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Pi Day: March 14

Mar 3, 2019 — The popularity of Pi Day (3.14) has taken off in recent years. This symbol, the Greek letter π, is used to represent a constant numerical figure in mathematics. The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over a trillion digits as it... Read More

Wound-Care Success Stories

Feb 4, 2019 — Mr. Alonzo G. was admitted to La Hacienda Healthcare under our Wound-Care Program in March 2018. He arrived from Solara Hospital in serious condition with 17 wounds to all parts of his body and some active infection to most of those wounds. Under the direction of Dr. Phillip Midgley, our certified wound-care specialist and our... Read More

Featured Resident

Feb 4, 2019 — Congratulations to Ms. Juana C., our featured resident for the month of February. She is 63 years young and was born in the beautiful Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. She is the proud parent of 3 children, 1 girl and 2 boys. Ms. Juana worked as a babysitter for 15 years and loved caring... Read More

Black History Month

Feb 4, 2019 — 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

Celebrating National Inventor Day: February 11

Feb 4, 2019 — What makes a successful inventor? What separates successful inventors like Thomas Edison from everyone else? History has shown that the most successful inventors possess the following characteristics: They are persistent. Obstacles loom in front of us on a regular basis. But it’s what you do when faced with these barriers that will determine your level... Read More

Chinese New Year, February 5th: Year of the Pig

Feb 4, 2019 — The Pig may be the most generous and honorable sign of the Chinese Zodiac. People born in a Year of the Pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019) are thought to be nice to a fault and possess impeccable manners and taste. They can be perfectionists and may be perceived as snobs, but... Read More

How to Fight the Effects of Aging

Jan 5, 2019 — 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

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 5, 2019 — Please join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, 2019! This federal holiday celebrates the legacy and achievements of Dr. King, which include his role in nonviolent activism and protesting racial discrimination throughout the United States.

National Activities Professional Week

Jan 5, 2019 — January 20-26, 2019 is National Activities Professional Week, where we recognize our Activity Directors who plan and schedule a variety of fun and engaging events, outings, activities and entertainment. Please take a moment during this week to let our Activities Professionals know how much we appreciate them!

Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

Jan 5, 2019 — 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