Memorial Day History

April 30, 2018 — Recognizing Memorial Day started in 1868, when the division of the Grand Army of the Republic demanded that their commander, General John A. Logan, adorn the graves of their fallen war comrades with flowers. It was an event that began to recognize the soldiers who died in the American Civil War. After World War I,... Read More

Making Your Own Bird Feeder

April 30, 2018 — What You Will Need: An empty milk or juice carton (any size will do) String (must be strong) Scissors Stapler Hole punch 2 small sticks or wooden rods Bird seed Markers, water based paint or anything which can be used to decorate the carton Directions: Wash and dry the carton Decorate your carton Using your... Read More

Osteoporosis: The Facts

April 30, 2018 — Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and it is a condition where the skeleton becomes very fragile and bones can break easily. Simple things may cause a bone to break, such as stepping off a curb, sneezing, being hugged or even bending down to pick something up. Bone breakages are mainly in the hips, spine and wrist.... Read More

Celebrating Life’s Stories

April 30, 2018 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced “Celebrating Life’s Stories” as the 2018 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. “Celebrating Life’s Stories” pays homage to the diverse set of perspectives that residents, families and staff bring to everyday interactions. From May 13-19, 2018, centers will... Read More

Administrator Corner

April 30, 2018 — We had a great time with our Easter hunt here at The Oaks at Radford Hills on 4/7. We had refreshments and snacks and the Easter Bunny! We also had popcorn which everyone enjoyed and many came back for seconds. Kids were everywhere as they gather to start the Easter Egg hunt. We had an... Read More

Happy Birthday!

April 30, 2018 — Residents Amador G. May 01 Christine H. May 11 Shirley S. May 15 Elden C. May 20 Pasty P. May 23 Faye A. May 28 Staff Kathi C. May 01 Yolanda L. May 09 Lelsey B. May 10 Kristina G. May 21 Marcel M. May 22 Gretchen V. May 24 Kallie M. May 26 Micaela... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

March 28, 2018 — April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month

March 28, 2018 — Stressed Out? Give These Tips A Try! The amount of stress that you endure has a direct impact on your health and overall well being. Pay close attention to the tips provided in this article for how to manage your stress. Don’t worry about being totally stress free. While it is important to lower our... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

March 28, 2018 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the more than 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them... Read More

Happy Birthday!

March 28, 2018 — Residents Bettie H. April 04 Donley J. April 04 Deborah L. April 13 Brooxie W. April 15 Staff Brian A. April 01 Frances P. April 04 Rachel D. April 07 Rober J. April 10 Parthina W. April 18 Lisa K. April 27 Julie W. April 28 Gigi C. April 28