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The Gratitude Attitude

November 2, 2018 — Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Here are some things you can do to make the Gratitude Attitude a firm fixture in your life. Create a Thank Bank. A Thank Bank is simply a place where you can jot down all the things that you are grateful for in your... Read More

A Look At Flossing

November 2, 2018 — Along with brushing your teeth, you should also be flossing on a daily basis. Flossing will remove plaque and debris in areas that your toothbrush isn’t able to reach. A buildup of plaque can lead to gum disease or tooth decay, which is why flossing is very important. If you floss immediately after brushing, you’ll... Read More

Energy Saving Tips

November 2, 2018 — Light bulbs: Use energy saving CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs) instead of the conventional incandescent light bulbs. CFLs only use one-quarter of the electricity and lasts years longer. Each CFL bulb contains 5mg of mercury so you will have an extra item to sort in the recycling bin. Dishes: Never load your dishes in a... Read More

How To Stop Aging On The Outside

November 2, 2018 — While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

A Short History Lesson on Veterans Day

November 2, 2018 — The First World War was known as “the war to end all wars” and was a war with a large social and political impact on the world, even still today. Many men fought in the war, and while the United States entered the war late and suffered the fewest casualties of all of the participating... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

November 2, 2018 — The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

Halloween Popcorn Balls

October 2, 2018 — Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs popped corn 1 Tbsp butter 1/2 cup of water 10 oz. granulated sugar 10 oz. brown sugar 6 oz. light corn syrup 1 tsp salt Directions: Pour the water into a saucepan then add the granulated sugar, syrup and brown sugar. Heat the mixture, stirring continuously, until the sugar is dissolved.... Read More

Staff Council Bake Sale Fundraiser!!

October 2, 2018 — Staff Council would like to thank everyone who supported us through donation, purchase, or both, with our bake sale. We hope you all enjoyed your delicious sweets. Money raised will benefit all of the employees of Sandy Park!!

Annual Fall Festival & More

October 2, 2018 — Sandy Park’s Annual Fall Festival will be held on Friday, October 19th. It will be from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Please join us for games, prizes, music, dancing, and refreshments. Don’t forget to wear your favorite costume. Some other exciting October activities will include our Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest, Cottage Halloween Decorating Competition, and a Costume Ball.