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Discover The Origin of Halloween

— Why do we have a day that is supposed to do nothing but scare the dickens out of us? Why do we dress up like ghosts and goblins? These questions can be answered by looking back at the origin of Halloween. Over 2,000 years ago, the Celtics were a proud, fierce and combative tribe which... Read More

Success Story

— We would like to recognize Mr. Smith on the progress he has made and the success he has achieved with his breathing and ADLs. Upon admission he O2 Stats rested at about 92 on 8L 02 he is currently down to 3 L O2, he performs all his activities of daily living with minimal assist.... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

— Physical Therapy Exercises Physical therapy exercises are intended to restore strength and endurance, increase range of movement, and also improve balance and coordination. To increase the effectiveness, physical therapists use physical therapy exercises treatment along with external stimulation such as heat, coldness, ultrasound, electricity, infrared or UV light, traction, water, and massage. All are applied... Read More

October 14th is National Dessert Day!

— A “dessert” is a meal course that usually comes after dinner. Most often dessert foods are of sweet food but can also be of a strongly flavored food, such as cheese cake. The world dessert comes from the Old French word “desservir”, which means ‘to clear the table’;. Often times in the English language dessert... Read More

Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

— Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

— What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when cells in our breast grow out of control creating tumors that cause damage to the nearby tissues. The tumors which are cancerous are known as malignant tumors and can cause a lot of damage to the body. Breast cancer has always been a dreaded disease, but in... Read More

How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

— September is Healthy Aging Month You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber;... Read More

Ice Cream Fun Facts

— Today’s average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream per year, with the first ice cream parlor in America opening in 1776 in New York City. So, which countries like ice cream the most? The United States, New Zealand, Denmark, and Australia top the list. The favorite flavor is the classic vanilla. Then comes chocolate,... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

— One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. Few people take the time to learn from those who raised their parents. Being in consistent relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, you should get to know your grandparents because they are a part... Read More