May 9, 2018 — If your New Year’s resolution was to be more active, this is an excellent time to move forward or refresh. With the spring blooms coming in and the weather changing now is the perfect time to get out and about. So lace up those walking shoes and get to stepping. Lanana Creek Trail, just one... Read More

Celebrating Life’s Stories

May 9, 2018 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced “Celebrating Life’s Stories” as the 2018 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. “Celebrating Life’s Stories” pays homage to the diverse set of perspectives that residents, families and staff bring to everyday interactions. From May 13-19, 2018, centers will... Read More

Team Spirit

May 9, 2018 — A switch-hitter is a term used in baseball for someone who is ambidextrous when it comes to swinging a bat; meaning that they can bat either right- or left-handed. We have a few switch-hitters of our own. While they may not be swinging a bat, they are definitely able to step into any role necessary.... Read More

In The Spotlight

May 9, 2018 — Affiliated with several hospice providers in the east Texas area, we proudly offer our very own Diamond Suite. This private suite has been reserved specifically for hospice care. Designated parking just outside the entrance makes it convenient for family/friends to come and go at their leisure. Complete with a sofa bed and a full private... Read More

Technical Difficulties (And happy birthday!)

May 9, 2018 — While the word “computer” was first introduced in 1613 and referred to a person who performed calculations, the computer as we know it came much later. Depending on your concept of the actual term, technology as we know it may have began as early as 1822 with Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine progressing to his Analytical... Read More

Five Choices to Create Happiness

Apr 8, 2018 — We have all met people who just seem to be happy most of the time. We tend to assume they are just naturally happy, or that they are the lucky people who have an easy life, or they had really loving parents. In reality, happy people are making specific choices regarding their thinking and behavior.... Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month

Apr 8, 2018 — Stressed Out? Give These Tips A Try! The amount of stress that you endure has a direct impact on your health and overall well being. Pay close attention to the tips provided in this article for how to manage your stress. Don’t worry about being totally stress free. While it is important to lower our... Read More

Earth Day

Apr 8, 2018 — Earth Day came about after six years of effort from then Senator Gaylord Nelson, who, back in the 1960s, had the foresight to look at the long term impact of pollution on the environment. He was instrumental in getting his message out to college students, who took this issue on with concern and enthusiasm for... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Apr 8, 2018 — April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Apr 8, 2018 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the more than 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them... Read More