A Letter from the Administrator

— Greetings friends and family! In October, autumn comes into full swing. This is a great month for stargazing, watching the leaves change to their vibrant fall colors, celebrating our 46th annual Ham Festival, and preparing for the warm days and cozy nights. And with October’s harvest and cooler temperatures, we officially kick off football season!... Read More

Easy Pumpkin Crafts

— Paint a Pumpkin: Pumpkin carving can be messy, difficult, and sometimes dangerous. Instead, use some permanent markers or acrylic paint to make your pumpkin look like a monster, clown, or other Halloween character. The smaller “pie pumpkins” or even the mini-pumpkins will work perfectly for this craft. Collage Pumpkins: Cut out a 5-7 inch pumpkin... Read More

Are You a Good Neighbor?

— Being a good neighbor benefits you, your neighbors, and your community by making your neighborhood a more pleasant place to live. Being considerate and showing that you care about your neighbors’ wellbeing will often inspire others to be neighborly in return, which fosters a sense of community that helps the neighborhood thrive! Good Neighbor Day... Read More

Four Things You Can Do to Prevent Falls

— Speak up. Tell a provider right away if you fall, worry about falling, or feel unsteady. Have your doctor or pharmacist review all the medicines you take, even over-the-counter medicines. As you get older, the way medicines work in your body can change. Keep moving. Exercises that improve balance and make your legs stronger, lower... Read More

Tips to Slow the Aging Process

— Celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September by trying the tips below, which may help you age slower and improve your quality of life. 🥗 Eat a varied and healthy diet. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. Drink lots of fluids to maintain healthy skin and flush out waste. 🚶 Exercise every day.... Read More

Better Breakfast Month

— Eating breakfast may be one of the secrets to staying healthy. No matter how busy you are, it’s important to fuel your body so that you can have energy throughout the day. A good breakfast sets the tone for the rest of the day. People who eat a healthy breakfast daily are more likely to... Read More

Grandparents Day

— Wouldn’t it be great to have a day that celebrated the bond between grandparents and grandchildren? That’s why we celebrate National Grandparents Day on September 11! Grandparents are very important people in our lives because they have so much history, knowledge, stories and experiences from their own lives to share.

A Letter from the Administrator

— Hello SLN friends and family! We have been keeping busy here at SLN and the summer has flown by! September is here with the last days of summer and first days of fall and seen by many to be a very pleasant time of year. The weather is finally letting up from the heat with... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help with Memory

— According to research, engaging a person with memory loss in activities that they enjoy may reduce many of the symptoms such as agitation, frustration, and wandering. “It’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their loved one, like playing games and going on outings,” explained Eric Pfeiffer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director... Read More

August is Sandwich Month

— No matter how you slice it, everyone seems to have a favorite sandwich. In a month known for its “dog-days” and heat, a sandwich may provide just the meal you need. They’re low fuss, yet can be quick and nutritious, and most require no cooking. A sandwich by definition includes one or more pieces of... Read More