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Success Story

Aug 8, 2018 — Congratulations to Ms. Johnnie N. for completing her short term therapy program! Ms. Johnnie was at Lexington Place for short term rehabilitation for about three weeks after major heart surgery. Ms. Johnnie completed her rehabilitation and was able to return to her home in the community.

Employee of the Month: Tracy

Aug 8, 2018 — Tracy Thibodeaux was the employee of the month for May, 2018. Tracy is a C.N.A./C.M.A. and has been working at Lexington Place for about 6 months. Tracy has been an aide overall for over 10 years. She is married with three grown daughters and she loves what she does!! Previous employees of the month: March:... Read More

Congratulations!

Aug 8, 2018 — Congratulations to Brenda Dones, LVN, Wound Care Nurse and Dr. Leigh Montes for earning the certification from VOHRA Wound Physicians for Lexington Place Nursing & Rehab to have met the requirements for Center of Excellence for Wound Management.

From the Desk of the Administrator

Aug 8, 2018 — Now that summer is in full swing, please remember that elderly people have a harder time naturally regulating their body temperature and they can become dehydrated more easily than younger people. Be sure that you are offering hydration to people, as they may not think to take in extra fluids on their own. Together we... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

Jul 6, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

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

Jul 6, 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

Creating The All-American Hamburger

Jul 6, 2018 — Each year, Americans consume about 38 billion hamburgers. An enduring favorite, hamburgers are an iconic American food. But what do Americans define as the classic American hamburger? Despite the advent of gourmet hamburgers, 74 percent of Americans believe the cheeseburger best embodies the classic American hamburger. Here’s a recipe for creating a classic cheeseburger. Ingredients:... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: Five Ways To Protect Yourself From UV Rays

Jul 6, 2018 — Overexposure to ultraviolet sunlight (UV rays) is believed to be the dominant external factor in a person’s development of skin cancer. To protect yourself from UV rays, you may lower your risk for skin cancer by following these five steps: Avoid Direct Sun Exposure: Avoid exposing your skin to direct sunlight during midday (generally from... Read More

Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

Jun 8, 2018 — Men’s skin can become oilier during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin can be noticeably oilier than women, it’s important that they take care of their skin during the hot season. The following are... Read More