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Facts You Never Knew About Coffee

Aug 31, 2018 — Although coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for thousands of years, it did not become part of the western world until the 1500s. Many countries around the world celebrate Coffee Day on October 1, however, the U.S. celebrates on September 29. A single acre of coffee trees can yield close to ten... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

Aug 31, 2018 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. Few people take the time to learn from those who raised their parents. Being in consistent relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, you should get to know your grandparents because they are a part... Read More

September Activity Highlights

Aug 31, 2018 — September 6 10:30 Crafts AR 3:30 Rock Art LD September 9 9:30 Catholic Visits 2:00 Five Card Game LD September 12 10:30 Crafts AR 2:00 Family Feud LD 3:35 Color Art LD September 15 2:00 Stress Free Art LD 3:00 Crafts LD 4:30 Movie Concert AR September 19 10:00 Music Trivia AR 2:00 Bingo LD... Read More

It’s the End of Summer, So Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Aug 31, 2018 — Labor unions were the first to celebrate the beginning of the Labor Day tradition in the U.S. A union leader by the name of Peter McGuire originated the idea of setting aside a day for workers to gather in unity. On September 5, 1882, the inaugural Labor Day parade was held in New York City,... Read More

Success Story: Thomas D.

Jul 30, 2018 — William came to our facility in May, recovering from a stroke, pneumonia and CHF. He had already been admitted to three hospitals by the time he reached Ocoee Healthcare Center and was eager to get back to a somewhat normal life again. Luckily for William he had three devoted children, Tony, Patricia “Susie” and Billy... Read More

Relaxation Techniques

Jul 30, 2018 — When stress becomes overwhelming, there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortable where you are. Tighten all the muscles in your toes, then flex your feet, and slowly move up through your body to your... Read More

Hot Weather Fun: Summer Crafts

Jul 30, 2018 — When boredom looms and the weather’s hot, get everyone involved in summer crafts. Nature Collection Collages: In summer, crafts can involve found objects, like seed pods, grasses, and similar objects. Create nature collection collages by gluing these items to a stiff piece of cardboard. Spray paint some of the findings with silver or gold paint.... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

Jun 29, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

When Exactly Should I Be Wearing Sunglasses?

Jun 29, 2018 — Sunglasses play an important role in protecting your eyes from potentially harmful UV rays. This invisible form of energy takes the form of radiation which can damage your eyes if they are overexposed. But the pertinent question is, when exactly should I be wearing sunglasses? One of the major determinants about deciding whether a particular... Read More