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Letter from the Administrator

December 4, 2019 — Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! What a great time to rejoice and embrace the season. We would love for everyone to join us for all the holiday activities! I would like to introduce our December employee of the month, Stephanie Harris. Stephanie is our new Dietary Manager and prides herself in always taking care of... Read More

Candy Canes Are Festive and Fun!

December 4, 2019 — Candy canes are everyone’s favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of decorative uses! Candy canes can be crushed or used whole in holiday arts and crafts projects. You can find candy canes sprinkled inside of cookies and other delicious Christmas recipes. Candy canes make great ornaments. You can buy real... Read More

Keep Yourself Healthy This Holiday Season

December 4, 2019 — Eat Snacks Moderately. Snacks are abundant during the holiday seasons. If you take a seat close to the snack table, you may have a tough time keeping yourself from unconsciously grabbing them. Try sitting on the other side of the room so you must make a conscious effort into getting up and walking over to get... Read More

Tips for Creating Successful Resolutions

December 4, 2019 — Stick to 1-2 important goals. Having a laundry list of all the things you would like to change in your life can be overwhelming. Having a smaller list allows you to concentrate all your energy and focus on these goals. Once you achieve those goals, you can always set a few more! Be realistic. Ask yourself whether... Read More

Five Ways to Make a Mid-Season Holiday Change

December 4, 2019 — Start a holiday journal. Every evening write down three things you noticed that day, things that connected you with the meanings of the holidays. Meet or talk with someone new. Do you know your neighbors? Talking to someone new can be daunting, but remember start with a smile. Don’t know where to begin? Ask them... Read More

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