Resident of the Month: John H.

February 1, 2019 — John is from Greenville, Texas and was married to his wife Helen for 76 years. Together, Helen and John had two sons, two daughters, a granddaughter, and two great grandsons. In his younger years, John served his country in the Navy, was a carpenter and built churches across Texas. He enjoys Bingo, dominos and listening... Read More

National Heart Health Month: Know Your Heart Health

February 1, 2019 — We all know that keeping up with our heart health is important. We also know that there are a wide variety of factors that cause heart problems, and there are some basic ways to help protect the health of our hearts. What many people do not realize, however, is that key to their heart health... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

February 1, 2019 — Hello, We are excited to announce; we are creating a Wall of Honor for our residents who are veterans. We will be posting a picture of them on a wall as tribute to their service for our country. If your loved one is a veteran, please help us by providing a picture by February 22.... Read More

Special Events

February 1, 2019 — We look forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day with the residents on February 14th in the Dining Room. Don will be entertaining us on February 13th and 27th, come join in on the fun! We will be hosting our Chef Selection meal on February 21st where the facility department managers will serve the dining room a... Read More

Celebrating National Inventor Day: February 11

February 1, 2019 — What makes a successful inventor? What separates successful inventors like Thomas Edison from everyone else? History has shown that the most successful inventors possess the following characteristics: They are persistent. Obstacles loom in front of us on a regular basis. But it’s what you do when faced with these barriers that will determine your level... Read More

Chinese New Year, February 5th: Year of the Pig

February 1, 2019 — The Pig may be the most generous and honorable sign of the Chinese Zodiac. People born in a Year of the Pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019) are thought to be nice to a fault and possess impeccable manners and taste. They can be perfectionists and may be perceived as snobs, but... Read More

The Value of Soup

January 3, 2019 — Often our diets change during the cold weather. More hot foods then cold sandwiches grace the dinner table. Our schedules do not slow down so we seek out hardy, quick-to-prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot meal. The origin of soup dates back to practically the beginning... Read More

Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

January 3, 2019 — Doctors say maintaining vision health can be especially important as you age. Fortunately there are multiple ways to keep your eyes healthy. Try these tips: Quit smoking. If you smoke, you’re much more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, than nonsmokers. AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in those... Read More

Jump Start Your Self-Confidence

January 3, 2019 — To begin feeling a fresh spark of self-confidence within you, try as many of these as you like! Open up your cookbook to a completely new recipe and learn to cook it well. Learn how to say “I love you” in two different languages. Look inside a thesaurus to find new ways to say the... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 3, 2019 — January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, but what is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes people to gradually lose their sight. There is no cure and vision loss is permanent. Over 3 million people in the United States currently suffer from glaucoma – it is a leading cause of vision loss in the... Read More