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National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

January 2, 2019 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contribution from blood and platelet donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross encourages individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give this month and throughout 2019. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January... Read More

Add Significance to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 2, 2019 — The start of a new year is traditionally a time to reflect on the previous year and plan out resolutions for the year ahead. Popular resolutions include losing weight, getting more fit, getting out of debt, and making more money. While these types of self-improvement goals make for admirable resolutions, striving to become more selfless... Read More

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 3, 2018 — What makes January 1st such a special time to make a change in our lives, and why can it be so difficult to maintain that change? There are a number of key reasons that apply to some, if not all, of the broken resolutions. We are not being realistic when we make the commitment. Everyone... Read More

Prepare Your Skin For Winter

December 3, 2018 — Dry, itchy and cracked skin goes hand-in-hand with the winter season. Changes in temperatures and humidity, indoor heating, hot showers and baths remove important oils and moisture from the skin causing dryness, flakiness and cracking of the skin. Read on for some TLC for your winter-weary skin. Bathing. Hot water bathing breaks body oil that... Read More

Holiday Ornament Crafts

December 3, 2018 — Whimsical Light Bulb Reindeer You will need: One used light bulb Brown felt cloth or fun foam Acrylic paints and brushes Ribbon 1 small red pom-pom Glue First, paint the light bulb brown. Set aside and let dry. Once the brown paint on the light bulb has dried completely, use a paint brush to paint... Read More

SPDC Fall Festival

December 3, 2018 — SPDC Fall Festival was an amazing success. Clients and Staff dressed up in their favorite costumes and invaded the courtyard. We had many family and friends from the community attend. Everyone enjoyed games, music, and refreshments. Staff council hosted also hosted a raffle during the event this year. Everyone had a great time and ended... Read More

Hot Chocolate Mix

December 3, 2018 — Ingredients: 11 cups powdered milk 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 11 ounces powdered coffee creamer 2 lbs nestle’ nesquick powdered chocolate milk mix 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 box instant chocolate pudding Preparation: Mix all together Store in airtight containers Use 1/3 mix to 2/3 water when making hot chocolate

December Festivities

December 3, 2018 — December 3rd-December 7th HOLIDAY TREAT WEEK Monday – Housekeeping/Maintenance Tuesday – Nursing/Therapy Wednesday – Behavior/Rec/Social Services Thursday – Administration/Qs/Supervisors Friday – Dietary December 10th – 14th Secret Santa Week December 14th Wrapping Party December 19th Christmas Show December 21st Santa come to Sandy Park December 25th Christmas Stockings Merry Christmas Everyone and Happy New Year!!... Read More

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