Volunteering For A Charity

April 7, 2019 — If you want to help a charity and interested in doing something more than making a financial donation, why not consider volunteering? When choosing a charity, there are a few basic factors to consider. The charity you choose to volunteer for will determine which activities you will do. Think about what you can offer the... Read More

Stress Management Tips

April 7, 2019 — Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More

The Origins of Easter

April 7, 2019 — The Easter holiday is a very important celebration in Christianity and honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The Christian church celebrates Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21. This year Easter falls on April 21. Each year, Easter is preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and... Read More

Haiku Day is April 17th

April 7, 2019 — What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More

Success Story: Mr. Eddie F.

April 7, 2019 — Mr. Eddie F. was using a wheelchair for 2 years to transport due to his weakness. He came here to the oaks in November of 2018 for therapy and worked very hard for him to get stronger and is now walking all over. He loves the staff here and enjoys to play dominoes with others.... Read More

Success Story: Theodora R.

March 3, 2019 — Teodora R. admitted to our facility 5-11-2018 she was unable to transfer herself, walk or even care for herself. She had many wounds etc. that were a barrier to her progression, after 4 months go by she gets eager to go home again and did not want to stay long term, so therapy began aggressively... Read More

Keeping Your Mind Healthy

March 3, 2019 — Mental activity can keep your mind sharp. Review the following tips to help challenge your brain for continual growth: Learn to play a musical instrument Play scrabble or do crossword puzzles Interact with others Switch careers or start a new one Start a new hobby with crafts, painting, or woodworking Learn a foreign language Volunteer... Read More

March is Craft Month: Arts and Crafts

March 3, 2019 — Arts and Crafts can be both exciting hobbies as well as money-makers. What’s better than to earn some money doing something you love? There are as many variations of crafts as there are crafters; here are a few to consider: Candle making: Do you love burning beautiful, scented candles? Lots of people do, and will... Read More

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look and Feel Your Very Best

March 3, 2019 — Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Happy Birthday!

March 3, 2019 — Residents Doris B. Lenora D. Sylvia R. Bruce B. Melinda E. George W. Bruce M. Billie C. Chester S. Bruce J. Staff Cheryl T. Brandi B. Esther M. Sequana H. Michael L. Cecillia S. Courtney J. Alma R. Maria S.