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Sycamore Glen Pumpkin Contest
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Sycamore Glen Pumpkin Contest

Sycamore Glen Retirement Community’s annual pumpkin carving contest is very competitive! Departments carve and decorate pumpkins and the residents have a few days to vote. The winning department receives either a pizza party, jar of candy, or gift certificate. This year’s first place prize went to the Activities Department. They announced the gender of Melissa Reichert’s, Independent Living…

Sycamore Glen Celebrates Veterans and 100 Years
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Sycamore Glen Celebrates Veterans and 100 Years

Veterans at Sycamore Glen Retirement Community enjoyed a special Veterans’ Day breakfast to thank them for their years of service. William D. Neitzke, director of Safety for the 88th Air base Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, was the guest speaker. Tony Masters, resident and veteran, also celebrated his 100 birthday.

Kettering and Sycamore Receive the Gold
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Kettering and Sycamore Receive the Gold

Kettering and Sycamore received the Gold Recognition Award from the National Hospital Organ Donation Campaign for encouraging hospital staff and community members to enroll in the state registry as organ, eye, and tissue donors. Lisa Hill, nurse manager of Sycamore’s ICU East, and Kevan Quinlan, nurse manager of Kettering’s SICU, received the awards on the…

Way to Go Team Sycamore
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Way to Go Team Sycamore

After great HCAHP scores on patient experience, Sycamore employees and volunteers wanted to sing about it. Wally Sackett, Sycamore senior vice president, sang the song and wrote the lyrics. Check out their Way to Go (Team Sycamore) video.

Four Stars for Sycamore Glen
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Four Stars for Sycamore Glen

Sycamore Glen Health Center has achieved 4-star status on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Nursing Home Compare website. Nursing Home Compare allows consumers to compare information about nursing homes. It includes over 15,000 Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing homes.     Nursing home ratings are combined to calculate an overall rating from these three…

June Employee of the Month is Sherry Trapp
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June Employee of the Month is Sherry Trapp

Sherry Trapp works in Radiology at Sycamore. She was nominated by a co-worker. Her nomination reads: Sherry recently came up with a solution to fix a long standing problem with visualization of imaging during ERCPs done in the OR. It has always been difficult with positioning of the GI screen, the radiology imaging, and placement…

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June Employee of the Month is Mathew Boyer

Matthew Boyer works in Patient Financial Services on the Sycamore Campus. Matthew was nominated by a co-worker. His nomination reads: Matthew is always willing to go above and beyond to help with any needs outside of his every day job duties.  He’s always willing to answer questions and r esearch any issues that come up….

Making Memories at Sycamore Glen
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Making Memories at Sycamore Glen

Sycamore Glen Retirement Community has been making summer of memories. They held many fun events for their residents during May and June. National Nursing Home Week was May 11-17 and Sycamore Glen celebrated with a series of theme days. The fun started off with a Mother’s Day “Mardi Gras” themed social. The rest of the…

Respite Care for Your Family
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Respite Care for Your Family

Sycamore Glen Retirement Center offers special Kettering Health Network discount for respite care. The $1,000 processing fee is waived for all Kettering Health Network employees. This is a nice opportunity for family members who are seeking temporary care for loved ones when they are planning a vacation out of town. Caregivers can enjoy their vacation…


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