We wound down the 1 st Annual Spring Into Fitness Challenge last Thursday with a celebratory picnic. I want to congratulate everyone who participated, sponsored, encouraged and supported!!!! I feel confident stating that all your efforts made this event a HUGE success!!! We had 22 teams participating, made up of 93 individuals. Based on numbers from the 2013 census which puts our population at 853….that means 11% . . .
Nearly two-thirds of Kansas adults are overweight or obese and roughly a quarter of youth in grades six through 12 also are overweight or obese. This epidemic has increased health care costs dramatically and led to an increase in chronic diseases and premature deaths. Public health experts agree that one norm that must be changed is the over-consumption of unhealthy foods and beverages. AHC has partnered with the Kansas Hospital Education . . .
Hometown Harvest Baskets are an easy, effective way to stay healthy in the local community! Pre-order by Friday before the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month. Then pick up your basket including recipe suggestions at Venture Foods on 1st & 3rd Wednesday between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. One Basket $15 . . .
Enhancing Community Compassion
Ashland Health Center has a new volunteer program and we are offering so many opportunities for many different ages to volunteer their time and talent in Senior Living. We need help at any time of the day or the day of the week. The things we would need the community to help the patients with would be easy like to read to them, to hold someone’s hand, to talk with them. You play an instrument; what a better place to . . .
Enhancing Community Compassion
Ashland Health Center has a new volunteer program and we are offering so many opportunities for many different ages to volunteer their . . .
On Friday, September 4, 2015, the Board of Ashland Health Center passed a resolution of its intent to issue no-fund warrants of the Hospital . . .
SAVE THE DATE Community Health Fair and Fun Run Saturday November 21, 2015 8am-2pm Ashland Elementary . . .
On June 1st, the long awaited conversion of the long-term care to acute/swing bed was complete. Originally slated for April 1st, . . .
From the resident and family perspective, there will be no changes in day-to-day lives or care provided.
In a move allowing greater financial sustainability, enabling us to continue providing care for our community, the Ashland Health Center Board . . .
Ashland Health Center Announces the Implementation of Immediate Care Clinic Its 8 p.m. on Friday, and Sara has just laid Adrian (not . . .
Providing Vital Benefit for Hospice Care to Our Region
“When facing a terminal illness, we must provide compassionate care not just to the patient, but their loved ones. Everyone . . .
Ashland Health Center Creates a Unique Pediatric Room Within a Rural Health System
(Ashland, KS – October 23, 2014 ) – Going to the doctor and especially staying in the hospital is scary for many . . .
Though some may live to work, others work to live. For Brianne Clark, DO, family physician for Ashland Health Center, hers is a focused life . . .
Odds of Contracting Ebola Are Very Low – Especially in Rural Communities
Flu shots are currently available through both the Rural Health Clinic of . . .
U.S. News and World Report’s Best Nursing Homes for 2014
(Ashland, KS – October 24, 2013) – U.S. News and World Report recently announced its list of best nursing homes for 2014, . . .