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Keeping Traditions Alive

The holidays are filled with warmth, giving and cheer. Families get together from near and far to visit one another, gathering around the family table, catching up and re-living old memories. For most folks, part of the holiday fun is going back home to the familiarity of grandma and grandpa's house or your parents' home. At all our Heritage Health...
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Resident Rights

Rights On! At Heritage Health, we believe that your quality of life is of highest importance. You have many rights as a resident of our home and of the state of Illinois. If you or a loved senior is staying in a long-term care facility such as one of our homes, you are guaranteed certain privileges according to laws, protections and rights. You als...
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Honoring our Veterans

On November 11 th , our country celebrates Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America's veterans for their service and sacrifice, for their patriotism and love of country. Heritage Health is proud to provide care and comfort to many veterans who live in our skilled nursing facilities throughout Illinois. On Veterans Day especially, but all year r...
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Signs of a Stroke: FAST

According to the American Heart Association , stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, which is approximately one in 20 deaths.Broken down even further, every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke. For being the cause of nearly 130,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, it has be...
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Seasonal Affective Disorder

It's that time of year—time to set the clocks back, as we fall back into fall.With Daylight Savings rapidly approaching, we should all take advantage of the daylight in the evening before we set those clocks back an hour on November 6 th . Daylight savings can cause a host of health issues ranging from headaches, difficulty with sleeping, aching jo...
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Green Tree Pharmacy: More Than Medicine

What pharmacy provides you with your own pharmacy technician and consultant, and delivers medication to you daily? Green Tree Pharmacy does! Green Tree Pharmacy is the pharmacy of choice for our Heritage Health locations.This pharmacy focuses on meeting the needs of the seniors in our skilled nursing facilities.The medication needs of our seniors c...
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Three foods to keep in your diet this Fall

You knew the importance of eating well when you were young and growing, but it's also very important to keep a healthy diet as you enter your senior years. A clean diet will keep your mind sharp, your bones strong, and of course - your belly satisfied! Let's take a look at three easy foods to keep in your diet this fall. Dairy - Calcium and Vitamin...
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Dementia vs. Alzheimer's

So many times, dementia and Alzheimer's disease are used interchangeably.However, Alzheimer's disease is actually a type of dementia.Alzheimer's disease makes up around 60-80% of dementia cases.The biggest risk factor of Alzheimer's disease is increasing age, however, it is possible to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's in your 40s or 50s, and this type...
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Touring a Skilled Nursing Facility

Admission to skilled nursing facilities occur for many reasons.Whether it is to find a safer environment, or to receive rehabilitative therapy, being informed and prepared is always the best option. Let's face it.Long-term care facilities are not a service we think we will ever need, but too often the care provided places like Heritage Health is ne...
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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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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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