Charitable Foundation Provides New Therapy Equipment for Residents of Hillcrest Home

Hillcrest Home DonationGeneseo, IL -  June 1, 2016 – Hillcrest Home of Geneseo, Illinois receives funds from Geneseo Communications Charitable Foundation to purchase a new SciFit StepOne Recumbent Stepper for its residents

As part of its commitment to give back to the community, Geneseo Communications Charitable Foundation recently announced that it will donate $5,900 to Hillcrest Home of Geneseo for the purchase of new therapy equipment.

“We are extremely grateful to the Geneseo Communications Charitable Foundation, said Lorna Brown, Administrator of Hillcrest Home, Geneseo. This new StepOne recumbent stepper will enhance our therapy and rehabilitation services for residents within our skilled and long-term care units. This machine will provide exercise access for residents both in and out of wheelchairs. The Stepper will be used to encourage independent participation promoting ongoing health and fitness.”

Hillcrest Home is a not-for-profit nursing home that is owned and operated by Henry County, Illinois. They provide around-the-clock nursing care for people who need assistance caring for themselves. Hillcrest Home is committed to helping residents return to their highest level of functioning while supporting their total needs including medical, recreational, spiritual, personal and social.

The Geneseo Communication Charitable Foundation was established in 2002 by Geneseo Communications, Inc. to enhance, develop and benefit the Geneseo Community.

Geneseo Communication Charitable Foundation grant applications can be found here and can be submitted at any time throughout the year. Applications are reviewed quarterly and all 501(c) 3 organizations that reside within Geneseo Communications servicing area are encouraged to apply.

Geneseo Communications, Inc. has a long, proud history of service and commitment to our local communities. We are honored to give back to local organizations that make a difference in the lives of our neighbors and friends.

Pictured from left: Jan May, Chairman of Health & Social Service, Henry County Board; Stephanie Frank, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Hillcrest Home; Dick Dahl, therapy patient, Hillcrest Home; Lorna Brown, Administrator, Hillcrest Home; Jeff Ford, Director, Geneseo Communications Charitable Foundation; Jason Burton, Therapy Director, Hillcrest Home.