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Improve heart health and relieve stress

January 26, 2018 — Exercise is a very important part of healthy heart care. The following movements may help your heart and lower your stress levels. Sit in a comfortable chair and loosen your clothing for comfort. Start with your feet and ankles; gently rotate each ankle counterclockwise and then clockwise five to 10 times in each direction. Next... Read More

Top FIVE Superbowl Snack Foods

January 26, 2018 — Even if you don’t really follow football closely, almost everyone celebrates the Superbowl. There is fun for everyone, new and funny commercials, over the top pre-game and half time shows, and an excuse to have a party! Most would agree that the Superbowl is all about food, friends and fun. Chicken Wings – Wings are... Read More

Tips for Better Heart Health

January 26, 2018 — Along with Valentine’s Day, we celebrate American Heart Month during February. How can you help your heart stay healthier longer? Fill up on fiber. Not only does fiber help lower levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, it can aid weight management. Go bananas. Too much sodium and too little potassium is a recipe for high blood... Read More

Black History Month

January 26, 2018 — Each February we celebrate Black History Month, a time for recognizing and honoring the role of African Americans in U.S. history. The first celebration of Black History Month took place at Kent State University in February 1970. In 1976, President Gerald Ford recognized Black History Month during the celebration of the United States Bicentennial. He... Read More

Help us Help you during this Flu Season

January 23, 2018 — The 2017/2018 Flu Season is already proving to be a challenge especially for the elderly. You can help us help you and our residents by being knowledgeable about Seasonal Flu. The following information is from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccine CDC recommends a yearly flu... Read More

Winterize – Prepare Your Skin For Winter

January 3, 2018 — Dry, itchy and cracked skin goes hand in hand with winter season. Read on for suggested TLC for your winter weary skin: Hot water baths break down natural body oil. If you cannot avoid taking a hot bath, add a small amount of oils like almond, coconut or other bath oils to your water to help... Read More

Cheer Up Your Windows This Winter With a Garden

January 3, 2018 — When winter sets in and nips at your toes, don’t let the winter blues stop your love for gardening outdoors… simply bring it in indoors! Try this wonderful winter gardening remedy: Your windowsill is the perfect place for starting a seasonal indoor garden that can sustain your gardener’s soul, warm your heart and enhance meals... Read More

January is National Oatmeal Month: Oatmeal’s Many Health Benefits

January 3, 2018 — High protein diets and other food fads have been the current trend, with less attention given to the health benefits of oatmeal. Oatmeal is one the most nutritious and quickest meals that can be prepared and packed with necessary nutrients. It is a healthy and versatile food that can served with fruit, chopped nuts, applesauce,... Read More

Set Yourself Up for Success This New Years

January 3, 2018 — It’s 2018 and, as usual, you’ve probably made some New Year’s resolutions. Why not make a fresh start this year and follow this simple three step process? It’s easy, effective and very practical. STEP 1: ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS Reflect and write down your answers to the following questions: My biggest achievements in 2017 were… Some... Read More