Life Care Center of New Market News

Facility News

New Market volunteer recognized with company’s national award

Alexandra DeMello

Life Care Centers of America recognized the outstanding volunteer contributions of Alexandra DeMello with its Carl W. Campbell Wind Beneath My Wings Award on Aug. 27, 2018.

The award, commemorated by a crystal sculpture of an eagle in flight, was given during the company’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee...

Life Care Center of New Market hosts chili cook-off for cancer

The Tastiest Chili winner

On Feb. 21, 2018, Life Care Center of New Market, Virginia, hosted its fifth annual chili cook-off to raise money for cancer.

Associates entered homemade chili, and judges chose winners. Each chili and cornbread meal was $3. Residents and associates were able to taste the various chili flavors and choose their favorite chili to eat for lunch....

Meade and Velda Siever receive national group volunteer award

Velda and Meade Siever

On Aug. 14, 2017, Meade and Velda Siever received Life Care Centers of America’s Group Volunteer Award for their service to Life Care Center of New Market, Virginia.

The presentation was made during the company’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee....

Life Care Center of New Market helps resident lose 100 pounds, improve mobility

Sharon Ritchie, post weight loss, and Henrietta Owah, restorative certified nursing assistant

How do you lose 100 pounds?

One step at a time.

It has been quite the journey to improved health for Sharon Ritchie, a resident at Life Care Center of New Market, Virginia. Ritchie came to the facility on Nov. 12, 2013, with atrial fibrillation and an inability to walk because of her weight....

Life Care Center of New Market wins Business Development Award

:eft to right: Vicki Hood, Eastern Division director of business development; Natalie Fitzwater, director of business development at Life Care Center of New Market; and Thomas Oliver, Eastern Division director of human resources

Life Care Center of New Market, Virginia, recently won the 2016 Business Development Award of Excellence for Life Care Centers of America’s Bluegrass Region.

On Dec. 6, 2016, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at Garden Plaza of Greenbriar Cove in Ooltewah, Tennessee, honoring one skilled nursing and rehab facility per each of its five regions. The awards recognize facilities for innovative programs in serving their communities.

Christmas decorating sparks joy at Life Care Center of New Market

Wanda Wegman decorates the tree with Ginger Nicholson, physical therapist.

Timberville, Virginia, resident Wanda Wegman recovered a favorite memory during the annual Life Care Center of New Market, Virginia, Christmas decorating project.

She also was able to accomplish her stroke rehab goals as she helped decorate.

Wegman, 78, “felt the true meaning of Christmas overcome me.”

Life Care Center of New Market bingo fills Resident Christmas Fund

Bingo stock photo

Life Care Center of New Market, Virginia, held a very successful Resident Christmas Fund Bingo event to raise funds for resident Christmas gifts.

This was the Seventh Annual Community Bingo for the skilled nursing and rehab center. Because the building could not accommodate all the people and bingo prizes, the event took place at the local fire station.