Cookie Making

— No Christmas would be complete without the making of homemade Christmas cookies. Residents enjoyed stirring up their batter and rolling it out to cut out cookies of their desired shape to be decorated. Residents made sugar cookies and decorated them with various sprinkles and icings to make their most perfect Christmas cookie. They were delicious!!

New Year’s Celebration for 2020

— Residents along with the Activities Department rang in the new year with sparkling grape juice and some beads and crowns to set the party off. Residents recapped the year and created a time capsule of some of their greatest memories of the 2019 year to be opened next year on New Year’s Day 2021. When... Read More

Kisha Collinsworth & Helping Hearts

— Kisha Collinsworth started her program, Helping Hearts, two years ago. Helping Hearts was a program that Kisha had started to ensure residents of Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center had a great Christmas. This year Kisha had plenty of help from others in the community and the Southern Brothers Motorcycle Club. Kisha had taken a list... Read More

School Children Spread the Word of Christmas

— Every year we are visited by the local school children to spread the word of Christmas to the residents and staff. Residents this year enjoyed visits from Salyersville Grade School and South Magoffin Elementary. Each school brought along gifts for the residents that the children had worked on bringing in to make our residents Christmas... Read More

Christmas with the Help of Santa and B&B Discount Tobacco

— Our friends at B & B Discount Tobacco allowed Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center to display an Angel Tree for all the residents’ wishes for Christmas. Tammy and Bill and all their employees insured that each and every angel was taken from the tree and each were brought back. This created a very special Christmas... Read More

Hot Cocoa & the First Snow of the Year

— The first snow of the year arrived on a perfect day. Residents were scheduled to have a Hot Cocoa bar with all the fixings. Residents were treated with hot cocoa topped with marshmallows, whipped cream, chocolate chips and a candy cane. Now that’s a cup of hot cocoa that was sure to please. Residents reminisced... Read More

Residents Make Blessing Mix

— Residents joined in to make Blessing Mix. Residents really enjoy cooking class. Some of you may know this as Puppy Chow. This recipe called for Chex mix cereal and Cheerios cereal combined and then you pour melted chocolate over and mix. Josephine stirred the mixture and with the help of Rosalee, our Activities Assistant added... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma: A Brief Overview

— Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

— Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More

Popcorn Mix-In Ideas: National Popcorn Day is January 21

— Whether you like popcorn plain, with cheese, or classic theatre-style with melted butter—today is a great day to try something new! Here are some quick and easy mix-in ideas to try the next time you pop those hot, fluffy kernels. If you like peanut butter… mix in a small bag of Reeses Pieces into your... Read More