Short-Term Success Stories

December 3, 2019 — Richard W. was not doing so well a few weeks ago. He left the hospital on oxygen and a few new health issues. He was weak and afraid. Our wonderful therapy and the restorative team came together for Mr. Richard W. Soon before we knew it he was off his oxygen and independently ambulating himself... Read More

Candy Canes Are Festive and Fun!

December 3, 2019 — Candy canes are everyone’s favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of decorative uses! Candy canes can be crushed or used whole in holiday arts and crafts projects. You can find candy canes sprinkled inside of cookies and other delicious Christmas recipes. Candy canes make great ornaments. You can buy real... Read More

December 1-7, 2019 is National Handwashing Awareness Week

December 3, 2019 — Five Simple Steps to Wash Your Hands the Right Way Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent germs and infection from spreading from one person to another and throughout entire communities—from your home and workplace to childcare facilities and hospitals. Through regular practice of simple hand washing,... Read More

Keep Yourself Healthy This Holiday Season

December 3, 2019 — Eat Snacks Moderately. Snacks are abundant during the holiday seasons. If you take a seat close to the snack table, you may have a tough time keeping yourself from unconsciously grabbing them. Try sitting on the other side of the room so you must make a conscious effort into getting up and walking over to get... Read More

Crossword Puzzle Day is Saturday, December 21

December 3, 2019 — The first book of crosswords was published in 1924. It became a best-seller and crosswords replaced Mahjongg as the most popular American game. Crossword puzzles enhance memory, encourage logical thinking, and correct spelling. Some of the crossword clues are straightforward and only require a wide vocabulary. However, some contain devious clues, but there is always a logical link... Read More

Five Ways to Make a Mid-Season Holiday Change

December 3, 2019 — Start a holiday journal. Every evening write down three things you noticed that day, things that connected you with the meanings of the holidays. Meet or talk with someone new. Do you know your neighbors? Talking to someone new can be daunting, but remember start with a smile. Don’t know where to begin? Ask them... Read More

Tips for a Successful Black Friday

November 5, 2019 — Show up early! Many of the stores that have massive sales will sell out fast. The whole purpose of having super cheap items is to get people in the door. Spend some time before the big day to make a list of people who you will be shopping for. Next to their name, include a... Read More

Resident of the Month: Ms. Wanda J.

November 5, 2019 — She is originally from Brooklyn, New York. She’s been in Texas for about 7 years to be closer to her family. She has 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren by her only son Wasser. She is a creative person that loves to liquid art. Don’t forget to tell her when the spaghetti is ready because... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

November 5, 2019 — Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be frustrating. Just when you may find a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety, the anger and the resentment?... Read More

Activity Highlights

November 5, 2019 — We gathered a few of our residents together and went to the museum Friday Oct. 11th. They all really enjoyed the outing. We learn about Thomas Edison who made a battery charged car. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generations. We also learned copper conducts electricity very easily. I can say... Read More