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Discover The Origin of Halloween

September 28, 2018 — Why do we have a day that is supposed to do nothing but scare the dickens out of us? Why do we dress up like ghosts and goblins? These questions can be answered by looking back at the origin of Halloween. Over 2,000 years ago, the Celtics were a proud, fierce and combative tribe which... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

September 28, 2018 — Physical Therapy Exercises Physical therapy exercises are intended to restore strength and endurance, increase range of movement, and also improve balance and coordination. To increase the effectiveness, physical therapists use physical therapy exercises treatment along with external stimulation such as heat, coldness, ultrasound, electricity, infrared or UV light, traction, water, and massage. All are applied... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 28, 2018 — What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when cells in our breast grow out of control creating tumors that cause damage to the nearby tissues. The tumors which are cancerous are known as malignant tumors and can cause a lot of damage to the body. Breast cancer has always been a dreaded disease, but in... Read More

October 14th is National Dessert Day!

September 28, 2018 — A “dessert” is a meal course that usually comes after dinner. Most often dessert foods are of sweet food but can also be of a strongly flavored food, such as cheese cake. The world dessert comes from the Old French word “desservir”, which means ‘to clear the table’;. Often times in the English language dessert... Read More

October 13th is National Train Your Brain Day: Sudoku

September 28, 2018 — Sudoku is the puzzle craze sweeping the nation. Many people refer to this challenging game as the new Rubix Cube. It’s difficult to forget the six-sided and six colored square, but Sudoku is doing just that. If you think that Sudoku is a new game, you would be incorrect. In fact, it was created in... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome New Residents!

September 28, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents Donald A. 10/02 Kenneth D. 10/09 Octavia B. 10/09 Florence M. 10/10 Chester N. 10/10 Elouise B. 10/12 Barbara T. 10/27 Staff Angele F. 10/01 Imarisa W. 10/01 Taiwanna R. 10/08 Erica A. 10/14 Adriana L. 10/14 Georgia R. 10/19 Leola W. 10/21 Paula R. 10/31 Welcome! Bettye B. Cornell F. Jean... Read More

Facts You Never Knew About Coffee

August 30, 2018 — Although coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for thousands of years, it did not become part of the western world until the 1500s. Many countries around the world celebrate Coffee Day on October 1, however, the U.S. celebrates on September 29. A single acre of coffee trees can yield close to ten... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

August 30, 2018 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. Few people take the time to learn from those who raised their parents. Being in consistent relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, you should get to know your grandparents because they are a part... Read More

How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

August 30, 2018 — September is Healthy Aging Month You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber;... Read More

Cholesterol Education Month

August 30, 2018 — Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that is found in every cell of the body. It is involved in the production of cell membranes, some hormones, vitamin D, bile acids, and other tissues in the body. It also insulates nerves. Cholesterol is produced in the liver, but we also get cholesterol from our diet. The... Read More