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Edgewood Manor hosts “The ABC’s of joint replacement”

Edgewood Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center will be hosting a Joint Replacement Class on March 17 at 6 p.m.  The class will be held at Edgewood Manor, 1330 S. Fulton Street, Port Clinton. 

The class will contain a wide variety of information pertaining to joint replacement procedures.  Topics will be useful for individuals at various stages, from those considering undergoing the joint replacement to those that have scheduled their procedure.  Michael Lopez, Rehabilitation Director, will be on hand to answer questions and concerns about the rehabilitation process.

Light refreshments will be provided.  For questions or to RSVP (By March 14) call 419.734.5506.

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Edgewood Manor celebrates Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day was a special day for the residents of Edgewood Manor Nursing and Rehab of Port Clinton.  Due to the generosity of Kroger and their many loyal customers, each resident was given a special Valentine mylar balloon for their wheelchair as the Valentine party began.  “The balloons made us feel so special,” said resident Agnus Mack with a grin.  

Red lights, balloons, bright red hearts and cupids decorated the facility.  The living room was overflowing with residents and family as the Swingsters, a 20-piece big band, had the place hoppin’ for two straight hours.  Such old favorites as “Boogie Woogie Buggle Boy”, “Kansas City”, “Pennsylvania Polka” and “Sentimental Journey” were just a few of the songs that had the audience clapping and singing along.  Residents danced with staff and band members as the music brought back memories of days gone by, putting smiles on the faces of all in attendance.

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Edgewood Manor welcomes new Facility Rehabilitation Director

Edgewood Manor Nursing Center in Port Clinton is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Lopez, PTA, to the rehabilitation team.  Lopez brings six  years of experience to the therapy setting.  He is a graduate of Rhodes State College with a degree in Applied Science and Physical Therapist Assistant.  He is currently  finishing his Bachelors of Science degree at The University of Michigan. All of his work experience has been in long term care. 

Originally from Leipsic, Lopez is pleased to be back in his home state after working in Michigan and Texas. He has a well established reputation in the long term care industry for quality of care and for achieving superior outcomes for patients needing rehabilitation.  He has extensive experience and training in a wide range of rehab areas including orthopedic, muscle strains, joint strains, post stroke care, spine pain and dysfunction, vestibular rehab and other areas of therapeutic need. 

“I am thrilled to be a part of the Edgewood Manor team.  The high quality of care that our rehabilitation department provides to this community is an outstanding testament to the staff and I am proud to work with each of them,” stated Lopez.

Michael lives in Marblehead with his wife Emily and has two daughters.  He is looking forward to continuing his service to the community.

Edgewood Manor is an 80-bed skilled nursing facility with an in-house therapy team offering physical, occupational and speech therapy. For further information, call 419.734.5506.

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