Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Health

— Here’s some news you can take to heart: Experts say more than 70 million Americans currently live with a cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take to reduce the health threat posed by heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, much of the burden of heart disease and... Read More

Recognizing Our Health Care Center Employee

— Cynthia works as a CNA at the Health Care Center Department. She is always with a smile, caring for her patients and helping out co-workers. She also works as a driver when needed, and when asked to take a patient to doctor’s appointments, she cheerfully agrees. Cynthia is one of a kind. If you happen... Read More

National Heart Health Month: Know Your Heart Health

— We all know that keeping up with our heart health is important. We also know that there are a wide variety of factors that cause heart problems, and there are some basic ways to help protect the health of our hearts. What many people do not realize, however, is that key to their heart health... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Lorraine M. Ruth D. Frances S. Jack S. Lucinda A. Mary B. February Birthdays In astrology, those born between February 1st and 18th are Water Bearers of Aquarius. Aquarians may be shy and quiet, but they are energetic, unique, and independent visionaries. They are often unemotional and intellectual, and they will pursue wisdom to... Read More

Black History Month

— The month of February is a time to honor the achievements of African-Americans in U.S. history. Since its first observance at Kent State University in February 1970, Black History Month (also referred to as African-American History Month) has evolved into a country-wide celebration. Did you know: Thomas L. Jennings was the first African-American to receive... Read More

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