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National Handwashing Awareness Week

National Handwashing Awareness Week December 2nd – 8th We all know that washing our hands is super important – it helps stop germs from spreading and it keeps us healthy and happy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls hand washing “a do-it-yourself vaccine” and suggests remembering five easy steps: Wet, lather, scrub, rinse, dry.…

November Activity Photos

Olivett Otters Monthly Pet Visit We love having the Olivett Otters 4-H Club visit once a month with their pets! Here is resident Tiny with a turtle – how cool is that?! Thanksgiving The 2nd graders came and gave out Thanksgiving decorations they made – so generous of them! They also sang a Thanksgiving song.…

Foods to Fight the Flu

Submitted by Dave Draeger, CDM, CFPP Director of Support Services 1-Popsicles: soothe the throat, help with hydration, and may lower fever. Choose 100% fruit juice popsicles for lower sugar and better nutrition. 2-Turkey Sandwich: high in protein and increases body energy. 3-Vegetable Juice: increased immune-boosting antioxidants and helps with hydration. Choose 100% fruit juices. 4-Chicken Soup: increases…

Veteran’s Day

In honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11th, we want to take the time to thank our residents who served in the Armed Forces and the significant others of those who served. (VV) indicates they are a resident of the Assisted Living. All others are in the Health and Rehabilitation Center.

October Activity Photos

Preparing for Halloween Big THANK YOU to Josie Follingstad for putting together Trick or Treat bags for the Halloween party! Pumpkin Painting A great group of 8th graders came to help us paint pumpkins on the 30th! As you can see, a fang-tastic time was had by all! Halloween The first graders came and did…