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Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

January 6, 2019 — Doctors say maintaining vision health can be especially important as you age. Fortunately there are multiple ways to keep your eyes healthy. Try these tips: Quit smoking. If you smoke, you’re much more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, than nonsmokers. AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in those... Read More

Cream of Anything Soup

January 6, 2019 — Basic Recipe 2 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup flour 2 tablespoons butter or margarine Dash salt Dash pepper Put all 6 ingredients into blender “briefly” until smooth and pour into saucepan. Stir constantly over medium-high heat until it begins to thicken (watch it – can scorch easily!) Take off heat at first bubble of a... Read More

National Activities Professional Week

January 6, 2019 — January 20-26, 2019 is National Activities Professional Week, where we recognize our Activity Directors who plan and schedule a variety of fun and engaging events, outings, activities and entertainment. Please take a moment during this week to let our Activities Professionals know how much we appreciate them!

How to Fight the Effects of Aging

January 6, 2019 — Like any battle, the fight against aging is best fought on several fronts simultaneously. Get Up and Get Moving Exercise is the key to a healthy life if you’re eight or 80. A brisk 30-minute walk every day is a step in the right direction. Take friends along or bring a dog for company. It... Read More

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

January 6, 2019 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contribution from blood and platelet donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross encourages individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give this month and throughout 2019. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January... Read More

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 3, 2018 — What makes January 1st such a special time to make a change in our lives, and why can it be so difficult to maintain that change? There are a number of key reasons that apply to some, if not all, of the broken resolutions. We are not being realistic when we make the commitment. Everyone... Read More

Tips For Keeping Active In The Winter

December 3, 2018 — With winter approaching, there may be many upcoming cold days that simply make us want to stay inside and keep warm. All those days spent indoors can sometimes be accompanied by the winter blues. Fortunately, there are a lot of things we can do to liven things up and stay active in the winter even... Read More

Holiday Ornament Crafts

December 3, 2018 — Whimsical Light Bulb Reindeer You will need: One used light bulb Brown felt cloth or fun foam Acrylic paints and brushes Ribbon 1 small red pom-pom Glue First, paint the light bulb brown. Set aside and let dry. Once the brown paint on the light bulb has dried completely, use a paint brush to paint... Read More

Prepare Your Skin For Winter

December 3, 2018 — Dry, itchy and cracked skin goes hand-in-hand with the winter season. Changes in temperatures and humidity, indoor heating, hot showers and baths remove important oils and moisture from the skin causing dryness, flakiness and cracking of the skin. Read on for some TLC for your winter-weary skin. Bathing. Hot water bathing breaks body oil that... Read More

The Beauty of the Holidays

December 3, 2018 — The beauty of the holidays is the gift to slow down, reflect on what’s important, and remember that our lives are valuable and worth being fully enjoyed. We all know it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the hustle and bustle of the winter season. For that reason, it is important to plan ahead for... Read More