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Keeping an Eye on Vision Health

— Doctors say maintaining vision health can be especially important as you age. Fortunately there are multiple ways to keep your eyes healthy. Try these tips: Quit smoking. If you smoke, you’re much more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, than nonsmokers. AMD is one of the most common causes of blindness in those... Read More

Jump Start Your Self-Confidence

— To begin feeling a fresh spark of self-confidence within you, try as many of these as you like! Open up your cookbook to a completely new recipe and learn to cook it well. Learn how to say “I love you” in two different languages. Look inside a thesaurus to find new ways to say the... Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

— Please join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, 2019! This federal holiday celebrates the legacy and achievements of Dr. King, which include his role in nonviolent activism and protesting racial discrimination throughout the United States.

Cream of Anything Soup

— Basic Recipe 2 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup flour 2 tablespoons butter or margarine Dash salt Dash pepper Put all 6 ingredients into blender “briefly” until smooth and pour into saucepan. Stir constantly over medium-high heat until it begins to thicken (watch it – can scorch easily!) Take off heat at first bubble of a... Read More

The Value of Soup

— Often our diets change during the cold weather. More hot foods then cold sandwiches grace the dinner table. Our schedules do not slow down so we seek out hardy, quick-to-prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot meal. The origin of soup dates back to practically the beginning... Read More

Add Significance to Your New Year’s Resolutions

— The start of a new year is traditionally a time to reflect on the previous year and plan out resolutions for the year ahead. Popular resolutions include losing weight, getting more fit, getting out of debt, and making more money. While these types of self-improvement goals make for admirable resolutions, striving to become more selfless... Read More

Tips For Keeping Active In The Winter

— With winter approaching, there may be many upcoming cold days that simply make us want to stay inside and keep warm. All those days spent indoors can sometimes be accompanied by the winter blues. Fortunately, there are a lot of things we can do to liven things up and stay active in the winter even... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— At Tarpon Point, we strive to surpass expectations of our residents, families, friends, and the community we serve. Our goal is to create a home-like environment based patient-centered care, which will enable recuperation to the highest potential. Our community at Tarpon Point, encourages you and your family to be actively involved in the rehabilitation process.... Read More

Hot Chocolate Mix

— Ingredients: 11 cups powdered milk 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 11 ounces powdered coffee creamer 2 lbs nestle’ nesquick powdered chocolate milk mix 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 box instant chocolate pudding Preparation: Mix all together Store in airtight containers Use 1/3 mix to 2/3 water when making hot chocolate

Success Story: Kathleen (Kathy) D.

— This resident arrived at our facility: anxious, unmotivated and with decreased strength. Kathy was worried about getting out of bed for more than an hour and in the hospital was unable to take the step. Kathy required a hoyer lift to get out of her bed. Her first day at Tarpon point, she took two... Read More