National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day is Wednesday, July 31, 2020. The consumption of avocados has doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. Avocados have heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins C, E and K. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks, and the 20th century cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and... Read More
Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More

National Hot Dog Day

On July 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Hot Dog Day, although National Hot Dog month extends throughout July. The hot dog is one of the most iconic American foods, along with apple pie. Sausage was developed in 13th century Germany and brought to the U.S. in the 1800s. At the same time Germans brought... Read More
World Watercolor Month

World Watercolor Month

Paintings contribute to the beauty of homes, offices, and business establishments. Whether you’re an adult, teenager, or child, learning how to paint can be fun and easy, especially if you are determined to develop this skill. If you’re unsure which medium to start with, you might want to try watercolor paintings. Watercolors are a beautiful... Read More
July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat May Protect Your Skin from the Sun

July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat May Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Researchers from Harvard University announced that lutein (LOO-teen) —a potent antioxidant found in such dark green, leafy vegetables as spinach and kale —may protect the skin from sun damage. “Lutein has been widely recognized for its eye health benefits for several years, but, our data is the first of its kind to suggest that lutein... Read More
Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

In 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed, a staged party was planned to celebrate the birth of America and the separation from England. Colonists, families and towns continued to celebrate the anniversary of this freedom yearly on July 4 with large crowds and festivities. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that the Fourth of... Read More
Resident of the Month: Dorothy S.

Resident of the Month: Dorothy S.

Dorothy S. likes to go by Dot. She is a Christian and thanks god for her many blessing her and her husband who is also a resident here have been married almost 58 years. Dot is number 10 out of 11 children and is lucky and blessed to have such a close family. Her favorite... Read More

Upcoming June Events to Remember

CYO Beach Ball….. 06/09/2020 Hallway Bingo Bash More Bang For Your Buck $$$$….. 06/12/2020 Flag Day….. 06/14/2020 Red Hat Ladies….. 06/16/2020 CYO Piggy Bank….. 06/18/2020 Father’s Day….. 06/21/2020 CYO Pin Wheel….. 06/23/2020 Men’s Club….. 06/25/2020 Monthly Birthday Party….. 06/30/2020 Resident Council…..1st and 3rd Monday of Every Month There will be: In-Room Crafts Hallway Bingo Popcorn... Read More
Online Safaris and Underwater Adventures

Online Safaris and Underwater Adventures

What is your favorite wild animal? Elephant? Lioness? Or maybe it’s a penguin? Have you ever wondered how long sea turtles live? Or know that otters use “tools” to eat their food? Watch your favorite animals through live webcams, explore habitats, learn about diets and discover underwater ecosystems and species from around the world by... Read More
National Nursing Assistants Week: June 18-24

National Nursing Assistants Week: June 18-24

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) have a rewarding profession; they assist patients and residents with everything from activities of daily living, to medical equipment set up, to simply lending a listening ear to help improve quality of life. Whether you are recovering from a hospital stay or living in a nursing facility, CNAs are there to... Read More