A Better Continuum Means Better CareAs healthcare providers, our paramount goal is always the health of our patients. With our population ages increasing in the United States and around the world, that means developing an ever-expanding range of services and new ways to deliver them to meet needs not even envisioned just a few years ago.
Today, we're seeing more age-related diseases, including many forms of dementia. Increasing life expectancies have produced new needs and have made us change the way we think about senior care. The results? More partnerships with acute care hospitals, which increase the value of the continuum of care, especially benefitting patients, physicians and hospitals themselves.
Specialized Memory Care a Growing Part of the ContinuumAccording to the World Health Organization, someone is diagnosed with dementia, on average, every 3 seconds. That translates to 9.9 million new diagnoses per year, with the number projected to increase over the coming years.
NHC donates $300K to Alzheimer's researchMURFREESBORO - National HealthCare Corporation was recently honored by the Alzheimer's Association for its efforts to raise support for the organization, according to a news release. "We are pleased to announce that NHC's national team raised $312,130.41 in 2015, which is a 46 percent increase over our fundraising efforts in 2014," said Melinda Vance, NHC's national team coordinator . . .
NHC Place at The Trace has Grand Opening
On June 8, NHC Place at The Trace cut the ribbon and welcomed many neighbors to tour the campus and enjoy the culinary delights created by our chefs and talented dietitians.
Representatives from State and Metro Governments along with Bellevue-Harpeth Chamber of Commerce leaders join NHC President Steve Flatt (center), Chairman Robert Adams and Speaker of the Tennessee State House Beth Harwell in cutting the ribbon, opening NHC Place at The Trace.
NHC's leadership is joined by State and local leaders for the opening of NHC Place at The Trace in Bellevue. From left, Steve Flatt, NHC President, Hunter Harris, Administrator of NHC Place at The Trace, Speaker of the House Beth Harwell, who represents the District, Robert Adams, Chairman of NHC, Matt Wiltshire, Director of the Mayor's Office of Economic and Community Development, Jad Duncan, President of the Bellevue-Harpeth Chamber of Commerce, and Representative Bo Mitchell.
The team for NHC Place at The Trace. From left, Debbie Huntzinger, Assisted Living Director, Hunter Harris, Administrator, Candice Jackson, Director of Dietary, Greg Diroff, Plant Operation Director, Bethany Crutcher, Director of Nursing, Tim Shelly, NHC Regional Administrator, and Kami Horsman, Director of Rehabilitation.
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