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Holiday Crafts

Dec 4, 2017 — Bead Garlands: You will need some string or plastic cord, a whole lot of beads, some scissors, and some glue. Cut the string or cord to the desired length, and thread it through the first bead. Tie a knot around that bead, and add some glue to keep it secure. Now add the rest of... Read More

Flu Season – Bah Humbug!

Dec 4, 2017 — The flu hits thousands of people every year, so every time you leave the house you run the risk of encountering someone with the flu. How should you protect yourself and stay healthy? Strengthen your immune system. Get plenty of exercise, which keeps you fit and also strengthens your immune system. Eating fruits and vegetables... Read More

Tips for Holiday Stress Relief

Dec 4, 2017 — Avoid overeating. The holiday season presents many opportunities for you to overeat. Overeating makes you feel stuffed and uncomfortable. Try taking smaller portions. Take a time out. The holiday season can be very hectic. If you get caught up in the fast pace you may become exhausted. To avoid this, take time out for self... Read More

Success Stories:

Dec 4, 2017 — Meet Teddi a prior crossing guard that greeted children off to school for many years. She enjoyed that job so much she exclaimed with a smile. Things changed this year when she suffered a stroke and found herself in the hospital for 7 days. As much as she wanted to go home she knew she... Read More

Diabetes Doesn’t Have To Control Your Life

Nov 3, 2017 — Diabetes comes in many forms, but usually they can be manageable. Adopting a healthy lifestyle can minimize the effects of diabetes as well. It is possible to lower your blood sugar with exercise. Make sure to test yourself immediately after you exercise to see if your blood sugar has gone down to a level that... Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

Nov 3, 2017 — Thankful Wreath: Start with a paper plate and cut out a half circle from the center of it. Under the horizontal cut, write the words “I Am Thankful For…” then draw some leaf shapes on construction paper and cut them out. Write down things that you are giving thanks for and then glue the leaves... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

Nov 3, 2017 — Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be a frustrating juggling act. Just around the time you may get a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety,... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

Nov 3, 2017 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More

Nov. 13th is World Kindness Day

Nov 3, 2017 — Acts of Kindness Benefit Everyone Try practicing “karma,” the law of cause and effect, and you will notice that for every action there is a reaction. Let’s make sure the reactions to our actions are good ones. Share everything and you will achieve a legacy of kindness. So, how much should you give? It can... Read More

Shining Stars

Nov 3, 2017 — Sharing a few letters about two staff members written by a family member… During Shirley’s “Care Plan” meeting I made a comment in relation to some of the outstanding care Shirley was receiving. It was suggested to me that I put it in writing to share my thoughts. I’m really happy with the CNA staff... Read More