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A New Way to Enjoy an Old Favorite

April 9, 2021 — Peanut butter and jelly milkshakes are a tasty twist on an old favorite for adults and kids. That’s right! Now, you can have your peanut butter and jelly in a glass! Enjoy this delicious classic creation as a special treat on Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, April 2! The hardest part is deciding between crunchy... Read More

Certified Nurses Day is March 19

February 28, 2021 — Certified Nurses are dedicated to patient care and safety, and for this reason they have worked hard to achieve specialized certifications that allow them to help their patients at an elevated level! This commitment could not be more crucial than during this past year, and it is important to take notice of that. Certified nurses... Read More

Crochet: An Ideal Craft for People of All Ages

February 28, 2021 — Crocheting has been a favorite craft for generations, and with good reason. Mastering the art of crochet enables you to create wonderful and useable pieces of art, at a very reasonable cost. There is only yarn, a crochet hook, and possibly a crochet pattern. And as a beginner, if you drop a stitch or make... Read More

March is Nutrition Month

February 28, 2021 — Good nutrition makes such an impact in our lives, which is why it is so important! By following these simple tips, good nutrition doesn’t have to be difficult. Your daily diet should include fruits, vegetables, whole-grains, dairy products, meats and other protein-rich foods. How large of a portion you should eat depends upon your caloric... Read More

New Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID-19

February 28, 2021 — Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of a virus are expected to occur over time. Sometimes new variants emerge and disappear. Other times, new variants emerge and persist. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect... Read More

Three Back Pain Relief Exercises for Seniors

February 28, 2021 — During the winter months, it is easy to become more sedentary and as a result experience an increase in stiffness and back pain. According to physical therapist Dr. Michael Kaspin, doing basic daily exercises correctly can help alleviate a lot of that back pain without the addition of pain medication. Here are three exercises he... Read More

March 12th is Plant A Flower Day

February 28, 2021 — Brighten up your day on March 12 by celebrating Plant A Flower Day! Flowers make us happy– and it’s scientifically proven. According to the State University of New Jersey, the presence or gift of flowers can have an immediate impact on happiness, and has a lasting long-term positive effect on moods. Give the gift of... Read More

Thank You Linda!

February 1, 2021 — In January, one of our own staff members earned her angel wings. Linda Stroup was a valuable asset to our Fordsville team for 38 years. Mrs. Stroup and her husband, Melvin, have both been a part of our team and became family over the years. Linda was the concrete that held our building together. She... Read More

Happy Birthday and a Warm Welcome!

February 1, 2021 — Happy Birthday to our amazing Residents 2/2 Connie E. 2/7 Bryan S. 2/12 John G. 2/21 Willie G. 2/22 Joseph W. Happy Birthday to our wonderful Staff 2/7 McKenna J. 2/9 Crystal C. A very warm welcome to: Norma R. Doug S. Kelly B. Connie E.

Eight Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program

February 1, 2021 — 1. The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority. The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. The CDC has developed a new tool, v-safe, as an additional layer of safety monitoring to increase our ability to rapidly detect any safety issues with COVID-19 vaccines. V-safe is a... Read More