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Life Care Center of Sandpoint celebrates 20th anniversary

Rick Myers, executive director, and Deanne Boyd, director of nursing

Life Care Center of Sandpoint, Idaho, celebrated two decades of service on Sept. 14, 2017 with an open house.

Many family members and community members attended and visited with residents and associates. They took tours of the building, which had recently been renovated with fresh paint, new artwork and lots of fresh fall flowers....

Former Life Care Center of Sandpoint resident featured in magazine

Effie Woodruff

Effie Woodruff, who served in Women in the Air Force and has traveled the world, has been featured in a national magazine.

Woodruff is a former resident at Life Care Center of Sandpoint, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center run by Life Care Centers of America....

April 2017 winners - Whatever It Takes And Then Some

Whatever It Takes And Then Some logo

Marcus Silsby, certified nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Sandpoint, Idaho, saved a resident’s life during a seizure through his alertness and quick response. Silsby heard the resident making gurgling noises when he passed her room in the hallway...

Life Care Center of Sandpoint hosts pie contest

The assortment of pies

On Sept. 28, 2016, Life Care Center of Sandpoint, Idaho, held its fifth annual pie contest.

Associates, family members and a former resident entered 19 different types of pies, with four judges. The local newspaper publisher, a police officer, a branch manager of a credit union and an area manager of a home health agency had the pleasant task of deciding on first, second and third place.

Dr. Burgstahler named Life Care’s Company-wide Physician of the Year

Dr. Scott Burgstahler

Dr. Scott Burgstahler, on-site physician at Life Care Center of Sandpoint, Idaho, was named Company-wide Physician of the Year for Life Care Centers of America on March 17, 2016.

The award was given during a Life Care ceremony held at the American Medical Directors Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Eight division award winners were also honored.