June 27- Sunglasses Day

June 6, 2019 — In the summer months, we pull out our sunglasses to protect our eyes from those harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. However, sunglasses didn’t begin their life to protect us from UV rays. Early “sunglasses” were nothing more than polished gems. Nero, a Roman emperor, watched gladiator fights through these gems. Early models of sunglasses can be... Read More

Future SRNA

June 6, 2019 — Over the past few months, we have been hiring Hospitality Aides to obtain on the job training here at our center. We will then enroll them into the State Registered Nursing Assistant program at ECTCS to obtain their certification. We are excited to say we have three staff currently enrolled at ECTCS. We also have... Read More

June 16: Father’s Day

June 6, 2019 — Celebrate dads, grandfathers, uncles, and father-figures who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. Studies show that men who play an active role in their children’s lives stimulate all aspects of development: emotional, academic, behavioral, and social, even when those men don’t live in the same home as their children. This Father’s Day,... Read More

Activity Highlights

June 6, 2019 — June 13: Reception for Nursing Assistants, 2:00 p.m. June 16: Happy Father’s Day Celebration June 18: 2:00 Throw a pie or water balloon at Administrator, Director of Nursing and other leadership staff June 21: Car Show, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Please see Resident Council President, Lisa S, or Siobhan or Teresa in the Activity Department... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

June 6, 2019 — I am so excited that summer is here. It is my favorite time of the year. We have so many great activities planned in June also. June is a special month too because we celebrate National C.N.A. Week June 13 -20. I have heard many people say over the years that Nursing Assistants are the... Read More

May 31: Save Your Hearing Day

May 8, 2019 — Hearing loss is the result of noise, aging, disease, and heredity. There are two types of hearing loss, conductive and sensorineural. Conductive hearing loss is interference of sound waves traveling from the outer ear to the inner ear. This is causes by inner ear infections, fluid in the middle ear, excessive wax, damage to the... Read More

What Is Osteoporosis?

May 8, 2019 — As we age, so do our bones. Osteoporosis occurs when the bones become brittle due to lack of proper levels of calcium. It can affect men and women, but mostly women. When bones lose calcium (or density) they become weakened and can be easily fractured or broken. The most common fractures occur in the hip,... Read More

Lisa’s Corner

May 8, 2019 — Over the next few months, I thought we would enjoy a little laughter from the 50 states of our beautiful Country. These are laws that have been on record for years and have just not been removed. We will go in alphabetical order so we don’t offend anyone. ALABAMA: It is illegal to wear a... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

May 8, 2019 — May is a busy time of the year for many. School is ending, children are graduating, Derby and Oaks, and there are last minute preparations for upcoming June weddings. We also have a busy May planned for our center. The week of May 6 is National Nurses Week. We will have many events planned in... Read More

Happy Birthday!

May 8, 2019 — Residents Brenda Z. 5/01 Clarence S. 5/03 Michael P. 5/27 Staff Janet Robinson 5/05 Lorraine Corneilson 5/26 Amanda Thompson 5/13