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Dancing horse highlights National Nursing Home Week at Life Care Center of Collegedale

Trainer Cavin Graham rides Doc Holiday while several associates dance with the horse.

You could say that the star of National Nursing Home Week 2017 at Life Care Center of Collegedale, Tennessee, was not a resident, or even an associate, but a horse.

Doc Holiday, an Arabian horse owned by Jala West, director of social work, made his appearance at the center on May 16...

Life Care Center of Collegedale hosts Valentine’s lunch

Resident Henrietta Hill

For Valentine’s Day, residents at Life Care Center of Collegedale, Tennessee, had glamour photos taken on Feb. 13, 2017.

About 25 dressed up in fun accessories, including fancy feather boas, bouquets of roses, tiaras and top hats, and posed for a glamour shot in front of a festive Valentine’s Day-themed backdrop...

Area Life Care centers support children’s hospital fundraiser

Jeremy Gravell, executive director at Life Care Center of Cleveland, left, and Jimmy Dale, executive director at Lynchburg Nursing Center

Five Life Care Centers of America facilities in the Chattanooga, Tennessee, area, supported Erlanger Hospital’s Children’s Classic golf tournament on Aug. 22, 2016.

Life Care sponsored a team for the fundraiser competition, which took place at The Farm in Rocky Face, Georgia. As a team, the skilled nursing and rehab company contributed $2,000 toward Erlanger’s new Children’s Hospital. The tournament raised $220,000 for the new building.

Collegedale helps local assisted living resident fulfill a dream

Magan Hutchison (left), unit manager at Life Care Center of Collegedale, and Jala West (right), director of social work at the facility, take Betty O’Haire on a horse ride.

Associates at Life Care Center of Collegedale, Tennessee, recently got to play a role in fulfilling the dream of a local senior.

Betty O’Haire, an assisted living resident at Elmcroft of Hamilton Place, shared with her caregivers that she really wanted to ride a horse again, and the facility’s staff looked for a way to make that happen.

Life Care Center of Collegedale goes “Frozen” for Christmas parade

Collegedale Christmas Parade

The Spirit of Christmas Parade in Collegedale, Tennessee, sported an eclectic assemblage of floats, from John Deere tractors to Santa Claus.

One of the highlights of the 2014 parade, however, was the Life Care Center of Collegedale float with characters from the hit Disney movie “Frozen.”