Warm Cookies for Everyone

April 9, 2021 — What is better than warm cookies fresh from the oven? Not much, I just tell you. The Residents at Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center definitely enjoyed the fresh baked cookies and milk. With a selection of chocolate chip and sugar cookies to choose from. The smell of fresh baked cookies making its way through the... Read More

Hark thee! ‘Tis Talk like Shakespeare Day!

April 9, 2021 — National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Although his birthday is questionable, many scholars suggest it was April 23, 1564. Truly happenstance, Shakespeare passed on the same day 52 years later! This holiday was first declared by Chicago Mayor Daley on the 445th anniversary of the famous... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 9, 2021 — 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 Word Search

April 9, 2021 — Find and circle the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backward. Good luck! Word List ARTIST AWARENESS CLASSIC COPE EARTH EASTER EGG ENVIRONMENT JELLY PEANUT BUTTER RECYCLE SHAKESPEARE STRESS THERAPY VACCINE

A New Way to Enjoy an Old Favorite

April 9, 2021 — Peanut butter and jelly milkshakes are a tasty twist on an old favorite for adults and kids. That’s right! Now, you can have your peanut butter and jelly in a glass! Enjoy this delicious classic creation as a special treat on Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, April 2! The hardest part is deciding between crunchy... Read More

Sewing in the Winter

February 28, 2021 — What better way to spend those winter days than sewing? Linda has been working on a beautiful quilt square and wanted to show it off. Linda along with the activities department worked on cutting the fabric and pinning and sewing each piece to make her quilt square. Sewing was a major past time for Linda... Read More

Groundhog’s Day

February 28, 2021 — Ground hog’s day came and went this year for 2021. That darn ground hog saw his shadow even though there was snow all around that day, which left us scratching our heads as to how that was even possible. Oh well, we can make the best of any situation as you can tell from our... Read More

Activity Professionals Week

February 28, 2021 — Activity Professionals Week was January 24-30th. The Activities Department thought it would be a great idea to get the whole facility involved in the celebration. We started off the week with a Silly Shirt day on Monday, then Wednesday we had farmer day and homemade chicken noodle soup and some balloon animals donated by Donna... Read More

March 20 is Oral Health Day: What Can I Do to Maintain Good Oral Health?

February 28, 2021 — Here are some tips to maintain a healthy mouth and strong teeth. Drink fluoridated water and brush with fluoride toothpaste. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush teeth thoroughly twice a day and floss daily between the teeth to remove dental plaque. Visit your dentist at least once a year, even if you have no natural teeth... Read More

New Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID-19

February 28, 2021 — Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of a virus are expected to occur over time. Sometimes new variants emerge and disappear. Other times, new variants emerge and persist. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect... Read More