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Life Care Center of Columbia helps Love recover from lumbar fracture

When Georgia Love fell and suffered a wedge compression fracture in her lumbar vertebra, she was limited in her mobility.

Love came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, for help in regaining her independence. Physical, occupational and speech therapists worked with her on strengthening exercises, balance, activities of daily living...

Life Care Center of Columbia hosts Fall Senior Fair 2018

On Sept. 27, 2018, Life Care Center of Columbia held its annual Fall Senior Fair.

More than 102 seniors from the community attended and enjoyed the vendors’ fall-themed booths as they learned about the services these local businesses offer. Nursing management from the facility had its own booth providing blood pressure and blood sugar checks, and the rehab department provided balance screenings...

Life Care Center of Columbia wins Best of Maury County for 13th year

On Aug. 23, 2018, Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, was awarded two Best of Maury County awards at the Best of Maury County awards ceremony, which the facility co-hosted with The Bridge at Columbia...

Hip replacement patient recovers at Life Care Center of Columbia

After having a hip replacement, Nancy Still needed maximum assistance with her activities of daily life and some help with walking.

Still came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, for rehabilitation on Sept. 9, 2019. Physical, occupational and speech therapists worked with her six days a week to help her reach her goal of returning home independent...

Life Care Center of Columbia named Best of Maury County for 14th year

On Aug. 15, 2019, Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, won Best Nursing Home during the Best of Maury County awards ceremony, which it co-hosted with The Bridge at Columbia.

Each year, the local paper, the Daily Herald, has readers vote on their favorite businesses in multiple categories. This was the 14th time the facility has won the award in 15 years...

Residents at Life Care Center of Columbia celebrate 75th anniversary

Jack and Daisy White, both residents at Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Sept. 5, 2019, surrounded by family, friends and fellow residents.

The couple’s love story began when they attended elementary school together at Bryant Station School in Maury County, Tennessee...

Yanone regains function at Life Care Center of Columbia

Al Yanone had been experiencing dizziness when he fell at home.

With a history of falls and acute kidney disease, Yanone came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, for help getting his balance and his independence back. When Yanone arrived on July 24, 2019, he needed maximum assistance with activities of daily living...

Life Care Center of Columbia helps accident survivor recover

“On Oct. 9, 2017, around 4:15 p.m., my life changed forever,” said Tracy Bolton, a 50-year-old mother of two teenagers. 

Bolton was traveling on the interstate when she was involved in a four-vehicle accident that killed one woman. Bolton escaped with her life but not without major injuries...

Roberts gets her balance back at Life Care Center of Columbia

With six falls in the past year and a bout with pneumonia and hypoxia (a lack of oxygen throughout the body), Thelma Roberts knew it was time to do some rehabilitation.

Roberts came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, with decreased strength and endurance. Therapists worked with her to create a treatment plan to regain as much independence as possible...

Life Care Center of Columbia gets heart attack patient dancing home

Donna Funke needed assistance to walk when she first came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, on July 18, 2019.

On July 25, she was dancing in the hallway on her way home...

Rehab at Life Care Center of Columbia gets Morton walking again

Michael Morton came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, on May 24, 2019, for rehabilitation after an infection and a history of falls caused by spinal stenosis, a condition in which the space for the spinal cord is too narrow.

“I could not walk when I got here,” Morton remembered...

Life Care Center of Columbia hosts annual Community Heroes Brunch

Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, held its annual Community Heroes Brunch on July 12, 2018.

Members of the Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Department, Maury County Sheriff’s Department, Maury Regional EMS and Moorecare Ambulance Service attended...

Life Care Center of Columbia earns Bronze National Quality Award

Life Care Center of Columbia, a skilled nursing and rehab facility, recently received the 2019 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.

The award honors facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities...

Life Care Center of Columbia celebrates resident’s 105th birthday

On March 31, 2019, Lillie Sewell celebrated her 105th birthday at Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee.

In 2018, Sewell celebrated her 104th birthday with four other centenarians at a combined birthday party. Sewell’s family treated the guests to a singalong of hymns around the piano...

Life Care Center of Columbia celebrates four centenarians

Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, is the proud home of four centenarians.

On April 20, 2018, the skilled nursing and rehab center threw a party for these ladies. The celebration included special piano music from honoree Altabee Pyle’s son-in-law, Clyde, as well as cake and ice cream, gifts and a proclamation read by Columbia Mayor Dean Dickey....

Life Care Center of Columbia helps Kay recover after car accident

Patricia Kay, 79, came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, on Oct. 29, 2018, for rehabilitation after an accident with a semi-trailer truck which left her with multiple injuries.

When Kay arrived, she required assistance accomplishing every aspect of her daily routine. The accident broke both feet, a rib, two bones in her back, her neck and sternum...

Life Care Center of Columbia hosts Chamber of Commerce breakfast

On Feb. 14, 2018, the Maury Alliance Chamber of Commerce held its monthly coffee at Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee.

Life Care Center of Columbia has hosted this event for the past five years....

Life Care Center of Columbia decks the halls for Christmas

Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, was the site of a little friendly competition for Christmas 2017.

“We just wanted to make it like home for the residents, so we challenged the other hall to a contest to see which hall could be the most festive for the holidays,” said Shelly Kuchinka, unit manager for the Oaks hall....