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Wishing Everyone a Happy Birthday and a Warm Welcome!

November 3, 2020 — Happy Birthday Residents! Mary M. 11/14 Ella P. 11/30 Happy Birthday Staff! Maria S. 11/26 Elizabeth W. 11/29 Welcome We want to welcome Tyler W., Tessie B., and Mary M. to our facility. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to help you and your family during this time. We hope you feel at home... Read More

This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

November 3, 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

Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

November 3, 2020 — Feeling emotional and nervous or having trouble sleeping and eating can all be normal reactions to stress. Here are some healthy ways you can deal with stress: ✍🏻 Creative writing is an excellent outlet for dealing with stress. Writing poetry or keeping a journal can provide a way to express your feelings so that you... Read More

Low, Moderate, and High-Risk Thanksgiving Activities

November 3, 2020 — Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together, however, travel may increase the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. The CDC offers the following considerations to help protect individuals, their families, friends, and communities from COVID-19. These considerations are meant to supplement—not replace—any state, local, territorial,... Read More

Get Ready for Friendsgiving!

November 3, 2020 — Thanksgiving is for your family, “Friendsgiving” is for you friends! Keeping in contact with your friends can be tricking during the hustle of day-to-day, but don’t worry, you can make up for lost time with a proper Friendsgiving. The word Friendsgiving first appeared around 2007, as an informal large meal which featured a mishmash of... Read More

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

November 3, 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

Resident Spotlight

October 3, 2020 — September’s resident spotlight is Carolyn P. Carolyn was born in Breckinridge County in 1957. Carolyn has three loving children, Robbin E., Cheresse P., and Charles P. II. Ms. P. has five grandsons and 1 granddaughter. “Carolyn is always happy and smiling and never meets a stranger,” according to her sister Tina. Ms. P’s hobbies include... Read More

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

October 3, 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... Read More

Chess Throughout History

October 3, 2020 — Over the years, chess has spread throughout the world and enjoyed massive waves of popularity. While chess is thought to have originated as a war game, it was seen as a game of nobility and education in Europe in the 1500s. History has shown from actions in Europe around the year 1500 that chess had... Read More

Creative Halloween Decorations

October 3, 2020 — If you are bored with traditional Halloween decorations, a little creativity may help you create a unique Halloween display. If you are looking for something different to do this year, read on for creative ideas. Masks: Hang a creepy, funny, or creative mask on your door. Decorate a scarecrow or your garden with them. You... Read More