Flowers – One of Life’s Small Pleasures

July 31, 2019 — Everyone loves to get flowers – they’re a great gift that you can put on display in your house, reminding you for a week or so of the person who gave them to you. More than that, they can be beautiful things in themselves, even if you buy them for yourself. Today you can order... Read More

Emergency Preparations

July 31, 2019 — Because at Franklin Health Care Center we keep ourselves prepared at all time. Sheriff Blaise Smith with St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office presented the staff of FHCC insight on Emergency Preparations. His focus was on team work, personal preparations and strategies to protect the residents, their families and others in the community. David Lalande, Asst.... Read More

Thank You!

July 31, 2019 — Our Butterfly Neighborhood Unit Manager, Becca Melancon and Director of Marketing, Jerilyn Breaux have a successfully completed the requirements of the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. The Certified Dementia Practitioner Certification is an earned credential that recognizes the highest standard in Alzheimer’s and Dementia education. Franklin Health Care Center, we are dedicated to providing... Read More

National I Love My Feet Day! is August 17th

July 31, 2019 — A national holiday to celebrate feet might seem like a stinker at first, but on August 17th let’s all remove our socks and shoes anyway, and contemplate all our feet do for us. From faithfully helping us move about our day-to-day life, to dancing, running, and swimming, our feet are there with us every step... Read More

Special Events

July 31, 2019 — August 16th at 2:00pm- Residents Council Meeting August 16th at 3:00pm- Residents Birthday Party

Happy Birthday!

July 31, 2019 — Residents Theresa P. Rita S. Maxie Jr. LC John G. Julia P. Neil S. Beatrice G. Robert C. Georgia P. Caroline G. Henry W. Bonnie R. George P. Betty D. Franklin Health Care and Rehab. Center would like to wish you a Blessed and Happy Birthday.

Senior Olympics

June 30, 2019 — May 29th our residents and staff attended the second annual St. Mary Parish Senior Olympics. That day is recognized as Senior Health & Fitness Day. We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate. Our day consisted of the passing of the torch to start of the Olympics. We played various games, participated in wheelchair/walker... Read More

July 25: Wine & Cheese Day

June 30, 2019 — The basic rule about pairing food with wine is that one shouldn’t overpower the other. Simply put, strong cheeses should pair well with strong wines, while mild cheeses would go well with mild wines. Acidic wines go perfectly well with pungent cheeses. Brie goes well with sparkling wine or Chardonnay while goat cheese matches well... Read More

Gorgeous Grandma Day

June 30, 2019 — Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More

National Hot Dog Day

June 30, 2019 — On July 17, 2019, Americans will celebrate National Hot Dog Day, although National Hot Dog month extends throughout July. The hot dog is one of the most iconic American foods, along with apple pie. Sausage was developed in 13th century Germany and brought to the U.S. in the 1800s. At the same time Germans brought... Read More