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Benefits of Mindfulness

— Stress can be difficult to deal with on your own. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Spending too much time planning, problem-solving, daydreaming, or thinking negative or random thoughts can be draining. It can also make you more likely to experience stress, anxiety and symptoms of depression. Practicing mindfulness exercises can help you direct your attention... Read More

National Speech-Language-Hearing Month

— Historically individuals with speech and language impairments have struggled to connect and communicate with others. Speech-language pathology resources have surged in recent years, allowing people who need help to seek treatment much more easily without stigma. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) includes professionals such as speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech/language/hearing scientists. Formally known as Better... Read More

National Skilled Nursing Care Week – May 12-18, 2024

— The 2024 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), Radiant Memories – A Tribute to the Golden Age of Radio, is inspired by music, stories, and news that captivated audiences over the airwaves. Radiant Memories is more than just a nod to nostalgia; it serves to honor the lasting impact of skilled nursing care centers. Places where... Read More

Thank you Nurses!

— During National Nurses Week, May 6 – 12, our community staff extends a heartfelt appreciation to our nurses, who tirelessly dedicate themselves to provide healing and care to our residents.

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

— Occupational therapists 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 return... Read More

Indulge in Self-Care to Reduce Stress

— Stress Awareness Month in April reminds us to manage stress for our overall wellbeing. Recognizing the presence of stress proactively helps us identify its causes and gives us a chance to use healthy ways to cope. One of the best ways to reduce the effects of stress is to engage in self-care. There is a... Read More

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22

— 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 a place to make our home. Every single person on earth, child or adult,... Read More

April 16th is Healthcare Decisions Day

— Making choices about healthcare for you or your loved one can feel daunting. National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) emphasizes the significance of advance care planning and encourages individuals to make informed healthcare decisions. Held annually on April 16, NHDD promotes awareness about the importance of discussing and documenting preferences for medical treatments, ensuring that people’s... Read More

Kick Up Your Grilled Cheese for National Grilled Cheese Day

— Kick Up Your Grilled Cheese for National Grilled Cheese Day on Wednesday, April 12 There are so many variations on the grilled cheese sandwich today; your choices are only limited by your tastes and imagination! What you’ll need: Butter, Bread, and Your Choice of Cheese! Try the following combinations for six new exciting ways to enjoy a... Read More

Large Print Books Make Reading Easy During Reading Month and Save Your Vision Month

— There really is nothing quite like curling up with a fascinating book! For some people, however, reading is a bit more challenging because of vision difficulties. Large print books offer a fantastic solution. They can be read comfortably without having to worry about eye strain. The text in most reading material is pretty small. It’s designed this... Read More