picture: a woman wearing a santa hat with a person dressed as the grinch

Christmas picture day

The residents at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center had so much fun getting their picture taken with the Grinch for Christmas Picture Day. There were many pictures taken and the staff hope you enjoy them all. Merry Christmas from everyone at the facility.

walk: a man in hospital gown with a walker

Why do seniors shuffle when they walk

As seniors get older, they tend to shuffle or drag their feet when the walk. Why do they do that? Well, they more than likely are not doing it on purpose or even know they are shuffling. Typically something is causing the shuffling when they walk. The first step to help them not do this…

thanksgiving: man dressed in native american garb with a woman

Special guest for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center invited Johnny “Two Feathers” Cornett to come and share his heritage and artifacts with everyone. The residents truly enjoyed visiting and taking pictures with him.

a woman holding up a painted tree

Let’s paint a tree

Residents at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center brought a little fall color indoors. They created a beautiful tree masterpiece with a little bit of paint and a piece of broccoli. Happy Fall Y’all.

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Thank you to all Veterans

Staff at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to say thank you to the VFW Post 3167 and Command Sergeant Major Douglas for recognizing and honoring Veterans today. To acknowledge their service, he presented each veteran with a framed certificate of appreciation and an American flag. He and one of the residents marched into…

Reminiscence Therapy respond Rehabilitation Center Long-Term Care Health: A teenage girl, her mother and grandmother looking at old photographs at home. Family and generations concept.

Reminiscence Therapy to help with Dementia

Sharing memories or reminiscing about the past is an enjoyable way to connect with someone that has Alzheimer’s or dementia. When it comes to dementia, most people lose their short-term memory, but can still recall older memories. The goal for this type of therapy is to help these seniors feel valued, contented, and peaceful. These…

a young kid in a halloween costume trick-or-treating with his mom

Trick-or-Treating at the facility

Staff, residents, and family members had such a fun time at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center. Residents had a great time passing out candy for trick-or-treating and seeing all of the cute costumes. They also enjoyed dressing up themselves.

Boss's: group of people standing by a table smiling at the camera

Happy Boss’s Day

October 16 is national Boss’s Day and staff at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center celebrated their boss, Gail Gibbs. You are loved and appreciated for everything you do for the residents and facility.

an older woman eating food

Food & Nutrition Services Appreciation Week

This is Food & Nutrition Services Appreciation Week and staff at Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to recognize the wonderful employees in the department. As you all know, good food is one of the greatest enjoyments in life. The FNS employees go out of their way to make sure the residents get good,…