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March 4, 2019 — The Lake Isle Of Innisfree by W.B. Yeats I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin built there, of clay and wattles made; Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee, And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, for... Read More

Chocolate and Heart Health – Fact or Fallacy?

February 4, 2019 — Wouldn’t it be wonderful if chocolate and heart health went hand-in-hand? You might be surprised to find out that chocolate isn’t as bad as it was once thought. The fat content in chocolate, derived from cocoa butter contained in premium grade dark chocolate, is comprised of equal amounts of oleic acid (a heart-healthy monounsaturated fat... Read More

Go Red For Women

February 4, 2019 — February is American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association’s signature women’s program, Go Red for Women, is designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and help improve the lives of women around the world. Learn more about how you can help raise awareness at www.goredforwomen.org.

Random Act of Kindness Day is February 17

February 4, 2019 — Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to help others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to someone, you bring out the best in yourself. Pay attention to the impact your behavior has on others, and notice your own feelings in... Read More

February 10th-16th is Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

February 4, 2019 — Cardiac rehabilitation is a medical program that helps patients deal with the aftermath of heart disease. It aims to assist with fast recovery and help them achieve previous levels of physical and mental health whenever possible. Cardiac rehabilitation also has the goal to maintain, if not improve, the patient’s present heart condition and to prevent... Read More

Black History Month

February 4, 2019 — The month of February is a time to honor the achievements of African-Americans in U.S. history. Since its first observance at Kent State University in February 1970, Black History Month (also referred to as African-American History Month) has evolved into a country-wide celebration. Did you know: Thomas L. Jennings was the first African-American to receive... Read More

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