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How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

August 31, 2018 — September is Healthy Aging Month You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber;... Read More

Resident Spotlight

August 31, 2018 — This month we are not just recognizing one resident, we are spotlighting one of our married couples that are with us. Dean and Virginia came to us from Jamaica (Iowa not the country). They have been married for 56 years and have five kids. Dean was a carpenter – he wanted to do demolition. Virginia... Read More

Cholesterol Education Month

August 31, 2018 — Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that is found in every cell of the body. It is involved in the production of cell membranes, some hormones, vitamin D, bile acids, and other tissues in the body. It also insulates nerves. Cholesterol is produced in the liver, but we also get cholesterol from our diet. The... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

August 31, 2018 — This month we would like to say thank you to Avis Moranville for her dedication to our residents and the compassionate care she gives them. Avis started in the nursing field at Regency Park in 1973 as a bariatric aide. She became a nurse in 1992 and has worked in lots of other facilities. She... Read More

September 9th is National Teddy Bear Day: When Teddy Bears Began

August 31, 2018 — The first Teddy Bear was designed and made by Rose and Morris Michtom. The Michtoms were influenced by Teddy Roosevelt and Clifford Berryman. In November 1902, President Theodore ‘Teddy’; Roosevelt traveled to Mississippi to settle a border dispute between Louisiana and Mississippi. The President, having a little free time, went on a hunting trip. The... Read More

Happy Birthday!

August 31, 2018 — Residents Donna B. 9/21 Ruth P. 9/24 Staff Melissa Caraher 9/11 Michelle McDowell 9/11 Nathan Morgan 9/14 Maryssa Pierson 9/15 Michael Ewalt 9/18 Shania Coffin 9/28

Inspiring the Poet in You!

August 1, 2018 — People tend to think that to be a poet you must be one of those deep thinkers, but all of us can be poets if we have creativity! After all, poems are creations of our minds and our experiences. If you are still clueless and you think that you could never write a single poem,... Read More

Several Ways To Improve Your Memory

August 1, 2018 — If you have trouble with memory and focus, the problem may not be directly related to your brain. Physical exercise has been shown to improve brain function significantly. Do 30 to 60 minutes of exercise per day and see if that doesn’t help clear up problems associated with a foggy brain. Getting plenty of exercise... Read More

Resident Spotlight: Sandy B.

August 1, 2018 — This month we are spotlighting Sandy B. Sandy has been with us for just over a year now. She has 4 children, Kim, Kay, Tony and Nathan. She said the best thing about being a parent was watching them grow. She was born May 3rd in Cumberland, OH. In 1975 Sandy’s husband (now ex) was... Read More