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Therapeutic Activities May Help with Memory

August 7, 2022 — According to research, engaging a person with memory loss in activities that they enjoy may reduce many of the symptoms such as agitation, frustration, and wandering. “It’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their loved one, like playing games and going on outings,” explained Eric Pfeiffer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director... Read More

Ways to Help You Relax: Relaxation Day is August 15

August 7, 2022 — Stressed out? Fatigued? Or simply having a bad day? It’s time to relax! Here are five easy ways to help you stress less and relax more: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortably where you are. Slowly move through your body tightening and flexing as you go until you reach your face and neck,... Read More

Father’s Day Car Show

August 7, 2022 — We want to give a huge thank you to the Members of Moonlight Hunting & Fishing Club for inviting our residents to come out and fish for the day! They had such a blast getting to enjoy the outdoors for the day and the great weather!

Staff Highlight: Amanda

August 7, 2022 — This month we are so excited to introduce you to one of our wonderful housekeepers, Amanda. Currently Amanda holds the position as manager in training! She has been with Woodcrest for the last 3 years and in long-term care for 10 years total! Amanda was born in Tennessee, but moved to Newport, KY when she... Read More

A Letter from the Administrator

August 7, 2022 — Greetings Woodcrest families! While we are still living in these trying times. I know some of you have concerns with the rise in COVID numbers in the county and surrounding areas, but we want to assure you that we are following all CDC guidelines and policies. Visitation remains opens and visiting hours are Monday- Friday... Read More

Food Choices for Summertime

June 30, 2022 — A lot of things change when the weather gets warm. One of them is how we eat. No one wants to be loaded down by a heavy meal in their stomach. When the weather gets warmer, we want our meals to be as light as our clothing. But can we still feel full when we... Read More

National Dance Day

June 30, 2022 — Dancing is a way of expressing an idea or emotion, releasing energy, or simply taking pleasure in the movement itself. In 2010 National Dance Day was created by American Dance Movement co-founder Nigel Lythgoe and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and was originally created to promote a different form of entertainment as well as physical fitness.... Read More

Fishing Trip Highlights!

June 30, 2022 — We want to give a huge thank you to the Members of Moonlight Hunting & Fishing Club for inviting our residents to come out and fish for the day! They had such a blast getting to enjoy the outdoors for the day and the great weather!

New Staff Highlight

June 30, 2022 — This month we are so excited to introduce one of our floor nurses, Nate! Nate has been a nurse for the last 12 years and mostly worked in nursing homes. He said he feels like this is where he can make the most impact and help those in need. He loves working at Woodcrest and... Read More

A Letter from the Administrator

June 30, 2022 — Hello again Woodcrest Families and Residents! First, I just want to say, “Happy Independence Day!” We are so grateful that you will be spending 4th of July at the facility and looking forward to all the fun activities we have planned. It has been such a pleasure seeing families come into the facility again! As... Read More