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Have a Hassle-Free Summer!

June 7, 2018 — With summer already here, things can get a little bit hectic. Here are some tips to help make your summer a little less frenzied and a little bit safer. Keep a summer fun bag. Keep a bag well stocked with all the summer essentials, such as sunscreen, bug repellent, a water bottle, a mini first... Read More

Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

June 7, 2018 — Men’s skin can become oilier during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin can be noticeably oilier than women, it’s important that they take care of their skin during the hot season. The following are... Read More

Seven Things You Didn’t Know about Barbecue

June 7, 2018 — From the familiar pastime’s origins to surprising tips and tactics, this list will provide you with all the information you need to wow your friends at the next barbecue! Barbecues originated from “pig-pickin’s,” feasts that were common in the southern United States prior to the Civil War. Whole pigs were cooked and eaten by the... Read More

Celebrating Polynesian Day

June 7, 2018 — During our ‘Polynesian Day’ celebration, Leolani Edwards, brought to us the native dances and traditions of her home state of Hawaii. (Leolani is a former Mrs. USA)

Volunteer Appreciation

June 7, 2018 — During volunteer appreciation week in April, we honored our volunteers with a special event. Among them, was our dedicated volunteer, Carmen, who assists with bingo weekly, even calling it on Saturdays. She also assists with other events as well.

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

June 7, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

Memorial Day History

May 8, 2018 — Recognizing Memorial Day started in 1868, when the division of the Grand Army of the Republic demanded that their commander, General John A. Logan, adorn the graves of their fallen war comrades with flowers. It was an event that began to recognize the soldiers who died in the American Civil War. After World War I,... Read More

Making Your Own Bird Feeder

May 8, 2018 — What You Will Need: An empty milk or juice carton (any size will do) String (must be strong) Scissors Stapler Hole punch 2 small sticks or wooden rods Bird seed Markers, water based paint or anything which can be used to decorate the carton Directions: Wash and dry the carton Decorate your carton Using your... Read More

Keep an Eye on Your Vision

May 8, 2018 — It’s a common sight everywhere: baby boomers extending their arms and straining to read menus and newspapers. While this may be a normal part of aging, other more serious eye diseases often occur as we age; many without noticeable symptoms. Undetected vision problems often lead to a loss of independence, preventing people from engaging in... Read More

Control Cholesterol Through Your Diet

May 8, 2018 —  Eat in moderation. Excess food can lead to weight gain or obesity. Stay away from fatty foods. Steer clear of sweets as they are a principal source of saturated fats. Eat more vegetables. Vegetables contain vitamins and minerals, which are cholesterol-lowering elements. Boost your fiber intake. Fiber-rich foods are also known to lessen cholesterol in... Read More