Memorial Day History

April 30, 2018 — Recognizing Memorial Day started in 1868, when the division of the Grand Army of the Republic demanded that their commander, General John A. Logan, adorn the graves of their fallen war comrades with flowers. It was an event that began to recognize the soldiers who died in the American Civil War. After World War I,... Read More

How To Reduce Blood Pressure Symptoms

April 30, 2018 — Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the arteries. Blood pressure can differ from person to person. When your blood pressure is measured, it is expressed in two numbers such as 120/80 (healthy). If your blood pressure is measured as 140/90 (or higher), then you are a patient of hypertension or high blood pressure and... Read More

May is National Stroke Month: Knowing And Reducing Your Risks

April 30, 2018 — It’s important to know the risk factors of having a stroke, some of which can be preventable and controllable, and to recognize the symptoms, so that many of the serious side effects of stroke can be avoided. Blood Pressure: According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure is the number one controllable risk factor... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13

April 30, 2018 — Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More

Celebrating Life’s Stories

April 30, 2018 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced “Celebrating Life’s Stories” as the 2018 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. “Celebrating Life’s Stories” pays homage to the diverse set of perspectives that residents, families and staff bring to everyday interactions. From May 13-19, 2018, centers will... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

April 30, 2018 — Residents Venita B. May 01 Cedric T. May 20 Katie R.  May 09 Ella W. May 14 Gladys C. May 12 Martin H. May 03 Ollie V. May 25 Katherine L. May 05 Alice J. May 07 Rachel M. May 15 Linda S. May 06 Staff Brooklyn B. May 24 Tonya B. May 05 Erin... Read More

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

March 31, 2018 — There are many projects we can do to reduce our environmental footprint and help in the rehabilitation of the earth. Here are some tips you can easily do everyday to care for our environment. Reduce – Conserving our natural resources can be done everyday. If we don’t start conserving our resources soon, we may face... Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month

March 31, 2018 — Stressed Out? Give These Tips A Try! The amount of stress that you endure has a direct impact on your health and overall well being. Pay close attention to the tips provided in this article for how to manage your stress. Don’t worry about being totally stress free. While it is important to lower our... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

March 31, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents Romaine W. Lloyd S. Vickki J. Helen D. Ronnie B. Laverne H. Linda S. Vernon C. Barbara B. Alberta A. Staff Leslie A. Alexis C. Tabatha D. Tammy D. Marques J. Aimee K. Juanita M. Dawn S. Welcome Jackie F. Charles W.

Using Leftover Eggs from Easter

March 31, 2018 — Leftover eggs can be used in a number of ways. Take your culinary skills and go from there. Hard Boiled Eggs – Shell the egg and eat it. Nothing like a good boiled egg with a little pepper on it. Egg Salad – Just add some mustard, mayonnaise and some dill and you have a... Read More