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Bite-Sized Sandwich History

— The sandwich was invented in 1762 by an Englishman, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. He was an avid gambler and card player, and as the story goes, he asked his cook to bring him meat and bread so that he could continue playing without need of interruption. Montagu had extensively traveled to Turkey and... Read More

Relaxation is the Key to Healthy Life

— Relaxation Day is August 15. While studies show eating a healthy diet and exercise may reduce stress levels, relaxation is also needed to recharge us mentally and emotionally. When stress becomes overwhelming there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on... Read More

Things to Think About as Places Begin to Reopen

— As communities and businesses are opening, you may be looking for ways to resume some daily activities as safely as possible. While there is no way to ensure zero risk of infection, it is important to understand potential risks and how to adopt different types of prevention measures to protect yourself and to help reduce... Read More

August is Sandwich Month

— No matter how you slice it, everyone seems to have a favorite sandwich. In a month known for its “dog-days” and heat, a sandwich may provide just the meal you prefer. They’re low fuss, yet can be quick and nutritious, and most require no cooking. A sandwich by definition includes one or more pieces of... Read More

Success Story: Salinas Detovar, Otilia S.

— Otilia is one of our many successful and valued residents at Clearwater Nursing and Rehab! We are especially proud of her hard work in therapy. Otilia is now both a Covid-19 survivor and a breast cancer survivor! Amazing! She has applied herself diligently with the therapy department staff to return home. Otilia was evaluated and... Read More

Purple Heart Day – August 7

— Most American adults have heard of the Purple Heart Award, or even know a veteran who has received it, but what is the origin of this distinguished honor? On August 7, 1782, President George Washington decided on a symbolic honor for three soldiers he originally called the “Badge of Merit.” After this inaugural honor was... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

— As the saying goes, when you’re happy, the whole world smiles with you. This means when we’re outwardly happy, positive, and upbeat, we may 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 life, or do we... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

— Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. Even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat. Taking a cool shower or bath or moving to an air-conditioned place... Read More

How to Protect Yourself & Others

— Slow the spread of germs and respiratory diseases like COVID-19: Wash your hands often Use soap when available or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Avoid close contact Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people Do... Read More

July is Anti-Boredom Month

— With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now! Make a list of all the things you’ve ever wanted to do. Think back to when... Read More