Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

— When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Veteran’s Pinning Ceremony

— May 28th—We had a Veterans Memorial Day Presentation with all the Vets. They received certificates and pins based on what branch they served!

Creating The All-American Hamburger

— Each year, Americans consume about 38 billion hamburgers. An enduring favorite, hamburgers are an iconic American food. But what do Americans define as the classic American hamburger? Despite the advent of gourmet hamburgers, 74 percent of Americans believe the cheeseburger best embodies the classic American hamburger. Here’s a recipe for creating a classic cheeseburger. Ingredients:... Read More

Happy Birthday – July!

— Residents Carl R. July 04 Marie P. July 05 Waylon S. July 06 Harold M. July 07 John C. July 07 Larry D. July 11 Felix K. July 12 Lloyd G. July 14 Eugene P. July 21 James S. July 25 Arnold W. July 30 Martha R. July 30 Carlyn C. July 31 Staff Kimberly... Read More

The History of Fireworks

— The history of fireworks is as colorful as the flashes of light that they emit. China is recognized as the birthplace of fireworks; however, the exact date of its invention, as well as the discovery of gunpowder (an important element used in fireworks) is greatly debated by historians. Some say that it goes as far... Read More

Safety in the Summer Sun

— Precautions should be taken year-round to protect your skin from the harsh effects of the sun. This is especially important in the summertime when the sun is at its hottest. Aside from sunburns, heatstroke and dehydration are additional hazards to watch out for. With a few safety steps and by planning ahead you can avoid... Read More

Preventing Life-Threatening Dehydration

— Why does hydration matter? In older adults, adequate fluid consumption has been associated with fewer falls, less constipation, better recoveries in orthopedic patients, reduced risk of bladder cancer in men and lower rates of fatal heart disease. Dehydration can often lead to adverse effects from medications, urinary tract and respiratory infections, delirium, renal failure, seizure,... Read More

Cataract Awareness Month: All About Cataracts

— The term cataracts refers to a clouding of the eye’s lens that is located behind the iris and pupil. This particular lens operates by focusing light on to the retina, much in the same way as a camera lens. The lens affected by cataracts is also involved in the eye’s focus. This lens consists of... Read More

Celebrate Fathers on Sunday, June 17

— On Father’s Day, we celebrate the guys in our lives. Not just our dads and the fathers to our children, but all the men who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. A number of recently published studies call attention to the effects of good fathering. Men who play an active role in... Read More

June is Men’s Health Month: The Importance Of Walking

— The simple exercise of walking can be important for all individuals, in particular today’s generation of men as they seem to be in pursuit of a leisurely life as compared to their elder generation. Walking is an excellent form of transport, making the individual independent of all sorts of hassles and worries. Not only is... Read More