New Employee Cornor

— Japara, left, was born here in Sarasota. She graduated from Riverview High School and has worked for 7 years with geriatrics. She enjoys dancing, drawing and cooking in her free time. Taylor, right, was born in Indiana and has worked 3 years at a local assisted living facility. In her free time she enjoys cookouts... Read More

Success Story: Carol D.

— Carol D. came to our facility secondary to an injury/ surgery causing her to not be able to take care of herself. Upon admission, patient wasn’t able to sit or stand without pain or weakness. After working with therapy, patient was able to walk over a hundred 50 ft with a wheeled walker and do... Read More

American Heart Month

— February is American Heart Month and do not forget to wear red on the first Friday of the month to represent American Heart Month. Did you know, according to the US department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 1960-2006 the percentage of obese adults ages 20 years and older more than doubled increasing from... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Hello Tarpon Point Family, well I am blessed to be your Administrator and I made it through my first 90 days and look forward to be here for many years to come. Hopefully I have met most of you if not, please stop by and say hello. Well it appears Sarasota is in full swing... Read More

Exercise and Heart Health

— If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or are at risk of developing heart disease, regular exercise is essential for the health of your heart, body and mind. In fact, aerobic exercise and heart health really do go hand-in-hand. Before jumping into your gym shoes, however, talk to your doctor about your desires and objectives.... Read More

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

— It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Soup: A Meal In a Bowl

— Despite the shorter winter days, our schedules do not slow down. We tend to seek out hardy, quick to prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot choice as it’s often called a meal in a bowl. There are dozens of different healthy soups that you can make;... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

— Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Glaucoma, A Brief Overview

— Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

— Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More