Mt. Vernon Register-News


0502 nursing home rally

Activities Assistant Director Tana Dehart of Countryside Manor places a tiara on the head of resident Velma Lowery during a Be a Star for Nursing Home Residents rally held Wednesday at the nursing home on Illinois Highway 15. Illinois Health Care Council of Illinois hosted the event. Mt. Vernon was the first stop on a statewide blitz to call attention to Medicaid funding cuts for the elderly in the areas of vision, dental and podiatry care.

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