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Seniors Advising Seniors

— This year, our seniors wanted to give a little advice to a few graduating seniors as they begin this exciting, new stage in life. Congratulations to the entire class of 2020!

Skype Visits

— We hope to start group activities and facility visits this summer, following social distancing guidelines. Until this time, we are still offering Skype visits, Facetime calls (certain days and times), phone calls and window visits. The Activity Dept. can set up regular days/times or you can call the day of to set up a time.... Read More

Adopt-a-Grandparent

— The Activity Dept. started an “Adopt-a-Grandparent” program at our facility in May and it has taken off very nicely. We have had several families from the community ask to participate in this. Some of our residents have received cards, phone calls, care packages and flowers from their “families”. This has already brought such joy and... Read More

Activity Highlights

— We hope to start gathering soon for group activities, following social distancing guidelines, of course. With this in mind, here are a few of our upcoming activities and celebrations we have planned. • July 4th Celebration • Bingo • Miniature Golf Day • Gorgeous Grandma Day • Water Gun Fight Day • Bagelfest Day •... Read More

July is Anti-Boredom Month

— With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now! Make a list of all the things you’ve ever wanted to do. Think back to when... Read More

How to Protect Yourself & Others

— Slow the spread of germs and respiratory diseases like COVID-19: Wash your hands often Use soap when available or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Avoid close contact Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people Do... Read More

Father’s Day: June 21

— On Sunday, June 21, say “Happy Father’s Day” to all of the fathers in your life! Thank you, fathers, for all of your loving support and silly dad jokes. While the origin of the term “dad joke” is unknown, dad jokes are easily identified as being overly-simplistic and intended to provoke an exasperated reaction. A... Read More

National Men’s Health Week

— The purpose of National Men’s Health Week (June 15-21) is to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of physical and mental disease among men. It can sometimes be difficult to have your health checked routinely. According to CDC, women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual... Read More

Coping with Stress

— 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 Hydration Day

— On June 23 each year we celebrate National Hydration Day! National Hydration Day began in honor of football coach Victor Hawkins, who invented a hydrating mouthguard for his players to use while playing on the football field. Proper hydration is vital to living a long healthy life, but it’s often overlooked due to the regular... Read More