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Mental Health Awareness and Prevention: World Mental Health Day is October 10

October 7, 2021 — Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Although the terms are often used interchangeably, poor... Read More

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 7, 2021 — October 11th – 15th Monday – Team Up Against Cancer: Wear your favorite sports team! Tuesday – Hats Off to Cancer Survivors: Wear a hat! Wednesday – Every Cancer is Unique: Support the cancer of your choice by wearing that special color! Thursday – Cancer Never Sleeps: Wear your pajamas! Friday – PINK OUT!: Wear... Read More

Get Your Tastebuds Ready!

October 7, 2021 — On October 19th our staff will be competing in the 6th Annual Chili Cook Off Contest! Do you happen to know who the judges are??… that’s right… IT’S YOU! As our amazing residents, you will be putting your tastebuds to the test, and letting the staff know exactly who rules the kitchen in this house!

Halloween Craft

October 7, 2021 — Handprint Spiders: Apply black paint to your palm and four fingers leaving out the thumb. Place palm onto a piece of paper. Turn the paper 180o and print again making sure the palm overlaps. Add some googly eyes using either paint or stickers.

Congratulations!

October 7, 2021 — “The habit of persistence is the habit of victory” ~Herbert Kaufman When one of our residents’ has a victory, it is a victory for us all. Congratulations to Barbara D. on her 39th sobriety anniversary!!! We could not be more proud of you!

Have you met Cassie Collins?

October 7, 2021 — Have you met Cassie Collins, the new Social Services Director? Let’s get to know her! “My very first experience in healthcare was long term care and within a week of starting, a worldwide pandemic ensued! I started in Admissions and Marketing, transferred to Social Services and dabbled in the Activities department. Prior to healthcare, I... Read More

Patriot Day: A National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 2, 2021 — September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center tragedy in New York City. This day is recognized as a tribute to those who passed away or were injured, as well as honoring first responders and defenders of our nation’s freedom. An annual ceremony takes place at Ground Zero, also known as... Read More

Grandparents Day: September 12

September 2, 2021 — Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother to 40, and great-grandmother to 15. Grandparents can have a profound effect on a child’s upbringing. Without the... Read More

National Indoor Plant Week

September 2, 2021 — National Indoor Plant Week is recognized during the third week of September and there is no better time to add a little flora to your home. If you are thinking about plant ownership but aren’t confident in the greenness of your thumb, worry not! Here is an introduction to different types of house plants that... Read More

September is Save Your Photos Month

September 2, 2021 — Everyone loves to see photos of family, vacations, pets, grandchildren and more. Before digital cameras or camera phones, film was processed and prints were made instantly or sent back to us via mail. Saving photos is a step in preserving memories. Many of us still have albums and boxes full of prints prior to the... Read More