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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 Wilbraham earns deficiency-free state survey

Life Care Center of Wilbraham earns deficiency-free state survey

Life Care Center of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These survey visits are unannounced and address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Date: 07-28-17 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Life Care Center of Wilbraham resident donates $2,000 to Shriners

Life Care Center of Wilbraham resident donates $2,000 to Shriners

By Tyler S. Witkop, Turley Publications Staff Writer

Originally published as "A 'Gift of a Century': Wilbraham woman helps raise $2K for children" in “The Wilbraham-Hampden Times” on Oct. 27, 2016. Reprinted with permission.

A longtime nurse, Winnifred “Peg” Stearns is no stranger to caring for the needs of others....

Date: 11-11-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Life Care Center of Wilbraham resident visits her high school

Life Care Center of Wilbraham resident visits her high school

Originally titled “Peg Stearns, 1928 Technical High School graduate, returns to Springfield school,” published in “The Republican” on July 19, 2016. Article and photos by Dave Roback. Reprinted with permission.

Peg Stearns, a graduate from the Technical High School class of 1928 in Springfield, took a trip back to her alma mater on Monday.

Date: 08-16-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Life Care Center of Wilbraham celebrates 25th anniversary

Life Care Center of Wilbraham celebrates 25th anniversary

Originally titled “Seen@ photos from Life Care Center of Wilbraham’s 25th anniversary party,” published in “The Republican” on July 15, 2016. Article and photos by Frederick Gore. Reprinted with permission.

Residents, visitors and staff members of the Life Care Center of Wilbraham [, Massachusetts,] celebrated their 25th anniversary Thursday with live music, a buffet-style dinner, a raffle and an awards ceremony staged in the community garden.

Date: 08-04-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Life Care Center of Wilbraham hosts Butterfly Remembrance Service

Life Care Center of Wilbraham hosts Butterfly Remembrance Service

On June 15, 2016, Life Care Center of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, hosted its 8th Annual Butterfly Remembrance Service.

About 50 family members and friends of residents who had passed away during the past year gathered to celebrate and remember the lives of their loved ones. The meaningful service included prayer, songs, scripture readings and the release of butterflies, the symbol of eternal life.

Date: 06-30-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

We’re collecting cat shelter donations in honor of our kitty

We’re collecting cat shelter donations in honor of our kitty

Life Care Center of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, is honoring the fourth birthday of Tobi, our resident cat, by giving back to a local shelter, and you can help.

Throughout the month of May, we are collecting donations. See the full story for a list of suggested items.

Date: 05-02-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Life Care Center of Wilbraham wins local chili fest

Life Care Center of Wilbraham wins local chili fest

Life Care Center of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, won Wilbraham’s Public Access Channel’s annual chili fest on Feb. 6, 2016. 

Held at St. Cecilia’s Church community center, more than 300 people attended the event which featured 10 chili recipes to sample. Dietary supervisor Bernie Carriere cooked up an original chili recipe with help from Alicia Lavallie, assistant food service director.

Date: 03-09-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Stearns celebrates milestone birthday at Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Stearns celebrates milestone birthday at Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Originally published in “The Wilbraham-Hampden Times” on Jan. 14, 2016. Reprinted by permission.

With her friends and family by her side, Peg Stearns celebrated her 105th birthday on Jan. 5. While the number may show age, at heart, she proves she’s as young as anyone in the community.

Date: 02-25-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Life Care Center of Wilbraham takes residents to the Big E

Life Care Center of Wilbraham takes residents to the Big E

The Eastern States Exposition, also known as the Big E, is the largest agricultural event on the East Coast.

Seven residents from Life Care Center of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, along with seven volunteers eagerly arrived at the fair on Sept. 22, 2015.

Date: 11-10-15 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

Wilbraham hosts art show to honor residents’ paintings

Wilbraham hosts art show to honor residents’ paintings

On Jan. 23, Life Care Center of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, held an art show as a way to honor the inspirational paintings done by residents.

Eager to learn how to fine tune their skills, residents attend a weekly class, taught by an art therapist.

Date: 02-20-15 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Wilbraham

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