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Five Choices to Create Happiness

— We have all met people who just seem to be happy most of the time. We tend to assume they are just naturally happy, or that they are the lucky people who have an easy life, or they had really loving parents. In reality, happy people are making specific choices regarding their thinking and behavior.... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

— April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

Earth Day

— Earth Day came about after six years of effort from then Senator Gaylord Nelson, who, back in the 1960s, had the foresight to look at the long term impact of pollution on the environment. He was instrumental in getting his message out to college students, who took this issue on with concern and enthusiasm for... Read More

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

— 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 National Occupational Therapy Month

— Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the more than 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them... Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month

— 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

National Doctors’ Day

— National Doctors’ Day is Friday, March 30 – a day we celebrate the contributions of our physicians. The United States Congress designated Doctors’ Day as a national holiday with a resolution passed on October 30, 1990. Physicians play an important role in post-acute and long-term care. The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) formed The Society... Read More

Who Has Turned 100 Years Old!

— Louine has lived with us since February 28, 2015. She was born in Minnesota and was married to her wonderful husband for forty-two years. She had two daughters, Careen who lives in Ohio and Janice who passed at the age of 55 and nine grandchildren. She always worked as a farmer and her hobbies were... Read More

March is National Nutrition Month: Incorporate Nutrition Into Your Life

— Great nutrition is an essential part of making better lifestyle choices. If your food is not nutritionally balanced, your body may feel sluggish. Eating well is easier than ever if you follow these simple tips. Monitor your red meat intake. Red meat is packed with saturated fat that can clog arteries. Eating red meat once... Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Treats

— Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year with some of these fun and of course mostly green treats. Leprechaun Ale Place a scoop of lime sherbet into a tall glass, pour ginger ale over it and watch it fizz. This can be made even fancier by rubbing some lime juice on the rim of the glass... Read More