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Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.

The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.

Life Care of Crossville resident and wife celebrate 60th anniversary

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March 29, 2019, marked a very happy occasion for Leonard and Ingrid Perry. The couple celebrated 60 wonderful years of marriage at Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, where Leonard is a resident.

Family came from far and near to join the facility’s residents and associates in sharing this special day with the Perrys...

Date: 04-18-19 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville helps Daves recover from hip surgery

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William “Ross” Daves came to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, when he decided to proceed with elective hip replacement surgery.

Daves took advantage of the skilled nursing and rehab center’s prehab program, which allowed him to pre-register, sign paperwork and reserve his room prior to the procedure...

Date: 03-06-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville hosts Scarecrow Festival and car show

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Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, hosted its annual Scarecrow Festival in combination with the Alzheimer’s Tennessee Plateau Walk this year to raise money for Alzheimer’s awareness.

The event featured many local businesses and clubs competing to win the competition for the best scarecrow, as well as a traditional car show where owners of rare, exotic or unique cars could showcase their pride and joy...

Date: 01-07-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care centers of Sparta and Crossville showcase dietary departments

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In October, Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee and Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, attended the Upper Cumberland Senior Expo in Cookeville, Tennessee.

The annual expo, which was Halloween-themed this year, features over 70 booths and draws in more than 1,000 seniors and their family members from the Upper Cumberland region...

Date: 12-12-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville gets trail builder back on his feet

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Bill Eldridge is a pioneer in building trails on the Cumberland Plateau, including on Black Mountain and Brady Mountain.

He is a very active man.

So when Guillain-Barré syndrome, which attacks the nerves, started keeping Eldridge from getting around like he used to, he knew he had to do something about that....

Date: 05-29-18 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Cumberland Medical Center recognizes Life Care Center of Crossville

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On Feb. 20, 2018, Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tennessee, presented a certificate of appreciation to Life Care Center of Crossville.

CMC held a continuum of care meeting that day to recognize community partners.

The certificate honored Life Care Center of Crossville for continued diligence in reducing hospital readmissions...

Date: 03-16-18 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Thackston has been involved at Life Care of Crossville in many ways

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Crossville, Tennesse, resident Dorothy Thackston has seen Life Care Center of Crossville through several different lenses over the years.

It started in January 2016, when Thackston’s husband, Willard, became a resident at the skilled nursing and rehab center because of advanced dementia....

Date: 11-16-17 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville helps Gradle recover from broken leg

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When Tony Gradle fell, he fractured his right leg.

Dr. Carl Hollmann, an orthopaedic surgeon from the Tier 1 Institute in Cookeville, Tennessee, performed Gradle’s surgery and put his leg in a cast, and on May 13, Gradle arrived at Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation....

Date: 09-18-17 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville leader wins President’s Award

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Life Care Centers of America honored Cathy Howe, executive director at Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, with one of two President’s Awards for its Eastern Division on Aug. 14, 2017.

The honor recognizes distinguished service in the long-term health care management role....

Date: 08-17-17 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville helps Swallows walk again

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Mary Swallows is walking again after a bout with cellulitis on her legs that sent her to the hospital and left her barely mobile.

It’s rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, that got her up and moving again.

When Swallows arrived on Jan. 11, 2017, she was unable to talk and couldn’t even get out of bed on her own....

Date: 04-27-17 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

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