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
Banana Split Day

Banana Split Day

When you think classic American dessert, the banana split would likely make the list! On August 25, we celebrate the creation of this delicious hot and cold treat with National Banana Split Day. In 1904, a 23-year-old David E. Strickler made his mark on history by inventing the banana split! This dessert traditionally includes a... Read More
Healthy Living with Peaches

Healthy Living with Peaches

Peaches are known to have originated from China, and then found their way to many other parts of the world. Peaches are a great source of carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin A. Having peaches in your daily diet can help fight deadly diseases like cancer. They have a good amount of boron... Read More
Walking Meditation: A Simple Way To Meditate Almost Any Time

Walking Meditation: A Simple Way To Meditate Almost Any Time

Most Westerners think of meditation as someone sitting down cross-legged with their eyes closed and probably chanting some kind of mantra over and over again, but that is only one of the ways that people can practice meditation. Meditating can also be performed standing up, lying down or walking. In walking meditation, the walking itself... Read More
National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day is Wednesday, July 31, 2020. The consumption of avocados has doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. Avocados have heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins C, E and K. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks, and the 20th century cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and... Read More

July 25: Wine & Cheese Day

The basic rule about pairing food with wine is that one shouldn’t overpower the other. Simply put, strong cheeses should pair well with strong wines, while mild cheeses would go well with mild wines. Acidic wines go perfectly well with pungent cheeses. Brie goes well with sparkling wine or Chardonnay while goat cheese matches well... Read More
Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More

National Hot Dog Day

On July 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Hot Dog Day, although National Hot Dog month extends throughout July. The hot dog is one of the most iconic American foods, along with apple pie. Sausage was developed in 13th century Germany and brought to the U.S. in the 1800s. At the same time Germans brought... Read More