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

National Fire Prevention Week Starts October 7th

October 2, 2018 — In the U.S. alone, there are more than 500,000 residential fires every year that are serious enough to require a call to the fire department. Stay safe with these fire safety tips: Plan an Escape Route If a fire does break out, you must get out fast. Being awakened by a smoke alarm at 2:00... Read More

How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

September 5, 2018 — You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber; this type of diet will... Read More

September 9th is National Teddy Bear Day: When Teddy Bears Began

September 5, 2018 — The first Teddy Bear was designed and made by Rose and Morris Michtom. The Michtoms were influenced by Teddy Roosevelt and Clifford Berryman. In November 1902, President Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt traveled to Mississippi to settle a border dispute between Louisiana and Mississippi. The President, having a little free time, went on a hunting trip. The... Read More

National Preparedness Month: Preparing For Disaster

September 5, 2018 — During this year’s hurricane and tornado season, here are some tips to help prepare for almost anything: First-aid kit, flashlight, whistle, matches, candles, radio with batteries, work gloves (supplies for at least a week) Nonperishable food such as granola bars and bottled water Pen and notebook An extra set of eye-glasses Copies of prescriptions, insurance... Read More