July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

June 29, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

Success Story: Darlene D.

June 29, 2018 — Darlene D. had a stroke and was very week she came from the hospital on May 7 here to the Oaks at Radford hills. She was in a wheelchair and need therapy to get stronger and be back to moving around. She had weakness and falls at home. Due to her stay here she has... Read More

Creating The All-American Hamburger

June 29, 2018 — Each year, Americans consume about 38 billion hamburgers. An enduring favorite, hamburgers are an iconic American food. But what do Americans define as the classic American hamburger? Despite the advent of gourmet hamburgers, 74 percent of Americans believe the cheeseburger best embodies the classic American hamburger. Here’s a recipe for creating a classic cheeseburger. Ingredients:... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

June 29, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Happy Birthday – July!

June 29, 2018 — Residents Frank L. 7-7 Leotta C. 7-16 Elizabeth C. 7-20 James W. 7-25 Nelda C.  7-28 Staff Mary R. 7-7 Jerome F. 7-8 Beverly M. 7-8 Shelly K 7-9 Maria R. 7-11 Stacey B. 7-13 Nova D. 7-24 Agnes N. 7-24 Bambi W. 7-24 Deborah W. 7-30

Great Ideas for Your 4th of July Picnic

June 29, 2018 — Do you need some ideas to help you to make this 4th a memorable one? No matter who you are with, what your traditions are or how you celebrate, there are many ways to enjoy this grand holiday. Go for color. One of the simplest yet most effective ways to celebrate the 4th of July... Read More

Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

May 30, 2018 — Men’s skin can become oilier during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin can be noticeably oilier than women, it’s important that they take care of their skin during the hot season. The following are... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

May 30, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

Seven Things You Didn’t Know about Barbecue

May 30, 2018 — From the familiar pastime’s origins to surprising tips and tactics, this list will provide you with all the information you need to wow your friends at the next barbecue! Barbecues originated from “pig-pickin’s,” feasts that were common in the southern United States prior to the Civil War. Whole pigs were cooked and eaten by the... Read More

Celebrate Fathers on Sunday, June 17

May 30, 2018 — On Father’s Day, we celebrate the guys in our lives. Not just our dads and the fathers to our children, but all the men who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. A number of recently published studies call attention to the effects of good fathering. Men who play an active role in... Read More