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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

Virtual Museum Tours

May 31, 2020 — Whether you enjoy traveling or are looking for something new to do during at-home social distancing, now is the time to take a “staycation” with a virtual museum tour! Experience a variety of cultures, education, and exploration of science, history, anthropology, and art of all types, including architecture, clothing, sculpture, painting, photography, mixed media and... Read More

Eat Healthy to Help Reduce Anxiety

May 31, 2020 — Due to necessary lifestyle requirements resulting from ever-changing health and safety guidelines, many people across the country are having to deal with significant anxiety. Anxiety is a normal reaction to change and stress, but when anxiety becomes excessive or irrational, it can become disabling. At this time, people often turn to food for comfort, causing... Read More

Therapy Success Stories

May 7, 2020 — MRS. R. was admitted to Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab in November 2019. Before arriving for therapy services, she was concerned about the care that she would receive and how the transition back to her home would be. But after receiving therapy services, there was a visible change in her overall outlook on life: she... Read More

Hobbies: New & Old

May 6, 2020 — With all of the current shelter-in-place and social distancing directives, it’s a great time to learn something new or catch up on old hobbies and activities. Coloring has been proven to have great benefits for all ages, including stress relief, improving motor control and creativity, and increasing concentration. Many online retailers now carry coloring options... Read More

Uplifting Conversation

May 6, 2020 — Looking for uplifting, fun conversation starters for your family of loved ones? Ask each member of your family one of the questions below each day to learn something new about each other. Ask everyone to answer and then discuss/explain his/her answer. Encourage each member to think of a new question to add to the list,... Read More

National Stroke Month: Acting F.A.S.T. Is Key for Stroke

May 6, 2020 — Acting F.A.S.T. can help stroke patients get the treatments they desperately need. The stroke treatments that work best are available only if the stroke is recognized and diagnosed within three hours of the first symptoms. Stroke patients may not be eligible for these if they don’t arrive at the hospital in time. If you think... Read More