July is Anti-Boredom Month

July 1, 2024 — With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now. Here are some ideas to get you started: Try painting – July is Watercolor Month! Host... Read More

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream Month

July 1, 2024 — Designated by President Reagan in the early 1980s, July is celebrated as Ice Cream Month, which features Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day on July 1 and Ice Cream Day on the third Sunday. Did you know… the average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream per year. The top three flavors are vanilla, chocolate, and... Read More

Mac & Cheese Day: July 14

July 1, 2024 — It’s no surprise hot dogs are a summertime favorite, but macaroni and cheese is a commonly served summer side at picnics, gatherings, and reunions. Between the sauce, seasonings, cheese selection, and the way it’s cooked, there’s a chance for you to try something new with each variation. Here are a few tasty options you can... Read More

Take Your Text Messages to the Next Level on World Emoji Day

July 1, 2024 — Get ready to bring your texts to the next level with World Emoji Day on July 17, and celebrate the fun texting phenomenon that is emojis! By definition, an emoji is “a small digital image or icon used to express an idea or emotion.” You may wonder where emojis came from and how they were... Read More

Celebrating Fourth of July

July 1, 2024 — When the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, a staged party was planned to celebrate the birth of America and the separation from England. Colonists, families and towns continued to celebrate the anniversary of this freedom yearly on July 4 with large crowds and festivities. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that the Fourth of... Read More

National Selfie Day

June 5, 2024 — Are you ready to strike a pose? Snap your selfies left and right, and share them with the world on June 21, National Selfie Day. There’s no denying that selfies have become a cultural phenomenon. But National Selfie Day isn’t just about showing off your best angle, it’s about celebrating the power of self-expression and... Read More

Employee of the Month: Ashley Roberts!

June 5, 2024 — Congratulations to Ashley for being our June Employee of the Month! Ashley started early March at Franklin-Simpson Nursing and Rehab and she has already made a huge impression! She is always ready to help, and no task is too big. Thank you, Ashley, for all that you do for your residents and team!

Happy Father’s Day

June 5, 2024 — Be sure to take a moment on Sunday, June 16 to honor dads, foster fathers, surrogate dads, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and the other important male role models in your life. Let him know how much he means to you by calling, texting, video chatting or sharing photos on social media. Take him to dinner, nine... Read More

A Letter from the Administrator

June 5, 2024 — Summer is here! We have several exciting events happening this month with CNA week and Father’s Day. We will be recognizing the fathers in our lives on June 7th with the Father’s Day Cookout so make sure to RSVP by June 3rd! We will also be celebrating our CNAs June 10th-14th with Superhero Week! We... Read More

Honor & Remember – Memorial Day is May 27

May 6, 2024 — Take time this Memorial Day to visit, call, text, or video chat with a loved one who served, or a loved one who may have lost someone special that served. Ask them to share their stories and reminisce. Listen and learn from their history. Be sure to let them know how much they are valued... Read More