520 long term and post-acute care providers in 46 states recognized for commitment to quality care Washington, D.C.—Today, 520 long term and post-acute care providers in 46 states are being recognized with a 2017 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award... Read More
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since ground was broken and Vinita became home to Heartsworth House Senior Living Center. Owners Scott and Lee Pilgrim, along with administrators and residents, joined others in the community Tuesday for a celebration of the facility’s 20th anniversary. Heartsworth House was named in honor of two... Read More
Wendy Woff ord, activities director at Heartsworth House Senior Living Center, receives a beautiful crystal award of appreciation for 20 years of service from Heartsworth owner Scott Pilgrim during the 20th anniversary celebration of the center last week. Read more.
Pam Wolfe, director of Heartsworth House Senior Living Center, receives a beautiful crystal award in appreciation for 20 years of service, presented by owner Scott Pilgrim during the 20th anniversary celebration of Heartsworth House last week. Read More.
Diakonos Group Administrator recognized by Oklahoma Association of Health Care Providers (Vinita, Oklahoma) – Pam Wolfe, Executive Director at Heartsworth House Assisted and Independent Living in Vinita, Oklahoma, received the 2016 Shining Star Administrator of the Year Award from the Oklahoma Association of Health Care Providers at the Oklahoma Association of Health Care Providers (OAHCP)... Read More
“It seems like the older I get the more lightly I sleep.” “I never seem to sleep a night all the way through anymore!” Do you ever find yourself saying that, or notice your parents doing so? Most people would probably say, pshaw, it just seems like that. But actually science has shown that our... Read More
Many families that haven’t seen each other all year come together for the holidays. That makes the holidays a prime time to make sure Mom or Dad is doing okay on his or her own. One of the first signs that your parent(s) may need help is when his or her finances become sloppy or... Read More
Make a world of difference to someone: visit a nursing home resident. My fellow nursing home administrators estimate as many as two-thirds of residents don’t receive regular visitors, according to Volunteers of America (www.voaok.org), which has a program called Caring Companions that matches volunteer visitors with nursing home residents. I can’t tell you how important... Read More
DVT: a preventable, treatable but potentially fatal condition. We all need our blood to clot. If it didn’t, we wouldn’t stop bleeding when we get cut. But sometimes the body triggers the blood clotting process unnecessarily or excessively. Blood clots can also form when the blood’s flow rate is lowered or you’ve had damage to... Read More
Thinking about home care? So often, we are faced with a medical condition in ourselves or a loved one that requires skilled care—like the care a nurse or doctor provides. For some of us, those conditions are chronic and we need that skilled care often, even around-the-clock. Home care is offering more and more kinds... Read More