Recognizing A Stroke

May 2, 2017 — A stroke happens when a blot clot occurs in an already narrowed blood vessel in the brain. Once that clot occurs, the brain will be deprived of blood and necessary oxygen, causing permanent brain damage to that area. People may have “mini strokes” in which they suffer from the same signs and symptoms but only... Read More

On Memorial Day, May 29, Take the Time to Remember

May 2, 2017 — Memorial Day, which was formally known as Decoration Day, is annually observed every last Monday of May. Memorial Day commemorates all military men and women who died in combat defending our country. It is also the day where people who served the country are remembered, including those currently in the armed forces, surviving veterans, and... Read More

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

May 2, 2017 — What Is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure of blood in contact with the walls of the arteries. It is registered as two numbers: pressure as the heart beats (the systolic pressure) and pressure as the heart relaxes between beats (the diastolic pressure). The measurement is expressed with systolic number over the diastolic number.... Read More

Celebrating Our Mothers on Sunday, May 14

May 2, 2017 — 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. It is celebrated in many parts of the world on the second Sunday of May. The modern celebration of Mother’s Day began in the United States... Read More

Activity Highlights for the Upcoming Month

May 2, 2017 — Come celebrate with our Buena Vida Mother’s Friday May 12, 2017 From 10:00am–11:00am Join us for a Performance by the BB Troops May 18, 2017 From 7:00pm–8:00pm In the Main Dining Room Memorial Day Balloon Release May 29, 2017 At 10:30am

April is Stress Awareness Month

April 3, 2017 — Learning to cope with stress is important for all of us. Here are a few ways to deal with the stress that you might be experiencing. Try giving whatever is bothering you a number on a scale from one to ten, where one is a minor bump and ten is the “end of the world.”... Read More

Happy Birthday!

April 3, 2017 — Residents David B. April 08 Donovan V. April 10 Alfredo C. April 11 Mable R. April 13 Mary C. April 13 Frances I. April 21 Marie C. April 23 Agnes W. April 23 Fay P. April 26 Claudia S. April 27

Easter Crafts

April 3, 2017 — It’s time to think about bunnies, eggs, flowers, chicken salad, and… Easter, of course! Easter crafts are a wonderful tradition. The most classic Easter craft is, of course, decorating Easter eggs. The easiest thing to do is to use food coloring and water to decorate your eggs. Although this is not the most sophisticated Easter... Read More

Earth Day: Reduce, Recycle, Reuse

April 3, 2017 — Earth Day, April 22, is dedicated to educating people across the world about the benefits of reducing, recycling, and reusing to save our planet. Bring your own bag. Reuse bags and containers. Keep a supply of bags on hand for future shopping trips, or take your own canvas tote bag to the grocery store. Choose... Read More

Happy Birthday!

March 9, 2017 — Residents Dominga R. March 04 Marlena D. March 05 Maria H. March 18 Jose M. March 19