When Exactly Should I Be Wearing Sunglasses?

July 2, 2018 — Sunglasses play an important role in protecting your eyes from potentially harmful UV rays. This invisible form of energy takes the form of radiation which can damage your eyes if they are overexposed. But the pertinent question is, when exactly should I be wearing sunglasses? One of the major determinants about deciding whether a particular... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 2, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Thank you to Our Staff

July 2, 2018 — Austin Gibson Administrator Cheryl Baker Director of Nursing Linda Young Assistant Director of Nursing Sheila Mann Social Services Director Rian Carney Admissions/Marketing Director Natalie King MDS Coordinator Faye Carrico Business Office Manager Priscilla Durbin Human Relations Wayne Wheatley Maintenance Director Karen Whitehead Activities Director/Internal Admissions Christy Owens Therapy Director Leslie Newcomb Dietary Manager Brian Wells... Read More

A Historical Background of Independence Day

July 2, 2018 — The original 13 colonies, which would expand to become the United States we know today, were initially under the rule of the King George III of England. Due to taxation disputes, there was friction between the English Parliament and the original colonists. During this chaotic era, King George sent more troops to help control any... Read More

Once our Family, ALWAYS our Family!

June 5, 2018 — We were pleased to see that Martha S. once again chose Springfield Nursing and Rehab for her post-acute care needs! Martha rehabbed with us in February 2018 following a surgery, making this the second time she has successfully returned home following a rehab stay with us. Our in-house therapy team helped Martha return home in... Read More

Nurse of the Year!

June 5, 2018 — Congrats to Morgan Craig Nurse of the Year! Morgan transitioned from Certified Nursing Assistant to LPN here at SNRC! Morgan was nominated by our staff for going above and beyond when it comes to delivering care to our residents! Thank you for your HARD WORK and DEDICATION!

Pulmonary Care

June 5, 2018 — At Springfield Nursing and Rehab, we specialize in pulmonary care and the recovery of a respiratory illnesses. Our facility uses air purification systems such as Novearus to prevent the spread of airborne bacteria from respiratory infections. Cleaner air means healthier patients and because you have entrusted us with yours, that is our promise to you!... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

June 5, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

June 5, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents Mary G. June 05 Zora P.   June 10 James E. June 11 Phyllis C. June 18 Pauline R. June 26 Staff Rian C.   Admissions Director June 17 Welcome! Please welcome Jean G., William M., and Raymond H. All of Springfield. These patients are here for our sub-acute rehab program, which is,... Read More

How To Reduce Blood Pressure Symptoms

May 1, 2018 — Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the arteries. Blood pressure can differ from person to person. When your blood pressure is measured, it is expressed in two numbers such as 120/80 (healthy). If your blood pressure is measured as 140/90 (or higher), then you are a patient of hypertension or high blood pressure and... Read More