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Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

August 5, 2019 — Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of the memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with... Read More

Short-Term Success Story: Ben M.

August 5, 2019 — Reliant Rehabilitation and University Park would like to introduce Ben M. as August’s therapy success story. Ben came to University Park in April for rehab after procedures to his knees. Ben participated in a rigorous therapy regiment consisting of 8 weeks of physical therapy, 5 weeks of occupational therapy, and 2 weeks of speech therapy.... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

August 5, 2019 — Happy Summertime! Well it’s State Fair time and we are all in for activities around the fair. There will be pie eating, rubber chicken toss, bean bag toss, and a dunk tank (featuring yours truly)! Please join us in celebrating the fair! I would like to introduce Chris Param as our employee of the month.... Read More

National Relaxation Day is August 15: Try These Two Mindfulness Exercises!

August 5, 2019 — Mindfulness exercises let you “tune in” to yourself. Distractions are let go, and your brain power is increased. The exercises help you think more clearly and concentrate better. The best news is that they are easier than you might think to learn! Self Reflection Exercise Anytime you are stressed, stop, and carefully watch yourself to... Read More

August 7th is Lighthouse Day – A Part of Our Past, Present, and Future

August 5, 2019 — Why are so many people drawn to lighthouses? Maybe it is because lighthouses are found in some of the most beautiful places on earth. To some, lighthouses appeal to their nostalgic or artistic senses since lighthouses are some of the most historical structures to be found in the United States today. It may also be... Read More

July is World Watercolor Month

July 2, 2019 — Paintings contribute to the beauty of homes, offices, and business establishments. If you have the desire to paint, you should try to develop your skill. Whether you’re an adult, teenager, or a kid, learning how to paint is not that difficult especially if you put your heart into it. While you’re trying to find a... Read More

Welcome Our New Business Office Manager

July 2, 2019 — University Park would like to welcome Jessica our new Business Office Manager. Jessica attended DMACC and is excited to take on her new role at University Park. In her free time Jessica’s two daughters and one son, who are all teenagers that keep her busy. When she isn’t busy with her children she enjoys shopping... Read More

Short-Term Success Story

July 2, 2019 — University Park and Reliant Rehabilitation would like to introduce Mary C. as July’s success story. Mary came to University Park fallowing a hospitalization in early May. Mary received occupational and physical therapies for three weeks. Mary was always enthusiastic and positive in her approach to his rehabilitation program every day. After three weeks of rehab,... Read More

National Hot Dog Day

July 2, 2019 — On July 17, 2019, 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

Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14: A Fun (but Cheesy) Origin Story

July 2, 2019 — Although Americans love macaroni-and-cheese, it might have been an Italian creation dating to the late 13th century. The first Italian recipe called for fermented dough cut in two-inch squares, cooked and tossed with grated cheese – likely Parmesan. Thomas Jefferson brought a similar recipe to his home in Virginia after traveling to France and Italy... Read More