Success Story: Betty

— Betty fell in a parking lot after Thanksgiving while shopping with her neighbor, resulting in a hip fracture that needed surgery. Betty worked hard twice a day with therapy, and after 15 days of therapy. Mrs. Betty discharged at a modified independent for all of her functional mobility, is ambulating over 250ft using her front... Read More

Get to Know Our Staff: Kimberly Kamps (Director of Nursing)

— Kimberly Kamps moved to Mesa, AZ from Pittsburg PA. to complete her Master’s Degree in Nursing at the University of Arizona. She started her nursing career in critical care and decided to pursue her passion for nursing leadership after an interim CNO position in rural healthcare. Committed to quality healthcare, the move west was a... Read More

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day

— What could you do today that would make someone else’s day? What could you change in yourself that would ultimately enrich the world around you? Remember the greatest gift that you can give anyone is your time. Gifts can be brought, money can be earned, but your time can never be replaced. Here are a... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— The holidays were a great time to celebrate as a team at Mission Palms of Mesa. We held a staff party, resident party and Holiday Dinner for residents and families. It is so nice to work with such wonderful people, from our residents and families to the staff. As we enter 2018, we are excited... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Janis D. February 01 Ruby N. February 04 Sheldon R. February 07 Clayton B. February 07 Sarah D. February 08 Shirley W. February 13 Joan T. February 15 Truman B. February 22 Staff Brandie R. February 03 Jennifer Y. February 05 Brittany G. February 07 Joanna S. February 10 Liberty A. February 11 Kristina... Read More

Help us Help you during this Flu Season

— The 2017/2018 Flu Season is already proving to be a challenge especially for the elderly. You can help us help you and our residents by being knowledgeable about Seasonal Flu. The following information is from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccine CDC recommends a yearly flu... Read More

New Year Trivia Quiz

— Under which calendar is New Year’s Day Jan. 1? Julian Calendar Gregorian Calendar Jewish Calendar Chinese Calendar All of the above Answer B. Gregorian Calendar What New Year’s gift did ancient Persians give? Eggs Money Cakes Rugs Answer A. The ancient Persians gave New Year’s gifts of eggs, which symbolized productiveness. In ancient Egypt what... Read More

Tips To Relax Quickly

— Give someone a hug. As long as it’s from somebody you don’t mind hugging, this can be very relaxing. Breathe deep through your nose. Close your eyes and pay attention only to your breathing while doing this. Five slow deep breaths is like a mini-meditation. Take a walk. Walking is one of the best relaxation... Read More

Super Oatmeal Cookies

— Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 4 teaspoons cinnamon 2 cups vegetable shortening 1 cup peanut butter 4 cups granulated sugar 6 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup milk 4 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups raisins 1 (12 ounce) package milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped... Read More

January is National Oatmeal Month: Oatmeal’s Many Health Benefits

— High protein diets and other food fads have been the current trend, with less attention given to the health benefits of oatmeal. Oatmeal is one the most nutritious and quickest meals that can be prepared and packed with necessary nutrients. It is a healthy and versatile food that can served with fruit, chopped nuts, applesauce,... Read More