Memorial Day History

May 8, 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

May 8, 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

May 8, 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

Happy Birthday!

May 8, 2018 — Residents Joe D. May 01 Gladis W. May 01 Mattie P. May 01 Hoss A. May 06 Terry C. May 07 Wilma C. May 14 Neva W. May 14 Lynn B. May 16 Roger C. May 16 Rita M. May 22 Raymond S. May 25 Lee S. May 27

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 5, 2018 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the more than 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 5, 2018 — April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month

April 5, 2018 — Stressed Out? Give These Tips A Try! The amount of stress that you endure has a direct impact on your health and overall well being. Pay close attention to the tips provided in this article for how to manage your stress. Don’t worry about being totally stress free. While it is important to lower our... Read More

Happy Birthday!

April 5, 2018 — Residents Tammy W. April 01 Perva H. April 04 Bertie D. April 16 Wanda P. April 30 Staff Skye Johnson April 11 Therese Harper April 17 Lorie Hayden April 19 Elizabeth C. April 23 Melissa Wright April 24

Social Services Corner

March 6, 2018 — Resident Right: Be Treated with Respect. You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect, as well as make your own schedule and participate in the activities you choose. You have the right to decide when you go to bed, rise in the morning and eat your meals.