Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center Named Best of Kentucky in Nursing and Rehabilitation

December 1, 2023 — Local, Senior Living Community Wins Prestigious Statewide Award Springfield, Kentucky – On Thursday, November 16, the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities/Kentucky Center for Assisted Living (KAHCF/KCAL) honored the top long-term care facilities in Kentucky at their quality awards banquet. Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center was honored to be a part of this elite group... Read More

Diabetes Awareness: What is Diabetes?

November 9, 2023 — Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes (diabetes while pregnant). More than 122 million Americans are living with diabetes or prediabetes. Most of the food you eat is broken down into sugar (also... Read More

Thanksgiving Traditions that can be Shared Year after Year

November 9, 2023 — Adding new and interesting family traditions to the Thanksgiving celebration can really liven things up and give people something to look forward to all year. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the people we treasure in our lives and the things we have been blessed with over the past year. A popular tradition is... Read More

The Gratitude Attitude

November 9, 2023 — Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Here are some things you can do to make the Gratitude Attitude a firm fixture in your life. Create a Thank Bank. A Thank Bank is simply a place where you can jot down all the things that you are grateful for in your life.... Read More

Activity Highlights

November 9, 2023 — The residents enjoyed seeing Springfield Nursing and Rehab’s float in the local Sorghum Festival Parade. They waved their flags as we rode through downtown Springfield. A great time was had by all, and memories were definitely made. Our monthly birthday celebration was a hit! The residents enjoyed cake and ice cream while discussing birthday celebrations... Read More

Happy Veterans Day: November 11

November 8, 2023 — Honoring All Who Have Served In May 1938, November 11, originally known as Armistice Day became a legal holiday to honor veterans of World War I, but in 1954, after World War II had required the greatest mobilization of defense personnel in the Nation’s history, and after American forces had fought aggression in Korea, the... Read More

Mental Health and Its Importance

October 10, 2023 — Mental health refers to the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of an individual. It encompasses how people think, feel, and interact with others, as well as how they handle stress, make choices, and cope with challenges. Just like physical health, mental health is an important aspect of well-being. It affects every aspect of life, from relationships... Read More

Spooktacular Halloween Mask Craft

October 10, 2023 — Using a paper plate, cut out holes for the eyes and mouth. Trim off the circular edges for a unique shape. Use paint, markers, crayons, or colored pencils to decorate the front of the paper plate. You can draw a spooky face, a friendly character, or any Halloween-themed design. Use glue to attach feathers, sequins,... Read More

Sweetest Day: October 21

October 10, 2023 — The first Sweetest Day in history took place in October of 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by a committee of candymakers, all sorts of candies were delivered to low-income people throughout the city with the message that this Saturday in October was the “sweetest day of the year.” A recent trend has shown that more... Read More

Brighten Your Smile with Good Dental Hygiene

October 10, 2023 — Maintaining proper dental hygiene becomes increasingly crucial for aging adults due to a higher susceptibility to oral health issues as they age, which can impact overall well-being. Poor oral health has been linked to various systemic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. To reduce these risks, here are five ways to enhance dental hygiene in... Read More