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Halloween Crafts

Oct 7, 2019 — Ghostly Lollipops: If you are planning on handing out lollipops as part of your treats for trick-or-treating, you can decorate them. Cover the lollipop with a tissue, tying securely with a rubber band or piece of ribbon. Use a marker to draw eyes and mouth on your ghosts and they are ready to be given... Read More

Success Story: Denny J.

Oct 7, 2019 — Denny J. has been a long-time resident of our assisted living. So, when he fell in June and fractured his pelvis our team knew that we had to rehabilitate Denny and get him back to his home. When Denny admitted to Fountainview from the hospital, he was in severe pain, had difficulty walking and required... Read More

Employee of the Month — Dan

Oct 7, 2019 — Fountainview would like to congratulate Dan for being our employee of the month for October. Dan works for Healthcare Services in our Dietary Department. He has been with us for several years. Dan always has a smile on his face. He takes great pride in helping make sure that the residents get what they want... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

Oct 7, 2019 — According to breastcancer.org, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Breast cancer is a serious illness that affects a significant population of American women. The good news is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be successfully treated. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breasts called “tumors”... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Oct 7, 2019 — Family/Friends We recently had our annual Fire Marshall inspection. After his review, it was found that power strips, not authorized by us, had been brought in to the building. Please ensure that you are not bringing anything in to the building without authorization, including: Items requiring batteries, electronics, power strips, anything requiring a plug-in. must... Read More

Tips to Slow the Aging Process

Sep 5, 2019 — Celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September by trying the tips below, which may help you age slower and improve your quality of life. Eat a varied and healthy diet. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. Drink lots of fluids to maintain healthy skin and flush out waste. Exercise every day. Exercise improves... Read More

September is National Sepsis Awareness Month

Sep 5, 2019 — Sepsis is the result of a massive immune response to bacterial infection that gets into the blood. It often leads to organ failure or injury. Sepsis is a medical emergency that becomes fatal or life-changing for many of the individuals who develop this “blood poisoning.” Estimates for the number of people hospitalized in the United... Read More

Employee of the Month — Colby W.

Sep 5, 2019 — Congratulations to Colby W. for being our Employee of the Month for September. Colby has been with us since May of 2018. She is one of our wonderful CNA/CMA’s who works all shifts. Colby is an amazing person. She is very gentle and caring when it comes to our residents. She has a big heart... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Sep 5, 2019 — Mary Robertson, better known as Grandma Moses, didn’t try painting until her late 70s. She spent her life as a farm wife and mother, selling homemade food to support her family. She drew inspiration from life on the farm and as a hobby, she would work on needlework and quilts. When arthritis made it too... Read More

Fall Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Sep 5, 2019 — Supplies needed: a pine cone, vegetable shortening, oatmeal bird seed, and some string. Start by mixing together 1/2 cup of the shortening with 2 1/2 cups oatmeal and mix until well blended. (Optional: Add dried fruit, chopped nuts, or sunflower seeds.) Tie a string to the top of the pine cone and then apply the... Read More