Employee of the Month

April 29, 2021 — Cindy is an LPN at our facility. She is dedicated, kind, caring, and compassionate. When not working, she can be found spending time with her two grandchildren and being involved with her church, Beech Valley Church. Cindy states her faith and her family are what is most important to her. She loves to camp, fish,... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

April 29, 2021 — Happy Birthday Residents! May 05 Joyce S. May 12 Mitch R. May 25 Gina E. May 27 Robert C. Happy Birthda Staff! May 01 Kim C. May 19 Chrissy M. May 20 Christie H. May 21 Karen S. May 23 Elizabeth B. May 23 Michael W. May 31 Wanda S. Welcome! Robert C. Gina E.... Read More

May is for Millionaires

April 29, 2021 — Beginning in 1955, The Millionaire television program aired, starring Marvin Miller. In each fictional episode, the millionaire gave away a million dollars to a stranger. Many of us dream of becoming a millionaire through hard work, inheritance or a winning lottery ticket. Another way to get a million dollars is on the game show, Who... Read More

May is National Salad Month

April 29, 2021 — Salads have been eaten throughout history since the Roman Empire made them popular! The word “salad” comes from the Latin word sal (meaning: salt) that was used to season wild leafy greens. Now salad is defined as a cold dish of various mixtures of raw or cooked vegetables, usually seasoned with oil, vinegar, or other... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9

April 29, 2021 — Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More

Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

April 9, 2021 — Feeling emotional and nervous or having trouble sleeping and eating can all be normal reactions to stress. Learning to cope with stress in a healthy way can help make you, the people you care about, and those around you become more resilient. Here are some healthy ways to deal with stress: Take breaks from watching,... Read More

Hark thee! ‘Tis Talk like Shakespeare Day!

April 9, 2021 — National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Although his birthday is questionable, many scholars suggest it was April 23, 1564. Truly happenstance, Shakespeare passed on the same day 52 years later! This holiday was first declared by Chicago Mayor Daley on the 445th anniversary of the famous... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 9, 2021 — 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 Word Search

April 9, 2021 — Find and circle the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backward. Good luck! Word List ARTIST AWARENESS CLASSIC COPE EARTH EASTER EGG ENVIRONMENT JELLY PEANUT BUTTER RECYCLE SHAKESPEARE STRESS THERAPY VACCINE