We know the holidays can be stressful. Here are some helpful tips to lessen that stress. And as you make your to-do-list, we ask you to consider sending a card/photo, and/or planning a visit to a loved one in an assisted living or memory care community. Read More.
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We would like to honor all the women and men who have served in the armed forces of the United States. Here’s a bit more about the history of Veterans Day. Read More.
Having your medication organized is really important, especially when you have a hectic schedule. Clutter is often the culprit when it comes to disorganization. It can be stressful, resulting in feelings of anxiety. During a long illness, there are lots of papers, forms, invoices, bills, medical reports, etc., to deal with. It’s essential to organize that physical clutter to avoid mistakes in taking your medications. By following these three tips …
New studies suggest that getting more vitamin A in your diet is tied to a lower risk for squamous cell carcinoma, a common form of skin cancer. Read More.
National Assisted Living Week is an opportunity to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. We have lots of special plans as we celebrate throughout the week. Read More.
National Health Center Week is August 4-10, 2019. It seeks to raise awareness about the work being done to address the most pressing health care issues in our communities. Read More.
We’ll be at the Odyssey Conference in Duluth later this month. This two-day forum brings together trusted sources on aging and disability services. It offers opportunities to learn and connect with our industry colleagues. Read More.
Summer is a great time to be reminded of the importance of eating your fruits and vegetables. So many are in season and at their peak of flavor. This year we were thrilled to have received a grant from the Carver County SHIP program to plant vegetables in raised beds. Read More.
Assisted living environments present a unique setting for quality care. Effective communication, creative problem-solving, strong clinical judgement and more are needed for nurses in this setting. We are lucky to have some of the best nurses on our team. Read More.
Women have a higher risk of visual impairment and blindness, and great instances of eye disorder. Find out the facts and steps you can take to care for and protect your eyes. Read More.