How To Stop Aging On The Outside

November 2, 2018 — While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

November 2, 2018 — The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

Activity Highlights

November 2, 2018 — The Villa hosted a Station Decorating Contest for Halloween! Station III won the contest. The Station was Spooky and the staff was very creative and you felt like you were entering a Haunted House. Staff was treated to a Pizza luncheon. The Villa also hosted its first Trunk or Treat Wednesday October 31st! A HUGE... Read More

Diabetes Facts

November 2, 2018 — Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body is unable to properly control the amount of sugar in the blood due to the lack of the hormone insulin. It is estimated that over 18 million Americans suffer from diabetes, and of these 18 million it is estimated that nearly one third are unaware they... Read More

Energy Saving Tips

November 2, 2018 — Light bulbs: Use energy saving CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs) instead of the conventional incandescent light bulbs. CFLs only use one-quarter of the electricity and lasts years longer. Each CFL bulb contains 5mg of mercury so you will have an extra item to sort in the recycling bin. Dishes: Never load your dishes in a... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

November 2, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents & Staff Norma G              Elivira P               Estelle V               David B Mamie H              Lucas M                Raymond M        Reuben B             Evelyn W             Rudy G Cynthia W           Welcome New Residents! Leola E 3 40 A Belinda E 1 49 B Lucas M 1 49 B Bonnie M 1 57 B Ralph P 1 53 B... Read More

Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

October 2, 2018 — Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 2, 2018 — Physical Therapy Exercises Physical therapy exercises are intended to restore strength and endurance, increase range of movement, and also improve balance and coordination. To increase the effectiveness, physical therapists use physical therapy exercises treatment along with external stimulation such as heat, coldness, ultrasound, electricity, infrared or UV light, traction, water, and massage. All are applied... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2018 — What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when cells in our breast grow out of control creating tumors that cause damage to the nearby tissues. The tumors which are cancerous are known as malignant tumors and can cause a lot of damage to the body. Breast cancer has always been a dreaded disease, but in... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

October 2, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents & Staff Paul K.  October 01 George W. October 07 Bernice C. October 07 Loretta N. October 10 Henry H. October 16 Micheal M. October 27 Frances F. October 30 Welcome New Residents! Susan V. 2 14 B Tommie H. 1 71 B Henry H. 2 21 A Anita M. 2 15... Read More