Success Story

— Donna B. was admitted to us in August as after being hospitalized for a fracture in her right Tibia. She participated in PT, OT, and ST order to regain her strength and independence. When she was admitted to BGNR she was non-weight bearing and required assistance in all her ADLs. She has worked hard in... Read More

Activity Highlights

— November 11- Veterans Day Ice Cream Social at 1:30 November 12- Residents Birthday Party at 1:30 November 18- Thanksgiving Dinner for Residents and Staff at 11:00 November 25- Pie and Ice Cream at 1:30 November 26- Residents Council Meeting at 1:30

Birthday Wishes!

— Happy Birthday to our amazing Staff and Residents! November 02 Gail W. November 09 Linda W. November 17 Bobby P. November 23 Allen S.

Take Your Pick– of all things Pickle!

— The word “pickle” comes from the German word pόkel, meaning salt or brine, which are two very important parts in the pickling process. Pickling dates back centuries and it has remained a steadfast method of preserving foods over a long period of time. Early settlers used this process to preserve foods, especially over the winter... Read More

All About Diabetes

— Diabetes affects how the body handles carbohydrates, fats and proteins, and it can cause high blood sugar levels. Blood sugar levels are regulated by insulin – a hormone produced by the pancreas, which can depend on your eating habits. Diabetes is the number one cause of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This disease is a condition... Read More

Caring for Yourself When Caring for Another: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

— You are a caregiver if you care for someone who needs help. Caregiving can be difficult despite the great sense of reward you may feel. To continue being a good caregiver, you need to take care of yourself. One way to do that is to make sure you have consistent breaks from your caregiving responsibilities,... Read More

Sweetest Day – October 16

— The first Sweetest Day in history took place in October of 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by a committee of candymakers, all sorts of candies were delivered to low-income people throughout the city with the message that this Saturday in October was the “sweetest day of the year.” A recent trend has shown that more... Read More

Wear Something Gaudy!

— Wear Something Gaudy Day was born in the 1970s when television’s Three’s Company character Larry Dallas (played by actor Richard Kline) displayed an excellent example of flashy, eccentric, over-the-top fashions. During the show’s run, Larry continued to wear zany, clashing colors, and outlandish outfits, creating a one-of-a-kind fashion icon! Another standout gaudy outfit from the... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

— Physical therapy is treatment of muscles, nerves and body structures. The goal of Physical Therapy is to restore the body to its optimum level of function. Physical Therapy Benefits Enhanced ability to walk Improved mobility Pain management Restoration of balance Enhanced ability to transfer Strengthening

Try Meatless Mondays during Vegetarian Month

— The meatless meal movement initially began during World War I when meat was scarce and was revitalized during WWII, so more meat could be allocated to the war effort. This meatless meal idea was once again revived in the early 2000s as “Meatless Mondays,” a health-focused marketing campaign for the USDA. The campaign centered on... Read More