Letter from the Administrator

April 9, 2021 — Happy Easter! The Lord has Risen! & Families Can Visit! Happy Easter to our community, River Haven family, and friends. What a year, right!!! We’ve had time to reflect on the past year and found pictures from our previous Easter Parties. Well, if you can call social distancing, wearing a mask, and sitting in your... Read More

Happy Birthday!

April 9, 2021 — Staff Emelia A. Coretha M. Andrew McM. Annie R. Jacquelin R. Anniversaries Melissa B. Registered Nurse Theresa E. Certified Nurse Aide Mikayla D. Medical Records Director

Hark thee! ‘Tis Talk like Shakespeare Day!

April 9, 2021 — National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Although his birthday is questionable, many scholars suggest it was April 23, 1564. Truly happenstance, Shakespeare passed on the same day 52 years later! This holiday was first declared by Chicago Mayor Daley on the 445th anniversary of the famous... Read More

April Word Search

April 9, 2021 — Find and circle the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backward. Good luck! Word List ARTIST AWARENESS CLASSIC COPE EARTH EASTER EGG ENVIRONMENT JELLY PEANUT BUTTER RECYCLE SHAKESPEARE STRESS THERAPY VACCINE

A New Way to Enjoy an Old Favorite

April 9, 2021 — Peanut butter and jelly milkshakes are a tasty twist on an old favorite for adults and kids. That’s right! Now, you can have your peanut butter and jelly in a glass! Enjoy this delicious classic creation as a special treat on Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, April 2! The hardest part is deciding between crunchy... Read More

This is Us!

February 28, 2021 — We came together as a team and showed our appreciation for our beloved community. We danced, sang karaoke, ate the best deserts, and laughed so hard we thought we’d cry. It was a real Valentine’s Day extravaganza!!! We are a team united for the love of our elderly, sick, and rehabilitation patients. We hope that... Read More

Bingo Anyone?

February 28, 2021 — Bingo is one of our communities all time favorites. Our beloved residents enjoy their time with the famous Golden Girls: Jalletha, Kaye, and Britney. With social distancing in full effect Hallway-Bingo is a fan fave. Of course, when the administrator, Sharon Link say’s, “Bingo”…(and she’s not playing Bingo) the hall erupts into laughter, there may... Read More

Letter From The Administrator

February 28, 2021 — Shamrocks and A Saint Happy St. Patrick’s Day to those with an Irish Heritage. St. Patrick was a saint from Ireland, however he was born in Roman Britain around the latter part of the 4th century. He was kidnapped at age 16 and enslaved in Ireland. After he escaped his slave owners he later returned... Read More

Social Workers are Essential

February 28, 2021 — Every March during National Social Work Month we recognize the empathy and hard work Social Workers display in their service as advocates, advisors, counselors, and facilitators for the underserved in public settings. Social workers are essential to community well-being, which is why the theme for this year’s Social Work Month is Social Workers Are Essential!... Read More

March 20 is Oral Health Day: What Can I Do to Maintain Good Oral Health?

February 28, 2021 — Here are some tips to maintain a healthy mouth and strong teeth. Drink fluoridated water and brush with fluoride toothpaste. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush teeth thoroughly twice a day and floss daily between the teeth to remove dental plaque. Visit your dentist at least once a year, even if you have no natural teeth... Read More