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AdamsPlace Opens Memory Care Center, Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

PICTURED: Murfreesboro Mayor, Shane McFarland; Rutherford Co. Chamber President, Paul Latture; Representative Mike Sparks; Representative Dawn White; NHC President, Mike Ussery; NHC CEO, Steve Flatt; AdamsPlace Administrator, Buckley Winfree; NHC Chairman, Robert Adams; Executive Director, Ann Clark; Aleta Daughtery; Tacoya James; Rutherford Co. Mayor, Ernest Burgess. On July 19, 2017, AdamsPlace held a campus-wide celebration in…

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How Pet Therapy Benefits Seniors in Assisted Living

Meet our new therapy puppy, Ella! Our residents have already fallen in love with her. While petting a new puppy is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face, it can be especially meaningful for seniors. At AdamsPlace, pet therapy provides our residents with a wonderful opportunity to catch up, reach out and connect with…

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What to Do About Driving Safety Concerns

Aging looks different for everyone. While some people may be able to drive safely well into their later years with no trouble at all, it’s important to keep an eye out for signs that you should talk with your loved ones about their safety behind the wheel. Changes in health—including changes in vision, hearing, mobility…

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New Research: Older Adults Grow as Many Brain Cells as Younger Adults

For the first time, researchers have shown that older adults can generate as many new brain cells as younger people. Researchers from Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute studied brains of various ages, and found that each one showed evidence of producing a similar number of new brain cells. The topic of brain…

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AdamsPlace recognized as 2017-18 Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

AdamsPlace has been recognized as one of the 2017-18 Best Nursing Homes by U. S. News & World Report. A total of twenty-three NHC affiliates have received this recognition. This distinction, awarded each year to only 15 percent of nursing homes throughout the country, is the most comprehensive performance evaluation of skilled nursing centers in…

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Yoga Tips & Tricks for Seniors

Yoga can be a low-impact form of exercise that has many potential benefits for seniors. When practiced regularly, yoga improves flexibility and strength, and it can help reduce the effects of stress through breathing exercises and mindful relaxation. If you’re thinking about trying yoga for yourself, make sure you keep your safety first, as you…

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Graduates of Siegel High School to Join AdamsPlace as Certified Nursing Aides

At AdamsPlace, we have been honored to host seven area high school students for their clinical rotation during the course of their Certified Nursing Aide education. The students have now completed their training as CNAs, a crucial part of the team of healthcare professionals here at AdamsPlace. On Thursday, May 3, at the Rutherford County…

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Resident Profile: Audene Phillips

Audene Phillips was born on the antique bed pictured below along with three of her four siblings. They were raised on a farm on Sulphur Springs Road here in Murfreesboro. She attended Central High School and MTSU. After college, she worked for UT Agriculture Services and then in 1963, she returned to MTSU where she…

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