Hand Washing Awareness Week: December 1-7

December 5, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic provides an important reminder that one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of germs and stay healthy is also one of the simplest — handwashing with soap and water. Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs... Read More

Five Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

December 5, 2020 — Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. From November to the New Year, everyone seems to consume more food and drinks during the holiday season, so how do you stick to your healthy eating habits when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are five tips that can help: Holiday-Proof Your... Read More

Fall Photo Highlights

December 5, 2020 — The fall festivities this year were a little different, but still fun nonetheless. COVID 19 Fall Festival was enjoyed by the residents and staff while being safe. In honor of National Happy Hour Day SPDC wanted to celebrate!!! Anything to let our hair down and forget about COVID for an hour… Birthday Celebrations Human Rights... Read More

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

October 31, 2020 — 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

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

October 31, 2020 — 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

This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

October 31, 2020 — 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

Low, Moderate, and High-Risk Thanksgiving Activities

October 31, 2020 — Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together, however, travel may increase the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. The CDC offers the following considerations to help protect individuals, their families, friends, and communities from COVID-19. These considerations are meant to supplement—not replace—any state, local, territorial,... Read More

Celebrate your Dream Team™ during Customer Service Week, October 5-9, 2020

October 2, 2020 — If you’ve ever experienced an interaction with a customer service professional that left you feeling taken care of or informed, then you know how valuable a service it is. In every industry, including healthcare, insurance, retailing, hospitality, communications, and government agencies, you will find a team of customer service professionals ready to lend a hand... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 2, 2020 — Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it has progressed enough to cause symptoms. What are the symptoms? There are different symptoms of breast cancer, and some people have no... Read More

Healthcare Food Service Week: October 4-10

October 2, 2020 — Food is one of the great unifiers of the human condition; we all need sustenance to survive. When we go out to eat, it is an indulgence to be able to relax while a chef skillfully prepares a meal just for us. As we age, we once again rely on others to help us with... Read More