Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

January 2, 2019 — Doctors say maintaining vision health can be especially important as you age. Fortunately there are multiple ways to keep your eyes healthy. Try these tips: Quit smoking. If you smoke, you’re much more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, than nonsmokers. AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in those... Read More

The Value of Soup

January 2, 2019 — Often our diets change during the cold weather. More hot foods then cold sandwiches grace the dinner table. Our schedules do not slow down so we seek out hardy, quick-to-prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot meal. The origin of soup dates back to practically the beginning... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

January 2, 2019 — Medicare Advantage change effective January 1 (SNF/NF) UnitedHealthcare has issued a bulletin outlining a reimbursement policy change effective January 1 that will require skilled nursing facilities providing post-acute inpatient services to request prior authorization and receive a determination before UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plan Advantage plan members can be admitted. UnitedHealthcare may deny claims if one of... Read More

Happy Birthday – January 2019

January 2, 2019 — Happy Birthday! Residents: Doreen E. Mary D. Ardis F.  Conrad M. Ted R.    Nancy G. Lolita H. Dwayne S. Staff: Alicia C. Courtney R. Purity B. Amber J. Chris D.

Prepare Your Skin For Winter

December 3, 2018 — Dry, itchy and cracked skin goes hand-in-hand with the winter season. Changes in temperatures and humidity, indoor heating, hot showers, and baths remove important oils and moisture from the skin causing dryness, flakiness and cracking of the skin. Read on for some TLC for your winter-weary skin. Bathing. Hot water bathing breaks body oil that... Read More

Tips For Keeping Active In The Winter

December 3, 2018 — With winter approaching, there may be many upcoming cold days that simply make us want to stay inside and keep warm. All those days spent indoors can sometimes be accompanied by the winter blues. Fortunately, there are a lot of things we can do to liven things up and stay active in the winter even... Read More

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 3, 2018 — What makes January 1st such a special time to make a change in our lives, and why can it be so difficult to maintain that change? There are a number of key reasons that apply to some, if not all, of the broken resolutions. We are not being realistic when we make the commitment. Everyone breaks New Year’s... Read More

Holiday Ornament Crafts

December 3, 2018 — Whimsical Light Bulb Reindeer You will need: One used light bulb Brown felt cloth or fun foam Acrylic paints and brushes Ribbon 1 small red pom-pom Glue First, paint the light bulb brown. Set aside and let dry. Once the brown paint on the light bulb has dried completely, use a paintbrush to paint eyes and... Read More