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July is Anti-Boredom Month

— With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now! Make a list of all the things you’ve ever wanted to do. Think back to when... Read More

Simple Creative Twists to Tasty Summertime Staples

— At almost every cookout, picnic, and party during the summer you’ll find at least two commonplace food items: the hamburger and hotdog. If you look more closely, you might notice the traditional toppings of mustard, ketchup, cheese or relish – but rarely anything else. If you’re tired of the same old, boring burger or hot... Read More

Featured Resident

— Our Featured Resident for June is Gerald L. Gerald is very outgoing. He enjoys word search puzzles, sitting on the front porch, visits with family and playing bingo.

Happy Birthday!

— Staff and Residents 6/4 Jay W. 6/12 Frances R. 6/12 Tima J. 6/16 Viola L. 6/20 June C. 6/26 Mary O. 6/26 Dale B

Father’s Day: June 21

— On Sunday, June 21, say “Happy Father’s Day” to all of the fathers in your life! Thank you, fathers, for all of your loving support and silly dad jokes. While the origin of the term “dad joke” is unknown, dad jokes are easily identified as being overly-simplistic and intended to provoke an exasperated reaction. A... Read More

National Men’s Health Week

— The purpose of National Men’s Health Week (June 15-21) is to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of physical and mental disease among men. It can sometimes be difficult to have your health checked routinely. According to CDC, women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual... Read More

Coping with Stress

— For many seniors across the country, the ongoing healthcare pandemic may be causing significant stress and anxiety. However, the first step in coping with these overwhelming and sometimes debilitating emotions is to recognize symptoms of stress, which may include one or more of the following: Fatigue Difficulty falling asleep Hot flashes or chills Shortness of... Read More

Eat Healthy to Help Reduce Anxiety

— Due to necessary lifestyle requirements resulting from ever-changing health and safety guidelines, many people across the country are having to deal with significant anxiety. Anxiety is a normal reaction to change and stress, but when anxiety becomes excessive or irrational, it can become disabling. At this time, people often turn to food for comfort, causing... Read More

Featured Resident

— Our Featured Resident for the month of May is Mary D. Mary D. has an amazing personality. She is very social with staff and other residents. Mary D. enjoys bingo and anything chocolate. She also enjoys outings in our community, she loves going out for ice cream. She is such a joy to have at... Read More

Communicating With Loved Ones During Social Distancing

— There is nothing as valuable as one-on-one time with the people you love. With the current social distancing guidelines, you may need to get creative with how to stay in contact. Fortunately, there are many options to see loved ones when you can’t be in the same room, including apps like Zoom, Skype, Facetime, and... Read More