Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 7, 2018 — What makes January 1st such a special time to make a change in our lives, and why can it be so difficult to maintain that change? There are a number of key reasons that apply to some, if not all, of the broken resolutions. We are not being realistic when we make the commitment. Everyone... Read More

The Beauty of the Holidays

December 7, 2018 — The beauty of the holidays is the gift to slow down, reflect on what’s important, and remember that our lives are valuable and worth being fully enjoyed. We all know it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the hustle and bustle of the winter season. For that reason, it is important to plan ahead for... Read More

Special Events

December 7, 2018 — Our residents sure know how to party! October bought is much fun and many activities. The month’s resident choice meal was Red Carpet themed. Per their request, our dietary department prepared Marinated Steaks, Shrimp, Baked Potatoes, Salad, Rolls and Cheesecake. We dolled up our residents in ballroom attire, did their makeup, hair and made them... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

December 7, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Staff and Residents Sarah P. December 02 Jo H. December 04 Don G. December 05 Vivian C. December 11 Donald W. December 23 Stephanie B. December 25 Welcome! Ralph P. Mary W. Vivian C. James P.

A Short History Lesson on Veterans Day

November 8, 2018 — The First World War was known as “the war to end all wars” and was a war with a large social and political impact on the world, even still today. Many men fought in the war, and while the United States entered the war late and suffered the fewest casualties of all of the participating... Read More

Chili Cookout

November 8, 2018 — In the month of October, the activity department hosted Riverhaven’s First Annual Chili Cookoff. Staff bought in crockpots with their famous recipes. Who better to be the judge than our residents? Each resident was given a sample of each contestant’s chili and let their taste buds award who had the best. We paired our chili... Read More

Short Term Therapy Success Story

November 8, 2018 — Rose C. was admitted to Riverhaven Nursing and Rehab Center in September of 2018. Mrs. Cleary came to our facility not able to bare weight in her lower extremities. During her stay Mrs. Cleary received physical and occupational therapy. Our wonderful therapy staff worked with her on exercises to improve strength and endurance along with... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

November 8, 2018 — Staff and Residents Mildred P. 11/18 Mary R. 11/19 Anna G. 11/22 Tonya T. 11/22 Welcome! Mary R. Vanetta H. Eloise S. Kathy R. Paul D. Megan H. Emma D. Stephanie B.

Halloween Craft

October 3, 2018 — 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 sticks.