Eating Healthy Made Easy

November 3, 2017 — When snacking, make it a point to serve yourself a portion of the snack in a bowl. If you eat out of the bag or box that the snack came in, then it is more likely that you will end up consuming more than the recommended serving size. Remember to eat often throughout the course... Read More

Diabetes Doesn’t Have To Control Your Life

November 3, 2017 — Diabetes comes in many forms, but usually they can be manageable. Adopting a healthy lifestyle can minimize the effects of diabetes as well. It is possible to lower your blood sugar with exercise. Make sure to test yourself immediately after you exercise to see if your blood sugar has gone down to a level that... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

November 3, 2017 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More

When Do You Give Thanks?

November 3, 2017 — Do you wait until Thanksgiving Day to thank those that you love and those that have helped you? It’s important to be thankful during this special holiday. However, it shouldn’t be the only time you demonstrate your love and appreciation to others. There are some great reasons to thank people throughout the year; not just... Read More

Happy Birthday!

November 3, 2017 — Residents Tommy W. November 03 Clara D. November 07 Edward P. November 07 Nelda D. November 07 Mildred W. November 09 Jerol G. November 24 DL M. November 24 Staff Twila S. November 02 Florence G. November 04 Kristian S. November 07 Emilio S. November 22 Sonia S. November 24 Judith M. November 27 Angel... Read More

Oral Hygiene: Beyond that Good Smile and Fresh Breath

October 2, 2017 — Oral hygiene is very important, as we have been told since we were young. In fact, brushing our teeth and gargling were usually among the first practices many of us were taught as kids. Most of us probably learned how to brush our teeth well before we could utter words clearly or speak straight. If... Read More

Recipe Corner: Chocolate Cake

October 2, 2017 — Ingredients 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares 1/2 cup water 3/4 cup butter 2 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup water Directions Melt chocolate and 1/2 cup water together (can be done in microwave if you are careful not to burn it) and... Read More

What Kind Of Difference Are You Making?

October 2, 2017 — Do you wake up every morning and say “I’m going to change the world today”? Most of us would feel a bit grandiose saying that, yet many of us really DO want to change the world, and we DO want to make a difference. And we often feel discouraged and disheartened at our inability to... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

October 2, 2017 — According to, “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

Beer Through the Years

September 8, 2017 — Around 10,000 years ago, somebody let a primordial barley and hop concoction stand long enough for it to ferment. The result not only made anonymous history, it was the genesis of beer’s own special influence throughout the ages. It was the accepted practice in Babylonia, as early as 4000 years ago, that for a month... Read More