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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Oct 31, 2020 — Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for care of COVID-19 patients. Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19 are... Read More

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

Oct 31, 2020 — Did you know? Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day (on the 27th) both fall in November. Today there are approximately 326 total reservations in the United States. Some of these reservations were originally remnants of native tribes’ lands, while others were created by the federal government for Native Americans who were forcibly... Read More

Homemade Cookie Day

Oct 2, 2020 — Everyone could use a little extra sweetness in their lives this year, so tie on your apron, preheat your oven, and celebrate National Homemade Cookie Day on October 1 by baking a batch or two of your favorite cookies! Did you know that the average person consumes almost 19 thousand cookies in their lifetime? It... Read More

Take Care of Your Mental Health – World Mental Health Day: October 11

Oct 2, 2020 — Mental health is an important part of overall health and wellbeing. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It may also affect how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices during an emergency. People with pre-existing mental health conditions or substance use disorders may be particularly vulnerable in an emergency. Mental health conditions... Read More

Healthcare Food Service Week

Oct 2, 2020 — Food is one of the great unifiers of the human condition; we all need sustenance to survive. When we go out to eat, it is an indulgence to be able to relax while a chef skillfully prepares a meal just for us. As we age, we once again rely on others to help us with... Read More

COVID-19 Visitation Update

Oct 1, 2020 — OCOEE HEALTH CARE CENTER – COVID-19 VISITATION UPDATE   • Visitor will be screened upon entrance to the building. Visitors with known/evident symptoms will not be allowed to visit without proof of recent negative results. • Visitor must adhere to facility infection control measures such as social distancing, frequent hand washing, face covering. • A... Read More

Celebrating Centenarian Day – Sept 22

Aug 30, 2020 — Centenarians are people who have celebrated their 100th birthday. While in the past this accomplishment was very rare, you may be surprised to learn that recent 2019 estimates place approximately 72,000 centenarians in the United States alone! The youngest of the centenarians today were born just after the end of World War I and the... Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month: Easy Tips to Aging Gracefully

Aug 30, 2020 — Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. Eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber can help provide your body the fuel it needs. If you have problems with unsteadiness in walking due to aging, ask your doctor about applying for a handicap placard. This will allow you to park... Read More

September is Courtesy Month

Aug 30, 2020 — The Power of Courtesy and Kindness With so much uncertainty and division across world, it’s easy to lose sight of a very easy and obtainable mindset: be kind. Here’s a question: what if more people were “guilty” of random acts of kindness? Just simply being courteous and kind without gaining any benefit from the situation... Read More

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