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July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

July 4, 2020 — As the saying goes, when you’re happy, the whole world smiles with you. This means when we’re outwardly happy, positive, and upbeat, we may help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own life, or do we... Read More

Priceless Collections

July 4, 2020 — From postcards, to coins, stamps, plates, baseball cards, albums, figurines and even thimbles, the makings of an un-intentional collection could be right under your nose. According to a Nielsen survey, one in ten collectors developed an interest in the hobby by slowly acquiring similar or sets of items over time, and only later decided to... Read More

Ice Cream Facts

July 4, 2020 — I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Ice Cream Month! To this day, the history of ice cream remains a mystery. However, many say that the first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a mixture of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others proclaim that Marco Polo, a 13th... Read More

July is Anti-Boredom Month

July 4, 2020 — 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

July 4, 2020 — 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

Simple Creative Twists to Tasty Summertime Staples

July 4, 2020 — At almost every cookout, picnic, and party during the summer you’ll find at least two commonplace food items: the hamburger and hotdog. If you look more closely, you might notice the traditional toppings of mustard, ketchup, cheese or relish – but rarely anything else. If you’re tired of the same old, boring burger or hot... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

July 4, 2020 — Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. Even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat. Taking a cool shower or bath or moving to an air-conditioned place... Read More

Celebrating Mothers Day

June 1, 2020 — We had a wonderful time celebrating our mothers on Mother’s Day. Everyone looked so pretty and happy. We had lots of window visits, tons of flowers and lots of beautiful smiles. Thank you to Miller’s Flower Shop for delivering the pretty roses.

Happy Birthday!

June 1, 2020 — Residents Jane D. 6/5 Monta W. 6/7 Nancy V. 6/8 Rose F. 6/10 Joan B. 6/19 Linda L. 6/22 Raymond S. 6/26 Staff Cari P. 6/1 Alexis H. 6/2 Matthew R. 6/6 Leo M. 6/27 Emily H. 6/28 Nancy D. 6/28

Father’s Day: June 21

May 31, 2020 — 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