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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 Acton hosts ugly Christmas sweater contest

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At Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts, we take our fun seriously, especially at Christmas.

Our December 2016 calendar was full of fun activities for staff – we held a cookie swap, a Secret Santa gift grab and a door decorating contest. But the highlight of it all was the ugly sweater contest.

Date: 01-13-17 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Life Care Center of Acton earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures (including pain management, pressure ulcers, weight loss and falls).

Date: 11-23-16 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Life Care Center of Acton helps amputee regain independence

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It was a long journey to recovery for Alan Baldwin, but with the assistance of the team at Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts, he is now back home.

Everything started when Baldwin’s diabetes caused an abscess on his left leg, which was then complicated by osteomyelitis, a bone infection. He had to have his left big toe amputated.

Date: 10-12-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Life Care Center of Acton to host Annual Clambake

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Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts, will be hosting its 15th Annual Clambake from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2016.

The facility is inviting the public to join the fun and enjoy delicious food, door prizes and free entertainment!

Date: 08-11-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Life Care Center of Acton associate sees Christmas project in action

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“You’ll never believe what I saw on the back streets of Cameroon.”

That was the Monday morning greeting from Eunice Ngu, payroll/accounts payable associate at Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts.

Date: 06-06-16 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Life Care Center of Acton welcomes Connor as respiratory therapist

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David Connor, a certified respiratory therapist, recently joined the team at Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts, to help care for patients with respiratory care needs.

Connor will see patients at the skilled nursing and rehab center 20 hours a week, treating those with respiratory diagnoses and educating them and their families about ongoing care.

Date: 04-26-16 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Life Care Center of Acton holds fundraisers for breast cancer research

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Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts, went all out to raise money for breast cancer research in October 2015.

The facility held several fundraisers, including two Wear Pink days, a jeans dress-down day, a bake sale and a chili cookoff. Jo-Anne Cimon, assistant business office manager, coordinated the events.

Date: 01-06-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Life Care Center of Acton helps man go from brain surgery to wedding

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On Sept. 15, 2015, Paul Kempley came to Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts, for rehabilitation after having surgery to remove a brain tumor.

Therapists worked with Kempley to restore his functional abilities, including walking and getting dressed. After less than two weeks, he returned home on Sept. 25. Not only that, but less than a month later, he married his sweetheart, Elizabeth Wilson.

Date: 01-05-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

Dr. Beck joins Dr. Asher at Life Care Center of Acton

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Physician Onsite, Inc., recently placed Dr. Christine Beck at Life Care Center of Acton, Massachusetts.

Beck joins Dr. Gary Asher, who also serves as an on-site physician, in caring for patients at the skilled nursing and rehab center.

Date: 12-07-15 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

There is no such thing as bad weather: A testimonial

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The Irish have a great saying: “There is no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothes.”

I believe that, and now I use that phrase to measure the efficacy and competence of medical rehab facilities, too. There are no bad rehab facilities then, really, just wrong staff. Still, sometimes it takes a mystery person, someone unknown, a new patient, who suddenly parachutes into the middle of a work environment to remind the staff just how good their environment really is when compared to other facilities.

Date: 09-24-15 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Acton

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