Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

Jan 3, 2019 — Doctors say maintaining vision health can be especially important as you age. Fortunately there are multiple ways to keep your eyes healthy. Try these tips: Quit smoking. If you smoke, you’re much more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, than nonsmokers. AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in those... Read More

Success Story: “Velda”

Jan 3, 2019 — Velda W. moved into the Carriage House Assisted Living and began therapy to increase and maintain her strength and independence. Velda was evaluated by our Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapists, and an individualized plan of treatment was developed to target her limitations as well as her overall goal of increasing her strength and endurance. Velda... Read More

National Activities Professional Week

Jan 3, 2019 — January 20-26, 2019 is National Activities Professional Week, where we recognize our Activity Directors who plan and schedule a variety of fun and engaging events, outings, activities and entertainment. Please take a moment during this week to let our Activities Professionals know how much we appreciate them!

Employee of the Month: Fawn

Jan 3, 2019 — We are excited to announce the start of our 2019 New Year by congratulating Fawn L., as our Employee of the Month for January. Fawn is a wonderful Activity Assistant, and has been a part of our family since January of 2017. She is very hands on and involved in many ways with our residents... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Jan 3, 2019 — January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, but what is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes people to gradually lose their sight. There is no cure and vision loss is permanent. Over 3 million people in the United States currently suffer from glaucoma – it is a leading cause of vision loss in the... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Jan 3, 2019 — Hello Everyone! O.K., is it me, or was it 90* just yesterday. From blistering to freezing in a blink. Please be cautious and alert when taking loved ones out of the building. Ice can cause numerous injuries and being around lots of people, significant infections. I want to thank each of you for your on-going... Read More

Success Story: “Bea”

Nov 29, 2018 — Eula “Bea” was admitted to Fountainview Nursing and Rehab following a fall resulting in an acute back injury. Following her hospitalization, Bea was unable to walk distances greater than 10 feet, complete self care tasks independently, or maintain adequate balance required for her to live at home independently. Bea was evaluated by our Physical, Occupational,... Read More

Holiday Ornament Crafts

Nov 29, 2018 — Whimsical Light Bulb Reindeer You will need: One used light bulb Brown felt cloth or fun foam Acrylic paints and brushes Ribbon 1 small red pom-pom Glue First, paint the light bulb brown. Set aside and let dry. Once the brown paint on the light bulb has dried completely, use a paint brush to paint... Read More

Employee of the Month: Tiffany

Nov 29, 2018 — We would like to congratulate Tiffany for being our Employee of the Month for December. Tiffany is one of our wonderful 3rd shift CNA’S. She has been with us since June of 2016. Tiffany is very responsible, she is a team player and she truly loves caring for her residents. Thank you Tiffany for everything... Read More

Give Yourself the Gift of Sleep

Nov 29, 2018 — The holidays bring extra demands—shopping for gifts, party preparation, wrapping the gifts—and it’s easy to see why many people are more sleep-deprived than ever this time of year. Here are some suggestions for better sleep during the holiday season: Take time to relax. Even if you have a lot to do, allow yourself to stop... Read More