How to Fight the Effects of Aging

— Like any battle, the fight against aging is best fought on several fronts simultaneously. Get Up and Get Moving Exercise is the key to a healthy life if you’re eight or 80. A brisk 30-minute walk every day is a step in the right direction. Take friends along or bring a dog for company. It... Read More

Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

— Doctors say maintaining vision health can be especially important as you age. Fortunately there are multiple ways to keep your eyes healthy. Try these tips: Quit smoking. If you smoke, you’re much more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, than nonsmokers. AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in those... Read More

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

— This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contribution from blood and platelet donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross encourages individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give this month and throughout 2019. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January... Read More

Let’s start the New Year…by Recognizing Our Night Employees

— They are our concierges that keep us safe at night. These two hard working individuals who not only do night watch to keep us safe, but they are the ones who respond to ER calls, and they are also drivers helping out at the Health Center. When morning comes around they are the ones who... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

— Happy Birthday! Residents Sam T. Dorothy S. Peter T. Eleanor T. Joan J. Milton D Lloyd J. Irene D. January Birthdays In astrology, those born between January 1st and 19th are Capricorn’s Goats. Capricorns are independent, detail-oriented, patient, and self-sufficient. These qualities help the sure-footed goats achieve stability and security. Those born between January 20th... Read More

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

— What makes January 1st such a special time to make a change in our lives, and why can it be so difficult to maintain that change? There are a number of key reasons that apply to some, if not all, of the broken resolutions. We are not being realistic when we make the commitment. Everyone... Read More

Tips For Keeping Active In The Winter

— With winter approaching, there may be many upcoming cold days that simply make us want to stay inside and keep warm. All those days spent indoors can sometimes be accompanied by the winter blues. Fortunately, there are a lot of things we can do to liven things up and stay active in the winter even... Read More

My Christmas Wish for You

— My Christmas wish for you, my friend Is not a simple one For I wish you hope and joy and peace Days filled with warmth and sun   I wish you love and friendship too Throughout the coming year Lots of laughter and happiness To fill your world with cheer   May you count your... Read More

Twas the Night Before Christmas at Golden Palms

— ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Golden Palms Not a creature was stirring, not even the squirrels. The stockings were hung by the mezzanine with care, In hope that our families, soon would be here.   The residents were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of turkey dinner danced in their... Read More

Holiday Ornament Crafts

— Whimsical Light Bulb Reindeer You will need: One used light bulb Brown felt cloth or fun foam Acrylic paints and brushes Ribbon 1 small red pom-pom Glue First, paint the light bulb brown. Set aside and let dry. Once the brown paint on the light bulb has dried completely, use a paint brush to paint... Read More