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Thanksgiving Thoughts

Nov 6, 2019 — Thanksgiving is a time for food, celebration, and fun. Every year on Thanksgiving, families gather around the table to enjoy a meal and give thanks. As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, it’s important to remember that it’s about more than being thankful for one day. Today is the day to be thankful for all the... Read More

Therapy Success Story

Nov 6, 2019 — V.G. came to Ocoee Health Care for rehabilitation following a hospitalization for congestive heart failure. She received physical, occupational therapies for four weeks, and was very motivated and eager to work towards her therapy goals. V.G was able to meet all goals and was successfully discharged to her new home at an assisted living facility.... Read More

Letter from Our Community

Nov 6, 2019 — We are excited to introduce the newest member of Team Ocoee, our new Medical Director, Dr. Gabriel Nuriel. Dr. Nuriel assumed this position on October 1st, 2019. He is a strong advocate for healthcare partnership and collaboration for best possible outcomes. He encourages patient engagement through education and leadership.

Halloween Games

Oct 8, 2019 — Pin the nose on the jack-o-lantern Create a large pumpkin out of cardboard, or make one out of construction paper and pin it to a bulletin board. Paint or glue eyes and a mouth on the jack-o-lantern, leaving the area where the nose should be empty. Cut out several yellow triangles, writing the person’s name... Read More

Therapy Success Story: Mr. A.

Oct 8, 2019 — Mr. A. came to Ocoee Health Care Center for rehabilitation due to cardiac issues. He received physical, occupational and speech therapy for four weeks, he was motivated and eager to work towards his therapy goals. Mr. A. was able to meet all his goals to discharge home safely with his family. He was always friendly,... Read More

Employee of the Month

Oct 8, 2019 — Ocoee Health Care Center is proud to recognize Ms. Shirley Baldwin as the employee of the month. Shirley has been an exceptional member of our team since 2/14/11. During her long tenure with our facility she has functioned in multiple roles including facility driver, CNA, and Unit Secretary. Shirley always goes above and beyond and... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

Oct 8, 2019 — According to, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Breast cancer is a serious illness that affects a significant population of American women. The good news is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be successfully treated. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breasts called “tumors”... Read More

October Holidays

Oct 8, 2019 — Here are the dates set aside to raise awareness or recognize healthcare conditions and workers: National Physical Therapy Month American Pharmacists Month National Breast Cancer Awareness Month National Dental Hygiene Month National Chiropractic Month Residents’ Rights Month Weeks to note: Oct. 1 to Oct. 7: National Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct. 2 to Oct. 6:... Read More

Fall Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Sep 5, 2019 — Supplies needed: a pine cone, vegetable shortening, oatmeal bird seed, and some string. Start by mixing together 1/2 cup of the shortening with 2 1/2 cups oatmeal and mix until well blended. (Optional: Add dried fruit, chopped nuts, or sunflower seeds.) Tie a string to the top of the pine cone and then apply the... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

Sep 5, 2019 — The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More