves to see photos of family, vacations, pets, grandchildren and more. Before digital cameras or camera phones, film was processed and prints were made instantly or sent back to us via mail. Saving photos is a step in preserving memories. Many of us still have albums and boxes full of prints prior to the... Read More

Falls are not a normal part of aging— they can be prevented!

September 2, 2021 — All adults, aged 65 and over, are at risk for a fall. There are simple things all seniors can do to keep from falling and to stay independent longer. Talk to your healthcare providers Tell your physician, caregiver, or loved ones if you have fallen, if you feel unsteady when standing or walking, or if... Read More

Learning Your Heart Age on World Heart Day, September 29

September 2, 2021 — Her age is 53. But her heart is 75 years old because she smokes and has uncontrolled high blood pressure. She’s not alone because most American adults have a heart that is older than their actual age. One way to understand your risk for a heart attack or stroke is to learn your “heart age.”... Read More