Honoring Our Heroes on Superhero Day

— First celebrated in 1955, National Superhero Day is observed each year on April 28. On this day we honor both fictional and real superheroes, who serve and protect while fighting evil. Fictional superheroes gained popularity in the 1930’s and 40’s with the debut of comic book characters including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Captain America.... Read More

Tell A Story Day is April 27 – Steps to Write Your Own Story

— Writing a story, whether a short story or a novel, is similar to building a house. You must first start with a foundation. This is, of course, the idea stage. What story do you want to tell? Once you have set up your foundation, you will need to draft an outline. Jot down your thoughts... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

— Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health,... Read More

Traditional Easter Symbols

— While some Easter symbols are widely known, a few are not: Easter Bunny – The hare is one of the most adorable and well-known symbols of Easter. Children wait to catch a glimpse of him hopping to their house with a basket full of goodies. Easter Candles – In the Christian faith, white candles are... Read More

Success Story

— Page H. is one of our many skilled nursing success stories at Clearwater Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation this moth! After falling and dizziness which required hospitalization, along with hypotension concerns, the medical staff at Via Christi St. Francis trusted his care to us. Our instructions were to help him gain confidence and therapy for returning... Read More

Most Popular Flowers to Plant on March 12: Plant A Flower Day

— Cosmos – These flowers have the ability to grow anywhere from 12 inches to 4 feet tall. Cosmos are perfect for cutting gardens and are often picked out of gardens and used in flower arrangements. Marigold – Marigolds can be found in yellow, orange, red or a combination of all colors. This type of flower... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Leila A. Mary G. Virginia S. Leon R. Virginia N. Karen W. Garlen C.b Staff Marie R. Cassandra R. Chanda M. Lydia K. Welcome, New Residents! Donal W. Ann E.

Celebrate Peanut Butter Lover’s Day March 1: The Ultimate Peanut Butter Sandwich

— 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 4 tbsp Maple syrup 2 Tbsp each dried figs, dried apricots, dried cranberries, chopped finely in food processor 1/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon 3 10-inch soft whole-wheat tortillas 3 Tbsp Finely chopped toasted 45 mL pecan pieces Mix peanut butter, maple syrup, dried fruit, coconut and... Read More

January and February Employees of the Month

— January: Jamin was nominated by staff for his ability to go above and beyond his job to help cover IT items. We appreciate all he has done to help with the troubleshooting of computer issues and the new install of computers. Congratulations and thank you for all you do!            ... Read More

Success Story: Donal W.

— Don W. Is one of our many skilled nursing success stories at Clearwater Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation! He has lived In Clearwater, Kansas for many years. After suffering a major heart attack, and despite having undergone numerous stints, Don was given exceptional medical care by our staff. He received physical therapy and medical intervention that... Read More