Keep up with the latest news and senior living topics from The Heritage.


The Heritage’s friendly greeter named Employee of the Month

Sherry Williams came to The Heritage with over 30 years of skilled care experience in rehabilitation centers. Needing something different, in 2014 she started working as a CNA for Health at Home, one of the services provided through Life Care Services, The Heritage at Brentwood’s management company. In November 2017, she transitioned into a CNA …

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Forward Thinking – Lifelong Learning

It’s back to school time but who says it’s just for kids. If you are a lifelong learner, want to learn a new skill (or improve a rusty one) or simply want to get out of the house and back into the real world (if Covid-19 and its variants don’t shut us down again), opportunities …

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Nursing shift brings personal satisfaction to THAB’s Employee of the Month

Kim Patterson, a registered nurse with over 35 years in hospital ICU and recovery room experience, never thought her nursing career would include geriatric or skilled nursing. Yet her experience with the nurses and caregivers who provided excellent care for her mother’s dementia and heart disease prompted Kim to consider a change in her own …

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Forward Thinking – Protect your nest egg from financial elder abuse

In last month’s Forward Thinking column, I wrote about elder abuse from the perspective of how to spot signs of physical and emotional abuse as well as passive or willful neglect. Today’s topic concerns financial elder abuse and how to prevent it. In May, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine reported on the federal Senior Safe Act …

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Positive attitude, great initiative describe July Employee of the Month

Muktar Mohamed is a full-time server who will be celebrating seven years of employment with The Heritage at Brentwood in September 2021. When asked about his seniority and reason for his long-term employment, he smiles before replying that he has a soft spot for the residents because they represent a plethora of grandparents that he …

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Forward Thinking – Elder Abuse Statistics Frightening; Awareness is Key

The statistics tell a story we hear little about. According to the National Council on Aging, “approximately one in 10 Americans aged 60-plus have experienced some form of elder abuse. Some estimates range as high as five million elders who are abused each year.” Sadly, one study cited by the NCOA estimates that only one …

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Mitchell promoted to Fitness Manager at The Heritage at Brentwood

BRENTWOOD, TN – Molly B. Mitchell has been named National Institute for Fitness and Sports’ new Fitness Manager at The Heritage at Brentwood. The Brentwood senior living community contracts with NIFS to staff and manage its extensive wellness programs. Mitchell joined The Heritage team in March 2019 as health fitness specialist. In her new role, …

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Environmental Services’ Stella Sarfo named June Employee of the Month

The Heritage at Brentwood’s June Employee of the Month, Stella Sarfo, is not the most visible employee to residents but she is among the most valuable. Stella joined senior living community’s Environmental Services team in August 2018 as a Laundry Associate. While residents might not see her out and about as much as her housekeeping and …

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COVID-19 Update

The CDC announced on May 13, 2021 that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. According to the CDC, people are considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second …

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Veterans lead touching Memorial Day ceremony at The Heritage

BRENTWOOD — With the precision of a military drill, the resident-led Memorial Day celebration at The Heritage at Brentwood began the second the clock struck 10 a.m. Monday morning. Less than 20 minutes later, the large crowd gathered in the shadow of the senior living community’s American flag had been reminded of the holiday’s history, …

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