Category Archives: General

Local firefighters treated to hearty breakfast

Samaria Bailey Tribune Correspondent | Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 5:30 pm Firefighting breakfast Triphena Stevenson greets firefighters from Engine 68, Ladder 13. — Tribune Photo by Samaria Bailey The Renaissance and Rehabilitation Center staff and residents hosted a breakfast for local firefighters on Feb. 17. Firefighters from Engine 68, Ladder 13 attended the breakfast, […]

Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center receives top award from American College of Health Care Administrators

Nationwide Healthcare Services is honored that one of its facilities, Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, has been awarded the prestigious Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA). This distinction is given to leaders nationwide in the skilled-nursing field who receive outstanding scores on key quality indicators. The facilities […]

Renaissance Dog Park – A Gift to the Residents and the Community

A Philadelphia skilled nursing facility is making sure its residents have easy access to the warmth, love and therapeutic benefits holding or petting an animal can bring – by hosting a dog park right on its property. Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center reserves a portion of its West Philadelphia facility for the Chester Avenue Dog […]

Philadelphia Nursing Home Administrator Chosen For 2015 PA Health Care Association ‘Hero Award’

PHILADELPHIA — Carmella Kane, administrator at Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Philadelphia, PA, has been honored with a statewide award for the positive impact she has on the lives of facility residents, their families and her colleagues. Kane, a resident of Lansdowne, PA, is among eight individuals selected for the Pennsylvania Health Care Association […]

Nationwide Health Care Responding to Transformation of Skilled Nursing Industry in the Era of the Affordable Care Act

As the Affordable Care Act is implemented across the American health care system, it is prompting a major restructuring in the landscape of skilled nursing care. As part of a Medicare pilot program, many hospitals are now partnering with skilled nursing facilities to implement a new reimbursement system based on what are known as “bundled […]

Police appreciation breakfast features smiles, selfies

By: Samaria Bailey Tribune Correspondent The Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center hosted an inaugural appreciation breakfast this week for the West and Southwest Philadelphia police districts. Officers from the 12th, 16th, 18th and 19th districts attended the event, which offered a menu of french toast, omelets, potatoes, bacon, grits, fruit and coffee. “It was a […]

West Phila. seniors donate money to shelter

By Samaria Bailey, Philadelphia Tribune June 24, 2015 Read the original story here Seniors from West Philadelphia’s Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center donated more than $1,000 to neighboring shelter, Families Forward, earlier this month. The seniors, nine men and women, raised the money with a Dance-A-Thon they hosted on June 3. The money raised will […]

Resident celebrates 108th birthday

By Samaria Bailey, Philadelphia Tribune May 13, 2015 Fannie Mae Steward Ausby celebrated her 108th birthday on May 7, making her the oldest living person in her senior living facility at Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Ausby was joined by her family, Renaissance friends and elected officials, including State. Rep. Jim Roebuck (D-188) and mayoral candidate, […]

Dancing ’til you’re 100

By Dan Spinelli, Philadelphia Daily News May 22, 2015 Read full article When Dr. Eli Zebooker was born, Woodrow Wilson was president, the Philadelphia Athletics had just won the World Series and, most shockingly, a Republican was mayor of Philadelphia. That was 102 years ago. Zebooker – along with 89 other Philadelphians over the age […]