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Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – July 2018

Baseball stock photo

Tamara Darby, restorative nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio, found out that one of her patients really wanted to go to a Cleveland Indians baseball game. Darby made arrangements, helped the resident get prepared and took her to a game...

Life Care Center of Medina resident knits baby clothes for associate

Resident Tanya Scarbro with the dress and Dezi Darby, activity assistant

In February 2018, Dezi Darby, activity assistant at Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio, received a wonderful and personal gift for her baby girl who is due in June.

Tanya Scarbro, a 31-year-old resident at the facility, knitted Darby a pink dress and matching booties for her baby, Paizlee.

Life Care Center of Medina channels holiday spirit with snowman craft

snowman

In preparation for Christmas, the occupational therapists and residents at Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio, decided to take on a holiday-themed craft.

The occupational therapists assisted the residents throughout the creation of a snowman, engaging their motor skills through grip strength and following directions.

Assembling the snowman took residents five days to complete. The craft was made up of 427 cups.

Life Care Center of Medina holds art show for hospice patient

Dale Kutz with one of his paintings on display

Dale Kutz has spread an awareness of art in his community for many years, and even on hospice, he continues to do so.

Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio, where Kutz now resides, held an art show with support from his wife, Connie, and Hospice of Medina County on Jan. 16, 2018. About a dozen impressionist paintings of Kutz’s were on display at the skilled nursing and rehab center....

Longtime Cleveland Indians fan turns 102 at Life Care Center of Medina

Evelyn Stang with Tom Hamilton, Indians broadcaster

Ever since Evelyn Stang attended her first Cleveland Indians baseball game as a young woman, she has been an ardent fan.

So it was only fitting for Stang to celebrate her 102nd birthday with an Indians theme....

Rehab at Life Care Center of Medina helps resident enjoy birthday cake

Levi Lough with Meleeia Holdren, occupational therapist assistant, left, and Kate Dargan, speech therapist

Levi Lough had his cake… and ate it, too.

Feb. 1, 2017, marked Lough’s 96th birthday, and he got to enjoy a special treat he hadn’t eaten for a while – chocolate cake.

Lough is a long-term resident at Life Care Center of Medina,...

Life Care Center of Medina presents on Alzheimer’s at local rec center

Cheryl Mosher, assistant director of nursing and memory care coordinator

The Medina Recreation Center was full on April 1, 2016, as Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio, held its quarterly luncheon. More than 100 seniors filed through the rec center’s doors to attend a presentation on Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Life Care Center of Medina provided and served lunch for all those in attendance.