Entries by Lana Likens

U.S. News Names JCH&L Gardenside One of Best Nursing Homes

US News has named JCH&L Gardenside as one of the best nursing homes in the United States for 2018-2019. Gardenside was one of 1,844 nursing homes in the United States receiving a rating of “High Performing” by U.S. News, of 15,317 nursing home rated. U.S. News began publishing ratings of nursing homes in 2009. Gardenside […]

JCH&L Seeks Funding for Christmas Project

Each year Jefferson Community Health & Life asks the community’s help in completing a special project for our patients, residents and visitors. This year, we’re asking for everyone’s help once again for three special projects which would benefit Gardenside residents, fitness center members, and our area women. A mailing went out to many friends and […]

January Health Today: Finding Your WHY

The January Health Today Program will be “Finding Your WHY” by Bekah Kimberlin, PharmD, Diabetes Educator, Lifestyle Change Coach. The session will be held at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Conference Rooms at Jefferson Community Health & Life. There are changes we all know we SHOULD make in our lives. How do […]

JCH&L Offers Free Smart Moves Introductory Session

Lifestyle change program helps participants learn to live healthy FAIRBURY – If you have made a resolution you want to keep, come to a free introductory session for Smart Moves set for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Large Conference Room. The free no-obligation session will introduce you to a successful lifestyle change […]

Nebraska Community Bloodbank Visits Jan. 28

FAIRBURY – Giving blood is giving a gift of life. Nebraska Community Bloodbank is Jefferson Community Health & Life’s bloodbank, and the two organizations partner for blood drives in Fairbury to save lives. The next blood drive will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Nebraska Community Bloodbank […]

JCH&L Introduces Women’s Health Day

New Wellness Experience Offers Women a Convenient Way to Take Control of Their Health Three hours – that’s all it takes for women from Jefferson County and beyond to complete their annual health checks and receive a well-deserved indulgence at the same time. Jefferson Community Health & Life introduces Women’s Health Day, a complete wellness […]

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group to Meet Jan. 28

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be “Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer’s,” a video from the National Institutes of Health which shows the intricate mechanisms involved in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet Jan. 14

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 14, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a webinar, “Diagnosis PD, Now What? Managing the first years with Parkinson’s” by Suketu Khandhar, MD, Medical Director at Kaiser Permanente Northern California Movement Disorders Program, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento […]

Another Session of Kids Cooking Set for Dec. 27 at JHC&L

Children will have an opportunity to learn about healthy eating and the importance of working together to plan and prepare health meals during a Cooking Class for Kids to be offered Thursday, Dec. 27, at Jefferson Community Health & Life. The program is open to kids in grades 3-6 and their adult partners. During each […]

Parkinson’s Support Group Will Not Meet in December

The Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group will not meet in December because of holiday schedules. Watch for details in early January about the January meeting! The Parkinson’s Support Group generally meets on the second Monday of each month. The group is designed to provide an opportunity for area residents to share their experiences with Parkinson’s disease. […]