Winter Sniffles: Cold? Or flu?

January 3, 2023 — Influenza (flu) and the common cold are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. Flu is caused by influenza viruses only, whereas the common cold can be caused by a number of different viruses, including rhinoviruses, parainfluenza, and seasonal coronaviruses. Seasonal coronaviruses should not be confused with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that... Read More

It’s Okay to Be Different!

January 3, 2023 — During the month of January, we celebrate National “It’s Okay to be Different” Awareness Month. It’s not uncommon for people to feel self-conscious or insecure when it comes to things that set them apart from one another. No two people are the same. We all have different names, hobbies, skills, backgrounds and personalities, which are... Read More

National Activities Professional Week

January 3, 2023 — January 23-27 is National Activities Professional Week, where we recognize our Activity Directors who plan and schedule a variety of fun and engaging events, outings, activities and entertainment. Please take a moment during this week to let our Activities Professionals know how much we appreciate them!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 3, 2023 — Please join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16, 2023! This federal holiday celebrates the legacy and achievements of Dr. King, which include his role in nonviolent activism and protesting racial discrimination throughout the United States.

Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day is January 11!

January 3, 2023 — Code fanatics and history buffs know that Morse code is a method of telecommunication used to encode messages in a sequence called dashes and dots — or dits and dahs — which sound like long and short beeps. Morse code is named for its creator Samuel Morse in the 1830s, and became pivotal during the... Read More

National Trivia Day

January 3, 2023 — Do you enjoy learning and remembering facts and bits of information about a broad variety of topics? Is Jeopardy! one of your favorite game shows? Are your friends and family impressed by the amount of seemingly random knowledge you possess? If your answer is “yes” to any of the above, then National Trivia Day was... Read More

Home of the Throwed Rolls

December 1, 2022 — As Covid restrictions have lifted some in our county, our residents have been able to experience some fun outings like before! Seeing the smiles on their faces as we traveled to Lambert’s Café in Sikeston, Missouri, was absolutely heartwarming for us! Some of our management team took 10 residents to enjoy a delicious meal and... Read More

As We Say Goodbye to Fall

December 1, 2022 — Fall was such a fun season for us here at River Haven! From fall crafts to our Trunk or Treat for Halloween, our 4th Annual Chili Cookoff, and let’s not forget all the gorgeous fall decorations that Ms. Cindy displayed throughout the facility… was all simply the best. Our residents had so much fun in... Read More

Wishing You a Happy New Year

December 1, 2022 — As 2022 comes to an end and I look back at all the memories we have made this year, I can’t help but feel so very blessed to be your administrator. We have laughed, at times we have cried, we have eaten more food that I can even recall, and we most certainly have danced... Read More

Winter Wonderland

December 1, 2022 — Our amazing team has been hard at work transforming the dining room into our very own Winter Wonderland! We can’t wait to share this enchanting Christmas experience with each of our residents and their families on Wednesday, December 14th at our Family Christmas Dinner at 6:00PM. Members of our staff have already been contacting family... Read More