Life Care Center of Crossville News

The President's Weekly Message

The Price of a Desk

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 centers in Crossville and Sparta go Hawaiian at Senior Expo

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Life Care Center of Crossville and Life Care Center of Sparta joined together to have a booth at the Senior Expo in Cookeville, Tennessee, on Oct. 22, 2019.

The theme at the expo this year was Enjoy the Show. Vendors decorated their booths in movie and game show themes. Life Care’s team decided to do a Hawaiian-themed booth...

Date: 11-12-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville hosts sixth annual Scarecrow Festival and Car Show

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On Oct. 12, 2019, Life Care Center of Crossville hosted its sixth annual Scarecrow Festival and Car Show.

For this event, individuals, businesses, families and schools were invited to create fun and artistic scarecrows to enter into a contest for the chance to win a prize. Individuals and clubs were also invited to display their vintage and luxury cars in the car show...

Date: 11-07-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville revamps restorative team

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Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, recently revamped its restorative team with additional online training on restorative activities.

Restorative nurses help residents and patients prevent decline in function, often after the resident has completed a therapy program. ...

Date: 10-23-19 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Associate celebrates 30 years with Life Care Center of Crossville

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In September 2019, associates and residents held a surprise party for Peggy Owens to celebrate her 30-year anniversary at Life Care Center of Crossville.

At the party, Owens, who works in housekeeping, was presented with flowers, cake and $100, and everyone was excited at the opportunity to celebrate her achievement together.

Date: 10-22-19 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Thornburgh walking again after rehab at Life Care Center of Crossville

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After falling and fracturing her right leg, Ruth Thornburgh came to Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation.

When Thornburgh arrived at the skilled nursing and rehab center on May 25, 2019, she was unable to walk or stand. She needed extensive assistance to roll over in bed, as well as to bathe or get dressed...

Date: 09-25-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville resident featured in national magazine

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Donald Dombrow, a resident at Life Care Center of Crossville, Tennessee, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, has been featured in a national magazine...

Date: 09-18-19 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

Life Care Center of Crossville helps Burnette recover after heart condition worsens

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Agnes Burnette has congestive heart failure, a disease that affects her heart’s ability to pump blood adequately.

After her condition became exacerbated and her symptoms worsened, Burnette went to the hospital. Following hospitalization, her symptoms returned to normal, but her time spent in bed during recovery caused her to lose other functions. Specifically, she could not walk, balance or transfer, such as from her bed to a chair, without assistance, and she needed help completing activities of daily living like dressing and bathing.

Burnette came to Life Care Center of Crossville on Aug. 23, 2019, for rehabilitation...

Date: 09-18-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Crossville

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

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