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Preventing Life-Threatening Dehydration

May 30, 2018 — Why does hydration matter? In older adults, adequate fluid consumption has been associated with fewer falls, less constipation, better recoveries in orthopedic patients, reduced risk of bladder cancer in men and lower rates of fatal heart disease. Dehydration can often lead to adverse effects from medications, urinary tract and respiratory infections, delirium, renal failure, seizure,... Read More

Celebrate Fathers on Sunday, June 17

May 30, 2018 — On Father’s Day, we celebrate the guys in our lives. Not just our dads and the fathers to our children, but all the men who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. A number of recently published studies call attention to the effects of good fathering. Men who play an active role in... Read More

Safety in the Summer Sun

May 30, 2018 — Precautions should be taken year-round to protect your skin from the harsh effects of the sun. This is especially important in the summertime when the sun is at its hottest. Aside from sunburns, heatstroke and dehydration are additional hazards to watch out for. With a few safety steps and by planning ahead you can avoid... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

May 30, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

How To Reduce Blood Pressure Symptoms

April 27, 2018 — Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the arteries. Blood pressure can differ from person to person. When your blood pressure is measured, it is expressed in two numbers such as 120/80 (healthy). If your blood pressure is measured as 140/90 (or higher), then you are a patient of hypertension or high blood pressure and... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13

April 27, 2018 — Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More

National Nurses Week

April 27, 2018 — National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week each year.

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

March 28, 2018 — 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

Easter Egg Traditions from Around the World

March 28, 2018 — The egg is the most well-known symbol of fertility, new life, and the start of a new beginning. Some egg-related customs have been around for centuries. Each culture decorates their eggs according to the customs that have been handed down. Eggs have been dyed and eaten in Persia, Greece, Rome and ancient Egypt. The egg... Read More