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National Skilled Nursing Care Week

May 5, 2022 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced Creating and Nurturing Connections as the 2022 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. This theme celebrates the reliable and strong commitment that each skilled nursing care staff member has to providing high-level quality care and improving the lives... Read More

Happy Mother’s Day

May 5, 2022 — Be sure to take a moment on Sunday, May 8 to honor moms, foster moms, surrogate moms, grandmothers, aunts, and the other important women role models in your life. Let her know how much she means to you by calling, texting, video chatting or sharing photos on social media. Take her out to lunch, shopping... Read More

Haiku Day is April 17

April 9, 2022 — What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a nonrhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory  language to gain inspiration.... Read More

Autism Awareness Month

April 9, 2022 — What is Autism? According to the CDC, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. Individuals with ASD often have problems with social, emotional, and communication skills. They may repeat certain behaviors and may find change in their daily routines difficult. Individuals with ASD might: not... Read More

Humor May Relieve Stress

April 9, 2022 — If it is left unchecked, stress may take its toll. While it isn’t possible to completely eliminate all forms of stress from your life, you can feel a lot better when you use humor to relieve stress. It has long been said that humor is the best medicine, and there have been several studies that... Read More

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22

April 9, 2022 — The earth supports us in a variety of ways, which is why we celebrate Earth Day on April 22. It gives us air to breathe, water to drink, and food to eat. It gives us thousands of varieties of plants and the place to make our home. Every single person on earth, child or adult,... Read More

Sense of Smell Day

April 9, 2022 — What are your favorite scents, and what are the odors that you can’t stand? Sense of smell is one of the primary senses and it affects the way we experience the world each day. Sense of Smell Day is on April 30 this year, and it is a day to acknowledge the crucial role that... Read More

Seven Reasons to Recycle

April 9, 2022 — Recycling is sort of like exercising: we all know we should do it, but not all of us do it as often as we should—and some of us don’t do it at all. However, here are seven good reasons why you should start. It reduces global warming. It makes us more energy-efficient. It keeps our... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 9, 2022 — Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. These services may include: Offering seniors who are recovering from a stroke or surgery ways to resume independence Helping seniors recovering from injury to regain skills necessary to... Read More

Control Diabetes with These Tips

March 8, 2022 — Many seniors live with a health condition called diabetes. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type, but no matter what type you have, it causes the body to have higher than normal blood sugar levels. Use the suggestions below to help ease the struggle of living with diabetes. Quit smoking Get plenty of sleep... Read More