April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 7, 2019 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping their clients to... Read More

Therapy Success Story

March 3, 2019 — Sheri H. came to Regency Park for strengthening after open heart surgery. She worked with our therapy department five days a week for three weeks and then was able to go home with family and home health care. Sheri was a pleasure to work with. She enjoyed her time at Regency Park and is glad... Read More

Keeping Your Mind Healthy

March 3, 2019 — Mental activity can keep your mind sharp. Review the following tips to help challenge your brain for continual growth: Learn to play a musical instrument Play scrabble or do crossword puzzles Interact with others Switch careers or start a new one Start a new hobby with crafts, painting, or woodworking Learn a foreign language Volunteer... Read More

Resident Spotlight: Mary Lou

March 3, 2019 — Regency Park would like put a spotlight on Mary Lou S. Mary Lou has been at Regency Park for a year and enjoys the “family like” environment. Mary Lou was born and raised in Rippey and has two brothers. Growing up she always wanted to be a dietician. After high school graduation, Mary Lou was... Read More

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look and Feel Your Very Best

March 3, 2019 — Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Employee of the Month

March 3, 2019 — We would like to congratulate Katlyn Kendall on being voted employee of the month. Katlyn is one of our great 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. CNA’s. She feels that by joining our team it has helped her to open up in a group and not be so shy. If you watch her work, you will... Read More

Seuss-Inspired Recipes

March 3, 2019 — Green Eggs and Ham This has to be the most famous Dr. Seuss inspired dish. Scramble a few eggs, add a couple of drops of blue food coloring to the mixture and cook as usual. You can serve a warmed up slice of ham with it, and if you want to go all out, brush... Read More

Chocolate and Heart Health – Fact or Fallacy?

February 4, 2019 — Wouldn’t it be wonderful if chocolate and heart health went hand-in-hand? You might be surprised to find out that chocolate isn’t as bad as it was once thought. The fat content in chocolate, derived from cocoa butter contained in premium grade dark chocolate, is comprised of equal amounts of oleic acid (a heart-healthy monounsaturated fat... Read More

Therapy Success Story

February 4, 2019 — Mike M. was admitted to the hospital in November in need of neck surgery. After his surgery, Mike was having trouble with balance which effected his ability to walk safely. Mike came to Regency Park for therapy to help with balance and strength. After working with our therapy department five times a week for three... Read More

Resident Spotlight: Phyllis T.

February 4, 2019 — This month’s Resident in the Spotlight is Phyllis T. She lived her whole life in Grand Junction where she also raised all SEVEN of her children. Life was interesting raising 5 boys and 2 girls. Phyllis lived her life to make her kids’ lives the best they could be. Not only was she the mother... Read More