July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

July 6, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

Thank You to Our Staff

July 6, 2018 — Veronica Maldonado Activities Department Carrine Binder Administrator Chelsie Batiste Admissions Beatrice Rennie Monique Brooks ADONS Joanna Allen Business Office Sarah Cooper Dietary Maren Copeland DON Donyetta Lister Housekeeping Valerie Schneider Human Resources Terrence Jones Maintenance Shelley Montgomery Marketing Trista Mason MDS Coordinator Maggie Arambula Rehab Manager Debbie Huggins Social Worker Shirley Adu-Gyane Staffing Coordinator Chad... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 6, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Upcoming July Events

July 6, 2018 — July 10 10:30 Pet Therapy W/ Mary & Chance 2:00 Spanish Class. 3:00 Bible Study with Carol. July 13 9:30 Coffee and Donuts. 3:00 Men’s Hour. July 18 10:00 Music with Richard Palomino. 3:30 UNO July 22 9:30 Catholic Communion with St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. 1:30 Gospel sing-Along. 2:00 Saving Grace Church July 26 10:00... Read More

Preventing Life-Threatening Dehydration

June 7, 2018 — Why does hydration matter? In older adults, adequate fluid consumption has been associated with fewer falls, less constipation, better recoveries in orthopedic patients, reduced risk of bladder cancer in men and lower rates of fatal heart disease. Dehydration can often lead to adverse effects from medications, urinary tract and respiratory infections, delirium, renal failure, seizure,... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

June 7, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More