Entries by Lana Likens

JCH&L Holds Annual Meeting

2019 was a busy and successful year The Jefferson Community Health & Life board of directors held the organization’s annual membership meeting for fiscal 2019 on Monday, Jan. 13. Two board members were elected to serve on the board: Ross Boeckner and Dr. Jeff Johnson. Boeckner is a Fairbury native who farms and is a […]

JCH&L’s Next Women’s Health Day is Jan. 21

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. Women’s Health Day is a complete wellness experience designed to make women’s health […]

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group to Meet Jan. 27

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be videos exploring “Feelings of People who Live with the Disease” and “Coping with the Disease,” from VideoCaregiving. Easiest access will be by parking in the H Street parking […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet Jan. 13

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a video “The Parkinson’s You Don’t See: Cognitive and Motor Symptoms,” by Joanne Hamilton, PhD, ABPP-CN, Advanced Neurobehavior Health of Southern California, Poway, CA. For easiest access, park in […]

January Health Today: Starting Off the New Year Right

The January Health Today Program will be “Starting Off the New Year Right” by Bekah Kimberlin, PharmD, Diabetes Educator, Lifestyle Change Coach. The session will be held at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the Conference Rooms at Jefferson Community Health & Life. There are changes we all know we SHOULD make in our […]

Additional Restriction Because of Influenza

Jefferson Community Health & Life and Cedarwood have added a restriction of school-age children visiting because influenza rates are currently highest in our area in this age group. This is in addition to requiring visitors, volunteers and staff who have not been immunized to wear masks when in the facilities. JCH&L reminds the public that […]

Influenza Rates Mandate Caution, Masking

Because of increased influenza activity in our area, Jefferson Community Health & Life and Cedarwood are requiring visitors, volunteers and staff who have not been immunized to wear masks when in the facilities. In addition, JCH&L reminds the public that anyone who has been exposed to influenza or has symptoms should not visit. This includes […]

Another Session of Kids Cooking Set 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 Monday, Dec. 30, and Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at Jefferson Community Health & Life. The program is open to kids in grades 3-6 and […]

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group Will Not Meet in December

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will not meet in December because of holiday schedules. Watch for details in early January about the January meeting! The Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group typically meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Jefferson Community Health & Life.  It is designed for those who are caregivers […]

Parkinson’s Support Group will not meet in December

The Parkinson’s Support Group will not meet in December. The group will meet again in January 2020. 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. There is no cost. For more information, […]