Celelebrating Rehab Success!

August 25, 2017 — “Everyone was so nice and helpful here! They all got me what I needed so I could get back home.” Larry came to our facility for a short term rehabilitation stay. He’s very excited to be transitioning to Assisted Living soon, along with Chaby, his pet parrot for the last 17 years. It was our... Read More

Learn How To Ease The Aging Process

August 25, 2017 — Aging doesn’t have to drag you down! Use these tips to get a better edge on aging with grace. Learn all you can about your health. Learn about what aging does to the body, what things you can fix and what will happen as you get older. Knowing this information allows you to take charge... Read More

From the Desk of the DON Excellence at Work

August 25, 2017 — How do you get a team to work cohesively? Laughter and team work go hand in hand. Ensuring that our employees are engaging our residents and patients with smiles, and good manners is essential to making people happy. As the Director of Nursing, I am tasked with making sure that we strive to provide the... Read More

The History of Grandparents Day

August 25, 2017 — National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 10, 2017, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother... Read More

Cholesterol Education Month

August 25, 2017 — You’ll often hear cholesterol referred to as either good cholesterol or bad cholesterol. LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) carries cholesterol through the bloodstream, dropping it off where it’s needed for cell building and leaving behind any unused residue as plaque on the walls of the arteries. HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) picks up the cholesterol which has... Read More

Watermelon: An Ingredient For Skin Care

July 26, 2017 — Watermelon is widely used as massage oil, baby oil, facials, face creams, salt scrubs, shower bath as well as hair oil: Works as a Exfoliate – Mash a cup of watermelon chunks and then apply this paste on your face. Find a place to relax for 10 minutes. Rinse it later. It is a process... Read More

Walking Meditation: A Simple Way To Meditate Almost Any Time

July 26, 2017 — Most Westerners think of meditation as someone sitting down cross-legged with their eyes closed and probably chanting some kind of mantra over and over again, but that is only one of the ways that people can practice meditation. Meditating can also be performed standing up, lying down or walking. In walking meditation, the walking itself... Read More

Healthy Living With Peaches

July 26, 2017 — Peaches are known to have originated from China, and then found their way to many other parts of the world. Peaches are a great source of carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin A. Having peaches in your daily diet can help fight deadly diseases like cancer. They have a good amount of boron... Read More

Short Term Therapy Success

July 26, 2017 — “I’m always excited to go to therapy! It’s a really fun and talented group that works with you!” Bonnie came to us after a stay at the hospital that required our therapy team to customize a physical and occupational therapy program for her. They worked in tandem with our wound nurse and her podiatrist. Bonnie... Read More

Happy Birthday!

July 26, 2017 — Residents August 01 Barb P. August 04 Cliff R. August 13 Margaret H. August 20 Juanita G. August 24 Alvina L. August 25 Lynn B. August 25 Goldie B. Staff August 01 Rebecca H. August 06 Jennifer M. August 09 JanJay M. August 10 Kelsi S. August 18 Becky B. August 22 Melissa B. August... Read More