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Magazine Crafts

May 6, 2020 — Magazine Story – Take ten pieces of paper. Staple them together. Go through old magazines and pick out 10 pictures to cut out. Paste one on each page. Now you’re ready to write a unique story based on whatever was pasted on each page. Remember the story should have something to do with the pictures... Read More

The Importance of Hand Washing

May 6, 2020 — Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. The CDC recommends cleaning hands in a specific way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to... Read More

Uplifting Conversation

May 6, 2020 — Looking for uplifting, fun conversation starters for your family of loved ones? Ask each member of your family one of the questions below each day to learn something new about each other. Ask everyone to answer and then discuss/explain his/her answer. Encourage each member to think of a new question to add to the list,... Read More

National Stroke Month: Acting F.A.S.T. Is Key for Stroke

May 6, 2020 — Acting F.A.S.T. can help stroke patients get the treatments they desperately need. The stroke treatments that work best are available only if the stroke is recognized and diagnosed within three hours of the first symptoms. Stroke patients may not be eligible for these if they don’t arrive at the hospital in time. If you think... Read More

National Skilled Nursing Care Week

May 6, 2020 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced “Sharing Our Wisdom” as the 2020 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. The theme strives to encourage families, their loved ones and residents to participate in “Sharing Their Wisdom.” Ask your parents or grandparent, grant aunt or uncle... Read More

Tell A Story Day is April 27 – Steps to Write Your Own Story

April 3, 2020 — Writing a story, whether a short story or a novel, is similar to building a house. You must first start with a foundation. This is, of course, the idea stage. What story do you want to tell? Once you have set up your foundation, you will need to draft an outline. Jot down your thoughts... Read More

What makes the perfect grilled cheese?

April 3, 2020 — Grilled cheese has been a popular lunch choice for generations, and variations on this simple sandwich can be found depending on where you are in the world. While American or cheddar cheese are the popular choice for this treat in the United States, some parts of Europe prefer Swiss or Gouda cheese to fill their... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 3, 2020 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the 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 promote health,... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

April 3, 2020 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Stress Awareness Month: Keep Stress to a Minimum

April 3, 2020 — Learning to cope with stress is important for all of us. Here are a few ways to relieve stress. Organize and clean your home and workspace. Place everything in a designated place and label it, so you will be able to find items when you are looking for them. This is a great way to... Read More