Meet your Team: Amanda Hasty, Director of Nursing

— While Amanda is new to her Director of Nursing position at Madison Health and Rehab, she is most certainly not new to the facility. Amanda started her career as a CNA in Wilmore, KY, put herself through school and began working at Madison Health and Rehab as an LPN in 2010. Amanda just recently graduated... Read More

Thanksgiving Traditions that can be Shared Year after Year

— Adding new and interesting family traditions to the Thanksgiving celebration can really liven things up and give people something to look forward to all year. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the people we treasure in our lives and the things we have been blessed with over the past year. A popular tradition is... Read More

The Gratitude Attitude

— Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Here are some things you can do to make the Gratitude Attitude a firm fixture in your life. Create a Thank Bank. A Thank Bank is simply a place where you can jot down all the things that you are grateful for in your life.... Read More

Resident Carnival

— Everyone was full of smiles when the “Madison Carnival” came to town! There were games and sweets to be enjoyed by all! The prizes won were a huge hit for everyone! We can’t wait for the next time the “Big Top” makes an appearance at Madison!

Happy Veterans Day: November 11

— Honoring All Who Have Served In May 1938, November 11, originally known as Armistice Day became a legal holiday to honor veterans of World War I, but in 1954, after World War II had required the greatest mobilization of defense personnel in the Nation’s history, and after American forces had fought aggression in Korea, the... Read More

Mental Health and Its Importance

— Mental health refers to the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of an individual. It encompasses how people think, feel, and interact with others, as well as how they handle stress, make choices, and cope with challenges. Just like physical health, mental health is an important aspect of well-being. It affects every aspect of life, from relationships... Read More

Spooktacular Halloween Mask Craft

— Using a paper plate, cut out holes for the eyes and mouth. Trim off the circular edges for a unique shape. Use paint, markers, crayons, or colored pencils to decorate the front of the paper plate. You can draw a spooky face, a friendly character, or any Halloween-themed design. Use glue to attach feathers, sequins,... Read More

Sweetest Day: October 21

— The first Sweetest Day in history took place in October of 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by a committee of candymakers, all sorts of candies were delivered to low-income people throughout the city with the message that this Saturday in October was the “sweetest day of the year.” A recent trend has shown that more... Read More

Brighten Your Smile with Good Dental Hygiene

— Maintaining proper dental hygiene becomes increasingly crucial for aging adults due to a higher susceptibility to oral health issues as they age, which can impact overall well-being. Poor oral health has been linked to various systemic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. To reduce these risks, here are five ways to enhance dental hygiene in... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

— Each year in the United States, about 240,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and about 2,100 in men. According to the CDC, no breast is typical. What is normal for you may not be normal for another woman. Most women say their breasts feel lumpy or uneven. The way your breasts look and feel... Read More