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Life Care Center of Leominster associates decorate pumpkins

On Oct. 25, 2017, Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, associates brought in 18 decorated pumpkins for the annual pumpkin-carving contest.

The gourds were displayed in the dining room for residents, family members, associates and guests to view and vote on....

Life Care Center of Leominster holds pumpkin-carving contest

On Oct. 19, 2016, residents, associates and family members at Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, voted on their favorite carved pumpkins.

Forty associates participated in the pumpkin-carving contest. They had a week to create their masterpieces, and the results were as varied as the personalities.

Life Care Center of Leominster hosts Seventh Annual Halloween Trail

Enter if you dare!

Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, has a frightfully fun tradition, and on Oct. 21, 2016, more than 100 guests (including residents) made their way with care along the Seventh Annual Halloween Trail....

Life Care Center of Leominster residents go blueberry picking

On Aug. 11, 2016, a group of residents and associates from Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, went blueberry picking.

Nine residents enjoyed a beautiful morning at the Ashburnham Hill Farm, where they picked the fruit and were able to keep what they harvested.

Life Care Center of Leominster and The Highlands walk in July 4 Parade

The Highlands in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, participated in the annual Fourth of July Parade in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. 

This is the third year the sister facilities participated together. 

The City of Fitchburg parade is a huge event...

Life Care Center of Leominster & The Highlands sponsor bowling league

In the spirit of friendly competition, two sister Life Care facilities in Massachusetts sponsored a candlepin bowling league from the beginning of November 2016 through the end of February 2017. 

Life Care Center of Leominster and The Highlands in Fitchburg both participated....

Life Care Center of Leominster hosts Rehab Spring Fling reunion

On April 6, 2016, Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, hosted a Rehab Spring Fling for current short-term rehab patients, former rehab patients from the past six months and their families. 

The dietary department served a variety of appetizers, including stuffed mushrooms, spring rolls, vegetables and dip, assorted cheese and crackers and an array of delicious desserts. Guests also enjoyed non-alcoholic strawberry daiquiris and piña coladas.

Life Care Center of Leominster earns Medicare’s five-star rating

Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in early 2018.

The rating system for CMS is designed to help people choose the best care for loved ones. The ratings are based on associates, health inspections and quality measures...

Life Care Center of Leominster shares St. Patrick’s Day with community

On March 17, 2016, associates from Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, served three St. Patrick’s Day meals, including two in the community.

Peter Campbell, dietary director, and his team prepared corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots, along with soda bread. Not only did residents at the facility get to enjoy the special Irish-themed meal, but so did local seniors and homeless individuals.

Life Care Center of Leominster residents make flower crafts for spring

The snow might still have been falling in New England, but flowers were in bloom on April 5, 2016 at Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts.

Approximately 25 residents enjoyed making flower bouquet crafts that afternoon, a day after 6 inches of snow fell in the city.

“You cannot trust mother nature,” said resident Judith Bosley.

Dr. Elkerm named Life Care’s Northeast Division Physician of the Year

Dr. Ashraf Elkerm, on-site physician at Life Care Center of Leominster, was named Physician of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Northeast Division on March 17, 2016.

The award was given during a Life Care ceremony held at the American Medical Directors Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Seven other division award winners and a company-wide winner were also honored.