Red, White and Blue Cheesecake

July 6, 2017 — Celebrate National Cheesecake Day on July 30! Ingredients: Crust: 28 chocolate wafers 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted Filling: 32 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 5 large eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon... Read More

Three Ways To Drink More Water

July 6, 2017 — Water does wonders for your body and your brain. Water is known to cleanse your body of harmful chemicals through your intestines and also throughout your urine tract. Without proper water intake, our bodies break down very quickly, in a matter of days. Without food, however, some people can live for a week or two.... Read More

Preparing The Perfect Frank: July 19 is National Hot Dog Day

July 6, 2017 — Let’s be frank: Americans love hot dogs. In the U.S., people eat 70 franks on average each year. Although consumers do “relish” their dogs at certain events—baseball games, barbecues, and picnics—hot dogs are also a favorite dinnertime meal for families or a quick convenient snack on the go. Quite simply, hot dogs are a staple... Read More

A Brief History of Cheesecake

July 6, 2017 — You’d have to search back pretty far to find a time when the Earth was without cheesecake. In fact, back in 776 BC, the Greeks are said to have served cheesecake to the athletes at the first Olympic games. The Romans soon caught on and spread the divine taste of cheesecake throughout Europe. From there... Read More

Summer Memory Jars

June 7, 2017 — Instead of keeping a journal or starting a scrap book, a memory jar is an alternative way to record summer nostalgia. If all the memories will not fit into one jar, you may want to make several for special days or outings that happened during the summer. You will need a large clear glass jar... Read More

June is Men’s Health Month

June 7, 2017 — There are common men’s health problems that are treatable if caught early enough, but can be permanently debilitating or even fatal if they are not detected until after symptoms make themselves known. Common issues of this type include heart disease, prostate problems, and hypertension. These are all potentially silent killers that can be prevented or... Read More

Nursing Home Week

June 7, 2017 — As you know, the week of May 15th – May 19th was National Nursing Home Week. We had a fun filled week planned for both our staff and residents. Monday: Fabulous 50’s – We will have our balloon lift off, cake, punch, employee and resident recognition. ELVIS will be in the building. Tuesday: Totally Awesome... Read More

Happy Birthday!

June 7, 2017 — Richard G. June 10 Raymond P. June 11 Oveal W. June 17 Charles L. June 17 Bess V. June 24 Rebecca B. June 25 Pauline P. June 26 Rafael A. June 26 Daryl G. June 28

Upcoming Events

June 7, 2017 — June 9th – Birthday Party June 16th – Ice Cream Social June 17th – Men’s Breakfast June 18th – Father’s Day Social

Resident of the Month: Mrs. Barbra

May 4, 2017 — Mrs. Barbra was born in Florien Louisiana, to a military family. She says that she and her two (2) brothers were “military brats”! She moved, with her family, to Beaumont in 1946. After graduating from French High School in 1962, she attended Lamar University were she got her license as a beautician. Making people “beautiful”... Read More