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Letter from the Administrator

May 2, 2020 — During the this covid-19 virus Sandy Park Development Center is following all Federal and State mandatory mandates to ensure continued quality care and the safety of our clients and staff. During this difficult time we appreciate the cooperation of friends and families under our “No Visitation” mandate. We will continue to ensure communication with your... Read More

Three Ways to Become a Super Person

March 31, 2020 — Have you seen the billboard with Christopher Reeve with the caption “Superman” underneath it? You might remember him for his timeless portrayal of Superman, but did you know after a life-changing accident, he led a tireless crusade on behalf of the disabled? Here are some of the qualities that made him so strong on and... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

March 31, 2020 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Find Fulfillment in Volunteering

March 31, 2020 — Perhaps this is one of the reasons so many retirees find such great joy in volunteering. When we leave a career, we sometimes need to find a new focus or passion in life. Having a sense of meaning and purpose is one of the major factors in aging successfully. Volunteering in the community gives us... Read More

Stress Awareness Month: Keep Stress to a Minimum

March 31, 2020 — Learning to cope with stress is important for all of us. Here are a few ways to relieve stress. Organize and clean your home and workspace. Place everything in a designated place and label it, so you will be able to find items when you are looking for them. This is a great way to... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

March 31, 2020 — Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with— injury, illness, or disability. These services may include: Offering seniors who are recovering from a stroke ways to resume independence Helping seniors recovering from injury to regain skills necessary to return... Read More

Corona virus (COVID-19) Update

March 5, 2020 — To Our Residents and Family Members: We know some of you may be concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) being reported in the media and how it may impact us here at Sandy Park Development Center. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our greatest concern. At... Read More

Control Your Diabetes with these Tips

March 4, 2020 — Many seniors live with a health condition called diabetes. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type, but no matter what type you have, it causes the body to have higher than normal blood sugar levels. Use the suggestions below to help ease the struggle of living with diabetes. Quit smoking. Nicotine constricts your blood... Read More