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Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 6, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendship

July 6, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: Five Ways To Protect Yourself From UV Rays

July 6, 2018 — Overexposure to ultraviolet sunlight (UV rays) is believed to be the dominant external factor in a person’s development of skin cancer. To protect yourself from UV rays, you may lower your risk for skin cancer by following these five steps: Avoid Direct Sun Exposure: Avoid exposing your skin to direct sunlight during midday (generally from... Read More

Food Committee Meeting

July 6, 2018 — Meeting will be held in Sun Room II at 2:30 pm Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Tierra Wright-Kemper, CDM will be facilitating and address any dietary concerns. Please make every attempt to attend to discuss alternate selections and many other questions you have about changing the menu choice served. Meal of the Month Fried Shrimp Potato... Read More

Resident Council Meeting

July 6, 2018 — Monday July 09, 2018 Meeting in Sun Room at 2:00 pm Please join us for discussions and selecting Meal of Month! Bring your suggestions and thoughts any ideas for Activities you would like to participate in! We will be discussing Picnic at Alamo Park. Looking forward to seeing you! If you need assistance, let staff... Read More

Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

June 5, 2018 — Men’s skin can become oilier during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin can be noticeably oilier than women, it’s important that they take care of their skin during the hot season. The following are... Read More

Cataract Awareness Month: All About Cataracts

June 5, 2018 — The term cataracts refers to a clouding of the eye’s lens that is located behind the iris and pupil. This particular lens operates by focusing light on to the retina, much in the same way as a camera lens. The lens affected by cataracts is also involved in the eye’s focus. This lens consists of... Read More

June 15-22 is the 40th Annual National Nursing Assistants Week

June 5, 2018 — Ways to Show Appreciation to Nursing Assistants Nursing Assistants work very hard to offer a contribution to the medical field. They help patients meet their basic needs. They also offer comfort and support. They work one-on-one with patients, getting to know them better than some of the other medical staff. They use this knowledge to... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

June 5, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

Food Committee Meeting

June 5, 2018 — Meeting will be held in Sun Room II at 2:30 pm Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Jeri Davis, FSS will be facilitating and address any dietary concerns. Please make every attempt to attend to discuss alternate selections and many other questions you have about changing the menu choice served. Meal of the Month Fried Chicken Livers... Read More