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How To Stop Aging On The Outside

Nov 1, 2018 — While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

Diabetes Facts

Nov 1, 2018 — Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body is unable to properly control the amount of sugar in the blood due to the lack of the hormone insulin. It is estimated that over 18 million Americans suffer from diabetes, and of these 18 million it is estimated that nearly one third are unaware they... Read More

Energy Saving Tips

Nov 1, 2018 — Light bulbs: Use energy saving CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs) instead of the conventional incandescent light bulbs. CFLs only use one-quarter of the electricity and lasts years longer. Each CFL bulb contains 5mg of mercury so you will have an extra item to sort in the recycling bin. Dishes: Never load your dishes in a... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

Nov 1, 2018 — The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

Therapy Success Story – Mr. D.

Nov 1, 2018 — Mr. D is Mission Care’s latest success story. We got to meet him after he experienced some health issues and was admitted to Mission Care Center. As an Army veteran, retired from the electricity company and retired school district employee, Mr. D. was no stranger to hard work. He previously lived alone, was very independent... Read More

Fall Festival/Trunk a Treat/Diva Run for Cancer Awareness

Oct 1, 2018 — Join us at Mission Care Center for our Fall Festival/ Trunk a Treat/Diva Run for Cancer Awareness, October 31, 2018 from 3 – 5 PM. We will have Live Music, Food, Drinks, Candy— and for the Diva Run, remember to bring your high heels, so we can run away cancer together! For more information contact Patrick... Read More

Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

Oct 1, 2018 — Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More

Therapy Success Story: Ms. R.

Oct 1, 2018 — Some people say an idle mind is the devil’s playground. In most cases, too much free time probably means there is something you should be doing at that moment. Staying busy was very important to Ms. R. She became ill and that is how Mission Care had the pleasure of meeting her. After a short... Read More

October 13th is National Train Your Brain Day: Sudoku

Oct 1, 2018 — Sudoku is the 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... Read More

National Fire Prevention Week Starts October 7th

Oct 1, 2018 — In the U.S. alone, there are more than 500,000 residential fires every year that are serious enough to require a call to the fire department. Stay safe with these fire safety tips: Plan an Escape Route If a fire does break out, you must get out fast. Being awakened by a smoke alarm at 2:00... Read More