March is Nutritional Month: Nutrition Needs in the Golden Years

March 2, 2020 — As we age, we need fewer calories—about 10% less per decade from age 50 onward—but not necessarily fewer nutrients. With our bodies’ own natural antioxidant systems losing steam, we need to increase our intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables like artichokes, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cranberries and dried plums. Because of this calorie-nutrient paradox,... Read More

Quilt of Valor

February 7, 2020 — We had two men honored at our facility with the Quilt of Valor. SSgt. James “Mac” James Mc. and AT2 (AW) William Kent C. Jr thank you for your service and your sacrifices! According to founder Catherine Roberts: The dream was as vivid as real life. I saw a young man sitting on the side... Read More

Cooking Class

February 7, 2020 — I scream, you scream, we all scream for NICE cream! We had some fun ladies join us in cooking class making strawberry-banana nice cream.

On Feb. 9, National Pizza Day, Where Do Your Pizza Toppings Belong?

February 7, 2020 — In the pizza industry, there has been many a conflict over how to make the best pizza. It is debatable that toppings under the sauce taste and look better or worse than toppings above the sauce and cheese. Chicago-style pizza goes against the traditional grain of most of the other pizza recipes in the U.S.... Read More

Exercise and Heart Health

February 7, 2020 — If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or are at risk of developing heart disease, regular exercise is essential for the health of your heart, body and mind. In fact, aerobic exercise and heart health really do go hand-in-hand. Before jumping into your gym shoes, however, talk to your doctor about your desires and objectives.... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

January 6, 2020 — We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas. We know we did here at Hardinsburg Nursing and Rehab. Our December was full of Christmas carolers, the BCHS band, local churches; food, family, fun, parties, fellowship, presents and we can’t forget a visit from Santa. We look forward to future upcoming events, new and improved activities for... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma: A Brief Overview

January 6, 2020 — Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

January 6, 2020 — Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More

Popcorn Mix-In Ideas: National Popcorn Day is January 21

January 6, 2020 — Whether you like popcorn plain, with cheese, or classic theatre-style with melted butter—today is a great day to try something new! Here are some quick and easy mix-in ideas to try the next time you pop those hot, fluffy kernels. If you like peanut butter… mix in a small bag of Reeses Pieces into your... Read More