Happy New Year! Top 10 blog posts of 2018

Happy New Year! Top 10 blog posts of 2018

December is always an incredibly festive time at our facility. This December, the halls at Cedar Haven were decked as always and the residents had an abundance of fun activities to enjoy as our therapeutic recreation department and a variety of community groups shared their holiday cheer with us. The New Year is also a time of reflection as we think back on challenges and successes of the last calendar year. Here are our top 10 most-viewed blog posts of 2018, featuring some of the highlights:

1. 50 Gift Ideas for Nursing Home Residents

Our most frequently viewed blog post of 2018 is viewed daily by people across the country looking for gift ideas for loved ones in skilled nursing facilities. Click to view post.

2. The “New” Cedar Haven Healthcare Center: From Good to Better to Best

“Cedar Haven has always been a great option for enjoying life in Lebanon when you require skilled nursing or short-term rehab care. We can confidently say that Cedar Haven is now the premier option for these services in 2018 and beyond. What has changed? Cedar Haven has transformed in recent years….” Click to read more.

3. Introducing the Fall Issue of LIVEWELL Lebanon

“The Fall issue of “LIVEWELL Lebanon” is now available, with important information about why Cedar Haven is the best choice when you require skilled nursing or short-term rehab therapy following a stay in the hospital.” Click to view the publication.

4. Congrats September Employees of the Month and Quarterly Recognition Award Winners (also see December, June, July, and October)

We are incredibly proud of the professional team of caring and fun individuals who deliver high-quality care to our residents every day. Our Employee of the Month and Quarterly Recognition Award Program is one avenue we use to celebrate and reward these staff-members for their achievements and dedication. Click to view post.

 

5. Congratulations October Nursing Assistant Trainee Graduating Class (also see August, September)

“Congratulations to the latest group of graduates who completed the Nursing Assistant Training (NAT) Program at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center as part of our October graduating class. Our talented staff education department, led by Darlene Weaver, offers a free, paid training course for those interested in launching their career as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Cedar Haven. A CNA helps residents with their healthcare needs under the supervision of an RN (Registered Nurse) or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). Getting certified at Cedar Haven through our 3.5 week training program is a great alternative to paying for a much longer course elsewhere.” Click to view post.


7. Christmas Cheer at Cedar Haven – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

“On December 5th, Santa took a break from all of his preparations and joined us at Cedar Haven to spread some Christmas Cheer among our residents and staff. Thank you, Santa, and the Therapeutic Recreation department, for hosting such a fun and festive event for our residents.” Click to view photos.


8. Students Caroling and Festive Sweaters at Cedar Haven – #EnjoyLifeWith Us

“On December 19th, the Cedar Haven staff proved that they are the most festive and fun skilled nursing facility team in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. This is no surprise to anyone who has visited the decked halls of Cedar Haven at Christmas-time. Even Bentley, the friendly dog who strolls the halls greeting our residents, shared his holiday zeal.” Click to view photos.


9. 70s Disco Dance Party at Cedar Haven

“Whether you are considering Cedar Haven for Short-term Rehab or Long-term Skilled Nursing Care, there are so many opportunities to “Enjoy Life With Us” at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center in Lebanon, PA. Last week our Therapeutic Recreation department transformed our rec room into a disco hall for the enjoyment of our residents and staff. Check out some of the groovy moves in this short clip that gives you a glimpse into the fun.” Click to view post.


10. Unicorn Makes Uplifting Visit, Spreading Joy at Cedar Haven

“Is there any better way to start your day than with a visit from a unicorn? Thank you to our unicorn friend, Spirit, who returned to Cedar Haven to bring some smiles to our residents and staff yesterday. Spirit is a Miniature Therapy Horse who is specially trained to stay calm and spread joy. Thanks for spreading the joy to our residents, Spirit!”Click to view post.

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Congratulations January Employee of the Month Award Winners

  We kicked off 2019 at Cedar Haven by presenting three of our outstanding staff-members with an Employee of the Month certificate and gift card as a way of saying thank you for all that they do on a daily basis. Every month we choose staff members who are exemplary...

Katie’s Klique Relay for Life Fundraiser

The Relay for Life, hosted by The American Cancer Society each year, holds a special place in the hearts of Cedar Haven Healthcare Center staff and the Katie's Klique team. This year's event will be taking place on May 17, 2019, and the Katie's Klique team...

Happy New Year! Top 10 blog posts of 2018

December is always an incredibly festive time at our facility. This December, the halls at Cedar Haven were decked as always and the residents had an abundance of fun activities to enjoy as our therapeutic recreation department and a variety of community...

Nursing Assistant Trainee Class December Graduates

I love everything about Cedar Haven including the staff and the residents. Helping people all day just makes my day a whole lot better. I can’t wait to begin my career here! Please join us in congratulating the group of students who graduated from our Nursing...

Christmas Hall Decoration Contest – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

This is the third in a new series of posts called "#EnjoyLifeWithUs," that highlight the uniquely fun activity and event offerings that are a way of life at Cedar Haven. Santa came to town at Cedar Haven last week to deliver stockings to all of the...

Sign-on Bonuses up to $5,000 for a limited time!

Looking for a change or for the next step in your career? For a limited time, Cedar Haven Healthcare Center, a large skilled-nursing facility in Lebanon, is offering sign-on bonuses of $3,500 for LPNs and $5,000 for RNs. Cedar Haven is currently hiring...

The Winter/Spring Edition of LIVEWELL Lebanon

The Winter/Spring issue of "LIVEWELL Lebanon" is available below, with a 2018 end of year review celebrating our team's extraordinary achievements.   Welcome to Cedar Haven! Thank you for visiting the Cedar Haven blog. Please contact us with your questions or visit...

Christmas Hall Decoration Contest – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

Christmas Hall Decoration Contest – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

This is the third in a new series of posts called “#EnjoyLifeWithUs,” that highlight the uniquely fun activity and event offerings that are a way of life at Cedar Haven.

Santa came to town at Cedar Haven last week to deliver stockings to all of the residents. He was very impressed by the hall decorations put up by staff as part of a fun competition. Our residents enjoyed the festive displays as well:

“(The hall decorations) are the best,” said Richard, a resident at Cedar Haven. Ron, another resident, agreed, saying, “(The staff) did a great job.”

Once the voting was complete, it was announced that the floor decked out in Grinch-themed decorations had won the competition this year. Congratulations to the team on 3c! Second place went to the Christmas Lights themed display on 1c. Thank you to all of the team members who participated in this fun event, making spirits bright at Cedar Haven! You can always view our full event calendar on our Events page.

(Click on the photos below to view them larger)

From all of us at Cedar Haven, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours!

Welcome to Cedar Haven!

Thank you for visiting the Cedar Haven blog. Please contact us with your questions or visit our jobs page to learn more about career opportunities at our facility.

Experienced Team . High Quality Care . Therapeutic Success . Friendly Atmosphere

Congratulations January Employee of the Month Award Winners

  We kicked off 2019 at Cedar Haven by presenting three of our outstanding staff-members with an Employee of the Month certificate and gift card as a way of saying thank you for all that they do on a daily basis. Every month we choose staff members who are exemplary...

Katie’s Klique Relay for Life Fundraiser

The Relay for Life, hosted by The American Cancer Society each year, holds a special place in the hearts of Cedar Haven Healthcare Center staff and the Katie's Klique team. This year's event will be taking place on May 17, 2019, and the Katie's Klique team...

Happy New Year! Top 10 blog posts of 2018

December is always an incredibly festive time at our facility. This December, the halls at Cedar Haven were decked as always and the residents had an abundance of fun activities to enjoy as our therapeutic recreation department and a variety of community...

Nursing Assistant Trainee Class December Graduates

I love everything about Cedar Haven including the staff and the residents. Helping people all day just makes my day a whole lot better. I can’t wait to begin my career here! Please join us in congratulating the group of students who graduated from our Nursing...

Christmas Hall Decoration Contest – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

This is the third in a new series of posts called "#EnjoyLifeWithUs," that highlight the uniquely fun activity and event offerings that are a way of life at Cedar Haven. Santa came to town at Cedar Haven last week to deliver stockings to all of the...

Students Caroling and Festive Sweaters at Cedar Haven – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

Students Caroling and Festive Sweaters at Cedar Haven – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

This is the second in a new series of posts called “#EnjoyLifeWithUs,” that highlight the uniquely fun activity and event offerings that are a way of life at Cedar Haven.

On December 19th, the Cedar Haven staff proved that they are the most festive and fun skilled nursing facility team in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. This is no surprise to anyone who has visited the decked halls of Cedar Haven at Christmas-time. Even Bentley, the friendly dog who strolls the halls greeting our residents, shared his holiday zeal (see him pictured in the “Ugly Sweater Day” photo below).

The countdown to Christmas is on! This week we enjoyed a number of fun events and performances from visitors and volunteer groups, including Southeast Elementary School of the Lebanon School District. The residents and staff all look forward to this event and enjoy hearing the carols and songs sung by the children. Thank you all for helping us get in the holiday spirit and keeping it fun. You can always view our full event calendar on our Events page. There has never been a better time to #EnjoyLifeWithUs at Cedar Haven!

Thank you Southeast Elementary students and teachers for bringing Christmas Cheer to Cedar Haven

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all!

Welcome to Cedar Haven!

Thank you for visiting the Cedar Haven blog. Please contact us with your questions or visit our jobs page to learn more about career opportunities at our facility.

Experienced Team . High Quality Care . Therapeutic Success . Friendly Atmosphere

Congratulations January Employee of the Month Award Winners

  We kicked off 2019 at Cedar Haven by presenting three of our outstanding staff-members with an Employee of the Month certificate and gift card as a way of saying thank you for all that they do on a daily basis. Every month we choose staff members who are exemplary...

Katie’s Klique Relay for Life Fundraiser

The Relay for Life, hosted by The American Cancer Society each year, holds a special place in the hearts of Cedar Haven Healthcare Center staff and the Katie's Klique team. This year's event will be taking place on May 17, 2019, and the Katie's Klique team...

Happy New Year! Top 10 blog posts of 2018

December is always an incredibly festive time at our facility. This December, the halls at Cedar Haven were decked as always and the residents had an abundance of fun activities to enjoy as our therapeutic recreation department and a variety of community...

Nursing Assistant Trainee Class December Graduates

I love everything about Cedar Haven including the staff and the residents. Helping people all day just makes my day a whole lot better. I can’t wait to begin my career here! Please join us in congratulating the group of students who graduated from our Nursing...

Christmas Hall Decoration Contest – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

This is the third in a new series of posts called "#EnjoyLifeWithUs," that highlight the uniquely fun activity and event offerings that are a way of life at Cedar Haven. Santa came to town at Cedar Haven last week to deliver stockings to all of the...

Christmas Cheer at Cedar Haven – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

Christmas Cheer at Cedar Haven – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

This is the first in a new series of posts called “#EnjoyLifeWithUs,” that highlight the uniquely fun activity and event offerings that are a way of life at Cedar Haven.

On December 5th, Santa took a break from all of his preparations and joined us at Cedar Haven to spread some Christmas Cheer among our residents and staff. Thank you, Santa, and the Therapeutic Recreation department, for hosting such a fun and festive event for our residents. As you can see from the photos below, many people enjoyed the merry event, which kicked off the long schedule of holiday events that will be held at the facility in the weeks to come. You can always view our full event calendar on our Events page.

From all of us at Cedar Haven, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours!

Welcome to Cedar Haven!

Thank you for visiting the Cedar Haven blog. Please contact us with your questions or visit our jobs page to learn more about career opportunities at our facility.

Experienced Team . High Quality Care . Therapeutic Success . Friendly Atmosphere

Congratulations January Employee of the Month Award Winners

  We kicked off 2019 at Cedar Haven by presenting three of our outstanding staff-members with an Employee of the Month certificate and gift card as a way of saying thank you for all that they do on a daily basis. Every month we choose staff members who are exemplary...

Katie’s Klique Relay for Life Fundraiser

The Relay for Life, hosted by The American Cancer Society each year, holds a special place in the hearts of Cedar Haven Healthcare Center staff and the Katie's Klique team. This year's event will be taking place on May 17, 2019, and the Katie's Klique team...

Happy New Year! Top 10 blog posts of 2018

December is always an incredibly festive time at our facility. This December, the halls at Cedar Haven were decked as always and the residents had an abundance of fun activities to enjoy as our therapeutic recreation department and a variety of community...

Nursing Assistant Trainee Class December Graduates

I love everything about Cedar Haven including the staff and the residents. Helping people all day just makes my day a whole lot better. I can’t wait to begin my career here! Please join us in congratulating the group of students who graduated from our Nursing...

Christmas Hall Decoration Contest – #EnjoyLifeWithUs

This is the third in a new series of posts called "#EnjoyLifeWithUs," that highlight the uniquely fun activity and event offerings that are a way of life at Cedar Haven. Santa came to town at Cedar Haven last week to deliver stockings to all of the...