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How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

November 6, 2019 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More

All About Diabetes

November 6, 2019 — Diabetes affects how the body handles carbohydrates, fats and proteins, and it can cause high blood sugar levels. Blood sugar levels are regulated by insulin – a hormone produced by the pancreas, which depends on your eating habits. Diabetes is the number one cause of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This disease is a condition where... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

November 6, 2019 — Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be frustrating. Just when you may find a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety, the anger and the resentment?... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

November 6, 2019 — Have a blessed Thanksgiving! We have a lot to be thankful for here at University Park and Arbor Heights. We are blessed to be able to care for your loved ones! Our community is also thankful for our staff and all of their kind and wonderful care they deliver each and every day. I’m extremely... Read More

World Kindness Day is November 13

November 6, 2019 — Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to be of help to others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to somebody you bring out the best in yourself, and a side-effect of brightening up somebody else’s day is to feel happier... Read More

Halloween Games

October 9, 2019 — Pin the nose on the jack-o-lantern Create a large pumpkin out of cardboard, or make one out of construction paper and pin it to a bulletin board. Paint or glue eyes and a mouth on the jack-o-lantern, leaving the area where the nose should be empty. Cut out several yellow triangles, writing the person’s name... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 9, 2019 — Physical therapy is treatment of muscles, nerves and body structures mostly from the waist down. The goal of Physical Therapy is to restore the body to its optimum level of function. Physical Therapy Benefits Enhanced ability to walk Improved mobility Pain management Restoration of balance Enhanced ability to transfer Strengthening

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

October 9, 2019 — According to breastcancer.org, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Breast cancer is a serious illness that affects a significant population of American women. The good news is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be successfully treated. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breasts called “tumors”... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

October 9, 2019 — Fall is officially here! It’s time to enjoy our favorable weather before winter rears its ugly head yet again. We have some new faces that are truly a blessing and asset to our team here at University Park. When you enter our facility, Angie Blades (Assistant Business Office Manager), will be the first one to... Read More

October 16 is National Fossil Day

October 9, 2019 — How are fossils formed? For fossil formation to take place, a series of fortunate events must occur. If any part of the series is missing, we will never see the fossil! In fact, fossilization is a rare occurrence. Nature tends to lean toward recycling itself, which includes just about everything from plants and animals to rocks... Read More