April 27, 2022Take time this Memorial Day to visit, call, text, or video chat with a loved one who served, or a loved one who may have lost someone special that served. Ask them to share their stories and reminisce. Listen and learn from their history. Be sure to let them know how much they are appreciated.
April 27, 2022National Senior Health & Fitness Day is a nationwide health and fitness event for aging adults. May 25 recognizes the importance of regular physical activity, and highlights what local organizations are doing to improve the health and fitness of older adults in their communities. Seniors need regular exercise to maintain muscle ton boost endurance and... Read More
April 27, 2022On May 9, 1949 (73 years ago) Alvin married Lucille “Susie”. They resided in Potosi, Wisconsin for 69 years before moving to Oregon Wisconsin. Alvin and Susie had five children three boys and two girls, sadly their son David passed away in 2009. They also have 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and one great, great... Read More
April 27, 2022Salads have been around since the Roman Empire made them popular. The word “salad” comes from the Latin word sal (meaning: salt) that was used to season leafy greens. Now salad is defined as a cold dish of various mixtures of raw or cooked vegetables, usually seasoned with dressing and sometimes accompanied by other ingredients.... Read More
April 27, 2022Established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967, National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) recognizes the role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. AHCA recently announced Creating and Nurturing Connections as the 2022 theme. Families, residents and staff are encouraged to team up together for... Read More
April 27, 2022Days to Remember May 1st – May Day May 4th – Star Wars Day May 5th – Cinco de Mayo May 6th – 12th – National Nurses Week May 8th – Mother’s Day May 8th – 14th – National Nursing Home Week May 21st – Armed Forces Day May 30th – Memorial Day Activity Highlights... Read More
April 5, 2022Feeling nervous, loss of appetite, or having trouble sleeping can be normal reactions to stress. Learning to cope with stress in a healthy way can help make you, the people you care about, and those around you become more resilient. Here are some healthy ways to deal with stress: Take breaks from watching, reading, or... Read More
April 5, 2022National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Shakespeare is best known for his plays including Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth and many others. Shakespeare is credited for contributing hundreds of words and phrases to the English language including: ode, manager, bandit, bedazzled, uncomfortable, in a pickle, rant,... Read More
April 5, 2022April 27th – Norma & Don R. Don met his wife Norma at church. They were married in 2002 and will celebrate 20 years together. Congratulations to them.
April 5, 2022What 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