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Life Care Center of Hendersonville leader accepts Eli Pick award

Thomas Hager, executive director

On March 18, 2019, The American College of Health Care Administrators presented one of its 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Awards to Thomas Hager, executive director of Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina...

Life Care of Hendersonville staff takes part in dementia experience

Tom Hager, executive director, outfitted for the dementia training, with Richard Steenson, occupational therapist

The therapy department at Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, recently invited all associates to participate in a dementia simulation and training day.

The rehab team prepared and practiced for this special event before guiding 60 associates through the experience on March 6, 2019...

Life Care of Hendersonville named a Best Nursing Home for rehab

Life Care Center of Hendersonville

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, was recently named a 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Home for Short-Term Rehab.

This year, the publication changed how it lists its ratings. Centers around the country were rated in an Overall category, and those that offer short-term rehabilitation were rated in an additional category – Short-Stay Rehab...

Life Care Center of Hendersonville crowns Valentine’s king and queen

Valentine’s Day King Jerry Melton and Queen Etta Lewis

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, has a fun Valentine’s Day tradition – crowning a Valentine’s king and queen. 

For the past 14 years, associates, as well as family members and visitors, have voted on this Valentine’s court, putting their nominations in by secret ballot...

Life Care of Hendersonville wins 2018 Business Development Award

Left to right: Thomas Hager, executive director at Life Care Center of Hendersonville; Kathy Carver, director of business development at Life Care Center of Hendersonville; Mark Davis, Life Care Centers of America

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for parent company Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division.

On Jan. 9, 2019, the Eastern Division held a banquet at the company headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, honoring one skilled nursing and rehab facility in each of its four regions...

Life Care Center of Hendersonville helps Mann “grow” independent

Left to right: Richard Steenson, occupational therapist; Clara Mann; and Jim Poore, physical therapist assistant

Clara Mann welcomes a sun-kissed day in Hendersonville, North Carolina, reminiscing about her youth.

She eagerly propels her chair in the new therapeutic vegetable, herb and sensory garden at Life Care Center of Hendersonville...

Life Care Center of Hendersonville housekeepers sing for residents

Housekeeping associates (left to right) Keith Rice, Earlene Cullen and Jamie Hamby

Residents at Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, have an unusual group of entertainers – three members of the facility’s housekeeping department.

When Keith Rice, Earlene Cullen and Jamie Hamby put down their mops and dusters, they are often picking up a guitar or microphone...

Santa visits Life Care Center of Hendersonville on Christmas Day

Santa visits with resident Walter Uhorchak.

On Christmas Day 2017, Santa (Brian Jeffery, youngest son of Dorothy Jeffery, activity director) visited Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Santa brought stockings full of presents for residents and handed them out one by one to each resident in the facility....

Life Care Center of Hendersonville wins Business Development Award

Kathy Carver, business development director

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for parent company Life Care Centers of America’s Blue Ridge Region.

On Dec. 5, 2017, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at the company headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, honoring one skilled nursing and rehab facility in each of its five regions....