Crochet: An Ideal Craft for People of All Ages

— 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

— 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

— 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

— 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

— 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

Birthday Wishes and a Warm Welcome!

— Happy Birthday Residents! Lorene F. March 02 Norma L. March 06 Ronald J. March 19 Happy Birthday Staff! Roxie R. March 08 Domita P. March 20 Kim V. March 30 Aneila D. March 31 Staff Anniversaries Jessi S. March 22 Garrett C. March 27 Welcome New Residents! Emma S. Xavier R.

New Employee Spotlight

— Courtney Huff is a Nursing Assistant. She will be taking her test to become certified soon. Courtney is very determined; she finished her online courses within 24 hours. Courtney is a very hard worker and gets things done when she is here. Welcome to the team Courtney!!

Employee of the Month

— Lisa Tindell has been the Speech Therapist for 14 years. She is great with what she does and is great with all the residents. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 4 children and 2 grandchildren. “You can tell she truly cares about the residents she sees and will go out of... Read More

Resident Spotlight

— James A. was born July 25, 1937 to James L. and Mable A. at a hospital in Macon County Illinois. His father was a Mechanic at a local Chevrolet Dealership and his mother was a stayed at home with the kids. He grew up in Illinois. Jim has 2 brothers Ray and Lee and 1... Read More

Wishing everyone a Happy Birthday and Anniversary!

— Happy Birthday to our Residents! Barbara K. 2/2 David B. 2/16 Happy Birthday to our Staff! Angel D. 2/9 Rosie 2/12 Katie B. 2/14 Deb G. 2/16 Jessi S. 2/18 Rachel A. 2/21 Cielo L. 2/23 Ashlie S. 2/24 Taylor L. 2/24 Garrett C. 2/29 Staff Anniversaries Ashley H. 2/13/2020 Paula V. 2/20/2015