Harlan HRC’s Ice Cream Social

Sarah Kersey, Provider Liaison from Bluegrass Care Navigators held an ice cream social today here at our facility for our residents and staff. Everyone enjoyed the cold, delicious treats which she completed with chocolate syrup and various sprinkles. Sarah also held a training session for staff on end of life care. We want to thank…

Road Trip To The Movies

Residents enjoyed a trip to the movies today! Everyone was treated to popcorn, a drink and a thrilling adventure with Dwayne Johnson in “Skyscraper”! Thanks to our wonderful staff (Cathy Laws, Leanna Asher, and Alli Hendrix) for making our trip so fun! Also, thanks to the Harlan County Community Action Agency for bringing a fleet…

Happy Independence Day

We celebrated 4th of July today with lots of food and fun! Residents started the day with a patriotic balloon launch and a parade around the facility. We grilled hotdogs on the grill outside and enjoyed some good bluegrass music with Frank Farley, Trey Farley, Orby Hunley, Gail Hensley, and Judy Ditty. We took the…

Birthday Surprise!

Leah Hollins surprised her mother, Laurie, with a birthday party on Tuesday morning during bowling. She brought cupcakes and party favors for the residents, volunteers and staff. Everyone just laughed and conversed over coffee and cupcakes and Laurie cherished all of the memories that were made.   Thanks to all of you for making us…

A Shining Star

We are celebrating National Nurse Aide Appreciation Week. We want to thank our wonderful nurse aides for their hard work and dedication. Tiffany Croft was our “Shining Star” for Thursday. Tiffany works hard but always makes time to participate in the facility’s special activities. She is wonderful with the residents and always make them smile.…

“May The Fourth Be With You”

“May the Fourth Be with You,” a global holiday for Star Wars fans everywhere. This month marks 40 years ago that Star Wars: A New Hope debuted in theaters, setting off a trend and creating an iconic franchise that has sold billions in toys, merchandise and box office revenue. To celebrate the occasion, Harlan HRC…

Administrative Professionals’ Day

The Harlan HRC facility celebrated Administrative Professional’s Day on Wednesday, honoring the facility’s four wonderful administrators with lanterns and fancy candles. It brought a huge smile to their face, which is a pretty common sight to see at Harlan Health and Rehab. Administrative Professionals’ Day started in 1952 and is celebrated during the last week…

Harlan HRC Volunteer Banquet

During Harlan Health and Rehab’s Volunteer Banquet, the facility dedicated a plaque in memory of volunteer, Mike Howard. Mike was a volunteer at our facility for 39 years. He started right after the facility opened in 1979. He was devoted to the residents and visited twice a week. On Sundays, he brought treats for the…

Happy Easter from Harlan HRC

Coloring eggs, eating pizza and treats and washing it down with some punch was an exciting way for the residents of Harlan Health and Rehab to enjoy Easter. And it that deliciousness wasn’t already enough, it was topped when their furry friend, the Easter Bunny, showed up to visit with them and take pictures while…