Short-Term Therapy Success Stories

Jul 30, 2020 — William E. came to Fountainview for rehabilitation following a short hospital stay. When Bill admitted he was very weak, had decreased endurance, balance and difficulty with mobility. Bill was evaluated by physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy and a personalized plan of care was established to meet Bill’s specific areas of need and help... Read More

August Employee of the Month

Jul 30, 2020 — Fountainview would like to shout out to Sonja D. for being our Employee of the Month for August. Sonja is one of our wonderful CMA’s that works on our Assisted living side. She has been with us since October of 2019. Sonja is warm, caring and compassionate when it comes to taking care of the... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Jul 30, 2020 — Life in a nursing home is isolating during the coronavirus crisis, but there are ways family members can keep their relatives — and themselves — as content as can be during this difficult period. Visitors can’t come inside the facility, but many families are coming to the facility anyway to chat through windows, or at... Read More

Make Your Own Bookmark

Jul 30, 2020 — Celebrate Book Lovers Day on August 9th by making your own bookmark. All you need are a few craft supplies. Supplies Glue Scissors Hole Punch Embroidery Floss Scrapbook Paper Cardstock Stickers (or embellishments) Directions Cut your cardstock paper to the shape you want your bookmark to be. This can  be a standard rectangle or something... Read More

Book Lovers Day is August 9

Jul 30, 2020 — August 9 is National Book Lovers Day. It’s an unofficial holiday recognized on a global scale. Its origins and creator remain unknown, but it’s a nice idea to put away our smart phones for a day and pick up a book. No matter what genre you prefer – romance, historical fiction, horror, fantasy, memoir or... Read More

Purple Heart Day – August 7

Jul 30, 2020 — Most American adults have heard of the Purple Heart Award, or even know a veteran who has received it, but what is the origin of this distinguished honor? On August 7, 1782, President George Washington decided on a symbolic honor for three soldiers he originally called the “Badge of Merit.” After this inaugural honor was... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

Jul 2, 2020 — Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. Even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat. Taking a cool shower or bath or moving to an air-conditioned place... Read More

Priceless Collections

Jul 2, 2020 — From postcards, to coins, stamps, plates, baseball cards, albums, figurines and even thimbles, the makings of an un-intentional collection could be right under your nose. According to a Nielsen survey, one in ten collectors developed an interest in the hobby by slowly acquiring similar or sets of items over time, and only later decided to... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Stories

Jul 2, 2020 — Judy B. has been a long-time resident of our assisted living. She was referred to therapy when she began having increased weakness, difficulty with walking and completing her activities of daily living and, at times, requiring a wheelchair for mobility. Judy was picked up by physical therapy and occupational therapy and a personalized plan of... Read More

Ice Cream Facts

Jul 2, 2020 — I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Ice Cream Month! To this day, the history of ice cream remains a mystery. However, many say that the first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a mixture of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others proclaim that Marco Polo, a 13th... Read More