Employee of the Month: Lydia

— At Mission Palms we like to recognize special employees and this month we would like for you to meet Lydia, a nurse who has been selected for Employee of the Month! She went to Minnesota State College where she completed her degree in 2010. She has been at Mission Palms since December 2010! When asked... Read More

A Special Person

— Meet a special person, Joseph, is 15 years old and the son of Emily and Robert. He is the #1 chair in his high school band. His parents bring him here to play music for our patients and residents during meals. They really love his music! What makes this young man so special is that... Read More

Success Story: Mr. C.

— Mr. C. was admitted to Mission Palms Health and Rehab following a spinal fusion due to degenerative disk disease. He required a contact guard assistance for mobility, standby assist for transfers and minimal assist for lower body ADLs and toileting. Following 2 weeks of physical and occupational therapy, Mr. C. was able to return home... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents James B. William C. Marion C. Guy C. Patrick H. Ernest L. Louise L. Otis V. Monte W. Staff Desiree P. Jamie B. Mason P. Nancy S. Emerita A. Lafynette S. Geronima D. Debra G. Suzanne S. Sarah M. Brenda W. Kim G.

September 14th is Live Creative Day: Ways to Enhance Your Creativity

— Keep an Idea Journal. Do this regularly, and you may often start having more ideas the moment you start to write. Allow yourself the freedom to think outside the box. Aim for Quantity. Generate lot of ideas for you to go through later. With a large list of ideas, you’ll have more options to choose... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

— Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of the memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with... Read More

Success Story: Mrs. H.

— Mrs. H admitted to Mission Palms of Mesa Health and Rehab on 5/19/19 following a bladder surgery due to a malignant neoplasm of the bladder. Prior to hospitalization and illness, Mrs. H was independent with all mobility and activities of daily living. Overall cognition was normal. Due to decline in overall functional levels and cognition... Read More

August 25th is Banana Split Day!

— When you think classical American dessert, banana split would likely make the top five of anyone’s list! On August 25th, we celebrate the creation of this delicious hot and cold treat with National Banana Split Day. In 1904 a 23-year-old David Evans Strickler made his mark on history by inventing the banana split! This dessert... Read More

National I Love My Feet Day! is August 17th

— A national holiday to celebrate feet might seem like a stinker at first, but on August 17th let’s all remove our socks and shoes anyway, and contemplate all our feet do for us. From faithfully helping us move about our day-to-day life, to dancing, running, and swimming, our feet are there with us every step... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Tamara C. Joseph G. William G. Lowell R. Staff David G. Teresa W.