Preventing Life-Threatening Dehydration

Why does hydration matter? In older adults, adequate fluid consumption has been associated with fewer falls, less constipation, better recoveries in orthopedic patients, reduced risk of bladder cancer in men and lower rates of fatal heart disease. Dehydration can often lead to adverse effects from medications, urinary tract and respiratory infections, delirium, renal failure, seizure,… Read More

Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

Men’s skin can become oilier during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin can be noticeably oilier than women, it’s important that they take care of their skin during the hot season. The following are… Read More

Employee of The Month

Simona Castillo, Activities Simona Castillo has been with Santa Fe Care since July 2015. She started off as the receptionist and started Activities in November. She always has a positive attitude and is very calm and caring. Congrats Simona for all your hard work and good heart. Activity Department and residents are very grateful to… Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we… Read More

National Nursing Assistants Week June 10th – June 17th

The job of a CNA is an important one, and for the right person, it can lead to a rewarding career in the healthcare profession. CNAs are in demand, and the job makes a great step on the ladder that leads to other positions in healthcare. A certified nursing assistant, or CNA, helps patients or… Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Dear Residents, Families and Friends of Santa Fe Care Center: Summer is almost here! It’s really nice to have all of these days where we can go outside and get some sunshine and Vitamin D naturally! This month we are celebrating our fantastic Nursing Assistants during National Nursing Assistants Week – June 14-20. We have… Read More