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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