National Senior Health & Fitness Day: May 31

May 6, 2023 — Seniors need regular exercise to maintain muscle tone, boost endurance and gain independence. Muscle tends to atrophy during the later stages of a person’s life. You can keep hard-earned tissues through both cardiovascular exercises, stretching routines and weight training. Exercise programs should be very flexible, so routines and movements change every week or so, depending on... Read More

Memorial Day: May 29

May 6, 2023 — Be sure to take time this Memorial Day to reach out to loved ones, local VA centers, to provide companionship and volunteer. Visit local memorials, cemeteries or museums, or host a family gathering, or attend a patriotic-themed parade in observance of this special day.

National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2023

May 6, 2023 — The 2023 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), Cultivating Kindness, is inspired by the many acts of kindness that happen in skilled nursing care centers every day. Research has found that practicing compassion and kindness not only can improve health and well-being but can also strengthen human connections and bonds. Staff, residents, families, and... Read More

Warm Welcome to New Residents

May 6, 2023 — Welcome to our new residents who have joined our River Haven Family over the last month! We are so honored to have you here and are very excited to get to know you and your families! Robert. G Alexis S. Tracy C. Jaycee B. Tammie D.

May 2023 – Letter from the Administrator

May 6, 2023 — Hello All! As we prepare for National Nursing Home Week, I wanted to discuss the theme for this year and just how special it is. This year the theme is “Cultivating Kindness”, and I feel that in the industry we are in, it is so very important that we strive to show kindness each and... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 8, 2023 — National Parkinson’s Awareness Month helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no cure for Parkinson’s... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

April 8, 2023 — You all never cease to amaze me!! I’ll be honest, I had absolutely no clue that Administrator’s Week was even in March, much less the dates. So when I walked into our daily morning meeting to a surprise celebration, I had no clue that it was for me! I have said it before, and I’ll... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble

April 8, 2023 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Welcome to New Residents

April 8, 2023 — A warm welcome to our newest Residents! We are happy to have you here at River Haven. Misty A. Glynn B. Mackenzie C. Jo F. Larry F. Frank H. Rebecca N. Ronda P. Hector P. David R. Martha W. Wilma W. Clifford Y. Patrick Y.

World Art Day: April 15

April 8, 2023 — World Art Day is an international celebration of the fine arts. The first World Art Day was held on April 15, 2012, a date chosen in honor of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday. In the United States, Celebrate World Art Day by creating something in your favorite medium, whether it is writing, painting, drawing, woodworking, or... Read More