Train Your Brain Day on October 13

October 7, 2021 — We always hear about the health benefits of adding physical exercise into our daily routine, but what about exercising our brains? Keep your mind sharp by challenging yourself with brainteasers, trying new activities, and trivia. Here are some suggestions for staying sharp, or training your brain to get even sharper! Play online or download apps... Read More

Washing hands prevents illnesses and spread of infections to others

October 7, 2021 — Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. Handwashing with soap removes germs from hands. This helps prevent infections because: People frequently touch their eyes,... Read More

Happy Birthday Residents!

October 7, 2021 — Jacklyn Steenbergen October 01 Brittany Watts October 02 Stormy Tomsett-JacksonOctober 08 Claire Wessel October 22 Candice Gire October 30

Letter from the Administrator

October 7, 2021 — As we continue to keep our doors open to visitors, we want to take a moment to remind everyone how we are working to protect our residents during the pandemic. CMS guidance is for safe visitation adhering to the core principles infection control by safe distancing and continues to promote outside visitation whenever possible. During... Read More

Halloween Craft

October 7, 2021 — Handprint Spiders: Apply black paint to your palm and four fingers leaving out the thumb. Place palm onto a piece of paper. Turn the paper 180o and print again making sure the palm overlaps. Add some googly eyes using either paint or stickers.

Resident of the Month

October 7, 2021 — Mr. H. is honored as the Resident of the Month. Mr. H. comes to us as a 17 year, 9 month, and 2 day ARMY veteran where he retired as a Staff Sergeant. After leaving the ARMY, Mr. H. continued to work in drywall construction. He has 7 children that he is very proud of.... Read More

Hero of the Month

October 7, 2021 — Katie White, Certified Nursing Assistant, is being recognized at Hero of the Month. Her nomination was unanimous this month by the Resident Council and has been nominated every month by staff. Katie is a undeniable hero in healthcare. She is always willing to do more than what is asked of her. Katie is compassionate in... Read More

Patriot Day: A National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 2, 2021 — September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center tragedy in New York City. This day is recognized as a tribute to those who passed away or were injured, as well as honoring first responders and defenders of our nation’s freedom. An annual ceremony takes place at Ground Zero, also known as... Read More

Grandparents Day: September 12

September 2, 2021 — Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother to 40, and great-grandmother to 15. Grandparents can have a profound effect on a child’s upbringing. Without the... Read More

September is Save Your Photos Month

September 2, 2021 — Everyone loves to see photos of family, vacations, pets, grandchildren and more. Before digital cameras or camera phones, film was processed and prints were made instantly or sent back to us via mail. Saving photos is a step in preserving memories. Many of us still have albums and boxes full of prints prior to the... Read More