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How is an Activity Program set up for the Memory Care Neighborhood?

Aug 4, 2019 — The purpose is to provide an activity program that will be comprehensive enough to engage, entertain and meet the social and personal needs of the resident regardless to their cognitive/mental status. The goal is to try and stimulate, restore or maintain as much of the cognitive preserve as possible and reduce the need for psychotropic... Read More

Therapy Success Story

Aug 4, 2019 — Mr W arrived at Mission Care center 5/30/19 with a pleasant face but with decreased strength, endurance and inability to walk. He was in pain at 8/10 and did not want to aggravate the pain and make it worse due to his left lower extremity fracture. He required Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy... Read More

Welcome New Residents!

Aug 4, 2019 — Robert C. Ercelle B. Robert G. Joe B. Herman P. Rufino C. Jose R. March S. Linda D. Wayne N. Benjamin V.

National I Love My Feet Day! is August 17th

Aug 4, 2019 — A national holiday to celebrate feet might seem like a stinker at first, but on August 17th let’s all remove our socks and shoes anyway, and contemplate all our feet do for us. From faithfully helping us move about our day-to-day life, to dancing, running, and swimming, our feet are there with us every step... Read More

Happy Birthday!

Aug 4, 2019 — Residents TL. J. Yvonne W. Tommie B. Lillian W. Carl H. Rudolph R. Frank S. Staff Johnnie S. Lashunda K. Patsy J. Latoya B. Sheniqua G. Doris K. Zaneta Mc. Ola L. Gloria S. Roseline I. Shawna G. Erika H. Patrick D.

Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

Aug 4, 2019 — Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of the memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat Can Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Jun 30, 2019 — Researchers from Harvard University recently announced that lutein (LOO-teen) —a potent antioxidant found in such dark green, leafy vegetables as spinach and kale —may protect the skin from sun damage. “Lutein has been widely recognized for its eye health benefits for several years, but, our data is the first of its kind to suggest that... Read More

Thank You CNAs!

Jun 30, 2019 — This month we paid tribute to our Certified Nurses Assistants. They have a very demanding and stressful job, yet they still deliver care and compassion to every one of our residents. They truly have HANDS AND HEARTS THAT CARE! I’m always touched and inspired when I see a CNA taking special time out for a... Read More

Happy Birthday!

Jun 30, 2019 — Residents Ruby L. Iola K. Clifton M. Dorothy C. Staff Happy birthday to all July staff!!

Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14: A Fun (but Cheesy) Origin Story

Jun 30, 2019 — Although Americans love macaroni-and-cheese, it might have been an Italian creation dating to the late 13th century. The first Italian recipe called for fermented dough cut in two-inch squares, cooked and tossed with grated cheese – likely Parmesan. Thomas Jefferson brought a similar recipe to his home in Virginia after traveling to France and Italy... Read More

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