Life Care Center of Crossville News

The President's Weekly Message

Filling Up Your Life

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 Center of Crossville helps Degroote recover after fall

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Loraine Degroote suffers from congestive heart failure, which affects the heart’s ability to pump blood to all organs, causing general bodily weakness.

After Degroot’s condition caused her to fall, she found herself with mobility limitations and difficulty performing activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

Degroote came to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, on June 24, 2019 for rehabilitation...

Date: 08-23-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Dunaway regains independence at Life Care Center of Crossville

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Danny Dunaway came to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation on July 12, 2019, to recover from abdominal surgery, sepsis and muscle weakness.

“When I first came, I could not get out of bed,” Dunaway remembered. “Now I can walk without even the use of a walker.”...

Date: 08-19-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville helps Fuller recover after surgery

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After surgery, Grace Fuller was suffering from muscle weakness and loss of balance, and she couldn’t walk or complete daily self-care tasks without assistance.

On July 19, 2019, Fuller came to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation...

Date: 08-15-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville helps Pratt recover from back surgery

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After spinal decompression surgery in her back, Charmaine Pratt chose to come to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation.

When she arrived on July 12, 2019, Pratt needed extensive assistance to get dressed, as well as moderate assistance for bathing and some assistance for walking...

Date: 08-12-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care of Crossville nurse receives Alzheimer’s Tennessee award

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DeShay Gunter, a nurse at Life Care Center of Crossville, recently received one of Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s Caring Hearts Awards.

The award recognizes unsung heroes in the Upper Columbia region who go above and beyond in caring for patients with memory impairment...

Date: 05-28-19 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville celebrates 10th anniversary

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Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, held an open house on May 15, 2019, in honor of its 10th anniversary.

Approximately 75 guests attended during the two-hour celebration. The facility provided a coffee and dessert bar, and Melissa Ellis performed live music...

Date: 05-24-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

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

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