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Fun Fruit Kabobs

Jun 7, 2017 — Ingredients: 1 apple 1 banana 1/3 cup red seedless grapes 1/3 cup green seedless grapes 2/3 cup pineapple chunks 1 cup nonfat yogurt 1/4 cup dried coconut, shredded Utensils: knife 2 wooden skewer sticks large plate Directions: Prepare the fruit by washing the grapes, washing the apples and cutting them into small squares, peeling the... Read More

Summer Memory Jars

Jun 7, 2017 — Instead of keeping a journal or starting a scrap book, a memory jar is an alternative way to record summer nostalgia. If all the memories will not fit into one jar, you may want to make several for special days or outings that happened during the summer. You will need a large clear glass jar... Read More

Success Story: Marcus Mc G.

Jun 7, 2017 — Marcus Mc G., age 73 and his lovely wife Coralyn Mc G. just came through for another successful rehab admission this past month. Mr. Mc G. has stayed with us for 6 admissions since 2008. It makes us proud as a skilled nursing facility that the McGowan’s trust our facility for their health needs. “I... Read More

June is Men’s Health Month

Jun 7, 2017 — There are common men’s health problems that are treatable if caught early enough, but can be permanently debilitating or even fatal if they are not detected until after symptoms make themselves known. Common issues of this type include heart disease, prostate problems, and hypertension. These are all potentially silent killers that can be prevented or... Read More

Father’s Day is June 18th

Jun 7, 2017 — The worldwide celebration of Father’s Day is made to honor all the fathers who have given strength, support, and love to their children. This informal holiday complements Mother’s Day, and is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. It is also a special day of the year where paternal bonds, fatherhood, and their influence in... Read More

History of American Barbecue

May 4, 2017 — This historical accuracy of barbecue (BBQ) rages between Texas where beef is commonly used, Memphis where mutton is choice, and the Carolinians who prefer pork. The actual history of barbecue began when Columbus witnessed native Hispaniola island tribes cooking meat over indirect flame with green wood. Spanish explorers named this style of cooking ‘barbacoa’ and... Read More

On Memorial Day, May 29, Take the Time to Remember

May 4, 2017 — Memorial Day, which was formally known as Decoration Day, is annually observed every last Monday of May. Memorial Day commemorates all military men and women who died in combat defending our country. It is also the day where people who served the country are remembered, including those currently in the armed forces, surviving veterans, and... Read More

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

May 4, 2017 — What Is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure of blood in contact with the walls of the arteries. It is registered as two numbers: pressure as the heart beats (the systolic pressure) and pressure as the heart relaxes between beats (the diastolic pressure). The measurement is expressed with systolic number over the diastolic number.... Read More

Celebrating Our Mothers on Sunday, May 14

May 4, 2017 — Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. It is celebrated in many parts of the world on the second Sunday of May. The modern celebration of Mother’s Day began in the United States... Read More

Cinco de Mayo

May 4, 2017 — The celebration of Cinco de Mayo, which is the Spanish term for the “fifth of May,” is commemorated in the United States and throughout Mexico. In Mexico, the holiday commemorates the victory over French invaders during the Battle of Puebla, which occurred on May 5, 1862. The U.S. observes the occasion to honor Mexican culture... Read More