Therapeutic Activities May Help with Memory

August 7, 2022 — According to research, engaging a person with memory loss in activities that they enjoy may reduce many of the symptoms such as agitation, frustration, and wandering. “It’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their loved one, like playing games and going on outings,” explained Eric Pfeiffer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director... Read More

World Honey Bee Day: August 20

August 7, 2022 — World Honey Bee Day was first established in 2009 to help raise awareness of the importance of honey bees, and to pay homage to the beekeepers who harvest honey and support the health of the hives in their care. Honey bees are distinct from other bee species in that they are general pollinators. While many... Read More

Ways to Help You Relax: Relaxation Day is August 15

August 7, 2022 — Stressed out? Fatigued? Or simply having a bad day? It’s time to relax! Here are five easy ways to help you stress less and relax more: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortably where you are. Slowly move through your body tightening and flexing as you go until you reach your face and neck,... Read More

Cooking Club!

August 7, 2022 — Happy National Strawberry Shortcake Day! We all enjoyed strawberry shortcake and time spent together! We planted strawberries in our “garden” this year and hopefully next year we will have our own strawberries 🍓.

Employee of the Month: Ryan Y.

August 7, 2022 — Ryan has been selected as this month’s Employee of the Month. Ryan has worked at the facility for a few months, as a SRNA student until he passed his exam. Ryan always goes and beyond for our seniors. In his time away from the facility, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Resident... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: Five Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Rays

June 30, 2022 — Overexposure to ultraviolet sunlight (UV rays) is believed to be the dominant external factor in a person’s development of skin cancer. You may lower your risk for skin cancer by following these five steps: Avoid Direct Sun Exposure: Avoid exposing your skin to direct sunlight during midday (generally from 10am to 4pm). This is the... Read More

Cooking Club!

June 30, 2022 — Cooking Club is one of our most favorite activities at Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Last month we made our very own personal pan pizzas with the toppings of our choice. If you have any recipes you would like to share or would like us to try, please let us know!

East Side Therapy Star: Brandon F.

June 30, 2022 — Brandon has been selected as East Side Therapy Star of the Month for July. Brandon has been at the facility for a little over a month. Brandon has been working diligently with our therapy staff to meet the goals he has set for himself. Brandon has suffered from Spina Bifida his whole life but has... Read More

Employee of the Month: Tiffany J.

June 30, 2022 — Resident Council selected Tiffany Jones for our Employee of the Month for the month of July! Tiffany has been an employee of Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center since November of 2021 but has been a SRNA for over 14 years. Tiffany says that she loves her job and takes pride in knowing that she gets... Read More

West Side Therapy Star: Sean R.

June 30, 2022 — Sean was selected by Therapy Director, Clare, to be our West Side Therapy Star of the month. Sean is originally from New York and moved to KY many years ago. Sean has been working extremely hard with OT and PT to reach his goals here at the facility. When speaking to the staff, they state... Read More