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Coping With Stress

Jun 2, 2020 — For many seniors across the country, the ongoing healthcare pandemic may be causing significant stress and anxiety. However, the first step in coping with these overwhelming and sometimes debilitating emotions is to recognize symptoms of stress, which may include one or more of the following:  Fatigue Difficulty falling asleep Hot flashes or chills Shortness of... Read More

National Stroke Month: Acting F.A.S.T. Is Key for Stroke

May 1, 2020 — Acting F.A.S.T. can help stroke patients get the treatments they desperately need. The stroke treatments that work best are available only if the stroke is recognized and diagnosed within 3 hours of the first symptoms. Stroke patients may not be eligible for these if they don’t arrive at the hospital in time. If you think... Read More

Recognizing Our Amazing Nurses!

May 1, 2020 — National Nurses Week: May 6-12 National Nurses Week is a wonderful opportunity to honor the “Mother of Nursing,” Florence Nightingale, and all the dedicated, compassionate nurses who have followed in her footsteps. Florence was a British citizen and social reformer. In 1854, she and a group of nurses provided care to wounded soldiers during the... Read More

Hobbies: New & Old

May 1, 2020 — With all of the current shelter-in-place and social distancing directives, it’s a great time to learn something new or catch up on old hobbies and activities. Coloring has been proven to have great benefits for all ages, including stress relief, improving motor control and creativity, and increasing concentration. Many online retailers now carry coloring options... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

May 1, 2020 — Administrator’s Note of Encouragement in Response to COVID 19: Those of us who work in long term care have always known how hard our employees work and how important their work is. With this COVID 19 pandemic, everyone now knows and sees our employees for the heroes they truly are. I know that we will... Read More

Three Ways to Become a Super Person

Mar 31, 2020 — Have you seen the billboard with Christopher Reeve with the caption “Superman” underneath it? You might remember him for his timeless portrayal of Superman, but did you know after a life-changing accident, he led a tireless crusade on behalf of the disabled? Here are some of the qualities that made him so strong on and... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

Mar 31, 2020 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Find Fulfillment in Volunteering

Mar 31, 2020 — Volunteering is an incredibly fulfilling activity and can give new meaning to our lives. Perhaps this is one of the reasons so many retirees find such great joy in volunteering. When we leave a career, we sometimes need to find a new focus or passion in life. Having a sense of meaning and purpose is... Read More

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