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Stress Management Tips

April 5, 2019 — Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More

Resident of The Month: Dan R.

April 5, 2019 — We would like to introduce our 2019 Resident Council President, Dan R. Dan was born and raised in Cleburne, Texas. He spent three years as a letterman in football and before retiring he was a computer programmer and taught grades 4th, 6th, 7th and 9th. He has been snow skinning in New Mexico and once... Read More

Pigs in a Blanket Day is April 24th

April 5, 2019 — Pigs in a blanket may seem like a modern snack, but as early as the 1600s field workers in England put meat inside dough for a quick and convenient meal. The first modern reference to pigs in a blanket occurred in a 1957 Betty Crocker children’s cookbook. The recipe referred to hot dogs, cocktail or... Read More

Volunteering For A Charity

April 5, 2019 — If you want to help a charity and interested in doing something more than making a financial donation, why not consider volunteering? When choosing a charity, there are a few basic factors to consider. The charity you choose to volunteer for will determine which activities you will do. Think about what you can offer the... Read More

Haiku Day is April 17th

April 5, 2019 — What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

April 5, 2019 — Happy Birthday! Residents Bertha W. Dallas B. Gloria K. Sharon S. Tyna L. Staff Mary K. Wendy Y. Bessem W. Nicole H. Shelia B. Herbert N. Tisha W. Ester B. Patrick V. Antonio M. Senbetu S. Mariama S. Cherrelle J. Terri T. Welcome! Betty D. Phillip W. Rita P. Thomas M.

Resident of The Month: Phyllis R.

March 2, 2019 — Phyllis was born on Staten Island in New York but raised in Golden State, California. Phyllis was married to her husband for 53 years and came to Keller Oaks Healthcare Center together. They had two sons together, Richard and Randolph, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Before coming to Keller Oaks and running the Country Store... Read More

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look and Feel Your Very Best

March 2, 2019 — Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Success Stories: James J.

March 2, 2019 — James J admitted to Keller Oaks Healthcare Center for rehabilitation services in August 2018. Upon admission, James was unresponsive, requiring total assistance with activities of daily living and utilized a gastrostomy tube as his only source of nutrition. After participating in therapy he is now able to walk 140 feet with stand by assistance, on... Read More

Facts You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

March 2, 2019 — One of the legends of St. Patrick began hundreds of years ago when a boy in England was captured and taken to Ireland as a captive, where he then found God. It is said that St. Patrick could hear angels, and that he had raised people from the dead. He was a very active missionary... Read More