Safety in the Summer Sun

May 30, 2018 — Precautions should be taken year-round to protect your skin from the harsh effects of the sun. This is especially important in the summertime when the sun is at its hottest. Aside from sunburns, heatstroke and dehydration are additional hazards to watch out for. With a few safety steps and by planning ahead you can avoid... Read More

Welcome New Employees

May 30, 2018 — Taynesha W. Jessica R. Debra W. Synda W. Melinda B. Latahsa C. Marlinda L. Mary L. Terry S. Terra T. Taiwanna R. Stazhon H. Leona G. Sparkle R. Fharon R. Nidar T. Kimberly W. Brine B. Leandre W.

Resident Recognition

May 30, 2018 — This month we recognized two residents. The first resident is the resident that has been here the longest, the resident is Tommy C. Tommy has been a resident here for 34 years. He enjoys all activities and the friends he has made here. Our second resident is James A, for being the most helpful. James... Read More

June 15-22 is the 40th Annual National Nursing Assistants Week

May 30, 2018 — Ways to Show Appreciation to Nursing Assistants Nursing Assistants work very hard to offer a contribution to the medical field. They help patients meet their basic needs. They also offer comfort and support. They work one-on-one with patients, getting to know them better than some of the other medical staff. They use this knowledge to... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

May 30, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome New Residents!

May 30, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents William Y. June 01 Oveal W. June 17 Charles L. June 17 Douglas C. June 19 Charlotte N. June 23 Bess V. June 24 Rebecca B. June 25 Pauline P. June 26 Rafael S. June 26 Daryl G. June 28 Lou S. June 28 Staff Joseph F. June 04 Melinda B. June... Read More

Memorial Day History

April 27, 2018 — Recognizing Memorial Day started in 1868, when the division of the Grand Army of the Republic demanded that their commander, General John A. Logan, adorn the graves of their fallen war comrades with flowers. It was an event that began to recognize the soldiers who died in the American Civil War. After World War I,... Read More

Osteoporosis: The Facts

April 27, 2018 — Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and it is a condition where the skeleton becomes very fragile and bones can break easily. Simple things may cause a bone to break, such as stepping off a curb, sneezing, being hugged or even bending down to pick something up. Bone breakages are mainly in the hips, spine and wrist.... Read More

Celebrating Life’s Stories

April 27, 2018 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced “Celebrating Life’s Stories” as the 2018 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. “Celebrating Life’s Stories” pays homage to the diverse set of perspectives that residents, families and staff bring to everyday interactions. From May 13-19, 2018, centers will... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13

April 27, 2018 — Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More