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…

Harlan HRC presents The Bible Story

For the first time in Harlan Health and Rehab’s history, the residents and staff directed and presented their first Christmas play: The Bible Story. Resident Joann Childers directed the play, which featured costumes for all of the actors involved. As an employee read from Luke Chapter 2, the birth of Jesus, as the actors reenacted…

Love is in the air at Harlan HRC

No, this isn’t “The Notebook,” but you better grab some tissues because it’s one of the most endearing stories of love and commitment that Harlan HRC has ever seen and a connection that everyone strives to achieve in their own lives. After 43 years of blissful marriage, residents Bill & Joann Childers renewed their wedding…

Happy Halloween from Harlan HRC

Residents and staff of Harlan Health and Rehab enjoyed dressing up for their Halloween Party. Staff was assisted by aides in getting the residents dressed in their costumes and among the costumes were witches, pirates, a princess, a butterfly and some residents dressed as spooky characters walking around the facility. They didn’t even have to…

Silly Saints Clown Ministry comes to Harlan HRC

Residents of Harlan Health and Rehab got some face-painted and squeaky shoes-wearing visitors on Wednesday, ready to deliver a belly full of laughs: the Silly Saints Clown Ministry. Based out of Shelbyville, Indiana, Silly Saints Clown Ministry happily spreads God’s word and their mission is, “Changing the world for Christ–one laugh at a time.” In…