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Life Care Center of Auburn hosts bone marrow registry drive

Sara Verity, physical therapist assistant, left, and Kelly Dumas, occupational therapist assistant, at the Be the Match booth

This year, Life Care Center of Auburn, Massachusetts, has been supporting a different charitable cause each month, and in May, the facility championed bone marrow cancer.

On May 24, 2018, the facility hosted a booth for Be the Match, an organization that helps people register to become bone marrow donors...

Life Care Center of Auburn collects socks for local women’s shelter

Kelly Dumas, occupational therapist assistant, with the socks

Life Care Center of Auburn, Massachusetts, collected 93 pairs of new socks for Abby’s House, a local women’s shelter, for the month of January.

In the past, the facility has been known to run a hat and glove drive for the winter season. This year, the facility’s Fun Committee wanted to do something different....

Life Care Center of Auburn earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Auburn, Massachusetts, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These survey visits are unannounced and address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Life Care Center of Auburn rehab gets local man back on his feet

James Entwistle

James Entwistle is back in his home again after just two and a half weeks of therapy.

After having surgery at UMASS Memorial in for a small bowel obstruction, Entwistle, a Navy veteran and retired truck driver, came to Life Care Center of Auburn, Massachusetts, for rehabilitation....

Local basketball legend featured in national magazine

Andy Laska

Worcester native Andy Laska’s storied career in New England athletics is highlighted in the 2017 edition of Life Care LEADER magazine, a publication of Life Care Centers of America.

Laska was a freshman guard on Holy Cross’ 1947 National Championship team. Coached by “Doggie” Julian, the 12-man roster also included future NBA stars Bob Cousy and George Kaftan....

Life Care Center of Auburn associate bikes in MS awareness race to Cape Cod

Kelly Dumas

On June 24-25, 2017, Kelly Dumas, occupational therapist at Life Care Center of Auburn, Massachusetts, will be participating in the Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway to raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis.

Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway is a 150-mile bike ride that goes from Boston to Provincetown on Cape Cod. This race is the largest MS ride in New England. Dumas has been participating in the ride for more than 10 years....

 

Life Care Center of Auburn hosts celebration for first responders

Blue ribbon decorations

On Sept. 10, 2016, Life Care Center of Auburn, Massachusetts, said “thank you” in a big way to first responders in the community.

The facility hosted a cookout luncheon and an outdoor carnival for local police, firefighters, EMS workers and other civil servants. The entry was decorated with blue ribbons, and the first responders enjoyed a free meal and the chance to visit with residents and associates.