Health Benefits of Oatmeal

— Oatmeal is rich in complex, energy-giving carbohydrates, low in fat, and high in water soluble fiber. Soluble fiber may reduce the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or the “bad” cholesterol. Studies show that 5-10 grams of soluble fiber may decrease the LDL levels by about 5%. Eating 1.5 cups of oatmeal significantly reduces one’s cholesterol... Read More

Message From the Administrator

— Greeting from all of us at Mountain View Care Center. As we begin 2022, I want to thank all of our residents, families, and staff members for sticking together to help each one of us get through the trials and tribulations of the pandemic in 2021. I appreciate all those that received their Covid vaccinations... Read More

Get Involved: Donate Blood. Save Lives.

— The need for blood, plasma, and platelets donations are constant. Each day, the Red Cross must collect nearly 13,000 blood donations for patients at about 2,500 hospitals nationwide. This need doesn’t stop for the season, weather, holiday, or a pandemic. The Red Cross Blood Donor app or is a great way to find a... Read More

Message From the Activities Department

— When you think about December what do you picture? It might be a gift you received or gave or twinkling lights on a tree. For our residents, most think about their family traditions and activities they shared with loved ones. Holiday traditions can vary widely from family to family, but they bring us closer together... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Resident Othon L. Raymond E. Anita S. Bradley V. Ricky C.

Caring for Yourself When Caring for Another: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

— You are a caregiver if you care for someone who needs help. Caregiving can be difficult despite the great sense of reward you may feel. To continue being a good caregiver, you need to take care of yourself. One way to do that is to make sure you have consistent breaks from your caregiving responsibilities,... Read More

Take Time To Get A Flu Vaccine

— Flu vaccines help to reduce the burden of flu illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths on the health care system each year. This season, all flu vaccines will be designed to protect against the four flu viruses that research indicates will be most common. Vaccination of people at higher risk of developing serious flu complications is especially... Read More

All About Diabetes

— Diabetes affects how the body handles carbohydrates, fats and proteins, and it can cause high blood sugar levels. Blood sugar levels are regulated by insulin – a hormone produced by the pancreas, which can depend on your eating habits. Diabetes is the number one cause of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This disease is a condition... Read More

Message from the Therapy Department

— Happy Holidays to our residents, families, & staff. The month of November holds “The Great American Smokeout” the third Thursday in the month. The “Great American Smokeout” is a day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. The therapy department at Mountain View Care Center is an advocate of good health for all residents... Read More