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July 4, 2020 — 7/04: Fourth of July! 7/05: National Apple Turnover Day 7/07: National Strawberry Sundae Day 7/08: National Freezer Pop Day 7/09: National Sugar Cookie Day 7/10: Crazy Hair Day 7/11: National Blueberry Muffin Day 7/15: National Gummy Worn Day 7/17: Pajama Day 7/19: National Ice Cream Day 7/20: National Lollipop Day 7/22: National Hot Dog Day... Read More

Ice Cream Facts

July 4, 2020 — I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Ice Cream Month! To this day, the history of ice cream remains a mystery. However, many say that the first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a mixture of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others proclaim that Marco Polo, a 13th... Read More

July is Anti-Boredom Month

July 4, 2020 — With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now! Make a list of all the things you’ve ever wanted to do. Think back to when... Read More

How to Protect Yourself & Others

July 4, 2020 — Slow the spread of germs and respiratory diseases like COVID-19: Wash your hands often Use soap when available or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Avoid close contact Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people Do... Read More

Simple Creative Twists to Tasty Summertime Staples

July 4, 2020 — At almost every cookout, picnic, and party during the summer you’ll find at least two commonplace food items: the hamburger and hotdog. If you look more closely, you might notice the traditional toppings of mustard, ketchup, cheese or relish – but rarely anything else. If you’re tired of the same old, boring burger or hot... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

July 4, 2020 — Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. Even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat. Taking a cool shower or bath or moving to an air-conditioned place... Read More

Happy Birthday!

June 1, 2020 — Staff and Residents Rita B. Michael F. Sara M. Fred W. George S. Ernest C. Welcome to Our Family Lora W.

Father’s Day: June 21

May 31, 2020 — On Sunday, June 21, say “Happy Father’s Day” to all of the fathers in your life! Thank you, fathers, for all of your loving support and silly dad jokes. While the origin of the term “dad joke” is unknown, dad jokes are easily identified as being overly-simplistic and intended to provoke an exasperated reaction. A... Read More

National Men’s Health Week

May 31, 2020 — The purpose of National Men’s Health Week (June 15-21) is to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of physical and mental disease among men. It can sometimes be difficult to have your health checked routinely. According to CDC, women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual... Read More

Coping with Stress

May 31, 2020 — For many seniors across the country, the ongoing healthcare pandemic may be causing significant stress and anxiety. However, the first step in coping with these overwhelming and sometimes debilitating emotions is to recognize symptoms of stress, which may include one or more of the following: Fatigue Difficulty falling asleep Hot flashes or chills Shortness of... Read More