Life Care Center of Valparaiso News

The President's Weekly Message

Gaming the System

Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.

The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.

Life Care of Valparaiso celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

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Residents and associates at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, had an exciting time during National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2019, held May 12 – 18.

The facility began the week with a Mother’s Day tea, in which family members joined residents for fruit, veggies, butter cookies, pastries, lemonade and iced tea...

Date: 07-23-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – April 2019

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Natasha Hargrove, social services director at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, befriended a resident who never had the opportunity to learn to read and write at an early age. Hargrove decided to teach the resident, and they have been meeting on Fridays...

Date: 06-10-19 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso hosts healthy heart breakfast seminar

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Approximately 25 local seniors gathered at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, on Feb. 26, 2019, for a healthy heart breakfast presentation.

The facility catered a heart-healthy spread of veggie egg casserole and turkey sausage egg casserole made with Egg Beaters, as well as fresh fruit and bran fruit muffins...

Date: 03-26-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Local retired pitching phenom featured in national magazine

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Long-time Valparaiso, Indiana, resident Ruth Born’s life and experiences as a pitcher in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League are highlighted in the 2018 edition of Life Care LEADER magazine, a publication of Life Care Centers of America...

Date: 10-15-18 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care of Valparaiso leader wins company’s divisional President’s Award

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Life Care Centers of America honored Amber Janeczko, executive director at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, on Aug. 27, 2018, with one of its two Central Division President’s Awards.

The President’s Award, given during Life Care’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, recognizes distinguished service in a long-term health care management role...

Date: 08-31-18 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso gets knee replacement patient walking

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Christina Behagel came to Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, on March 15, 2017, after a bilateral total knee replacement.

When she arrived, Behagel needed assistance to walk and transfer from one surface to another (such as a bed to a wheelchair). She also needed extensive assistance to get dressed....

Date: 04-20-18 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso hosts rehab reunion

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On Sept. 29, 2017, Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, hosted a rehab reunion for former patients who had completed their rehab over the last year.

Fourteen of these rehab graduates attended the event, which took place in the main dining room with a Stars of Rehab theme, complete with stars, balloons and photo ops....

Date: 02-01-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso patients paint for rehab

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Rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, took on a creative touch on Nov. 2, 2017.

Amanda Blade, occupational therapist, set up a session for three rehab patients and a long-term care resident to paint together as part of their occupational therapy training....

Date: 01-23-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso celebrates National Nursing Home Week

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National Nursing Home Week at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, was a fun and active time this year.

From May 14-19, 2017, the skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility held a variety of events based on the national theme, “The Spirit of America....”

Date: 08-18-17 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners - October 2016

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 Life Care Centers of America’s Whatever It Takes And Then Some program honors associates who go beyond their job descriptions in caring for residents, their families and fellow associates. Here are three of the inspiring stories from our October 2016 winners.

Date: 12-19-16 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

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