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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]