Blog

The Beauty of the Holidays

December 5, 2018 — The beauty of the holidays is the gift to slow down, reflect on what’s important, and remember that our lives are valuable and worth being fully enjoyed. We all know it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the hustle and bustle of the winter season. For that reason, it is important to plan ahead for... Read More

Tips For Keeping Active In The Winter

December 5, 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 5, 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... Read More

Holiday Ornament Crafts

December 5, 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 paint brush to paint... Read More

Hot Chocolate Mix

December 5, 2018 — Ingredients: 11 cups powdered milk 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 11 ounces powdered coffee creamer 2 lbs nestle’ nesquick powdered chocolate milk mix 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 box instant chocolate pudding Preparation: Mix all together Store in airtight containers Use 1/3 mix to 2/3 water when making hot chocolate

Give Yourself the Gift of Sleep

December 5, 2018 — The holidays bring extra demands—shopping for gifts, party preparation, wrapping the gifts—and it’s easy to see why many people are more sleep-deprived than ever this time of year. Here are some suggestions for better sleep during the holiday season: Take time to relax. Even if you have a lot to do, allow yourself to stop... Read More

Energy Saving Tips

November 5, 2018 — Light bulbs: Use energy saving CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs) instead of the conventional incandescent light bulbs. CFLs only use one-quarter of the electricity and lasts years longer. Each CFL bulb contains 5mg of mercury so you will have an extra item to sort in the recycling bin. Dishes: Never load your dishes in a... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

November 5, 2018 — Steven was admitted to us requiring maximum assistance with all activities of daily living. With focused physical, occupational, and speech therapies, Steven is now walking with a wheeled walker, unassisted. He is tolerating a regular diet, and is continuing to make advancements daily. We are extremely proud of Steven’s progress and look forward to what... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

November 5, 2018 — The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

Employee Of The Month: Devonna Williams

November 5, 2018 — Devonna has been a CNA for eight years! Her drive for compassionate care stems from her roots as a loving mother. Her love for what she does is evident in the care she provides for our residents. Thank you, Devonna, for your team spirit, hard work, and above all compassionate care.