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Letter from the Administrator – July 2021

— Dear Friends and Families, Let me begin by noting this is being written in mid-June and Canton Manor is COVID free! Home visits are increasing and plans are being made to return to day programming offsite at FCP in July. Residents are excited, as are staff, to be getting back to at least quasi normal.... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Creeville B. Amanad C. Earlmon E. Crystal H. Susie J. Genevieve S. Dequarius W. Welcome! James B. Genevieve S.

Celebrate Fathers on Sunday, June 20

— On Father’s Day, we celebrate the special guys in our lives. Not just fathers, but all the men who have made a positive impact on our life. A number of recent studies shine light on the positive effects of good fathering: men who play an active role in their children’s lives stimulate all aspects of... Read More

International Yoga Day

— On June 21, International Day of Yoga focuses upon inspiring everyone to stay motivated at home and adopt a healthy lifestyle by doing exercise and yoga. Despite the ongoing pandemic, yoga requires little-to-no cost, provides great benefits, and can be practiced solo at home or in a small group via video or in-person with proper... Read More

National Nursing Assistants Week: June 17-24

— Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) have a rewarding profession; they assist patients and residents with everything from activities of daily living, to medical equipment set up, to simply lending a listening ear to help improve quality of life. Whether you are recovering from a hospital stay or living in a nursing facility, CNAs are there to... Read More

May 26: Senior Health & Fitness Day

— National Senior Health & Fitness Day is a nationwide health and fitness event for aging adults. May 26 recognizes the importance of regular physical activity, and highlights what local organizations are doing to improve the health and fitness of older adults in their communities. Seniors need regular exercise to maintain muscle tone, boost endurance and... Read More

Recognizing A Stroke

— A stroke happens when a blot clot occurs in an already narrowed blood vessel in the brain. Once that clot occurs, the brain will be deprived of blood and necessary oxygen, causing permanent brain damage to that area. People may have “mini strokes” in which they suffer from the same signs and symptoms but only... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

— April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

Earth Day: Helping the Environment and Ourselves

— April 22 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, begun in 1970 and celebrated around the world. Earth Day reminds us of our personal and collective responsibility to preserve and protect our environment. For many the word “environment” means the natural world: the mountains, forests, rivers, oceans, animals, and the air around us. To others,... Read More