Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 6, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

July 6, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

Senior Health and Fitness Day

July 6, 2018 — Our residents and staff had a great time celebrating Senior Health and Fitness Day by participating in the St. Mary Parish Senior Olympics. The event was hosted by Franklin Health Care Center and collaboratively with St. Mary Parish Council on Aging, skilled nursing facilities, local assisted living and senior center. We would like to thank... Read More

Happy Birthday!

July 6, 2018 — Residents Jayne P. July 08 Jeanette P. July 09 Carroll T. July 10 Victoria S. July 14 Lena B. July 18 Agnes A. July 19 Arnold H. (AJ) July 19 Garth S. July 20 Wesley S. July 21 Marguerite B. July 24 Fay L. July 27 James T. July 29 Staff Tina A. July 03... Read More

Seven Things You Didn’t Know about Barbecue

June 5, 2018 — From the familiar pastime’s origins to surprising tips and tactics, this list will provide you with all the information you need to wow your friends at the next barbecue! Barbecues originated from “pig-pickin’s,” feasts that were common in the southern United States prior to the Civil War. Whole pigs were cooked and eaten by the... Read More

Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

June 5, 2018 — Men’s skin can become oilier during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin can be noticeably oilier than women, it’s important that they take care of their skin during the hot season. The following are... Read More

June 15-22 is the 40th Annual National Nursing Assistants Week

June 5, 2018 — Ways to Show Appreciation to Nursing Assistants Nursing Assistants work very hard to offer a contribution to the medical field. They help patients meet their basic needs. They also offer comfort and support. They work one-on-one with patients, getting to know them better than some of the other medical staff. They use this knowledge to... Read More

Hanson Memorial School Touch Program 2017-2018

June 5, 2018 — On May 9, 2018 it was the last visit of the students of the Hanson Memorial High School’s Touch Program. Thanks to the effort and dedication of Mrs. Corrie Uze, Mrs. Roy Pontiff and the students. Franklin Health Care Center residents, are very grateful for all the pleasant moments. Your visits were very emotional for... Read More

Upcoming Activities

June 5, 2018 — Father’s Day Social on June 15 at 2:00pm Residents Council Meeting Residents Birthday Party Karaoke Our Friday Social Weekly (Games, Music, Drinks and Snacks) We invite you to visit our Activities Department, where you can find out about all our activities. Activities Are Subject to Change. All Residents Are Encouraged to Participate in All Activities.