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How To Reduce Blood Pressure Symptoms

— Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the arteries. Blood pressure can differ from person to person. When your blood pressure is measured, it is expressed in two numbers such as 120/80 (healthy). If your blood pressure is measured as 140/90 (or higher), then you are a patient of hypertension or high blood pressure and... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13

— Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More

National Nurses Week

— National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week each year.

Earth Day

— Earth Day came about after six years of effort from then Senator Gaylord Nelson, who, back in the 1960s, had the foresight to look at the long term impact of pollution on the environment. He was instrumental in getting his message out to college students, who took this issue on with concern and enthusiasm for... Read More

Five Choices to Create Happiness

— We have all met people who just seem to be happy most of the time. We tend to assume they are just naturally happy, or that they are the lucky people who have an easy life, or they had really loving parents. In reality, happy people are making specific choices regarding their thinking and behavior.... Read More

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

— There are many projects we can do to reduce our environmental footprint and help in the rehabilitation of the earth. Here are some tips you can easily do everyday to care for our environment. Reduce – Conserving our natural resources can be done everyday. If we don’t start conserving our resources soon, we may face... Read More

Upcoming April Events

— April 5 National Caramel Popcorn Day 9:30 Cooking w/ Flo 10:00 David Karaoke April 10 9:30 Sock Sorting 10:00 Puzzle Frames April 16 9:30 Corn-Hole 7:00 Jr League April 19 9:30 Water Color Painting 3:00 Resident Council/ Culinary Council April 24 9:30 Picture Books 10:00 Frozen Yogurt Social April 30 International Jazz Day 10:00 Bowling... Read More

National Doctors’ Day

— National Doctors’ Day is Friday, March 30 – a day we celebrate the contributions of our physicians. The United States Congress designated Doctors’ Day as a national holiday with a resolution passed on October 30, 1990. Physicians play an important role in post-acute and long-term care. The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) formed The Society... Read More

BONUS Nutrition Tips

— Choose whole grain over white breads. Not only are they better for your health, they taste better and are more filling, meaning that you eat less. Make sure to eat the proper amount of fruits and vegetables each day. Try eating these healthy foods in different ways, so you end up eating more of them.... Read More