Celebrating Labor Day

Celebrating Labor Day

The tradition of celebrating Labor Day as a national holiday is over one hundred years old. From its original conception as a labor union celebration, it has grown to be symbolic of end-of-summer activities. It began in 1882 in New York as a parade by the Knights of Columbus to give credit for the contributions... Read More

The Gratitude Attitude

Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. It may not look as good as money, a fancy car or the latest makeover – in fact, you can’t see it at all – but gratitude has more power to change your life than all these material things put together. Listed below are... Read More
The History of Grandparents Day

The History of Grandparents Day

National Grandparents Day is celebrated on Sept. 13, 2020, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brain-stormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother... Read More
Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 22 this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

Letter from the Business Office Manager

I want to thank everyone for the warm welcome into the Oneida Nursing and Rehab family. I am so thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the team here. I’m trying to soak up all of Beverly’s knowledge as Business Office Manager before she scoots off into retirement, but I’m finding out that... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

As summer winds down, we see that not much has changed for us during the COVID lockdown. Please know that the staff continues to do all safety precaution measures such as handwashing, masks, and now faceshields. We are also continuing to clean with a high mist disinfectant spray monthly and regular cleaning several times a... Read More
National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month

Large-scale events, like the devastating hurricanes of recent years, remind us of how important it is to be prepared for what comes after the high winds die down and the rain stops. A natural disaster or unexpected emergency can severely limit people’s access to food, safe water, medicines, and medical supplies for days or weeks... Read More

From Business Office Manager: Beverly West

Sometimes ending a chapter in your life and turning the page to a new one can be exciting but scary at the same time. So it is with me as I slide toward my last day of being a Business Office Manager at Oneida Nursing and Rehab Center and on to my 1st day of... Read More
Letter from the Administrator

Letter from the Administrator

Summer 2020 looks much different than Summer 2019 did. We unfortunately have no plans at this time for our annual luau due to the Covid restrictions. Both staff, residents, and families enjoy this time to fellowship together and for the end of summer party. We will keep an eye on the ever-changing regulations and when... Read More
Learning the Rewards of Reading

Learning the Rewards of Reading

Reading expands the mind. Many people consider reading as one of the most satisfying pastimes. Reading is primarily a mental activity. We read with our mind and use our imagination to paint the setting of the book, while recreating the joy and pain that the main characters experience as the story unfolds. We bring into... Read More