Why Seniors Have Different Nutritional Needs

Why Seniors Have Different Nutritional Needs Dr. Lindsay Jones-Born is a naturopathic physician who provides a breadth of expertise about how nutritional needs change as we age. Eating well is important at any age, but even more necessary for seniors because nutritional needs change. Adequate nutrition is necessary for health, quality of life and vitality. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Why Seniors Have Different Nutritional Needs

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Due to the growing popularity of in-home care for seniors, it’s important to make sure you and your loved one are aware of the potential dangers present in the home for seniors living alone and prepare accordingly. You can help prevent falls and accidents by making changes to unsafe areas in the home with these… Continue reading Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Hitz History

Hitz Memorial Home is operated as a not-for-profit nursing center related to the Illinois Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ by membership in The Council for Health and Human Service Ministries. Its management is the responsibility of a Board of Directors that consists mainly of United Church of Christ members and other community volunteers. Hitz Memorial Home began operation… Continue reading Hitz History

Easter at Hitz

Volunteering: Why Should I?

Nursing homes like ours thrives with educated, caring staff and enthusiastic volunteers. The simple act of visiting with a resident, holding their hand or offering a listening ear may seem like a small thing, but is actually quite powerful because that simple act of caring brings them immeasurable comfort, joy and encouragement. “Experience Improved Health… Continue reading Volunteering: Why Should I?

March 2017 Activity Calendar

March is here, which means Spring is almost here! We at Hitz are looking forward to the month’s activities. If you would like to keep up with what is going on at Hitz, please check our monthly Activity Calendar.    

Valentine’s Day at Hitz

Love is in the air here at Hitz! Valentine’s Day brought a lot of laughter, fun and of course love. Our activity team threw our Residents a wonderful party complete with decorations, snacks, goodie bags and Hitz’s own Valentine King and Queen. Check out a few pictures in our slide show! (Click the Valentine) If you… Continue reading Valentine’s Day at Hitz

Best Nursing Home

We are proud to be recognized as a US News & World Report 2016-2017 Best Nursing Home for the second year in a row. We at Hitz are proud of the hard work and dedication our staff provides our facility. Thank you for your continued support! US News & World Report