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Physical Therapy Exercises

October 1, 2018 — Physical therapy exercises are intended to restore strength and endurance, increase the range of movement, and also improve balance and coordination. To increase the effectiveness, physical therapists use physical therapy exercises treatment along with external stimulations such as heat, coldness, ultrasound, electricity, infrared or UV light, traction, water, and massage. All are applied externally to... Read More

October 13th is National Train Your Brain Day: Sudoku

October 1, 2018 — Sudoku is a puzzle craze sweeping the nation. Many people refer to this challenging game as the new Rubix Cube. It’s difficult to forget the six-sided and six colored square, but Sudoku is doing just that. If you think that Sudoku is a new game, you would be incorrect. In fact, it was created in 1979... Read More

Discover The Origin of Halloween

October 1, 2018 — Why do we have a day that is supposed to do nothing but scare the dickens out of us? Why do we dress up like ghost and goblins? These questions can be answered by looking back at the origin of Halloween. Over 2,000 years ago, the Celtics were a proud, fierce and combative tribe which inhabited ... Read More

Cholesterol Education Month

September 4, 2018 — Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that is found in every cell of the body. It is involved in the production of cell membranes, some hormones, vitamin D, bile acids, and other tissues in the body. It also insulates nerves. Cholesterol is produced in the liver, but we also get cholesterol from our diet. The... Read More

Anniversaries

September 4, 2018 — Congratulations on reaching a significant milestone in your career at Buena Vida Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. We acknowledge your dedication and loyalty for all of the residents. Your hard work does not go unnoticed and is greatly appreciated. THANK YOU! Enedina Guajardo 46 years Pedro Paloma 34 years Glenn Penna 23 years Doris Webster 22... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

September 4, 2018 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. Few people take the time to learn from those who raised their parents. Being in consistent relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, you should get to know your grandparents because they are a part... Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month

September 4, 2018 — How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain... Read More

September 9th is National Teddy Bear Day: When Teddy Bears Began

September 4, 2018 — The first Teddy Bear was designed and made by Rose and Morris Michtom. The Michtoms were influenced by Teddy Roosevelt and Clifford Berryman. In November 1902, President Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt traveled to Mississippi to settle a border dispute between Louisiana and Mississippi. The President, having a little free time, went on a hunting trip. The... Read More

What Can Bees Do For You?

August 1, 2018 — Thanks to bees, people can taste the sweetness of honey and enjoy the health benefits as well. Honey is a great source of nutrition. It contains many enzymes, vitamins, minerals and amino acids, as well as fructose, glucose, and water. Honey makes a good alternative to sugar in food and beverages. In addition, honey also... Read More