Entries by Lana Likens

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet Jan. 8

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a webinar, “Financial, Legal and Medical Planning Tips for Care  Partners,” by Martin M. Shenkman, founder of Shenkman Law. This session is designed to help families dealing with […]

JCH&L Partnership Gains National Attention

Collaboration for online health tool featured as case study in rural health strategy A partnership between Jefferson Community Health & Life, its software vendor and local organizations serving as early adopters of the hospital’s online health management tool is getting national exposure. The collaborative partnership that gives consumers access to personalized health and wellness information […]

JCH&L Seeks Donations to Help Purchase Gardenside Bus

Annual Christmas Fund-raising Project In Progress Jefferson Community Health & Life is seeking the community’s help in raising fund for a new bus for JCH&L Gardenside. The current bus is in need of replacement, and is used to brighten the lives of residents with rides in the country, rides to see Christmas lights, and other […]

JCH&L Gardenside Bell Choir to Perform

The JCH&L Gardenside Bell Choir will perform on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. The program will journey back to the stable on the first Christmas, as seen through the eyes of the animals. The performances are free and open to the public. For more […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet Dec. 11

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be discussion and tips on dealing with the holidays with Parkinson’s Disease. Easiest access will be by parking in the H Street parking and entering through the JCH&L Main Entrance. […]

Gerths Named JCH&L Caring Kind Employee for 2017

Nebraska Hospital Association Honors Employees LA VISTA, NEB. — The Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) recognized 66 hospital employees October 27, 2017, for their excellence in service by bestowing them with the organization’s prestigious “The Caring Kind” award. Among the awarded was Raven Gerths, social services,  of Jefferson Community Health & Life Gardenside. Gerths began her […]

Prenatal Childbirth Education Class Offered

Class set for Dec. 20 A Prenatal Childbirth Education class will be offered in December at Jefferson Community Health & Life for all expectant parents. The class will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Jefferson Community Health & Life, 2200 H St., Fairbury. The cost of the class is […]

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 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 and […]

JCH&L Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership

Honored for overall excellence in quality, outcomes and patient perspective November 16, 2017 – Today, on National Rural Health Day, Jefferson Community Health & Life announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in quality, outcomes […]