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Activities for Seniors with dementia

When seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia can’t participate in daily activities, they can easily become bored. Boredom can lead to agitation, anxiety, depression, and anger. It can increase their chances of sundowning. There are ways to prevent boredom with activities. This will get them engaged and help reduce their risk for need of medication for…

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Caregiving routines make daily life easier

Routines make daily life simpler and smoother for caregivers which is in fact a top priority when caring for an older adult. Daily routines can reduce uncertainty, arguments, and decision-making, which in turn can reduce the overall stresses of life. 5 ways routines can make life simpler are: Stop the power struggle – people hate…

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Thank you to all Veterans

Residents and staff at Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Center took some time on November 11 to celebrate all Veterans who served this country. Your sacrifice and dedication to others is not lost and is very much appreciated. Thank you.

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5 ways to improve Senior quality of life

Good quality of life is important when it comes to older adults dealing with chronic health conditions and major life changes. Having that feeling of satisfaction and fulfillment is important for overall well-being. Having a positive view of life can help seniors with more energy, less stress, better appetite, and prevent cognitive decline. 5 ways…

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Trick-or-Treating at the facility

Thank you so much to the little ones and parents for trick-or-treating with the residents at Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Center on Halloween night. The residents who passed out candy loved seeing the kids and all of their costumes. Even Roxy got in on the fun and dressed up.

costume: dogs dressed in all sorts of costumes

Pup Halloween costume contest

The residents at Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Center loved watching the dogs compete in their costume contest. The Winner, voted for by the residents, was Kuma (caterpillar) and Vikki (butterfly). All the pups looked so adorable and did a great job.

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Let’s make candy apples

The other day, residents of Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Center made some delicious candy apples. They were given granny smith apples to dip in caramel and then put any type of toppings they wanted like nuts, M&Ms, or sprinkles. Let’s just say, there wasn’t a lot of talking going on after all the apples were…

Getting ready for Halloween 2019

Residents and staff at Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Center are getting ready for Halloween. Staff are bagging candy for trick-or-treaters so the residents will be ready for the kids on Halloween Night, October 31 from 5-7. Come enjoy candy and treats at Corbin HRC!

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Let’s go fishing

Some of the residents at Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Center wanted to go fishing, so they went fishing. Roxy the resident dog tagged along too. No bites, but everyone had a great time.

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Donations for mission trip

Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Center donated 200 combs and 300 toothbrushes for Shelia McNee’s mission trip to Belize at the end of next month. She will be ministering to school children while there. This is one of the many reasons she was nominated and in the running to win the Professional Achievement Award for Nursing…