Support Group meets July 20
Breastfeeding Support Group will meet at Logan County Health
Department on Thursday, July 20, at 12:30 p.m. This support group will
meet monthly on the third Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and is open
to any woman, pregnant or breastfeeding, who wants to receive
information, support and encouragement with breastfeeding. Logan
County Health Department nurse Sue Estes has been trained as a
certified lactation counselor and will lead this support group to
encourage and support breastfeeding mothers. Women are invited to
bring baby and lunch to this support group. For more information,
contact Logan County Health Department at (217) 735-2317.
tractor pulls start at noon Saturday, July 15
with carnival rides, will be the next weekend
pulls start at noon on Saturday, July 15, at Emden.
can buy pork chops to eat, along with drinks.
the Sons of the American Legion will be selling tickets to win a
go-cart and helmet. The tickets are $1 each, or seven tickets for
expects to receive and post the homecoming schedule later.
advocates for residents in long-term care make a difference
training session to become a volunteer advocate and protect residents’
rights in long-term care facilities is scheduled for Saturday, July
15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln Hill Free Methodist Church,
201 S. College in Lincoln. The advocate training is provided by I
Care, a long-term care ombudsman program.
you ready to change lives? As a volunteer advocate, you can enrich the
lives of nursing home residents and protect their rights to quality
care and a life of dignity. Volunteer advocates visit residents at
least one day a month to:
will be provided for prospective advocates in attendance. Attend the
training and then decide if you would like to volunteer. To confirm
your attendance, please contact Erin Strotheide at (800) 842-8538 by
volunteers needed at Bartmann Health Care Center
you know how to turn on a computer and use a mouse, you have skills
that you can share with residents at Bartmann Health Care Center. We
are looking for volunteers of any age to come to the facility and
teach residents some basis computer skills. A computer, software and
printer, all in very good condition, were anonymously donated to the
facility earlier this year. Since then, a computer table has been
purchased along with a new mouse. They are ready for use and can be
found in the activity room near the activity director’s office. The
computer has several games, a word processor and drawing program, just
to name a few of its many features. Call Lija, Bartmann’s activity
director, at 217-642-5231 to volunteer a half hour or just one hour of
your time. You’ll be glad you did!
to Bartmann’s Employee of the Month
Cox is a certified nurses assistant (CNA) and has been employed at
Bartmann Health Care Center in rural Atlanta for over 20 years. The
team marketing committee selected her for Employee of the Month of
June based on her work ethic and attitude.
is an asset to the facility and a valued employee. We’re glad
she’s a part of the Bartmann Health Care Team,”
administrator, June George. “Congratulations, Virginia, on your
well-deserved award and on a job well done!”
Health Care Center, managed by the Tutera Group, has been proudly
serving the community for over 50 years. They provide hospice,
intermediate, shelter, Medicaid and
Medicare (part B) care
24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 217-642-5231 for a tour and a