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Letter from the Administrator

— With July comes heat, heat, and more heat in South Louisiana! While the Dog Days of Summer may require staying indoors more, that doesn’t mean the fun stops at Morgan City Health Care Center. We have lots of activities planned to keep our residents active, social, and entertained. We know a lot of our residents... Read More

National Avocado Day

— National Avocado Day is Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The consumption of avocados has doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. Avocados have heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins C, E and K. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks, and the 20th century cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and... Read More

Safeguard Your Skin

— The harshness of summer can take its toll on our skin’s condition. Use these simple tips to safeguard your skin on the inside and outside of your body. Inside: Drink water steadily throughout the day. In hot weather, you’ll need more water as your body will use additional water to regulate your body temperature. If... Read More

Employee of the Month: Sarah D.

— Our employee of the month of June is our nurse Sarah D. and she graduated from Young Memorial. She has been working on the weekends at MCHCC for eight years and she really enjoys it. During the week she works as a babysitter as well. She has been married for almost 12 years and her... Read More

Resident of the Month: Betty W.

— Hello my name is Betty W. and I have been a resident at MCHCC for a little over three months now. I have three children and seven grandchildren and they visit me often. I enjoy attending rosary, mass, arts and crafts, and any given social whenever I am feeling good. I often participate with bingo... Read More

National Nursing Assistants Week, June 13-19

— Nursing Assistants have a rewarding profession; they can help patients and residents improve quality of life! Whether you are recovering from a hospital stay or living in a nursing facility nursing assistants are there to make a difference! Nursing Assistants report vital signs, check on patients, help set up medical equipment, and transfer patients as... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Things are heating up outside, but we’re staying cool at Morgan City Health Care Center. Recently, residents have been enjoying snowballs and ice cream sundaes and often at the generosity of our community partners. We are very grateful for partners who lend their time and efforts and who often share their generosity with us. Our... Read More

Music & Memory Program

— Our Music & Memory Coordinator, Kayla had the following to say about Miss Laura’s participation on the Program: “Miss Lucille was added to our program in September of 2018. She was suggested for the program due to slight cognition problems (occasional confusion) and depression that was mostly associated with not wanting to get out of... Read More

May is National Blood Pressure Awareness Month

— Blood pressure can damage the heart, kidney, and brain without showing obvious symptoms. To combat its effects, it is important to know what your healthy blood pressure goal should be. What can you do to reduce blood pressure? Exercise. Exercise such as walking, lifting light weights, and simple workouts may reduce blood pressure. Lose weight.... Read More

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

— Arthritis is a common ailment that affects nearly 54 million people in the United States. There are two common types of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the breakdown of cartilage. It usually affects hips, knees, feet, and spine. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to mistake a person’s... Read More