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Thanksgiving Crafts

November 3, 2017 — Thankful Wreath: Start with a paper plate and cut out a half circle from the center of it. Under the horizontal cut, write the words “I Am Thankful For…” then draw some leaf shapes on construction paper and cut them out. Write down things that you are giving thanks for and then glue the leaves... Read More

When Do You Give Thanks?

November 3, 2017 — Do you wait until Thanksgiving Day to thank those that you love and those that have helped you? It’s important to be thankful during this special holiday. However, it shouldn’t be the only time you demonstrate your love and appreciation to others. There are some great reasons to thank people throughout the year; not just... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

November 3, 2017 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More

Nov. 12th is National Pizza Day

November 3, 2017 — Tips For Great Pizzas A pizza made at home should be better than a commercial pizza. These tips can help! Don’t under bake the crust. The crust is done when the bottom is partially browned. Use a spatula or tongs to lift one edge and peek at the crust. Olive oil makes a much nicer... Read More

Diabetes Doesn’t Have To Control Your Life

November 3, 2017 — Diabetes comes in many forms, but usually they can be manageable. Adopting a healthy lifestyle can minimize the effects of diabetes as well. It is possible to lower your blood sugar with exercise. Make sure to test yourself immediately after you exercise to see if your blood sugar has gone down to a level that... Read More

Halloween Crafts

October 2, 2017 — Give these easy craft ideas a try. They’re short; they’re sweet; they’re fun and the end results are spooktacular! Halloween Mosaics Cut small squares of various colors of paper. On a piece of heavy white paper stock, draw the outline of a pumpkin, Frankenstein or other Halloween character. With a small dab of all-purpose glue... Read More

What Kind Of Difference Are You Making?

October 2, 2017 — Do you wake up every morning and say “I’m going to change the world today”? Most of us would feel a bit grandiose saying that, yet many of us really DO want to change the world, and we DO want to make a difference. And we often feel discouraged and disheartened at our inability to... Read More

Resident of the Month: Tommy C.

October 2, 2017 — Mr. Tommy was born in Beaumont Texas. He graduated from Charlton Pollard High School in 1973. He has been a resident at The Oaks for over 30 years. He enjoys church, sitting outside in the sun and collecting caps. He also loves helping others. Congratulations Mr. Tommy, on being The Oaks at Beaumont Resident of... Read More

Oral Hygiene: Beyond that Good Smile and Fresh Breath

October 2, 2017 — Oral hygiene is very important, as we have been told since we were young. In fact, brushing our teeth and gargling were usually among the first practices many of us were taught as kids. Most of us probably learned how to brush our teeth well before we could utter words clearly or speak straight. If... Read More

From the Desk of the Administrator: S. Crone

October 2, 2017 — On behalf of the Administration of The Oaks at Beaumont, I would like to extend my gratitude to all of those who helped during Hurricane Harvey. The facility, residents, and staff were able to safely shelter in place. At all times we have great corporate, local government, and DADS support. We are now moving forward.... Read More