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Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week!

August 1, 2017

World breastfeeding week is a great time in the year to educate about Breastfeeding. Through my years of working with Public Health, I see more moms-to-be say that they would like to breastfeed or have thought about breastfeeding but do not know the benefits of breastfeeding besides it is good for the baby. YES, that…


Back to School Back Pack Tips

July 21, 2017

Before you run out to shop for a new back to school back pack for this upcoming school year, the Occupational Therapists at Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center ask you to take a look at these quick tips to ensure a proper size and fit for your child! Back Pack Strategies for Parents and Students from the American…


Lincoln Health System Names Candie Starr as Chief Executive Officer

July 11, 2017

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Candie A. Starr as the new Chief Executive Officer for Lincoln Health System (LHS). Starr assumed her new role on July 10th and will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction of and providing executive leadership for the overall operation for LHS. Starr has…


Lincoln Health System Welcomes New Home Health and Hospice Administrator

June 28, 2017

Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice, an affiliate of Lincoln Health System, welcomes Chancy McCormick, RN as its new administrator.  Chancy’s role will utilize both her clinical nursing experience and her leadership skills to lead the organization and provide compassionate care to patients and families in and around Lincoln County. McCormick has been a registered…


Recovering From Knee Replacement

June 21, 2017

Carla Kelley had known since was 45 that a double knee replacement would be in her future due to a condition that caused the back side of her knee caps to wear out prematurely.  “I knew then that I would have to have my knees replaced, but the doctors wanted me to wait until I…


June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June 6, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease is a type of dementia that causes progressive mental deterioration.  While Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, not all dementia cases will be diagnosed as Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Disease is not a mental illness, but the symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and agitation are all related to mental health.  Mental health…


Lincoln Hospice Hosted the 2nd Annual Celebration of Life Butterfly Release

June 5, 2017

Lincoln Health System and Lincoln Hospice hosted the second annual Celebration of Life Butterfly Release on June 4th, 2017 at Stone Bridge Park.  Last year, Lincoln Hospice hosted the  1st Butterfly Release as both a memorial to their patients and as a community event to raise awareness for Hospice and its services.  Due to the…


Don’t Let Bone Loss Slow you Down – May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month!

May 23, 2017

Did you know that about 44 million Americans or about 55% of the US population over 50 suffer from osteoporosis?  Did you know that approximately 1 in 3 women and up to 1 in 5 men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis? Osteoporosis literally means ‘poruos bone’.  When a healthy…


2017 Swim Lesson Schedule

May 22, 2017

The Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center is offering swim lessons this summer.  We have 3 sessions available and each session runs Monday-Thursday and lasts 2 weeks. The cost per session is $40 for levels 1, 2, and 3 and $25 for Mom and Tot lessons.  For more information, please call 931-433-0273.


Funding Hospice Care: Donations make a difference!

May 2, 2017

As an entity of Lincoln Health System, Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice is a nonprofit home health and hospice provider. Although we share one name, we are two distinct agencies, providing both Home Health and Hospice services to the residents of Lincoln County and surrounding areas. As a hospice, we are reimbursed for care…