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Happy Birthday Wishes and a Warm Welcome!

October 3, 2020 — Happy Birthday Residents! Nancy P. 10/3 Martha B. 10/5 Ronald P. 10/6 Ortwin M. 10/10 Robert B. 10/13 Mary H. 10/14 Anita W. 10/22 Shirley S. 10/23 Suzanne S. 10/24 David P. 10/25 Robert W. 10/25 Fred A. 10/30 Happy Birthday Staff! Sierra Deweese, CNA 10/3 Dawn Rust, Central Supply 10/4 Kathy Johnson, BOM 10/11... Read More

Take Care of Your Mental Health – World Mental Health Day: October 11

October 3, 2020 — Mental health is an important part of overall health and wellbeing. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It may also affect how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices during an emergency. People with pre-existing mental health conditions or substance use disorders may be particularly vulnerable in an emergency. Mental health... Read More

Chess Throughout History

October 3, 2020 — Over the years, chess has spread throughout the world and enjoyed massive waves of popularity. While chess is thought to have originated as a war game, it was seen as a game of nobility and education in Europe in the 1500s. History has shown from actions in Europe around the year 1500 that chess had... Read More

Creative Halloween Decorations

October 3, 2020 — If you are bored with traditional Halloween decorations, a little creativity may help you create a unique Halloween display. If you are looking for something different to do this year, read on for creative ideas. Masks: Hang a creepy, funny, or creative mask on your door. Decorate a scarecrow or your garden with them. You... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 3, 2020 — Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it has progressed enough to cause symptoms. What are the symptoms? There are different symptoms of breast cancer, and some people have no... Read More

Do Something Nice Day

October 3, 2020 — Flex your kindness muscles this October on National Do Something Nice Day. It’s easy to become so caught up in the stressors of daily life that we forget to do our part to uplift our friends and loved ones. On October 5, remember to go out of your way to do a good deed. It... Read More

Healthy Habits to Help Stop the Spread of Disease

September 5, 2020 — Stay at least six feet away from others Avoid contact with people who are sick Wash your hands often, with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds each time Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available Wear a mask over your nose and mouth (if you’re medically able) to help protect... Read More

September is Courtesy Month: The Power of Courtesy and Kindness

September 5, 2020 — With so much uncertainty and division across world, it’s easy to lose sight of a very easy and obtainable mindset: be kind. Here’s a question: what if more people were “guilty” of random acts of kindness? Just simply being courteous and kind without gaining any benefit from the situation or person. Just being kind for... Read More

National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week, September 13-19, 2020

September 5, 2020 — Held every year during the second full week of September, Environmental Services Week/International Housekeepers Week is a week dedicated to recognizing the efforts of hard-working custodial staff members. True heroes of any building’s operation, custodial staff demonstrate the extraordinary teamwork and management required to care for complex healthcare environments around our country. Cleaning employees have... Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month: Easy Tips to Aging Gracefully

September 5, 2020 — Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. Eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber can help provide your body the fuel it needs. If you have problems with unsteadiness in walking due to aging, ask your doctor about applying for a handicap placard. This will allow you to park... Read More