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Independent Living

Retirement communities.Retirement homes.Active adult communities.Senior apartments.We're sure you have heard all of these terms, but what do they mean exactly?They all are just different names for independent living. There may come a point in a senior's life, in which they feel that their current home is too big or not the best safety option for th...
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Fall Prevention: Staying Steady on Your Feet

Have you and your loved ones opened up the conversation about the dangers and risks involved in accidental falls? You may want to avoid thinking about something bad happening to you or your beloved senior family member, but being aware of the outcomes and proactive about health and safety could help down the road. In every situation, we hope for th...
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Notebooks, Folders, and… DNRs?

It's that time of year, where the kids are getting their school supplies and teachers are preparing for another year in the classroom. Children are figuring out what looks just right in their lockers, while teachers are figuring out the best ways for their students to learn.Teachers will send out letters to parents, parents have sent in paperwork f...
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Celebrating Labor Day & Seniors

Many of us associate Labor Day with nothing more than an extra day off school or work, a plethora of mattress sales, or maybe just one more day at the swimming pool. Once Labor Day comes, the season of autumn is only a few short weeks away, and our minds invariably turn to the promise of falling leaves, football season and the start of something ne...
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Sunny Acres Nursing Home

Sunny Acres Nursing Home is a skilled nursing facility on the edge of Historic Petersburg, Illinois. Sunny Acres serves the senior population of Menard County with skilled nursing care, RESTORE therapy, hospice care, and respite care.Sunny Acres Nursing Home is also proud to offer Independent Living at Countryside Estates. Our RESTORE Therapy servi...
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Private Medicare Suites

You have been working hard in the RESTORE Therapy gym, and now it is time to relax and let your body heal.In our opinion, the best place to relax is in the comfort of your own room, and with the RESTORE suites at Heritage Health, you will be able to spend some time doing just that.We understand that having a calm and relaxing atmosphere is conduciv...
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Social Services for Skilled Nursing Patients

What kind of clothes should I bring for Mom to have during her stay?What do we do when it is time for Dad to be discharged?What if I still need help after I go home? Moving into a skilled care facility can be an overwhelming process, and these are just a few of the questions that may come up with you or for a loved one. Whether it is a short- or lo...
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Care for the Caregiver

Caregivers come in many forms, such as a son, a daughter or a family friend. The list can go on and on, but all have one thing in common.Caregivers are responsible for the well-being of someone they love. Being a caregiver can be a very rewarding experience, but it can also be a stressful experience. Caregivers can experience caregiver burnout. Som...
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Heritage Health in Chillicothe Boasts Renovations

Heritage Health in Chillicothe recently unveiled a newly renovated facility. Providing both skilled nursing care and rehabilitative therapy, Heritage Health new accommodations are well appointed and comfortable. Renovations covered a vast majority of the facility, including new/updated dining areas, sitting rooms, updated nursing stations among oth...
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We are Always Happy to Oblige!

Happy to Oblige, or “H to O” is aprogram first developed by a core group of Heritage employees who werehandpicked by senior management. The first steps were made in 2003, with theinitiative going live in March of 2004. The program was developed as a way toset Heritage apart from other senior care providers by evaluating theopportunity to improve cu...
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RESTORE Therapy Outcomes

RESTORE Therapy is the exclusive therapy program offered at Heritage Health locations throughout Illinois. RESTORE provides medical and rehabilitation therapy services for a wide spectrum of diagnoses and conditions. Some of these include orthopedic injuries, joint and hip replacements, post-surgery recovery, cardiac-related diagnoses, pulmonary an...
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Country Health: Care & Rehab in Gifford

Country Health: Care & Rehab is a skilled nursing facility in Gifford, Illinois. Country Health serves the senior population of Champaign County with nursing care, short-term therapy, independent living and more. Our RESTORE Therapy services provide short-term rehabilitation for seniors recovering from illness, injuries or surgery. Physical, Oc...
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Heritage Health is on Facebook!

"Like Us on Facebook"! Heritage Health is live on Facebook! If you have not yet taken a moment to like our page, we encourage you to see all the exciting things happening at our facilities across Illinois and Indianapolis. Find us at www.Facebook.com/HeritageOfCare. Heritage Health provides skilled nursing care, RESTORE Therapy, pharmacy services, ...
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Illinois Knights Templar Home in Paxton

Illinois Knights Templar Home (IKTH) provides a wide range of senior living and senior care options to the Paxton and surrounding communities. Whether you need skilled nursing care, independent living or short-term rehabilitative therapy, look no further than IKTH in Paxton. IKTH is owned by the Masons, but our facility and our services are open an...
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Specialized Therapy Programs at Heritage Health: LSVT

Specialized Therapy Programs at Heritage Health: LSVT
Heritage Health is proud to provide specialized therapy programs at select locations within Illinois. One such program is the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) program. LSVT is a therapy program for patients with speech disorders related to Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders. There are two components to this program: LSVT LOUD ...
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Staying Hydrated During Summer

Staying Hydrated During Summer
Now that the warmer summer months are upon us, it is more important than ever to ensure you, and any senior loved ones, are drinking enough fluids and staying hydrated. T he Heritage Health nursing team offers some tips and information on why proper hydration is so vital for the elderly population. Our bodies need water to survive; even our ability...
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Five Star Ratings: Follow Our Stars!

Five Star Ratings: Follow Our Stars!

The Five Star Quality Rating System (provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services [CMS]) helps consumers compare nursing homes more easily, giving each home a 1 to 5 star score. This score comes from individual ratings in three different area of facility performance.

Nursing homes with 5 Stars, like the facilities listed on this site, are considered to have above average quality, according to the CMS rating system.

 

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Cardiac and Pulmonary Therapy

Cardiac and Pulmonary Therapy

Heritage Health provides therapy and skilled nursing care to seniors. Since 1963, Heritage has been a leader in providing the quality care that seniors and their families expect and deserve. RESTORE Therapy is a comprehensive therapy program that addresses a wide variety of injuries, illnesses and diagnoses that seniors encounter. RESTORE Therapy addresses orthopedic needs including joint replacements, strokes and other neurological deficits, pulmonary and cardiac diagnoses, among others.

 

Pulmonary and Cardiac Therapy treatments with RESTORE focus on patients with cardiac or pulmonary conditions, building up the patient’s stamina and endurance, so they can become stronger. Many patients with cardiac or pulmonary conditions also have other conditions or diagnoses that can make rehabilitation more difficult. An interdisciplinary approach of nursing and therapy is necessary to ensure the patient is receiving all levels of care needed during their stay.

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Renovations at Mason City Area Nursing Home

Renovations at Mason City Area Nursing Home

Mason City Area Nursing Home has been providing skilled nursing care and other services to Mason County and the surrounding areas since 1989. Mason City Area Nursing Home also offers short-term therapy services (including outpatient therapy) and an assisted lifestyle option through a program called “Shelter Care”. We are proud to be rated a FIVE-STAR Home through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

 

Mason City Area Nursing Home recently completed renovations to the facility, renovating multiple areas with new carpeting and flooring, updated art and furniture and an improved nurse’s station in the Shelter Care wing. The whole wing of the Skilled Care unit has been renovated, too. Resident rooms at Mason City Area Nursing Home have been updated to provide more space, and each room now also has a television mounted on the wall.

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Respite Care Services at Heritage Health

Respite Care Services at Heritage Health

Caring for a loved one at home can be a rewarding experience. It can also be exhausting for the caregiver, both mentally and physically. That is why Heritage Health provides Respite Care services at our facilities throughout Illinois.

 

Respite Care means that a caregiver can admit their loved one to our homes for a short stay, allowing the caregiver time to rest, relax and recharge. Taking time for themselves is an important part of providing care for another person. Without the opportunity to care for themselves, a caregiver can become burned out, frustrated and unable to provide the care their loved one is counting on. Respite Care gives family members the chance to focus on themselves, and take care of things in their own lives that may need attention.

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Heritage Operations Group is proud to provide the senior population in Illinois with rehabilitative therapy services, skilled nursing care, specialized Alzheimer’s and dementia care, assisted and supportive living, independent living and pharmacy services.

 

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