Fall Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

September 5, 2019 — Supplies needed: a pine cone, vegetable shortening, oatmeal bird seed, and some string. Start by mixing together 1/2 cup of the shortening with 2 1/2 cups oatmeal and mix until well blended. (Optional: Add dried fruit, chopped nuts, or sunflower seeds.) Tie a string to the top of the pine cone and then apply the... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

September 5, 2019 — The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

September 21 is World Gratitude Day: The Gratitude Attitude

September 5, 2019 — Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. It may not look as good as money, a fancy car or the latest makeover – in fact, you can’t see it at all – but gratitude has more power to change your life than all these material things put together. The dictionary tells... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome New Residents!

September 5, 2019 — Happy Birthday Residents & Staff! Harry K. Mary C. Angeline S. Gladys C.                                              Fredrick G. Gregorio V.                                          Ruby P. Belinda E.                                            Welcome New Residents! Clarice B Linda K Ramon S We would like to take this opportunity to extend a warm welcome to all of our new residents. We want you to be comfortable in... Read More

The History of Grandparents Day

September 5, 2019 — National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 8, 2019, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

July 31, 2019 — Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of the memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

July 31, 2019 — Happy Birthday – Residents & Staff! Wanda T. Bert S. Mary W. Helen W. Frank N. Ella S. Carolyn B. Allen W. James G. Welcome New Residents! Robert B. Rosaemma C. H. We would like to take this opportunity to extend a warm welcome to all of our new residents. We want you to be... Read More

Upcoming Special Events

July 31, 2019 — Aug. 22   Charlie Merta Czech Singers Aug. 25   First Baptist Church Aug. 27   Mennonite Choir Aug. 30   Lotteria / Robyn Debo

National Relaxation Day is August 15: Try These Two Mindfulness Exercises!

July 31, 2019 — Mindfulness exercises let you “tune in” to yourself. Distractions are let go, and your brain power is increased. The exercises help you think more clearly and concentrate better. The best news is that they are easier than you might think to learn! Self Reflection Exercise Anytime you are stressed, stop, and carefully watch yourself to... Read More

Resident Council Meeting

July 31, 2019 — Monday August 12, 2019 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! Looking forward to seeing you! If you need assistance, let Staff know you need assistance with transportation. Residents wishing... Read More