Happy Birthday and a Warm Welcome!

March 2, 2020 — Happy Birthday Residents: 3/12 Franklin D. 3/13 Carl D. 3/13 William S. 3/15 Betty M. 3/21 Tommy P. Happy Birthday Staff: 3/02 Shawnda C. 3/03 Jason G. 3/16 Toot R. 3/24 Larry H. 3/26 Mary S. 3/28 Kelsie H. New Residents: Denise E. Lowell M. Sara H. Debra S. John G.

March 21 is Quilting Day: Make an Easy Quilt

March 2, 2020 — Start by cutting a cotton fabric into a 6-inch square. Fold this piece over to make a triangle with the wrong side of the fabric out. Then sew each side but leave a one-inch gap. Turn the triangle piece inside out. With a knitting needle, place one nylon stocking into one-inch gap. Distribute the stuffing... Read More

March is Nutritional Month: Nutrition Needs in the Golden Years

March 2, 2020 — As we age, we need fewer calories—about 10% less per decade from age 50 onward—but not necessarily fewer nutrients. With our bodies’ own natural antioxidant systems losing steam, we need to increase our intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables like artichokes, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cranberries and dried plums. Because of this calorie-nutrient paradox,... Read More

Long-Term Care Administrators Week

March 2, 2020 — Join us in celebrating LTC Administrators Week from March 9-13, 2020! The administrator of a long-term care facility has many roles. Their primary duty is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the facility, which can include: Supervising Resident Care The administrator works closely with the Director of Nursing and the nursing/clinical staff to ensure all... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome New Residents!

February 7, 2020 — Happy Birthday Residents! 2/7 Bryan S. 2/8 Sue W. 2/22 Joseph W. Happy Birthday Staff: 2/2 Darcy D. 2/7 Shirley M. 2/9 Crystal C. 2/10 Kara C. 2/19 Stephen C. 2/19 Chasity M. 2/22 Tabitha P. 2/25 Shelby S. Welcome New Residents: Linda B. Lucinda H. Tony P.

On Feb. 9, National Pizza Day, Where Do Your Pizza Toppings Belong?

February 7, 2020 — In the pizza industry, there has been many a conflict over how to make the best pizza. It is debatable that toppings under the sauce taste and look better or worse than toppings above the sauce and cheese. Chicago-style pizza goes against the traditional grain of most of the other pizza recipes in the U.S.... Read More

Mardi Gras Party Ideas-Fat Tuesday is February 25!

February 7, 2020 — While Fat Tuesday is the traditional time to throw a Mardi Gras party, you can have one any time of the year. What better way to liven things up? It’s also a great way to celebrate the ongoing spirit of New Orleans. Decorations– You can create a fun party without having to purchase a lot... Read More

Exercise and Heart Health

February 7, 2020 — If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or are at risk of developing heart disease, regular exercise is essential for the health of your heart, body and mind. In fact, aerobic exercise and heart health really do go hand-in-hand. Before jumping into your gym shoes, however, talk to your doctor about your desires and objectives.... Read More

Indoor Winter Fun

January 6, 2020 — Tell the cold weather to take a hike, and get ready to have some fun! Winter Beach Party – Bring that fun-in-the-sun feeling into your home with a winter beach bash. Spread beach towels on the living room floor; wear your swimsuit and a pair of flippers (why not?); feast on hot dogs; make castles... Read More