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Go Red For Women

February 2, 2019 — February is American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association’s signature women’s program, Go Red for Women, is designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and help improve the lives of women around the world. Learn more about how you can help raise awareness at www.goredforwomen.org.

Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

January 3, 2019 — Doctors say maintaining vision health can be especially important as you age. Fortunately there are multiple ways to keep your eyes healthy. Try these tips: Quit smoking. If you smoke, you’re much more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, than nonsmokers. AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in those... Read More

How to Fight the Effects of Aging

January 3, 2019 — Like any battle, the fight against aging is best fought on several fronts simultaneously. Get Up and Get Moving Exercise is the key to a healthy life if you’re eight or 80. A brisk 30-minute walk every day is a step in the right direction. Take friends along or bring a dog for company. It... Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 3, 2019 — Please join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, 2019! This federal holiday celebrates the legacy and achievements of Dr. King, which include his role in nonviolent activism and protesting racial discrimination throughout the United States.

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 3, 2019 — January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, but what is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes people to gradually lose their sight. There is no cure and vision loss is permanent. Over 3 million people in the United States currently suffer from glaucoma – it is a leading cause of vision loss in the... Read More

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

January 3, 2019 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contribution from blood and platelet donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross encourages individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give this month and throughout 2019. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January... Read More

Add Significance to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2019 — The start of a new year is traditionally a time to reflect on the previous year and plan out resolutions for the year ahead. Popular resolutions include losing weight, getting more fit, getting out of debt, and making more money. While these types of self-improvement goals make for admirable resolutions, striving to become more selfless... Read More

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

November 30, 2018 — What makes January 1st such a special time to make a change in our lives, and why can it be so difficult to maintain that change? There are a number of key reasons that apply to some, if not all, of the broken resolutions. We are not being realistic when we make the commitment. Everyone... Read More

Give Yourself the Gift of Sleep

November 30, 2018 — The holidays bring extra demands—shopping for gifts, party preparation, wrapping the gifts—and it’s easy to see why many people are more sleep-deprived than ever this time of year. Here are some suggestions for better sleep during the holiday season: Take time to relax. Even if you have a lot to do, allow yourself to stop... Read More

The Administrator Corner

November 30, 2018 — Franklin Health Care and Rehab. Center is a Music & Memory certified organization. We are looking forward our special vents as the holidays are near. We are very thankful for our family’s and loved ones here at the oaks as we showed our appreciation in our thanksgiving dinner. We will also be looking forward for... Read More