February is a month for lovers and we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with Queen & King of Curis and a Valentines Social on February 14th. Plus, we’ve got a full slate of activities to keep our residents active and engaged.
Please join us in Celebrating Dorothy, our Employee of the Month January 2019 Dorothy Rivera, LPN Dorothy has worked at our facility since 2002. Dorothy’s co-workers had the following things to say about our wonderful nurse Dorothy… Dorothy goes above and beyond daily for her residents, she’s an Excellent Nurse, she is always on time
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After your senior loved one is discharged from the hospital, they may still need care from a short-term or long-term rehabilitation center but there may be complications during the admission process that cause them to be readmitted into the hospital. However, here are some steps to help identify high-risk admissions to rehab or home health
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We’re getting the year off to a great start at Curis Lynchburg with a month full of fun and interesting activities.
It has sometimes been said that aging is inevitable, but that looking old is optional! Although we all age, we deal with it in different ways, with different results. So what are some of the secrets of those enviable people who manage to look far younger than their years? Whiten your teeth to take some
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Finding the right skilled nursing facility for yourself, a family member, or a friend can be a major task, but it’s not impossible. There are lots of factors that go into making a decision, and taking things one step at a time will make the process easier. Traditional nursing homes are different from assisted living
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December is going to be a busy and eventful month at Curis Lynchburg as our residents and staff get into the holiday spirit.
While the majority of older Americans are attracted to the idea of aging at home, according to the Department of Health and Human Services 70% of adults aged 65 and over will need some form of long-term care. Additionally, with every year that passes, their chance of needing care increases. When a parent is unable
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Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas said a new experimental Alzheimer’s disease vaccine showed promising results during recent testing in mice and are hopeful the vaccine will make it to human trials. In the animal trials researchers said the experimental vaccine showed it could delay the effects of the degenerative brain
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Searching for an assisted living facility for your loved one can be a very stressful process but there are things you can look for that will help make your decision easier. We hope these tips will prove useful. How Clean Is The Facility Does the facility feel fresh and clean? Make sure to look past
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