What Can Bees Do For You?

— Thanks to bees, people can taste the sweetness of honey and enjoy the health benefits as well. Honey is a great source of nutrition. It contains many enzymes, vitamins, minerals and amino acids, as well as fructose, glucose, and water. Honey makes a good alternative to sugar in food and beverages. In addition, honey also... Read More

Relaxation Techniques

— When stress becomes overwhelming, there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortable where you are. Tighten all the muscles in your toes, then flex your feet, and slowly move up through your body to your... Read More

Activity Highlights

— July was a busy month, we celebrated the Fourth of July with a BBQ and fireworks on the 3rd, and on the 4th we went downtown to see the parade in town. On July 21st we went downtown once again for the annual Run to Raton festivities and watched some live music. Twice during August,... Read More

Success Story: Mrs. P.

— Mrs. P. came into our building needing some therapy so she can get strong enough to go home. Come the first of July she met all those goals and was successfully discharged home! This could not have been achieved with Mrs. P.s will and determination & the therapy dept. as well. Way to go Mrs.... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

— Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

Success Story

— Ruby P. came to us with one goal in mind and that was to walk again. In the past, Ruby has found this day-to-day activity harder and harder until one day it became too much. She has been working with our Physical Therapy team for some time now and we are very happy to report... Read More

Creating The All-American Hamburger

— Each year, Americans consume about 38 billion hamburgers. An enduring favorite, hamburgers are an iconic American food. But what do Americans define as the classic American hamburger? Despite the advent of gourmet hamburgers, 74 percent of Americans believe the cheeseburger best embodies the classic American hamburger. Here’s a recipe for creating a classic cheeseburger. Ingredients:... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

— When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— As we age, we lose brain cells. This loss of cells sometimes affects our ability to remember a name or remember where we left our car keys. These are often referred to as “senior moments.” It is a normal process of aging. Your mom who is 78-years-old, lives alone, forgets to pay her bills. She... Read More