September is Healthy Aging Month: Easy Tips to Aging Gracefully

August 30, 2020 — Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. Eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber can help provide your body the fuel it needs. If you have problems with unsteadiness in walking due to aging, ask your doctor about applying for a handicap placard. This will allow you to park... Read More

September is Courtesy Month

August 30, 2020 — The Power of Courtesy and Kindness With so much uncertainty and division across world, it’s easy to lose sight of a very easy and obtainable mindset: be kind. Here’s a question: what if more people were “guilty” of random acts of kindness? Just simply being courteous and kind without gaining any benefit from the situation... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

August 30, 2020 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents.A consistently positive relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, think about the wealth of knowledge that your grandparents have to share. They are extraordinary people! They have lived many years, and have stories to tell... Read More

National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week, September 13-19

August 30, 2020 — Held every year during the second full week of September, Environmental Services Week /International Housekeepers Week is a week dedicated to recognizing the efforts of hard-working custodial staff members. True heroes of any building’s operation, custodial staff demonstrate the extraordinary teamwork and management required to care for complex healthcare environments around our country. Cleaning employees... Read More

Bite-Sized Sandwich History

August 3, 2020 — Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day. That’s almost one for every person in the United States. To say sandwiches are a popular staple of the American diet is an understatement, but it wasn’t always this way. The sandwich was invented in 1762 by an Englishman, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. He... Read More

Relaxation is the Key to Healthy Life

August 3, 2020 — 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

Welcoming our new leadership!

August 3, 2020 — Help us welcome our new Director of Nursing, Cynthia Reyes. She’s an RN with over 20 years of experience. Originally from New Jersey, she has been in Cape Coral since 1996. She is a mom of 3 and a puppy. She is an avid runner, who has completed over 13 half marathons and a marathon... Read More

Simple Creative Twists to Tasty Summertime Staples

July 3, 2020 — At almost every cookout, picnic, and party during the summer you’ll find at least two commonplace food items: the hamburger and hotdog. If you look more closely, you might notice the traditional toppings of mustard, ketchup, cheese or relish – but rarely anything else. If you’re tired of the same old, boring burger or hot... Read More

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

July 3, 2020 — 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