Life Care Center of Boise News

The President's Weekly Message

The Bitter Word, Loneliness

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.

January 2018 Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners

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Chad McGavin, nurse at Life Care Center of Boise, Idaho, made a resident feel special with some tunes he loved. The resident can get very anxious and often calls out loudly. McGavin found out that the resident loves music from the 60s and 70s, especially the Beatles, so he brought in a portable speaker and plugged it into his iPod to play some of the resident’s favorite music....

Date: 04-18-18 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Boise

Puzzle enthusiast rehabs at Life Care Center of Boise after stroke

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Life Care Center of Boise, Idaho, was recently a home-away-from-home for a local puzzle enthusiast who had had a stroke.

Harold Holtman came to the facility on Dec. 21, 2016, for rehabilitation for his dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) and slurred speech due to the stroke. He needed assistance to get in and out of bed, as well as supervision to walk in a walker....

Date: 09-08-17 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Boise

Life Care Center of Boise helps Terra recover from spinal fracture

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Jean Terra suffered a spinal fracture as a result of a fall and came to Life Care Center of Boise, Idaho, for rehabilitation on July 20, 2017.

Terra, who was also dealing with acute heart failure, needed extensive assistance with her self-care tasks, such as getting dressed and brushing her hair....

Date: 08-30-17 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Boise

Speech therapy at Life Care Center of Boise enables Bown to eat again

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Doctors told Harold Bown that he would never be able to eat again.

Through hard work and rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Boise, Idaho, Bown has proved them wrong.

Bown had been hospitalized for pneumonia six times in a year and a half....

Date: 07-06-17 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Boise

Life Care Center of Boise helps Bolgrien regain independence

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On April 19, 2017, Julie Bolgrien came to Life Care Center of Boise, Idaho, needing help with muscle weakness due to medical complications.

A little more than two weeks later, on May 5, Bolgrien was returning to an independent life at home. 

Physical and occupational therapy helped Bolgrien meet her goals....

Date: 06-15-17 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Boise

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