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Orthopedic Services at Solarbron

The short-term rehabilitation program at Solarbron in Evansville, IN offers a full range of orthopedic services including therapy interventions and clinical management. Therapy Interventions include in-house therapy staff, pain control using state of the art equipment, Omni-cycle for range of motion, strength, balance, and walking mechanics, a Home Transitions Program including home assessment and outpatient therapy to maintain […]

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Stroke Treatment at Solarbron

The short-term rehabilitation program at Solarbron specializes in treating people who have suffered a stroke. As part of clinical management, we track blood pressure and cholesterol levels, monitor anti-coagulation therapy, monitor daily weights and body mass index and measurements and follow physician recommended diet plans including low sodium, low fat and low cholesterol. We also offer a wide range of […]

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MASH: To the Drakes, It’s Not Just a TV Show

What do you think of when you hear the word “mash?” For most, it is likely “M*A*S*H,” the TV series adapted from the 1970 feature film “MASH.” And that film was based on the 1968 novel “MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors” by Richard Hooker. A mobile army surgical hospital — MASH — is […]

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A Hero’s Send-off – Solarbron Pointe Residents Go On Honor Flight

Solarbron Pointe recently hosted a send-off party for its two veterans going on the Honor Flight.  Frank Turbor and Howard Loge were celebrated with patriotic music, cake, punch and a large turnout of Pointe residents and staff.  Joining in the festivities were their family members and guardians for the trip.  Both Frank and Howard shared memories […]

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Jim Wells – Aerospace Manufacturer

Born in Acton, Indiana, his family moved to the west side of Indianapolis during the depression so they could have a garden. Gardens were an important source of food during those times. His father worked for Shell Oil when they were moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1932, then back to Indianapolis in 1937, and […]

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Charles Goldman – A Unique Perspective

Charles was raised on a farm in Spencer County Indiana, near the town of Richland. When he graduated high school he came to Evansville. Charles started his career as a banker when a family member introduced him to an officer at Old National Bank where he worked for ten years. He then finished his career […]

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Get to know Activities Director Jan Grigsby

Jan Grigsby has been Activities Director of The Pointe at Solarbron for an amazing 22 years. “I love coming to work every day,” said Jan, “it’s like visiting friends. One of the joys of being here, Jan continued, is how much I learn from the residents daily.” Jan started with no experience, “I could drive […]

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Get to know resident Frank “Doc” Turber

Frank Turber is a dapper man with a firm handshake and a winning smile. “They call me Doc,” he said. “I was a dentist for 48 years in Mt. Vernon. I was born in Princeton and raised in Mt. Vernon, only left for the war and school, then came back.” Doc rests comfortably in his […]

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Get to know residents Cliff and Kassie Briggs

Cliff and Kassie Briggs have been newlyweds for 65 years. They have a happiness in their marriage. It shows in the kindness and humor each displays for the other. Cliff and Kassie are independent living residents at The Pointe at Solarbron. Kassie says, “At a certain point, I felt our lives would be better if […]

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Dinner at St. Joe’s

On Tuesday July 14th residents of Solarbron will be visiting the St. Joe Inn for dinner. Housed in an historic building, the St. Joe is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. Know far and wide for their home-cooked meals and homemade breads and desserts there will be full bellies and satisfied smiles. The […]

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