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North Idaho Life Care centers win Best of North Idaho contest

Associates from all four buildings with their awards

Four Life Care Centers of America and Century Park Associates communities recently placed first in their respective categories in the “North Idaho Business Journal” Best of North Idaho 2016 competition.

Annually, the “Coeur d’Alene Press” hosts a contest that allows members of the community to vote for which businesses are the best in their fields. Categories include automotive, cosmetology, health care, restaurants and other industries.

Nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Post Falls builds snowman for resident

The snowman in the courtyard

On Jan. 10, 2016, the Northwest turned a fluffy white as a blanket of snow covered the ground, including the courtyard at Life Care Center of Post Falls, Idaho.

Aaron King, a certified nursing assistant, noticed that the fallen snow was untouched by footsteps or other activity. He seized the opportunity to bring cheer to a resident. After stopping at the kitchen for carrots and celery, and at central supply for a hat and gloves, he headed out to work on the snowman.

Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – October 2015

Raised hand

Niccole Bove, activity aide at Life Care Center of Post Falls, Idaho, had finished reading a portion of the Bible to a resident who is mostly non-communicative when she started talking to him. Though he didn’t respond, she could tell he was listening. She then had an idea. “If you can hear me, raise your right hand.”

North Idaho Life Care associates dress as bees for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Life Care North Idaho team

When the theme Flower Power was announced for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, local Life Care associates set out to win the Best Costume category for the second year in a row.

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene and Life Care Center of Post Falls sent 25 representatives to the walk on Sept. 29, 2015.

Two facilities win Best of North Idaho business awards

In the North Idaho Business Journal’s Best of North Idaho 2015 competition, Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene and Life Care Center of Post Falls recently placed first and second, respectively, in the senior skilled nursing category.

Annually, the Coeur d’Alene Press hosts a contest that allows members of the community to vote for which businesses are the best in their field. Categories include automotive, cosmetology, health care, restaurants and other industries.

Patriotic honor [for resident of Post Falls]

When Robert Keller recognized the patriotic Quilt of Valor was made with his name to honor his service in the Marines during World War II, he smiled warmly.

“Wow,” he softly told Jerene Kindley, who made the quilt as a volunteer with the nonprofit Quilts of Valor Foundation. “God bless you.”