Grandparents Day: September 12

September 2, 2021 — Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother to 40, and great-grandmother to 15. Grandparents can have a profound effect on a child’s upbringing. Without the... Read More

National Indoor Plant Week

September 2, 2021 — National Indoor Plant Week is recognized during the third week of September and there is no better time to add a little flora to your home. If you are thinking about plant ownership but aren’t confident in the greenness of your thumb, worry not! Here is an introduction to different types of house plants that... Read More

September is Save Your Photos Month

September 2, 2021 — Everyone loves to see photos of family, vacations, pets, grandchildren and more. Before digital cameras or camera phones, film was processed and prints were made instantly or sent back to us via mail. Saving photos is a step in preserving memories. Many of us still have albums and boxes full of prints prior to the... Read More

Falls are not a normal part of aging— they can be prevented!

September 2, 2021 — All adults, aged 65 and over, are at risk for a fall. There are simple things all seniors can do to keep from falling and to stay independent longer. Talk to your healthcare providers Tell your physician, caregiver, or loved ones if you have fallen, if you feel unsteady when standing or walking, or if... Read More

Learning Your Heart Age on World Heart Day, September 29

September 2, 2021 — Her age is 53. But her heart is 75 years old because she smokes and has uncontrolled high blood pressure. She’s not alone because most American adults have a heart that is older than their actual age. One way to understand your risk for a heart attack or stroke is to learn your “heart age.”... Read More

A Note on Classical Music

September 2, 2021 — The classical music era for the Western hemisphere extends from 1750 to 1830. The musicians most well known for music from this era are Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. You may be familiar with other famous composers, such as Bach Chopin, or Schubert but they may have risen to fame in the renaissance, baroque, romantic, nationalistic... Read More

New Employee Spotlight: Alicia Whitledge, RN

August 9, 2021 — Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab. is happy to announce our new Assistant Director of Nursing: Alicia Whitledge, RN. Alicia earned her BS in Nursing approximately six years ago from Chamberlain University and is currently working to achieve her master’s degree. She has seven children ranging in age from 3-15. Alicia loves boating, reading, and crocheting.... Read More

Thank You!

August 9, 2021 — From: Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation To: Keller Williams Elite We truly appreciate your generous gifts for our residents. Keller Williams Elite gave each of our residents a stuffed animal with a personalize note to show their kindness. Also, they brought the residents a new set of Cornhole Game Boards. Their compassion for our residents... Read More

Celebration at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab: Luau Party

August 9, 2021 — Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation celebrated CNA week. Celebrations included a Luau Party which provided lunch, activities with gifts and prizes for the staff. Everyone enjoyed the fun throughout the facility. We would like to extend the thanks to the CNA’s and nurses as their hard work and dedication is very appreciated by everyone.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August 9, 2021 — This annual observance highlights the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. You have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases, like COVID-19, measles, whooping cough, cancers caused by HPV, pneumonia, among others through on-time vaccination. Throughout the month of August, you’re encouraged to talk to your physician, nurse, or... Read More