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…

Harlan HRC presents “Three Rusty Nails”

Residents and staff at Harlan Health and Rehabilitation performed an Easter play on Tuesday. It was written by Amy Aslinger, Social Services, and was directed by resident Joann Childers. The play “Three Rusty Nails” detailed not only the life, crucifixion and resurrection of Christ, but how sin entered into the world and brought the need…

Happy Administrator’s Week to Gail Hensley

The facility wants to show their admiration for Harlan HRC Administrator Gail Hensley a happy and wonderful Administrator’s Week. She has an infectious personality that shines through her leadership and each encounter she has with residents, family and staff. She may be found singing to a resident, consoling a family member or participating in special…

Howdy partner

Pat Duncan with Harlan County Extension Office came to the Harlan HRC facility and she brought the west with her. She had a “Cowboy Day” with the residents and each person received a cowboy hat to channel their inner John Wayne. The excitement didn’t stop there. Duncan made sure the residents had a rootin’-tootin’ good…

Harlan HRC welcomes 2018

The staff and residents of Harlan HRC said goodbye to 2017 in style and celebrated 2018 with their own party. Wearing ‘2018’ top hats, surrounded by good company, the residents and staff enjoyed pizza and juice, wishing each other a Happy New Year. With the days of 2017 behind them, they reflected on it, embraced…