National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, but what exactly is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes people to gradually lose their sight. There is no cure and vision loss is permanent. Over 3 million people in the United States currently suffer from glaucoma – it is a leading cause of vision loss in the... Read More
Donate Blood, Plasma, & Platelets To Save Lives

Donate Blood, Plasma, & Platelets To Save Lives

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 all individuals (COVID-19 vaccinated and non-vaccinated) to donate blood and plasma if they are well and able to do so,... Read More
Happy Activity Professionals Week!

Happy Activity Professionals Week!

We owe a lot to our Activities team for keeping our residents and families active and safely participating in so many innovative ways. From crafts to bingo to seasonal fun, they have gone above and beyond to lift us up with great activities. Luckily, January 23 – 29 is designated to recognize them for their... Read More

Enjoy The Beauty of Nature by Celebrating January’s Full Wolf Moon!

The first Full Moon of the new year is called the Wolf Moon, named for the winter howling of wolves. For a thousand years astronomers across the Northern Hemisphere have used this name to mark the passage of time. Take a peek out your window January 17 starting at 6:48pm to catch a glimpse! The... Read More

Embrace and Celebrate Happiness in the New Year!

Resolve To Be Happy – Instead of resolving to do things that can cause you stress, this new year, why not resolve to be happy? Celebrate what makes you happy – Is it your family? Taking time to golf, play piano, watch movies, or other leisure activities such as crafts, painting, or reading? Maybe it’s... Read More
Celebrate National Hobby Month!

Celebrate National Hobby Month!

Did you resolve to start a new hobby in the new year? Well that’s perfect, because January is National Hobby Month! Many of us may find that we have more time on our hands as we get older, and picking up a new hobby may be a great use of this extra time. One option... Read More

Keep It Simple: Resolutions For A New 2022

The most popular resolutions, like more exercise, saving money, and eating healthy are sometimes difficult to get excited about if they have been on your resolutions list in previous years and still haven’t stuck! Don’t let this stop you from making an effort at self-improvement! Choose simple resolutions that reduce stress and still help you... Read More
Five Healthy Holiday Eating Tips!

Five Healthy Holiday Eating Tips!

‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food! From November to the New Year, everyone seems to consume more food and drinks during the holiday season, so how do you stick to your healthy eating habits when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are five tips that can help: Holiday-Proof Your... Read More
Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread Houses

Looking for something sweet to make your winter season complete? On December 12, bake up some fun on Gingerbread House Day! Whether it’s home-baked or a purchased kit, designing a tasty cottage can make for a fun and satisfying day. Want to involve more friends and family? Take part in your local gingerbread house competition,... Read More
Celebrate Ugly Sweater Day!

Celebrate Ugly Sweater Day!

If you can believe it, there is a day celebrating the awkward and hideous sweaters that you’ve stashed in the back of your closet. These days, stores offer intentionally ugly clothes for people to wear during the holidays. What are the benefits of wearing an ugly sweater? Being able to take yourself and your friends... Read More