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Are You a Good Neighbor?

— Being a good neighbor benefits you, your neighbors, and your community by making your neighborhood a more pleasant place to live. Being considerate and showing that you care about your neighbors’ wellbeing will often inspire others to be neighborly in return, which fosters a sense of community that helps the neighborhood thrive! Good Neighbor Day... Read More

Don’t Skip a Beat – Prepare for Heart Attacks

— Know the risks. Be educated about the risks you and your loved ones face. Certain behaviors and conditions can increase your risk for a heart attack, including smoking, having uncontrolled high blood pressure, being overweight, and eating an unhealthy diet. Have a heart-to-heart. Engage friends, family members, and loved ones in a conversation about heart... Read More

Four Things You Can Do to Prevent Falls

— Speak up. Tell a provider right away if you fall, worry about falling, or feel unsteady. Have your doctor or pharmacist review all the medicines you take, even over-the-counter medicines. As you get older, the way medicines work in your body can change. Keep moving. Exercises that improve balance and make your legs stronger, lower... Read More

Tips to Slow the Aging Process

— Celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September by trying the tips below, which may help you age slower and improve your quality of life. 🥗 Eat a varied and healthy diet. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. Drink lots of fluids to maintain healthy skin and flush out waste. 🚶 Exercise every day.... Read More

Better Breakfast Month

— Eating breakfast may be one of the secrets to staying healthy. No matter how busy you are, it’s important to fuel your body so that you can have energy throughout the day. A good breakfast sets the tone for the rest of the day. People who eat a healthy breakfast daily are more likely to... Read More

Success Story: Debora S.

— Debora S. was admitted to us in March after being at SKY with several medical issues. She participated in PT, OT, and ST in order to regain strength and independence. When she was admitted to BGNR she required total assistance in all her ADLs. She has worked very hard each and every day in her... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help with Memory

— According to research, engaging a person with memory loss in activities that they enjoy may reduce many of the symptoms such as agitation, frustration, and wandering. “It’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their loved one, like playing games and going on outings,” explained Eric Pfeiffer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director... Read More

World Honey Bee Day: August 20

— World Honey Bee Day was first established in 2009 to help raise awareness of the importance of honey bees, and to pay homage to the beekeepers who harvest honey and support the health of the hives in their care. Honey bees are distinct from other bee species in that they are general pollinators. While many... Read More

Ways to Help You Relax: Relaxation Day is August 15

— Stressed out? Fatigued? Or simply having a bad day? It’s time to relax! Here are five easy ways to help you stress less and relax more: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortably where you are. Slowly move through your body tightening and flexing as you go until you reach your face and neck,... Read More

Sons and Daughters Day – August 11

— The best gift you can give your sons and daughters is time. This is an excellent day to let your children know how glad you are to be a part of their lives, hear the events of their days and share family stories. Although the origins of the day are unknown, it has been celebrated... Read More