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Memorial Day History

— Recognizing Memorial Day started in 1868, when the division of the Grand Army of the Republic demanded that their commander, General John A. Logan, adorn the graves of their fallen war comrades with flowers. It was an event that began to recognize the soldiers who died in the American Civil War. After World War I,... Read More

Keep an Eye on Your Vision

— It’s a common sight everywhere: baby boomers extending their arms and straining to read menus and newspapers. While this may be a normal part of aging, other more serious eye diseases often occur as we age; many without noticeable symptoms. Undetected vision problems often lead to a loss of independence, preventing people from engaging in... Read More

May is National Stroke Month: Knowing And Reducing Your Risks

— It’s important to know the risk factors of having a stroke, some of which can be preventable and controllable, and to recognize the symptoms, so that many of the serious side effects of stroke can be avoided. Blood Pressure: According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure is the number one controllable risk factor... Read More

Celebrating Life’s Stories

— The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced “Celebrating Life’s Stories” as the 2018 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. “Celebrating Life’s Stories” pays homage to the diverse set of perspectives that residents, families and staff bring to everyday interactions. From May 13-19, 2018, centers will... Read More

We Welcome New Residents!

— Raton Nursing & Rehab works hard to build trust with new patients and residents by: Organizing and decorating their room Placing a welcome card on their pillow with names of their caregiving staff and helpful information (such as where they will keep their money, how they will receive their medications and when their family will... Read More

Welcome Letter from the Administrator

— On behalf of the Raton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Team, I want to thank you for considering our facility for your loved one. Our caring community is in Raton, located in north New Mexico on the boarder of Colorado. Raton is an historical town with lots of history and a rich culture, and is the... Read More

Five Choices to Create Happiness

— We have all met people who just seem to be happy most of the time. We tend to assume they are just naturally happy, or that they are the lucky people who have an easy life, or they had really loving parents. In reality, happy people are making specific choices regarding their thinking and behavior.... Read More

Earth Day

— Earth Day came about after six years of effort from then Senator Gaylord Nelson, who, back in the 1960s, had the foresight to look at the long term impact of pollution on the environment. He was instrumental in getting his message out to college students, who took this issue on with concern and enthusiasm for... Read More

18 Reasons to Volunteer Your Time

— April 15-22, 2018 is National Volunteer Week. Have you thought about the benefits you will get from volunteering? Consider these 18 reasons to volunteer some of your time: To make new friends To build personal and professional contacts To build your self-esteem and self-confidence To develop new job skills To make a difference in the... Read More

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

— There are many projects we can do to reduce our environmental footprint and help in the rehabilitation of the earth. Here are some tips you can easily do everyday to care for our environment. Reduce – Conserving our natural resources can be done everyday. If we don’t start conserving our resources soon, we may face... Read More