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The Beauty of the Holidays

November 30, 2018 — The beauty of the holidays is the gift to slow down, reflect on what’s important, and remember that our lives are valuable and worth being fully enjoyed. We all know it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the hustle and bustle of the winter season. For that reason, it is important to plan ahead for... Read More

Be Sure To Wash Your Hands!

November 30, 2018 — December 3-7, 2018 is National Hand Washing Awareness Week and, according to the Centers for Disease (CDC), “the most important thing you can do to keep from getting sick is to wash your hands.” Hand washing can help prevent illness. It involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry) you can take... Read More

The Gratitude Attitude

October 30, 2018 — Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Here are some things you can do to make the Gratitude Attitude a firm fixture in your life. Create a Thank Bank. A Thank Bank is simply a place where you can jot down all the things that you are grateful for in your... Read More

Diabetes Facts

October 30, 2018 — Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body is unable to properly control the amount of sugar in the blood due to the lack of the hormone insulin. It is estimated that over 18 million Americans suffer from diabetes, and of these 18 million it is estimated that nearly one third are unaware they... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

October 30, 2018 — The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

Success Story: Thomas T.

October 30, 2018 — Thomas T. was admitted to the Oaks at Radford Hills 6-28 extremely weak, he stayed with us about a week and return from the hospital. Came back 7-18 unable to do anything for himself, stayed in our facility for 6 weeks and was able to return home to his prior level of function with his... Read More

Nov. 12th is National Pizza Day

October 30, 2018 — The pizza pie is a ubiquitous symbol of both Italian cooking and Americana. Oven-baked, thin-crust or deep-dish, round or square, it is a common favorite throughout the United States, with a wide number of regional variations. The most traditional pie is the pizza Napolitano, or Neapolitan pizza. Made of strong flour, the dough is often... Read More

Energy Saving Tips

October 30, 2018 — Light bulbs: Use energy saving CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs) instead of the conventional incandescent light bulbs. CFLs only use one-quarter of the electricity and lasts years longer. Each CFL bulb contains 5mg of mercury so you will have an extra item to sort in the recycling bin. Dishes: Never load your dishes in a... Read More

Halloween Popcorn Balls

September 29, 2018 — Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs popped corn 1 Tbsp butter 1/2 cup of water 10 oz. granulated sugar 10 oz. brown sugar 6 oz. light corn syrup 1 tsp salt Directions: Pour the water into a saucepan then add the granulated sugar, syrup and brown sugar. Heat the mixture, stirring continuously, until the sugar is dissolved.... Read More

Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

September 29, 2018 — Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More