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10 Tips to Stop Smoking

— Most people are readily aware that stopping smoking can improve their health, but learning how to really conquer the urges to smoke is not easy. You need a good reason to quit. Simply deciding to quit because the sky is blue is not a sufficient reason. Look for small rewards that you can give yourself... Read More

Three Light, Simple and Easy Meals from Turkey Leftovers

— There never seems to be enough time to prepare for the holidays. Our immune systems plummet and stress rises. During this time, try to find shortcuts to make things less stressful. Turkey leftovers can be a helpful part of this strategy. Here are three light, simple and easy ways to use your turkey leftovers: Turkey... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

— Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be frustrating. Just when you may find a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety, the anger and the resentment?... Read More

Tips for a Successful Black Friday

— Show up early! Many of the stores that have massive sales will sell out fast. The whole purpose of having super cheap items is to get people in the door. Spend some time before the big day to make a list of people who you will be shopping for. Next to their name, include a... Read More

World Kindness Day is November 13

— Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to be of help to others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to somebody you bring out the best in yourself, and a side-effect of brightening up somebody else’s day is to feel happier... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

— Physical Therapists work to restore mobility and promote independence. The goal is to move the patient toward greater independence and mobility, either unassisted or with assistive devices. The licensed physical therapist focuses on improvement, coordination, balance, strength and endurance.

Happy Birthday and Welcome New Residents!

— Happy Birthday Residents! Mari R. Jerica P. Ella D. Jamichia W. Evetta L. Clarence W. Alvina B. Breshanna A. Gary B. Sarah J. Quarneeshia W. Shakita B. Happy Birthday Staff! Deloris O. Seredia J. Tommie L. Daniel B. Marc F. Lakisha S. Jerrmeccus M. Germaine T. Danny S. Jasmine L. Keonta G. Derek S. Erika... Read More

Sweetest Day is October 19

— The first Sweetest Day in history took place in October of 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by a committee of candy makers, all sorts of candies were delivered to low-income people throughout the city with the message that this Saturday in October was the “sweetest day of the year.” Having evolved since then, people now... Read More

October 16 is National Fossil Day

— How are fossils formed? For fossil formation to take place, a series of fortunate events must occur. If any part of the series is missing, we will never see the fossil! In fact, fossilization is a rare occurrence. Nature tends to lean toward recycling itself, which includes just about everything from plants and animals to rocks... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

— According to breastcancer.org, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Breast cancer is a serious illness that affects a significant population of American women. The good news is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be successfully treated. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breasts called “tumors”... Read More