The pandemic has been challenging for long-term care facilities with visitor restrictions and masking, and one even had a change of ownership.

Nightingale Nursing and Rehab was purchased by new owners in 2021, but most of the former Saint Mary's East has stayed the same.

All of its more than 130 rooms, whether personal or skilled care, are private.

There is also a unit designated to dementia patients.

Families and other masked visitors need to answer a few health and safety questions as they enter.

There's even a library, and laundry services are provided.

People at Nightingale for rehabilitation services or long-term care can participate in nondenominational services or enjoy outdoor amenities.

"Our mission is we're passionate about people in care," said Tabitha Bemiss, external case manager and marketing for Nightingale. "That's obviously in the forefront of everything we do everyday - our residents, our staff - everything we do."

Daily activities are also planned for Nightingale's residents. Music and entertainment are also often scheduled.

There are plans in the works for a physical therapy expansion.