Velda Hogaboam, a 92-year-old Idaho native, faced the challenges of the Great Depression and her husband’s polio diagnosis with courage while successfully raising five children and earning a degree in library science.
Her inspiring story is featured in the 2015 edition of Life Care LEADER magazine, a publication of Life Care Centers of America.
On Aug. 24, 2015, Life Care Centers of America presented Life Care Center of Lewiston, Idaho, with the Facility of the Year Award for its Northwest Division.
The award was given during the company’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee. It recognizes the facility as the premier location in the division, which includes 29 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
Carol McIver, director of nursing at Life Care Center of Lewiston, Idaho, was named Director of Nursing of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Northwest Division on Monday, April 20.
The award was given during Life Care’s annual Directors of Nursing Meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee.