Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene News

The President's Weekly Message

Gaming the System

Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.

The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene helps respiratory patient regain mobility

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Rene Lariviere came to Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, after his COPD became exacerbated and he developed pneumonia and respiratory failure with a lack of oxygen.

When he arrived on July 10, 2019, referred by another skilled nursing center, he was unable to get around because of his illness...

Date: 08-08-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

College honors five CNA mentors at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene

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On July 31, 2019, Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, had the honor of recognizing five certified nursing assistants who were named Outstanding CNA Mentors by North Idaho College.

Students who had completed their clinicals at the facility presented these awards to Truly Pauley, Deanna Miller, Thomas Swartz, Melissa Listman and Nichole Taylor...

Date: 08-06-19 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Spinal patient gets home with therapy at Life Care of Coeur d’Alene

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A fall at her apartment severely injured Rosalind Waldram.

Waldram was unaware of what was going on until three days later, after a spinal fusion surgery. Physical and occupational therapists at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, helped Waldram complete the next stage in her healing and return home stronger and independent...

Date: 07-22-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Accident survivor regains independence at Life Care of Coeur d’Alene

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After fracturing both ankles in a car accident, Sheryl Loutzenhiser was not able to do much of anything.

Loutzenhiser came to Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, on Jan. 25, 2019. At first, she was unable to bear weight on her ankles. The therapists started with arm strengthening exercises, which enabled her to wheel herself in her wheelchair...

Date: 07-19-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene helps Parker recover from broken leg

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When Doris Parker broke her left femur in a fall, she chose to do her rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Parker needed extensive assistance to walk, transfer and balance while standing when she arrived on March 16, 2019. She needed moderate assistance with bed mobility, bathing and dressing, and she had some difficulty with cognition...

Date: 07-05-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene aides recognized as mentors

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On May 23, 2019, two certified nursing assistants at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, were recognized as outstanding mentors.

Michael Cole and Catherine Livingston have been training students from the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center in Post Falls...

Date: 06-07-19 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care and Century Park centers win Best of North Idaho again

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Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene and Life Care Center of Post Falls were recently named Best Skilled Nursing Facility, and Garden Plaza of Post Falls was named Best Independent Senior Living and Best Assisted Living Community.

The awards were presented on March 28, 2019, during the “North Idaho Business Journal” annual release party for its Best of North Idaho Awards. Readers vote on their favorites in multiple categories, including health care providers...

Date: 06-04-19 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene represented at business fair

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On Feb. 19, 2019, two associates from Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, represented the facility and Life Care Center of Post Falls at the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Business Fair.

Ricky Bacon, housekeeping director, and Connie Wills, admissions and marketing director, talked to attendees at the event, which drew a crowd of more than 700 people...

Date: 03-06-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

July 2017 Whatever It Takes and Then Some Winners

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Cliff Clark, assistant nutrition services manager at Life Care Center of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, made an incredible display of kindness when he donated 14 of his vacation days to a fellow co-worker. His co-worker had fallen ill, and Clark stepped up to the plate to do whatever he could to help...

Date: 09-18-17 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Whatever It Takes And Then Some – May 2017 winners

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Terri May, licensed practical nurse at Life Care Center of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, helped a resident’s wife who was feeling overwhelmed. May stepped in and paid her water and utilities bill for three months so the she would not have to worry about them while she was visiting the facility....

Date: 07-20-17 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

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