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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

Year of Wellness

Jun 30, 2019 — July: Skin Safety and Wound Prevention Sun Safety – July 12 2-3 PM August: Eye Can See Clearly Now Cataract Screening and Drive Safe – August 9 2-3 PM September: Healthy Aging and Senior in Action Exercise Class – September 13 2-3 PM October: Celebrating Life: Survivors Tea and Breast Awareness Cancer Celebration Luncheon –... Read More

Activity Highlights

Jun 30, 2019 — 7/3 @ 2pm: INDEPENDENCE DAY! RED, WHITE & BLUE Celebration w/ DJ Tino 7/12 @ 2pm – 3pm: Skin Safety, Wound Prevention & Sun Safety Sponsored by the Therapy Department 7/13 @ 2pm: New Providence Praise Dance Team 7/20 @ 10am: The Light Keepers

What is Tai Chi?

Jun 5, 2019 — It can be hard to fit exercise into your daily routine, but simple exercises such as tai chi can be both beneficial to your health and easy to do. Tai chi, pronounced tī-chē, is a low intensity exercise that promotes flexibility and balance. The joints are often where aches and pains first begin and because... Read More

Therapy Success Story: Mr. S.

Jun 5, 2019 — Mr. S. is a quiet spoken former educator began Rehab in Mission Care’s Therapy Department on 11/06/2018. His personal goals were to become stronger to do for himself and to walk again. Mr. S. required Maximal Assistance for bathing, dressing grooming, hygiene, toileting, and functional transfers. He is able to feed himself but needed Moderate... Read More

CNA Week

Jun 5, 2019 — It’s now time to celebrate our CNAs, who work hard everyday to ensure our residents have everything they need. Our CNAs use their Hands & Hearts to deliver Care!! We will be honoring them June 17th – 21st here at Mission Care: June 18th – Healing Hands Day June 19th – Superstars providing Supercare June... Read More