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September is Healthy Aging Month: Easy Tips to Aging Gracefully

August 30, 2020 — Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. Eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber can help provide your body the fuel it needs. If you have problems with unsteadiness in walking due to aging, ask your doctor about applying for a handicap placard. This will allow you to park... Read More

September is Courtesy Month

August 30, 2020 — The Power of Courtesy and Kindness With so much uncertainty and division across world, it’s easy to lose sight of a very easy and obtainable mindset: be kind. Here’s a question: what if more people were “guilty” of random acts of kindness? Just simply being courteous and kind without gaining any benefit from the situation... Read More

Administrator’s Note

August 30, 2020 — On July 30th, 2020 Mountain View Care Center said good bye to not only a really good Activity Director, but also a very good friend. Donna Bird has been with our Facility since February 20, 1997. She will be missed not just by the Residents, but also by the staff. She takes a lot of... Read More

National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week

August 30, 2020 — Held every year during the second full week of September, Environmental Services Week /International Housekeepers Week is a week dedicated to recognizing the efforts of hard-working custodial staff members. True heroes of any building’s operation, custodial staff demonstrate the extraordinary teamwork and management required to care for complex healthcare environments around our country. Cleaning employees... Read More

Book Lovers Day is August 9

August 3, 2020 — August 9 is National Book Lovers Day. It’s an unofficial holiday recognized on a global scale. Its origins and creator remain unknown, but it’s a nice idea to put away our smart phones for a day and pick up a book. No matter what genre you prefer – romance, historical fiction, horror, fantasy, memoir or... Read More

August is Sandwich Month

August 3, 2020 — No matter how you slice it, everyone seems to have a favorite sandwich. In a month known for its “dog-days” and heat, a sandwich may provide just the meal you prefer. They’re low fuss, yet can be quick and nutritious, and most require no cooking. A sandwich by definition includes one or more pieces of... Read More

Relaxation is the Key to Healthy Life

August 3, 2020 — Relaxation Day is August 15. While studies show eating a healthy diet and exercise may reduce stress levels, relaxation is also needed to recharge us mentally and emotionally. When stress becomes overwhelming there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on... Read More

Sons and Daughters Day – August 11

August 3, 2020 — The best gift you can give your sons and daughters is time. This is an excellent day to let your children know how glad you are to be a part of their lives, hear the events of their days and share family stories. The origins of the day are unknown, however, it has been celebrated... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

July 3, 2020 — STAY COOL  Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. Even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat.  Taking a cool shower or bath or moving to an air-conditioned place... Read More

Simple Creative Twists to Tasty Summertime Staples

July 3, 2020 — 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