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Tips for Better Heart Health

Jan 30, 2018 — Along with Valentine’s Day, we celebrate American Heart Month during February. How can you help your heart stay healthier longer? Fill up on fiber. Not only does fiber help lower levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, it can aid weight management. Go bananas. Too much sodium and too little potassium is a recipe for high blood... Read More

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day

Jan 30, 2018 — What could you do today that would make someone else’s day? What could you change in yourself that would ultimately enrich the world around you? Remember the greatest gift that you can give anyone is your time. Gifts can be brought, money can be earned, but your time can never be replaced. Here are a... Read More

Success Story: Susie M.

Jan 30, 2018 — Susie M. is our resident we would like everyone to meet ! Susie is one of our long term resident that has been with us since January 2014. She can always be found with a smile on her face each and every day. When she’s not doing her crossword puzzles or coloring she really loves... Read More

Black History Month

Jan 30, 2018 — Each February we celebrate Black History Month, a time for recognizing and honoring the role of African Americans in U.S. history. The first celebration of Black History Month took place at Kent State University in February 1970. In 1976, President Gerald Ford recognized Black History Month during the celebration of the United States Bicentennial. He... Read More

Help us Help you during this Flu Season

Jan 24, 2018 — The 2017/2018 Flu Season is already proving to be a challenge especially for the elderly. You can help us help you and our residents by being knowledgeable about Seasonal Flu. The following information is from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccine CDC recommends a yearly flu... Read More

Tips To Relax Quickly

Jan 3, 2018 — Give someone a hug. As long as it’s from somebody you don’t mind hugging, this can be very relaxing. Breathe deep through your nose. Close your eyes and pay attention only to your breathing while doing this. Five slow deep breaths is like a mini-meditation. Take a walk. Walking is one of the best relaxation... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

Jan 3, 2018 — Jigsaw Puzzles: Food For The Mind, Heart, And Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More

Super Oatmeal Cookies

Jan 3, 2018 — Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 4 teaspoons cinnamon 2 cups vegetable shortening 1 cup peanut butter 4 cups granulated sugar 6 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup milk 4 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups raisins 1 (12 ounce) package milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped... Read More

January is National Oatmeal Month: Oatmeal’s Many Health Benefits

Jan 3, 2018 — High protein diets and other food fads have been the current trend, with less attention given to the health benefits of oatmeal. Oatmeal is one the most nutritious and quickest meals that can be prepared and packed with necessary nutrients. It is a healthy and versatile food that can served with fruit, chopped nuts, applesauce,... Read More

Set Yourself Up For Success This New Year

Jan 3, 2018 — It’s 2018 and, as usual, you’ve probably made some New Year’s resolutions. Why not make a fresh start this year and follow this simple three step process? It’s easy, effective and very practical. STEP 1: Acknowledge Your Achievements Reflect and write down your answers to the following questions: My biggest achievements in 2017 were… Some... Read More