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April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Apr 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

Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

Apr 7, 2019 — What were the last jokes that made you roll around on the floor because you were laughing so hard? Was it on a TV show, or part of a stand-up comedy routine, or part of a recent lecture? In any event, do you remember how it made you feel? It’s likely that joke probably made... Read More

Earth Day is April 22: How to Help the Environment

Apr 7, 2019 — Helping the environment by recycling is a popular method, but there are many other ways to make a difference in the future of the earth. You can help by turning down the heat, turning off the lights when you leave a room, cutting down your commute and using alternative forms of transportation. Recycling is a... Read More

Haiku Day is April 17th

Apr 7, 2019 — What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More

The Origins of Easter

Apr 7, 2019 — The Easter holiday is a very important celebration in Christianity and honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The Christian church celebrates Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21. This year Easter falls on April 21. Each year, Easter is preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and... Read More

Keeping Your Mind Healthy

Mar 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

March is Craft Month: Arts and Crafts

Mar 3, 2019 — Arts and Crafts can be both exciting hobbies as well as money-makers. What’s better than to earn some money doing something you love? There are as many variations of crafts as there are crafters; here are a few to consider: Candle making: Do you love burning beautiful, scented candles? Lots of people do, and will... Read More

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

Mar 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

Facts You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Mar 3, 2019 — One of the legends of St. Patrick began hundreds of years ago when a boy in England was captured and taken to Ireland as a captive, where he then found God. It is said that St. Patrick could hear angels, and that he had raised people from the dead. He was a very active missionary... Read More

Long-Term Care Administrators Week

Mar 3, 2019 — Join us in celebrating LTC Administrators Week on March 11-15, 2019! The administrator of a long-term care facility has many roles. Their primary duty is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the facility, which can include: Supervising Resident Care: The administrator works closely with the Director of Nursing and the nursing/clinical staff to ensure all medical... Read More