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Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look and Feel Your Very Best

— Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Resident of the Month

— Hello my name is Brenda B. and I have been a resident at MCHCC for a little over a month. I am a strong believer in my faith and I enjoy participating in all activities, dancing, and helping anyone in need. I also enjoy shopping and socializing with other residents and the staff members.

Music & Memory Program

— Our featured resident is Miss Peggy J. Kayla Falgout, our music and memory coordinator had the following to say regarding Miss Peggy’s progress on the program: “Miss Peggy is one of our non-verbal residents at MCHCC. Since she cannot communicate verbally with others, she is at risk of feeling isolated. Music and memory is one... Read More

Employee of the Month

— Mrs. Loretta Duchan has been an employee at MCHCC for 45 years as our housekeeping and laundry supervisor. She has been married to her husband Mr. James for 27 years and they help take care of her three nieces and nephew. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, fishing, and taking care of her family.... Read More

February 10th-16th is Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

— Cardiac rehabilitation is a medical program that helps patients deal with the aftermath of heart disease. It aims to assist with fast recovery and help them achieve previous levels of physical and mental health whenever possible. Cardiac rehabilitation also has the goal to maintain, if not improve, the patient’s present heart condition and to prevent... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— We are gearing up for a fun month at Morgan City Health Care Center! We are looking forward to several fun events, including a Sweetheart Dance to celebrate Valentine’s Day and our Mardi Gras Court presentation on February 26. We’ll have more fun celebrating Mardi Gras like homemade King Cakes, a court luncheon, and other... Read More

Success Story: Miss Patsy S.

— Our most recent Success Story was Miss Patsy S. who successfully discharged to home last month. Please read below: Patsy S. was admitted to MCHCC on August 13 following a hospital stay for pneumonia. She was very weak, had poor endurance, and needed maximum assistance with her activities of daily living. Miss Patsy worked hard,... Read More

Music & Memory Program

— Our featured resident is Miss Mai N. Kayla Falgout, our Music & Memory Coordinator had the following to say regarding Miss Mai’s progress on the program: “Miss Mai’s native language is Vietnamese, and she speaks very little English. This type of language barrier can make residents feel very isolated and frustrated. Miss Mai is a... Read More

Employee of the Month

— Our employee of January is Shannon Johnson, but she is known as “blue” around our facility. She has been working in our laundry department for seven months and loves to socialize with our residents and staff. She is a mother of a two, a girl and a boy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending... Read More

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

— This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contribution from blood and platelet donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross encourages individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give this month and throughout 2019. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January... Read More