News

Success Story: Susan B.

— Susan B., came to Mission Palms with difficulty walking due to a hip fracture. She was dedicated and determined to be able to regain her full strength and walking ability. With her dedication and determination, she was able to work hard with Matt in physical therapy daily to modify her ambulation abilities from minimal assistance... Read More

Start of Fall

— Patients gathered to celebrate the cooler weather by making apple cider and gathering to have conversations of the seasons changing when they grew up. Reminiscing on changes of the seasons is a great way to recollect and refresh the memory. This also created a great opportunity for residents. Staff, and other family members to all... Read More

Activity Highlights

— Daycare thanksgiving luncheon- On November 15th at 10 AM join us and young daycare friends from next door, for a pre-thanksgiving luncheon. Celebrate the importance and the history to the holiday with this younger generation to be able to share traditions and hear what traditions are still celebrated among younger generations today. All are welcome... Read More

Welcome New Staff

— Welcome to the Mission Palms staff Brenda Moran. She is the new staffing and central supply coordinator. Brenda comes to us with experience as an LPN for the last 42 years with 40 of those in Long Term Care facilities. She comes to us 3 weeks ago from a small town in eastern Illinois. In... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Hello Residents and Families, Happy Fall! It’s that time of year again, as the seasons change, to do some Fall Cleaning! In an effort to keep Mission Palms organized, safe and homelike for residents and families, we must limit personal belongings to those that can be securely stored in the closet and nightstand provided by... Read More

Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

— Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More

Welcome New Staff: Meet the new RNA’s

— Nicole C. Nicole came to us from New York and has been working as a CNA for 7 years and from that experience has been a RNA for an additional 6! The most rewarding part of the job is being able to go to work every day doing something you love, and knowing you make... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

— What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when cells in our breast grow out of control creating tumors that cause damage to the nearby tissues. The tumors which are cancerous are known as malignant tumors and can cause a lot of damage to the body. Breast cancer has always been a dreaded disease, but in... Read More

October 14th is National Dessert Day!

— A “dessert” is a meal course that usually comes after dinner. Most often dessert foods are of sweet food but can also be of a strongly flavored food, such as cheese cake. The world dessert comes from the Old French word “desservir”, which means ‘to clear the table’;. Often times in the English language dessert... Read More

National Fire Prevention Week Starts October 7th

— In the U.S. alone, there are more than 500,000 residential fires every year that are serious enough to require a call to the fire department. Stay safe with these fire safety tips: Plan an Escape Route If a fire does break out, you must get out fast. Being awakened by a smoke alarm at 2:00... Read More