Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene News

The President's Weekly Message

The Gratitude Attitude

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.

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

We’re in the news!

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Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was recently featured on Qualis Health’s Medicare website. Our director of nursing, Heather Kent, shares about how we were able to reduce pain for our residents.

You can check out the video here.

Date: 06-16-16 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene rehab gives local woman her life back

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Imagine going from leading a full, active life, one day coming down with a sinus infection that migrates to your knees, and then ending up in the hospital needing surgery due to the swelling and infection in both of your knees.

This would be a sobering thought for any of us, and unfortunately, local resident Genie Wood found herself in these circumstances just a few short months ago. Thanks to a rapid and responsive hospitalization, an excellent medical and rehab team at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and extraordinary effort on Wood’s part, she is back home leading a full, active life again.

Date: 05-18-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care centers in North Idaho win Best of North Idaho contest

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Four Life Care Centers of America and Century Park Associates communities recently placed first in their respective categories in the “North Idaho Business Journal” Best of North Idaho 2016 competition.

Annually, the “Coeur d’Alene Press” hosts a contest that allows members of the community to vote for which businesses are the best in their fields. Categories include automotive, cosmetology, health care, restaurants and other industries.

Date: 05-09-16 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Dr. Drury named Life Care’s Northwest Division Physician of the Year

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Dr. Bradley Drury, medical director at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was named Physician of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Northwest Division on March 17, 2016.

The award was given during a Life Care ceremony held at the American Medical Directors Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Seven other division award winners and a company-wide winner were also honored.

Date: 03-18-16 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

North Idaho Life Care centers use bee theme for Alzheimer’s walk

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When the theme Flower Power was announced for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, local Life Care associates set out to win the Best Costume category for the second year in a row. 

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene and Life Care Center of Post Falls sent 25 representatives to the walk on Sept. 29, 2015.

Date: 10-09-15 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d’Alene associate named IHCA Employee of the Year

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On July 23, 2015, the Idaho Health Care Association presented its Skilled Nursing Facility Employee of the Year Award to Ricky Bacon, director of housekeeping at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene.

The ceremony took place during the IHCA’s annual awards banquet, held this year in Boise. The award recognizes above-and-beyond professionalism and customer service.

Date: 09-01-15 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene volunteers at Rake and Run

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On May 27, 2015, associates from Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, volunteered their time and helping hands to do lawn work for local seniors.

It was all part of a community-service event called Rake and Run. Each year, a senior-advocacy association called Carenet sponsors the event, mobilizing teams of volunteers and professionals to help seniors who need assistance with their yards.

Date: 07-01-15 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Two Life Care facilities win Best of North Idaho business awards

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In the North Idaho Business Journal’s Best of North Idaho 2015 competition, Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene and Life Care Center of Post Falls recently placed first and second, respectively, in the senior skilled nursing category.

Annually, the Coeur d’Alene Press hosts a contest that allows members of the community to vote for which businesses are the best in their field.

Date: 04-24-15 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

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