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Emergency Management Agency looking for a few pint-sized heroes

GADSDEN, Alabama — Gadsden families and kids will get a few lessons in being a hero during the 2nd Annual Spring Break Preparedness Event. Set for Tuesday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the event will take over Broad Street to promote disaster preparedness for young people. In case of inclement weather, it

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McGuffey Healthcare only 5-star nursing home in Gadsden area

In a rating of skilled nursing facilities in the Gadsden-area, McGuffey Healthcare is on top. According to Nursing Home Care, McGuffey is the only 5-star nursing home in the city. “When you are looking for a place for yourself or a loved one to receive long-term care, quality and safety are important factors,” said administrator,

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Nursing home pitches in to help keep people in need warm and fed

GADSDEN, Alabama ­– Recent falling temperatures across the Southeast have prompted many organizations to open up their doors to help people in need escape the frigid weather. In Gadsden, McGuffey Healthcare recently volunteered to aid in keeping people warm and fed at the local Salvation Army’s warming station. They prepared several meals and delivered them

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Santa Claus makes special pre-Christmas visit to nursing home

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (December 18th) – Santa Claus took a special detour to Gadsden on his way down from the North Pole  to bring some holiday cheer to kids of all ages. McGuffey Healthcare hosted Santa and Mrs. Claus on December 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Honeysuckle dining room. On their annual visit,

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Nursing home contributes to helping fight isolation and hunger among local seniors

GADSDEN, Alabama ­– Loneliness and social isolation are not merely a source of sadness for many older adults, but they can be a silent danger. According to the AARP Foundation, research shows a 26 percent increased risk of death among seniors that have feelings of loneliness. That’s why organizations like the Metropolitan Area Noon Nutrition

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Nursing home participates in Etowah Sheriff’s active shooter drill

GADSDEN, Alabama ­– As the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office prepared to strengthen its response to active shooter emergencies, McGuffey Healthcare was on-site at the Gadsden Etowah County Emergency Management Agency and ready to learn. Representatives from the Gadsden long-term care facility were invited to the Gadsden Etowah County Emergency Operations Center to participate in today’s

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Santa Claus at McGuffey

Join us Dec 14 for a visit with Santa Claus. Have your picture taken with Santa Claus.  Enjoy hot chocolate and crafts.

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McGuffey Healthcare rated as top nursing home in Gadsden area

U.S. News & World Report has recognized McGuffey Healthcare as one of America’s Best Nursing Homes for a second year. The facility is also ranked first among the Gadsden-area facilities. Of the 225 Alabama nursing homes ranked for 2017-18, there were only 44 recognized as top performers. “We are so pleased to be recognized for

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McGuffey Healthcare to hold career fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2017 CONTACT: Teri R. Sumbry Jeremy R. Alphord, Vice President Communications & Public Relations Specialist Marketing, Communications & Public Relations tsumbry@mcguffeyteam.com jalphord@mcguffeyteam.com 334-394-2310 ext. 2514 334-394-2310 ext. 2504 334-339-1928 334-207-0602 GADSDEN, Ala. (August 11, 2017) — McGuffey Healthcare, a long-term care facility in Gadsden, is looking for job applicants for

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McGuffey Healthcare receives highest quality rating

MCGUFFEY HEALTHCARE·THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017 GADSDEN, Ala. (August 3, 2017) — McGuffey Healthcare, a long-term care facility in Gadsden, has been awarded the five-star quality rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). McGuffey recently underwent a survey evaluating it in three critical areas: health inspection results, quality measures and staffing levels. CMS

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