Marble Art

— Residents at Salyersville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center really enjoy making art! Resident’s enjoyed a new technique for making art with marbles and paint. Paint was squeezed out in small amounts onto paper and residents then rolled the marble through the paint to create their masterpiece. The finished products were used to make pinwheels to display... Read More

Making BlackBerry & Jalapeno Jam with the Therapy Department

— It’s not Summer until you make some Jam! Therapy Department worked alongside a small group of residents in the process of making Jam. Residents cleaned and washed the blackberry’s and jalapeno’s then chopped the jalapenos to go into the jam. Residents measured out the correct amount of sugar and other ingredients to create the most... Read More

Welcome New Residents

— We here at Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center would like to welcome our new residents to our facility. It is our goal to promote health and growth with our Therapy Department, Restorative & Activities Department. Activities are offered daily at 10am & 2:30pm with some evening activities beginning at 7pm. Activities range from lower functioning... Read More

Cooking Class with Kellie

— Residents enjoyed preparing their own fruit salad featuring Kellie Keeton our Human Resource director’s recipe. Kellie came in and under her direction the residents cut up strawberries, blueberries and raspberries then mixed Pamula helped Kellie to mix the filling. After they mixed the filling Leeann and Beverley folded the berries into the mixture. The residents... Read More

Upcoming August Events

— 8/7 @ 1:00 Blue & Peach Wing Resident Shopping 8/8 @ 1:00 Green Wing Resident Shopping 8/9 @ 2:30 Trip to Farmers Market 8/13 @ 10:00 Wal-Mart Trip 8/15 @ 2:30 Cooking Class 8/16 @ 1:00 Bowling Trip 8/20 @ 2:30 Reading Fun 8/22 @ 10:00 Kentucky Horse Park Trip 8/23 @1:45 Corn Cutting 8/23... Read More

Big Sandy Senior Games

— Annually the Big Sandy Area Development District host the Big Sandy Senior Games at Jenny Wiley Dam area. Every year residents from the nursing home participate in games such as basketball, corn hole, shuffleboard, archery and soft ball toss along with other area seniors. This year was no different. We had six residents to participate... Read More

Elder Abuse Awareness Event

— Residents and staff were invited to attend the Elder Abuse Awareness Event hosted by the Big Sandy Area Development District on June 14th in Inez. Residents along with staff were educated about the signs to watch for elder abuse. This was a great event that was very informative along with some great entertainment and a... Read More

Bubble Fun in the Courtyard

— Sometimes you must just sit back, slow down and enjoy the little things in life. Such lessons are taught daily by some of our resident’s. Resident’s and the Activities Department enjoyed some bubble fun in the courtyard in the sunshine. Laughing and enjoying the bubbles in the sunshine with the sweet smell of flowers and... Read More

Resident Birthday Party Celebration

— Residents celebrated their monthly birthdays with cake, ice cream, chips and soda. As always, every party is full of laughter and smiles to go around. Residents and staff joined together to sing the birthday song. Happy Birthday to all our residents who celebrated a birthday for the month of May.

Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14: A Fun (but Cheesy) Origin Story

— Although Americans love macaroni-and-cheese, it might have been an Italian creation dating to the late 13th century. The first Italian recipe called for fermented dough cut in two-inch squares, cooked and tossed with grated cheese – likely Parmesan. Thomas Jefferson brought a similar recipe to his home in Virginia after traveling to France and Italy... Read More