Crystal Powell, activity assistant at Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Arizona, accompanied a group of residents on an outing. At the end of the bus ride, one of the residents was unresponsive. Powell used her more than 30 years of experience as a certified nursing assistant as she attended to the resident....
It’s baseball time again!
On April 3, 2017, five residents from Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Arizona, got to take part in America’s favorite pastime at a baseball game at Buena High School.
Wonderful Arizona weather, a picnic lunch and the crack of the bat was in store for the residents....
Originally titled “Life Care Center bell choir performs carols,” featured in The Herald on Dec. 13, 2016. Article by Kay Phillips. Reprinted with permission.
Residents of the Life Care Center [of Sierra Vista, Arizona,] got into the Christmas spirit last Saturday when the center’s newly formed bell choir performed a free concert of holiday favorites.
“Going to Rio!” was the theme for August 2016 at Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Arizona, and it was a month of Olympic proportions and fun.
The opening ceremonies took place on Aug. 3 with a steel drum duo, fruit kabobs and Carnival-style décor. The day set the atmosphere for the weeks to come.
Jennifer Eldridge, certified nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Arizona, takes the time to help residents apply makeup and fix their hair in a special way. She has brought in fruit baskets for a resident who has many happy memories of picking fresh fruit when she was young.
On Aug. 24, 2015, Life Care Centers of America honored Corrie Killingsworth, business office manager at Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Arizona, with one of two President’s Awards for its Southwest Division.
The President’s Award, given during Life Care’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, recognizes distinguished service in long-term health care.
Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Arizona, held a chili cook-off on March 14, 2015, to raise money for its American Cancer Society Relay For Life team, the Life Care Angels.
Participants included Gilbert Bice, marketing director, Corrie Killingsworth, business office manager, David Jones, service manager of Sierra Toyota, as well as associates from the local Kindred skilled nursing facility and Valor Hospice.
On Jan. 22, the Arizona Association of Activity Professionals bestowed its very first Activities Professional of the Year Award on Michelle Parker, activity director at Life Care Center of Sierra Vista.
The honor was presented at the organization’s annual awards luncheon in Phoenix.