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Goad recovers from broken leg at Life Care Center of Columbia

Knoxie Goad with Joanne Tan, physical therapist

After breaking her right leg in a fall and having hip surgery, Knoxie Goad came to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, for rehabilitation.

When Goad arrived on Sept. 12, 2019, she needed quite a bit of help to roll over in bed and transfer from one surface to another. ...

White recovers at Life Care Center of Columbia after serious fall

Daisy White

In late July 2019, Daisy White suffered a fall that resulted in a leg fracture. Following this accident, White needed surgery and rehab services to recover.

White was admitted to Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee, on Aug. 2. When she arrived, White was unable to walk, dress herself or even put weight on her leg. ...

Life Care Center of Columbia helps Love recover from lumbar fracture

Georgia Love with Meagan Graham, physical therapist assistant

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...

Hip replacement patient recovers at Life Care Center of Columbia

Left to right: Kristen Shores, speech therapist; Nancy Still; Joanne Tan, physical therapist; and Meagan Graham, physical therapist assistant

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

Carol Graves, director of nursing, and Brandon Whiteside, executive director, with the Best Nursing Home award

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

Daisy and Jack White

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

Left to right: Meagan Graham, physical therapist assistant; Kristin Shores, speech therapist; Al Yanone; and Devin Harris, occupational therapist

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...

Roberts gets her balance back at Life Care Center of Columbia

Left to right: Meagan Graham, physical therapist assistant; Thelma Roberts; and Andrea Hubbard, occupational therapist assistant

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

Left to right: Devin Harris, occupational therapist; Joanne Tan, physical therapist; Donna Funke; and Megan Graham, physical therapist assistant

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 with Joanne Tan, physical therapist, left, and Andrea Hubbard, occupational therapist

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...