Candy Cane Day: December 26

December 7, 2023 — Candy Canes are Festive and Fun! Candy canes are a favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of edible and decorative uses! Plastic versions work great for décor purposes too and can be reused each year! Here are ten festive ways to use candy canes this season: Enjoy them as a... Read More

Keep Your Mind Active and Sharp

December 7, 2023 — Crossword Puzzle Day is December 21st! Crossword puzzles can improve memory, promote problem-solving skills, and enhance vocabulary. They also offer a sense of accomplishment and can be a fun social activity to connect with friends and family.  

The Gift of Giving Back

December 7, 2023 — Embrace the spirit of giving and spread warmth, hope, and goodwill by getting involved with local charities and holiday campaigns. Whether it’s volunteering your time, making a donation, or participating in fundraising events, your contribution can bring joy and support to individuals and families in need within your local community. Participating in holiday campaigns provides a... Read More

A Sweet Tradition: Gingerbread Houses

December 7, 2023 — Looking for something sweet to make your winter season complete? On December 12, bake up some fun on Gingerbread House Day! Whether it’s home-baked or a purchased kit, designing a tasty cottage can make for a fun and satisfying day. Want to involve more friends and family in the fun? Take part in your local gingerbread... Read More

More Holiday Cheer and Less Stress

December 7, 2023 — Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s important to celebrate the beauty of this time with family and loved ones while minimizing stress: prioritizing meaningful experiences over gifts simplifying holiday preparations setting realistic expectations asking for help and delegating tasks taking time for self-care, mindfulness, exercise and relaxation By focusing on gratitude,... Read More

Employee of the Month: Emma Cremeens

November 9, 2023 — Please help us congratulate Emma Cremeens! She is our November Employee of the month! Emma is our receptionist here at Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehab. She works great with our staff and residents. Emma is an amazing part of our team and always there when needed. She goes above and beyond for our residents, staff and... Read More

Thanksgiving Traditions that can be Shared Year after Year

November 9, 2023 — Adding new and interesting family traditions to the Thanksgiving celebration can really liven things up and give people something to look forward to all year. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the people we treasure in our lives and the things we have been blessed with over the past year. A popular tradition is... Read More

The Gratitude Attitude

November 9, 2023 — Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Here are some things you can do to make the Gratitude Attitude a firm fixture in your life. Create a Thank Bank. A Thank Bank is simply a place where you can jot down all the things that you are grateful for in your life.... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

November 9, 2023 — Hello Franklin-Simpson Community, we are excited for the Fall Weather we have been having, we want to encourage family’s and our community to come out and spend time with their family and friends here at our facility. We do ask that you take safety precautions as we all would want to keep our residents and... Read More

Happy Veterans Day: November 11

November 8, 2023 — Honoring All Who Have Served In May 1938, November 11, originally known as Armistice Day became a legal holiday to honor veterans of World War I, but in 1954, after World War II had required the greatest mobilization of defense personnel in the Nation’s history, and after American forces had fought aggression in Korea, the... Read More