Simple Creative Twists to Tasty Summertime Staples

July 4, 2020 — At almost every cookout, picnic, and party during the summer you’ll find at least two commonplace food items: the hamburger and hotdog. If you look more closely, you might notice the traditional toppings of mustard, ketchup, cheese or relish – but rarely anything else. If you’re tired of the same old, boring burger or hot... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

July 4, 2020 — Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. Even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat. Taking a cool shower or bath or moving to an air-conditioned place... Read More

West Side’s Therapy Star of the Month: Betty R.

June 1, 2020 — Congratulations to Betty R. for being voted West Side’s Therapy Star of the Month! Betty was born and raised here in Irvine, KY, but moved to Colorado for about 12 years. While in Colorado, she received her accounting degree. She said one of her favorite hobbies was skiing. Betty has resided at this center for... Read More

East Side’s Therapy Star of the Month: Charles S.

June 1, 2020 — Congratulations to Charles for being voted East Side’s Therapy Star of the Month! Charles was born in a town called Pigeon Roost, KY, close to Hazard, and then moved to Winchester when he was about 10 years old. Charles worked at Bundy Tubing and also served in the US Army. Charles came to our center... Read More

Employee of the Month: Gracie Snowden

June 1, 2020 — Congratulations Gracie for being voted Irvine Nursing and Rehab’s Employee of the Month! Gracie has been a nurse for 26 years and she says that the thing she likes most about nursing is being able to show her residents how much respect she has for them and give them the care that they need most.... Read More

National Hydration Day

May 31, 2020 — On June 23 each year we celebrate National Hydration Day! National Hydration Day began in honor of football coach Victor Hawkins, who invented a hydrating mouthguard for his players to use while playing on the football field. Proper hydration is vital to living a long healthy life, but it’s often overlooked due to the regular... Read More

Virtual Museum Tours

May 31, 2020 — Whether you enjoy traveling or are looking for something new to do during at-home social distancing, now is the time to take a “staycation” with a virtual museum tour! Experience a variety of cultures, education, and exploration of science, history, anthropology, and art of all types, including architecture, clothing, sculpture, painting, photography, mixed media and... Read More

Eat Healthy to Help Reduce Anxiety

May 31, 2020 — Due to necessary lifestyle requirements resulting from ever-changing health and safety guidelines, many people across the country are having to deal with significant anxiety. Anxiety is a normal reaction to change and stress, but when anxiety becomes excessive or irrational, it can become disabling. At this time, people often turn to food for comfort, causing... Read More

Easter Celebration Highlights

May 7, 2020 — Residents enjoyed visiting with the Easter Bunny and coloring Easter Eggs to hang in the hallway for a twist to our Annual Egg Hunt!

West Side’s Therapy Star of the Month: Judy T.

May 7, 2020 — Congratulations to Judy for being voted West Side’s Therapy Star of the Month! Judy lives here in Estill County now, but says she was born and raised in Lee County. She worked at a factory in Richmond. Judy says that some of her favorite things to do are playing checkers, horseshoes, and flower gardening. She... Read More