residents

Keeping residents safe

Residents and staff at Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center are practicing social distancing and enjoying the beautiful sunshine. Thank you to the resident’s families for continuing support during this difficult time. Special thank you to Governor Beshear for your dedication to keeping all Kentuckians safe and informed.

dehydration

Dehydration in Seniors

Drinking enough water daily is important for everyone, but more importantly for seniors. Dehydration can easily cause a variety of serious health problems including a urinary tract infection (UTI), falls, kidney stones, and more. Unfortunately, dehydration is common with seniors due to the fact that they naturally have less water in their bodies. They also…

health department

Training with the Health Department

A huge thank you to April Sandlin, Christy Caldwell, and Libby Turner from the Kentucky River District Health Department for setting up and assisting the staff in N95 fit testing. Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center staff have the resident’s health and well-being as their number one priority and are willing to do what it takes…

St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from everyone at Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center. Staff handed out fun and green treats like cupcakes and popcorn to the residents. They also passed out green accessories for pictures.

rosemary

Interview with Rosemary Oldham, RN

Congratulations to Rosemary Oldham who is featured in the March 2020 edition of Provider Magazine. Provider Magazine is a national publication featuring long term care issues and feature stories published by The American Health Care Association. Rosemary was spotlighted in the magazine due to her passion for infection prevention and working with the elderly population.…

story

Story Time

Thank you, Mountain View Elementary, for inviting staff from Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center to participate in school activities the other day. They all enjoyed reading their favorite stories to the students.

Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day 2020

Residents and staff had a wonderful time the whole week of Valentine’s Day. Visitors were coming in all week to wish their family members a happy holiday and show their love. The residents participated in a fun activity where they wrote their Valentine’s Day advice. Everyone also indulged in some sweet treats in celebration of…

finances

Help your aging parents with their finances

No matter the age or who you talk with, finances are always a sensitive subject. But this is a subject that needs to be talked about when it comes to aging parents. Forgetting to pay bills, making unwise purchases, or even getting confused when it comes to their bank account. To reduce defensiveness there are…

dementia

Dementia Communication Techniques

It can be difficult to communicate with someone who suffers from Alzheimer’s and/or dementia. The damage to their brains have altered the way they hear, process, and respond to certain conversations. This is why caregivers or family members need to learn new techniques that adapts to the older adults way of thinking. There are 6…

activities

Activities and Maintenance celebration

January is when Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center celebrates their activities and maintenance department. Karen Honeycutt is the activities director. She is constantly working to come up with new and creative ideas for the residents. She ensures that every resident is included and participating in activities. Travis Neace is the maintenance director. He works hard…