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Happy Activity Professionals Week – January 24-30!

December 29, 2020 — We owe a lot to our Activities team for keeping our residents and families encouraged to safely participate and interact in so many innovative ways during the past year. From hallway Bingo to window visits, they have gone above and beyond to lift us all up with new activities. Luckily January 24-30 is designated to... Read More

Donate Blood and Blood Plasma Safely to Help Save Lives

December 29, 2020 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contributions from blood, platelet, and plasma donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross and CDC are encouraging individuals to donate blood and plasma if they are well and able to do so, while continuing to practice safe... Read More

Birdwatching Day – January 5

December 29, 2020 — Dust off your binoculars on January 5 for National Bird Day! There are plenty of benefits to taking part in birdwatching: physical activity, learning something new, spending time outdoors… the list goes on! Being outside is great for your mental health, as it generally improves your mood and provides you with a space to move... Read More

National Hobby Month

December 29, 2020 — Did you resolve to start a new hobby in the new year? Well that’s perfect, because January is National Hobby Month. Many of us may find that we have more time on our hands as we get older, and picking up a new hobby may be a great use of this extra time. One option... Read More

Five Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

December 5, 2020 — ‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. From November to the New Year, everyone seems to consume more food and drinks during the holiday season, so how do you stick to your healthy eating habits when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are five tips that can help: Holiday-Proof Your... Read More

Gingerbread House Day – December 12

December 5, 2020 — Looking for something sweet to make your winter season complete? On December 12, bake up some fun on Gingerbread House Day! Whether it’s home-baked or a purchased kit, designing a tasty cottage can make for a fun and satisfying day. Want to involve more friends and family in the fun? Take part in your local... Read More

Wreaths Across America

December 5, 2020 — National Wreaths Across America (WAA) Day is a December event dedicated to remembering the brave sacrifices veterans have made in wars since the American Revolution. On this day, participants place special wreaths at veterans’ cemeteries nationwide to raise awareness of the sacrifice veterans make for the United States and encourage more people to remember. It... Read More

Administrator’s Note

December 5, 2020 — Having just finished with Thanksgiving, what a great time to remember all the things we are grateful for. As we are all aware, 2020 has brought on so many new challenges. Our residents have not been able to see their loved ones for many months. This can bring in a lot of hard emotions and... Read More

Healthy Ways to Cope With Stress

October 31, 2020 — Feeling emotional and nervous or having trouble sleeping and eating can all be normal reactions to stress. Here are some healthy ways you can deal with stress: ✍🏻 Creative writing is an excellent outlet for dealing with stress. Writing poetry or keeping a journal can provide a way to express your feelings so that you... Read More

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

October 31, 2020 — Did you know? Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day (on the 27th) both fall in November. Today there are approximately 326 total reservations in the United States. Some of these reservations were originally remnants of native tribes’ lands, while others were created by the federal government for Native Americans who were forcibly... Read More