This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

— Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for care of COVID-19 patients. Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19 are... Read More

Movember vs. No Shave November, What’s it all about?

— Recently you may have noticed some of the clean-shaven men in your life becoming fuzzier as their ‘staches, goatees, Fu Manchus, mutton chops and other furry face-warmers sprout predominantly over the brisk month of November. These sudden changes to their features foster a conversation about their noble goal: raise awareness and money for cancer research.... Read More

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

— Did you know? Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day (on the 27th) both fall in November. Today there are approximately 326 total reservations in the United States. Some of these reservations were originally remnants of native tribes’ lands, while others were created by the federal government for Native Americans who were forcibly... Read More

Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

— Feeling emotional and nervous or having trouble sleeping and eating can all be normal reactions to stress. Here are some healthy ways you can deal with stress: ✍🏻 Creative writing is an excellent outlet for dealing with stress. Writing poetry or keeping a journal can provide a way to express your feelings so that you... Read More

Diabetes Awareness: What is Diabetes?

— Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes (diabetes while pregnant). More than 122 million Americans are living with diabetes or prediabetes. Most of the food you eat is broken down into sugar (also... Read More

Happy Birthday and a Warm Welcome!

— Happy Birthday to our Residents! Shelley M. Judy C. Caroline R. Elizabeth N. Roberta S. Willa C. Staff Jennifer M. Pam G. Heather S. Welcome to our New Residents! Doris W. Bridgette P Clifford L. Martha A. Manuel F. Frank M. Margaret H.

Success Story: Clifford C.

— Clifford is our Clearwater Living October Success Story. When Clifford joined Clearwater Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, his health journey was challenging; however, through the care he received and his participation in Encore’s Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy, Clifford regained his strength, balance and endurance so much that he is now able to return... Read More

Q & A: Hand Washing

— Why should I use soap and water to wash my hands? Germs get onto your hands and items you touch throughout the day. When your hands may be dirty, it’s best to wash with soap and water to remove whatever germs, grime, and chemicals may be on them. Warm or cold water? Either is fine,... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

— Happy Birthday Residents! Earl C. Lowell G. Twyla H. Carol L. Howard P. Caroline R. Elizabeth N. Roberta S. Happy Birthday Staff! Shelby J. Shabre J. WELCOME NEW RESIDENTS Brenda S. Mo S. Rosemary H.