August is Sandwich Month

August 7, 2022 — 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

World Honey Bee Day: August 20

August 7, 2022 — World Honey Bee Day was first established in 2009 to help raise awareness of the importance of honey bees, and to pay homage to the beekeepers who harvest honey and support the health of the hives in their care. Honey bees are distinct from other bee species in that they are general pollinators. While many... Read More

Ways to Help You Relax: Relaxation Day is August 15

August 7, 2022 — Stressed out? Fatigued? Or simply having a bad day? It’s time to relax! Here are five easy ways to help you stress less and relax more: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortably where you are. Slowly move through your body tightening and flexing as you go until you reach your face and neck,... Read More

Sons and Daughters Day – August 11

August 7, 2022 — The best gift you can give your sons and daughters is time. This is an excellent day to let your children know how glad you are to be a part of their lives, hear the events of their days and share family stories. Although the origins of the day are unknown, it has been celebrated... Read More

Birthday Wishes and Activity Highlights

August 7, 2022 — Wishing everyone a very Happy Birthday! Resident Birthdays Carolyn P. 8/14 Stella B. 8/20 Anna N. 8/26 Staff Birthdays Tricia M. 8/06 Denise P. 8/06 Jessica D. 8/06 Randy L. 8/06 Ava V. 8/15 Destini J. 8/22 Activity Highlights We want to thank Care Tenders Home Health for treating our resident and staff with some... Read More

July is Anti-Boredom Month

June 30, 2022 — Make a list of all the things you’ve ever wanted to do. Think back to when you were a child. Write all your ideas down. Simply creating your list may be a fun and silly anti-boredom activity! When your list is ready, start checking off the completed activities. You’ll soon see you have so much... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: Five Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Rays

June 30, 2022 — Overexposure to ultraviolet sunlight (UV rays) is believed to be the dominant external factor in a person’s development of skin cancer. You may lower your risk for skin cancer by following these five steps: Avoid Direct Sun Exposure: Avoid exposing your skin to direct sunlight during midday (generally from 10am to 4pm). This is the... Read More

Have you tried an Alligator Pear?

June 30, 2022 — Have you tried an Alligator Pear? National Avocado Day is Sunday, July 31, 2022. Avocado, also known as an Alligator Pear, originated in southern Mexico. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks and currently the cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and facial cleaners as they are rich in fiber, folic acid,... Read More

Family Reunion Month

June 30, 2022 — July 1 kicks off National Family Reunion Month! These reunions are a time when extended family members, friends, neighbors, and church-goers get together from all over to share experiences, ancestry, love and laughter. These functions also act as a rejuvenation exercises as they create opportunities for loved ones that rarely get to spend time with... Read More

Activity Highlights

June 30, 2022 — What do we do on these hot summer days? We play games! We have some very competitive residents! They love a good game of checkers, cards, yatzee, connect four, corn hole and of course bingo!