Life Care Center of Crossville News

The President's Weekly Message

The Road to Success

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.

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

Life Care Center of Crossville hosts third annual Scarecrow Festival

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On Oct. 1, 2016, Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, sponsored the Third Annual Crossville Scarecrow Festival and Car Show.

The free community event, which took place in downtown Crossville, featured 16 scarecrow entries this year, 50 car show entries and more than 1,000 attendees. Live music, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and activities for children rounded out the fun.

Date: 11-15-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Rehab at Life Care Center of Crossville strengthens Rhodes after falls

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John Rhodes suffered two falls and as a result was placed in The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. After the hospital stay, his body was severely weak.

On May 5, 2016, Rhodes came to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation to help him recover from multiple rib fractures and dysphagia.

Date: 09-15-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville gets York from bedbound to walking

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When Jean York came to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, on Jan. 17, 2016, she was bedbound.

York had become weakened from her COPD and congestive heart failure.

“I wasn’t expected to live,” said York. “I couldn’t move my arms or legs, couldn’t feed myself, couldn’t turn over.”

Date: 08-25-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville earns perfect score on state survey

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Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

“We are so proud of this accomplishment,” said Cathy Howe, executive director. “We feel beyond blessed.”

To pass the state survey each year, skilled nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria.

Date: 08-05-16 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Zambian musical group performs at Life Care Center of Crossville

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On March 16, 2016, residents at Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, were delighted with the sounds of Zambian music.

Three gentlemen from the African country shared music and ministry at the center.

Date: 06-15-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – March 2016

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Ashley Standridge, certified nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, had an extra meal tray on her cart. She noticed a resident’s husband come in and gave him the tray, noticing that lately the resident had not been eating much of her meal. The husband said, “Oh look, dear, we get to eat together.”

Date: 05-03-16 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

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