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Mardi Gras Party Ideas-Fat Tuesday is February 25!

Feb 4, 2020 — While Fat Tuesday is the traditional time to throw a Mardi Gras party, you can have one any time of the year. What better way to liven things up? It’s also a great way to celebrate the ongoing spirit of New Orleans. Decorations– You can create a fun party without having to purchase a lot... Read More

Success Story: Mr. R.

Feb 3, 2020 — Mr. R arrived on September 18,2019 from the hospital at Mission Care Center with right knee pain and septic right knee, flexion of both knees and inability to transfer stand, walk dependent for toileting and requiring maximal to moderate assistance for dressing, bathing. He was given crutches by the hospital but unable to use them.... Read More

Introduction to the Music & Memory Program: Benefits of Personalized Music

Feb 3, 2020 — Personalized music brings pleasure and joy. It reduces use of antipsychotic, anti-anxiety, antidepressant and pain medications. Participants experience reduced falls. Participants experience less anxiety, distress and delirium, exhibits better moods and have an easier time communicating. Participants appetite increases. Caregivers-both families and professionals – experience reduced stress. There are fewer staff injuries and physical altercations... Read More

Activity Highlights

Feb 3, 2020 — 2/14 at 2pm Valentine’s Sweetheart Party 2/15 at 1pm Chosen Warriors Lodge # 4 2/21 at 2pm Residents Monthly Birthday Celebration 2/25 at 2pm Mardi Gras Parade 2/28 at 2pm 3rd Annual Black History Program & Fashion Show

Send a Card to a Friend Day: February 7

Feb 3, 2020 — There is something special about a greeting card that nothing else can touch. They are lasting reminders of the relationships in your life, and there may be no better way to remember how much someone loved you and how much they meant to you. The best thing about the greeting card is that you can... Read More

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

Jan 6, 2020 — It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Soup: A Meal In a Bowl

Jan 6, 2020 — Despite the shorter winter days, our schedules do not slow down. We tend to seek out hardy, quick to prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot choice as it’s often called a meal in a bowl. There are dozens of different healthy soups that you can make;... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

Jan 6, 2020 — Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Glaucoma, A Brief Overview

Jan 6, 2020 — Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

Jan 6, 2020 — Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More