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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

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