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

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

Updated Visitation Guidelines

September 2, 2021 — As most of you have seen, the COVID-19 virus is on the rise again in the state of Kentucky, along with the new COVID-19 Delta variant. With that being said, we are working diligently to protect your loved ones as well as our staff. Our main goal here at Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation is to... Read More

Employee of the Month: John Dixon

September 2, 2021 — John has been an employee of Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation for around a year now. He began as a cook in our dietary department and decided to take the leap and join our CNA classes! John enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, riding horses, video games and mowing the yard. John says the best thing... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

August 9, 2021 — Happy Birthday Residents! Janet R. August 08 Sandy M. August 10 Tilda H. August 12 Lyn H. August 14 Charles C. August 19 Jeannie W. August 30 Linda A. August 31 Welcome Kathy K. Jeannie W. Audrey A. Darrell D. Levena W. Phyllis J. Virginia S. Peggy M. Tilda H.

Celebrating Local Heroes

August 9, 2021 — Irvine Nursing and Rehab had the honor of celebrating some of our local heroes this past month. We are so appreciative of our community partners and wouldn’t be able to serve our community without them. What better way to show our love and appreciation than through their bellies! We were happy to see so many... Read More

Employee of the Month: Nivra

August 9, 2021 — Nivra has been an employee of Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation for around a year now. Her role in the facility is Social Services Assistant as well as Activities Assistant. Nivra goes above and beyond for our facility every day and is always there to lend a helping hand when needed. Our residents say they always... Read More

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August 9, 2021 — This annual observance highlights the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. You have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases, like COVID-19, measles, whooping cough, cancers caused by HPV, pneumonia, among others through on-time vaccination. Throughout the month of August, you’re encouraged to talk to your physician, nurse, or... Read More