Activity Highlights

— August 9-17: Elvis Week (will include lots of Elvis music and movies) August 29: Watermelon Wonderland (in honor of National Watermelon Month)

July is World Watercolor Month

— Paintings contribute to the beauty of homes, offices, and business establishments. If you have the desire to paint, you should try to develop your skill. Whether you’re an adult, teenager, or a kid, learning how to paint is not that difficult especially if you put your heart into it. While you’re trying to find a... Read More

Success Story: Ms. R.

— Ms. R was admitted to Mission Palms of Mesa in March 2019 with a diagnosis of Small bowel obstruction s/p small bowel resection, gallbladder removal and hernia repair. She required maximal to total dependence for mobility and for self-care. She was severely limited by fatigue and decreased activity tolerance. Following 11 weeks of therapy, Ms.... Read More

July 20: 50 Year Anniversary of the Moon Landing

— Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, people across America stopped to watch their TVs in awe as an event that only seemed possible in science fiction movies happened on screen— Apollo 11, carrying three astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins, landed on the moon. With a captive audience thousands of miles... Read More

Featured Resident

— To all who are interested: I was discharged from Banner Baywood after 12 days of treatment and physical exercise being healed for pneumonia. The hospital wanted me to be transferred to a rehab facility for strengthening my body so I could return to my home. The nurses and office staff were very helpful for conditioning... Read More

Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14: A Fun (but Cheesy) Origin Story

— Although Americans love macaroni-and-cheese, it might have been an Italian creation dating to the late 13th century. The first Italian recipe called for fermented dough cut in two-inch squares, cooked and tossed with grated cheese – likely Parmesan. Thomas Jefferson brought a similar recipe to his home in Virginia after traveling to France and Italy... Read More

Activity Highlights

— 4th of July Party 7/4 New Health Tid Bits Classes on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month Ice Cream Social 7/11 Resident Council 7/18 Birthday Party 7/25 Chef Selection Lunch 7/25

Safeguard Your Skin

— The harshness of summer can take its toll on our skin’s condition. Use these simple tips to safeguard your skin on the inside and outside of your body. Inside: Drink water steadily throughout the day. In hot weather, you’ll need more water as your body will use additional water to regulate your body temperature. If... Read More

Success Story: Ms. P.

— Ms. P admitted to this facility following a fall that resulted in a left femur fracture resulting in a left total hip replacement. Ms. P was admitted to Mission Palms of Mesa following her hospital stay as she was unable to return home safely to her independent living apartment due to increased need for assistance... Read More

Men’s Health Month

— Some men may experience prostate problems as they age, so it’s important to maximize the life of the prostate gland. Some symptoms indicate there may be a bigger problem and shouldn’t be ignored. Common Symptoms: Problems urinating: too often, unable to, weak, or interrupted flow, pain or burning while urinating. Blood in urine. Pain or... Read More