Indoor Gardens Could Help to Keep the Winter Blues Away

Indoor Gardens Could Help to Keep the Winter Blues Away

When winter sets in and nips at your toes, don’t let the winter blues stop your love for the greenery outdoors… simply bring it in! Try this wonderful winter gardening remedy: Your windowsill is the perfect place for starting a seasonal indoor garden that can sustain your gardener’s soul, warm your heart and enhance meals... Read More

Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul

Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability to reason, analyze, deduce, sequence, utilize logic, and solve... Read More

January 24-30, 2021 is National Activity Professionals Week

This week, we recognize Activity Directors and their teams who have worked hard this past year to provide many innovative, safe and socially-distanced, yet fun, and engaging activities for our residents, families, and community. From hallway bingo to pen pals to special message boards to window parades and visits, our Activity department has gone above... Read More
Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and the psychological effects suffered... Read More
Donate Blood and Blood Plasma Safely

Donate Blood and Blood Plasma Safely

This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contributions from blood, platelet, and plasma donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross and CDC are encouraging individuals to donate blood and plasma if they are well and able to do so, while continuing to practice safe... Read More
Tips for Creating Successful Resolutions

Tips for Creating Successful Resolutions

Stick to 1-2 important goals. Having a laundry list of all the things you would like to change in your life can be overwhelming. Having a smaller list allows you to concentrate all your energy and focus on these goals. Be realistic. Ask yourself whether or not your goals are reasonable and possible. An all-or-nothing... Read More

Birdwatching Day: January 5

Dust off your binoculars on January 5 for National Bird Day! There are plenty of benefits to taking part in birdwatching: physical activity, learning something new, spending time outdoors… the list goes on! Being outside is great for your mental health, as it generally improves your mood and provides you with a space to move... Read More

COVID-19 Update: December 4, 2020

Coronavirus and the resulting COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down. During this time, it brings our enduring priorities into focus: To deliver exceptional care and maintain a safe environment for our residents and employees. We know you might be concerned about the spread of this virus. Ensuring residents are cared for in a... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

With the holiday quickly approaching, so is the end of 2020 quickly ending. This past year has looked very different in how we do our gatherings such as our annual Luau, Thanksgiving Dinners, and now Christmas parties. Healthcare workers throughout the US and specifically in long term care never imagined that rules and regulations and... Read More
Candy Canes are Festive and Fun!

Candy Canes are Festive and Fun!

Candy canes are everyone’s favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of decorative uses! Candy canes can be crushed or used whole in holiday arts and crafts projects. You can find candy canes sprinkled inside of cookies and other delicious Christmas recipes. Candy canes make great ornaments. You can buy real... Read More