Letter from the Administrator

January 6, 2020 — We here at River Haven Wish You and Yours a Happy New Year! We pray that your year will be filled with blessings in abundance and memories filled with love, peace, and prosperity. As we leap into 2020 reflection of the year past should be brief. We promise to not take this new year for... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma: A Brief Overview

January 6, 2020 — Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

January 6, 2020 — Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More

Popcorn Mix-In Ideas: National Popcorn Day is January 21

January 6, 2020 — Whether you like popcorn plain, with cheese, or classic theatre-style with melted butter—today is a great day to try something new! Here are some quick and easy mix-in ideas to try the next time you pop those hot, fluffy kernels. If you like peanut butter… mix in a small bag of Reeses Pieces into your... Read More

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

January 6, 2020 — It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Winter Sniffles: Allergies or the Common Cold?

January 6, 2020 — The cold days of winter bring most of us indoors for the year – and then the sniffles start up. Symptoms like sneezing, congestion, and sore throat are common during the winter months. These unpleasant symptoms can be evidence of a winter cold, but they can also mean indoor allergies. What are the causes of... Read More

Hot Chocolate Social

December 5, 2019 — Activities did it again… we love spending time with our residents. And our chocolate social was a hit. We saw smiles, heard laughter, and listened to conversations with our family. We love you. #anythingforourresidents@riverhaven

Health Fair Highlights

December 5, 2019 — WE had great fun at the JACKSON PURCHASE MEDICAL CENTER Health Fair in Mayfield, KY. There were booths, vendors, blood sugar checks, blood pressure check, and much more. Each booth had a prize. Ms. Amanda G. won the River Haven drawing. Congratulations!!! #behealthy@riverhaven

Annual Walk-For-A-Cure

December 5, 2019 — Alzheimer’s Associations 2019 Annual Walk-For-A-Cure was held today during a super ducky day. Lots of rain! River Haven was out supporting, volunteering, and raised just over $1000 so far this year. I saw many faces that I knew and was surprised by how many families like myself have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. We thank... Read More

12 Days of Christmas Carole

December 5, 2019 — On the 1st day of Christmas my true love gave to me residents to love with all of our hearts and we call them family. On the 2nd day of Christmas my true love gave me to me a team of nursing angles to care for our family. On the 3rd day of Christmas my... Read More