National Senior Health & Fitness Day: May 31

May 6, 2023 — Seniors need regular exercise to maintain muscle tone, boost endurance and gain independence. Muscle tends to atrophy during the later stages of a person’s life. You can keep hard-earned tissues through both cardiovascular exercises, stretching routines and weight training. Exercise programs should be very flexible, so routines and movements change every week or so, depending on... Read More

Stroke Prevention

May 6, 2023 — Many strokes could be prevented through healthy lifestyle changes and working with your health care team to control health conditions that raise your risk for stroke. Help prevent stroke by making healthy lifestyle choices: Choose healthy foods and drinks. Be sure to eat plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and drink water daily. Limiting salt... Read More

Celebrating May Birthdays

May 6, 2023 — Happy Birthday to our Residents who are celebrating a birthday during the month of May! Residents 5/1 Carl B. 5/11 John T. 5/13 Mary A. 5/14 Alex J. 5/16 Anna T. 5/19 Demita D. 5/21 George 5/27 Nora T. 5/28 John C. 5/29 Pearl T.

Happy Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 14

May 6, 2023 — Be sure to celebrate your mom, grandmother, aunt, or special mother-figure in your life by showering her with overflowing attention and love this year! Whether it’s sharing a meal with her, greeting card, a grandchild’s drawing, a beautiful flower arrangement, new book by her favorite author, an afternoon mani-pedi appointment, or simply spending time in... Read More

Special Days in May

May 6, 2023 — We have lots planned for this month, take a look at some important dates below to remember: 5/4 International Firefighters’ Day 3PM 5/5 Cinco De Mayo 2PM 5/12 Mother’s Day Tea 2PM 5/14 Mother’s Day 5/14 thru 5/20 National Nursing Home Week, “Cultivating Kindness” 5/15 Flamingo Toss 11AM 5/16 Music & Milkshakes 2 PM 5/17... Read More

Learn to Keep Stress to a Minimum

April 7, 2023 — Learning to cope with stress is important for all of us. Here are a few ways to relieve stress. Organize and clean your home and workspace. Place everything in a designated place and label it, so you will be able to find items when you are looking for them. This is a great way to keep... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 7, 2023 — National Parkinson’s Awareness Month helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no cure for Parkinson’s... Read More

National Volunteer Month!

April 7, 2023 — Whether you are able to attend volunteering events in person or participate virtually, there are many options to getting involved. If you haven’t volunteered before, now is a great time to start. Studies show that volunteering can help us age better through dedicated socialization and fulfillment, increasing both happiness and self-esteem. Seniors who volunteer also... Read More

Special Days in April

April 7, 2023 — 4/01 April Fools 4/02 National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day 4/04 Stuffing Easter Eggs 4/05 National Dandelion Day 4/07 Caramel Pop Corn Day 4/12 Pet Therapy 4/18 Tuesday Treat 4/20 Karaoke 4/21 Casino 4/25 Resident Birthday Party 4/27 Catholic Mass

World Art Day: April 15

April 7, 2023 — World Art Day is an international celebration of the fine arts. The first World Art Day was held on April 15, 2012, a date chosen in honor of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday. In the United States, Celebrate World Art Day by creating something in your favorite medium, whether it is writing, painting, drawing, woodworking, or... Read More