National Doctors’ Day

— National Doctors’ Day is Friday, March 30 – a day we celebrate the contributions of our physicians. The United States Congress designated Doctors’ Day as a national holiday with a resolution passed on October 30, 1990. Physicians play an important role in post-acute and long-term care. The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) formed The Society... Read More

St. Patrick’s Day

— In recent years, the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Dublin, Ireland have extended to a week-long event called St. Patrick’s Festival, encompassing a spectacular fireworks display, open-air music, street theater and the traditional parade. Over one million people annually attend. As a part of the celebration, many attendees wear shamrocks on their lapels or caps... Read More

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

— March 11-17 is Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, which was initiated by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) to educate about the role of pulmonary rehabilitation in enhancing the quality of life of individuals with chronic lung disease. The 2018 theme, “Improving Life, One Breath at a Time,” honors individuals who struggle to overcome... Read More

March is National Nutrition Month: Incorporate Nutrition Into Your Life

— Great nutrition is an essential part of making better lifestyle choices. If your food is not nutritionally balanced, your body may feel sluggish. Eating well is easier than ever if you follow these simple tips. Monitor your red meat intake. Red meat is packed with saturated fat that can clog arteries. Eating red meat once... Read More

Women’s History Month

— March is Women’s History Month, which began as International Women’s Day and then Women’s History Week. Women’s History Week was first celebrated in 1978 in Sonoma County, California, which was designed around March 8 (International Women’s Day). In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8, 1980, as... Read More

Help us Help You During this Flu Season

— The 2017/2018 Flu Season is already proving to be a challenge especially for the elderly. You can help us help you and our residents by being knowledgeable about Seasonal Flu. The following information is from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccine CDC recommends a yearly flu... Read More

Tips for Better Heart Health

— Along with Valentine’s Day, we celebrate American Heart Month during February. How can you help your heart stay healthier longer? Fill up on fiber. Not only does fiber help lower levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, it can aid weight management. Go bananas. Too much sodium and too little potassium is a recipe for high blood... Read More

Resident of the Month

— Anna Y. is the Resident of the Month for February. She is a staple of our Facility. She attends all activities, and always has a smile on her face.

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

— Residents & Staff Grace H. February 07 Timothy H. February 08 Edna W. February 14 Drenda P. February 21 Welcome New Residents! Welcome to Bowling Green! Melvin. H. Ruth M. Thomas W.