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Self-Care is Important for Mental Health

May 5, 2022 — The past two years have brought many unforeseen changes and challenges that have impacted our everyday lives, which is why it is more important than ever to make mental health a priority. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Stress, fear and anxiety all can have a negative effect on our mental health,... Read More

Act F.A.S.T.

May 5, 2022 — 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

Creative Beginnings

May 5, 2022 — Creative Beginnings Month is designed to remind everyone to embrace their creative hobbies, and encourage them to pick up their tools of choice to begin creating anew! Creative Beginnings Month seems to have appeared out of nowhere, but the hugely popular idea of encouraging people to reach beyond their comfort zones and into the depths... Read More

Honor & Remember: Memorial Day is May 30

May 5, 2022 — 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

National Skilled Nursing Care Week

May 5, 2022 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced Creating and Nurturing Connections as the 2022 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. This theme celebrates the reliable and strong commitment that each skilled nursing care staff member has to providing high-level quality care and improving the lives... Read More

Happy Mother’s Day

May 5, 2022 — Be sure to take a moment on Sunday, May 8 to honor moms, foster moms, surrogate moms, grandmothers, aunts, and the other important women role models in your life. Let her know how much she means to you by calling, texting, video chatting or sharing photos on social media. Take her out to lunch, shopping... Read More

Humor May Relieve Stress

April 9, 2022 — If it is left unchecked, stress may take its toll. While it isn’t possible to completely eliminate all forms of stress from your life, you can feel a lot better when you use humor to relieve stress. It has long been said that humor is the best medicine, and there have been several studies that... Read More

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22

April 9, 2022 — The earth supports us in a variety of ways, which is why we celebrate Earth Day on April 22. It gives us air to breathe, water to drink, and food to eat. It gives us thousands of varieties of plants and the place to make our home. Every single person on earth, child or adult,... Read More

Seven Reasons to Recycle

April 9, 2022 — Recycling is sort of like exercising: we all know we should do it, but not all of us do it as often as we should—and some of us don’t do it at all. However, here are seven good reasons why you should start. It reduces global warming. It makes us more energy-efficient. It keeps our... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 9, 2022 — Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. These services may include: Offering seniors who are recovering from a stroke or surgery ways to resume independence Helping seniors recovering from injury to regain skills necessary to... Read More