Wendy's Neverland

Randy Daniels with Signature Healthcare

Earlier in June, a Hodgenville nursing home was the last of three in Kentucky operated by Signature Healthcare to stage a play guided by a team of Kentucky and national artists.

The team’s aspirations: to improve residents’ quality of life, their cognitive abilities, attitudes about the elderly — and even residents’ medical outcomes.

Reporter Elizabeth Kramer went to Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Larue County, where choreographer Kevin Iaga Jeff recently led more than a dozen residents pushed by caretakers or family members as they rehearsed a big dance number.