September 21 is World Gratitude Day: The Gratitude Attitude

— Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. It may not look as good as money, a fancy car or the latest makeover – in fact, you can’t see it at all – but gratitude has more power to change your life than all these material things put together. The dictionary tells us... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

— The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

The History of Grandparents Day

— National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 8, 2019, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother to... Read More

Therapy Success Story – Paulette G.

— I love Woodcrest! Everyone is so helpful and nice, and they’re always there when I need them. Thanks to them, I’m getting a lot better at being able to care for myself. Only a few months ago I couldn’t move from my bed to my chair without help, but now I can! Activities always have... Read More

Meet Heather R., the Business Office Manager at Woodcrest!

— Heather has been working at Woodcrest for 13 years starting back in 2006. She’s a Northern Kentucky native, born and raised. She has a husband who she’s been married to for 9 years and two children a Haley and Ryleigh. She also has a 2-year-old black lab named Apollo! When she’s not at work she... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

— Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of the memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with... Read More

Flowers – One of Life’s Small Pleasures

— Everyone loves to get flowers – they’re a great gift that you can put on display in your house, reminding you for a week or so of the person who gave them to you. More than that, they can be beautiful things in themselves, even if you buy them for yourself. Today you can order... Read More

Meet the Staff

— Meet Jordan, our Activities Assistant! Jordan started at Woodcrest in March and has loved every day! She is a local of northern Kentucky and graduated at Simon Kenton in 2015. Jordan has a wonderful boyfriend, Alex, and she helps take care of his twin daughters Kamren and Kayden. She loves to spend time with them... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents August 05 Rosemary K. August 07 Betty G. August 10 John C. August 11 Wanda R. August 19 Mavis O. August 19 Gregory W. August 21 William B. August 21 Virginia J. August 25 Frances H. Staff August 05 Jordan M. August 21 Melissa F. August 22 Dani J. August 28 Violet S.