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Resident of the Month

February 5, 2020 — We would like to honor Paula M. as our resident of the month for February. Paula grew up in Scranton and she has also lived in Jefferson, Minnesota, and Perry. She has 1 sister and 3 brothers and her mother still lives here in Jefferson. Paula loves to be able to visit and meet new... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

February 5, 2020 — Our February employee of the month is Crystal G. Crystal is a C.N.A. that is currently on the 6am-2pm shift but has worked weekend package and the 2pm-10pm shift. Crystal’s favorite thing about working here is seeing the smiles on resident’s faces and having flexibility in scheduling. When Crystal isn’t working she loves horseback riding,... Read More

Exercise and Heart Health

February 4, 2020 — If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or are at risk of developing heart disease, regular exercise is essential for the health of your heart, body and mind. In fact, aerobic exercise and heart health really do go hand-in-hand. Before jumping into your gym shoes, however, talk to your doctor about your desires and objectives.... Read More

Ideas for the Happiest Valentine’s Day Ever!

February 4, 2020 — Send a heartfelt Valentine Card to someone who has really inspired you and tell them how much they mean to you. Send flowers or candy to someone who doesn’t have a sweetheart, and sign it anonymous. Make a Valentine’s Basket and send it to a family that has gone through a difficult time and sign... Read More

Bite Sized History – Chewing Gum: Bubblegum Day is February 7th

February 4, 2020 — Thomas Adams, often referred to as “The Father of Gum,” is said to have first tried to mix chicle (a natural gum base that had been chewed in Mexico for generations) with rubber to create a cheaper product for carriage wheels. After experimenting without success, it’s believed he overheard a little girl ordering chewing gum... Read More

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

January 6, 2020 — It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Soup: A Meal In a Bowl

January 6, 2020 — Despite the shorter winter days, our schedules do not slow down. We tend to seek out hardy, quick to prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot choice as it’s often called a meal in a bowl. There are dozens of different healthy soups that you can make;... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

January 6, 2020 — Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Glaucoma, A Brief Overview

January 6, 2020 — Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

January 6, 2020 — Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More