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Hark thee! ‘Tis Talk like Shakespeare Day!

— National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Although, his birthday is questionable, many scholars suggest it was April 23, 1564. Truly happenstance, Shakespeare passed on the same day 52 years later! This holiday was first declared by Chicago Mayor Daley on the 445th anniversary of the famous... Read More

Earth Day: Helping the Environment and Ourselves

— April 22 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, begun in 1970 and celebrated around the world. Earth Day reminds us of our personal and collective responsibility to preserve and protect our environment. For many the word “environment” means the natural world: the mountains, forests, rivers, oceans, animals, and the air around us. To others,... Read More

April is 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 promote health, and... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

— April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

Celebrate World Art Day on April 15

— World Art Day is an international celebration of the fine arts, which was declared by the International Association of Art (IAA/AIAP) to promote awareness of creative activity worldwide. The first World Art Day was held on April 15, 2012, a date chosen in honor of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday. In the United States, World Art... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

— Happy Birthday Residents! Cleo V. Sheila B. Louise L. Mario M. Sylvia M. Bridgette P. Kyle N. Doris W. Happy Birthday Staff! Meldona B. Ashley R. Aubrey R. Kylee P. Lashel C. Ashley H. Welcome New Residents Wanda B. Malinda F. Shirley H. Lois W. Paula M.

New Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID-19

— Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of a virus are expected to occur over time. Sometimes new variants emerge and disappear. Other times, new variants emerge and persist. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect... Read More

March is Women’s History Month

— Celebrate women’s history this month by expanding your knowledge and sharing interesting historical facts. Their strength can be your inspiration! To honor those valiant suffragists who refused to be silenced, it’s important to remember that only 100 years ago in 1920 women achieved the right to vote. What many do not remember is that in... Read More

March 20 is Oral Health Day: What Can I Do to Maintain Good Oral Health?

— Here are some tips to maintain a healthy mouth and strong teeth. Drink fluoridated water and brush with fluoride toothpaste. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush teeth thoroughly twice a day and floss daily between the teeth to remove dental plaque. Visit your dentist at least once a year, even if you have no natural teeth... Read More

Certified Nurses Day is March 19

— Certified Nurses are dedicated to patient care and safety, and for this reason they have worked hard to achieve specialized certifications that allow them to help their patients at an elevated level! This commitment could not be more crucial than during this past year, and it is important to take notice of that. Certified nurses... Read More