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July is Anti-Boredom Month

— Although many of us have spent the last couple months inside doing puzzles, coloring, and reading due to local shelter-in-place directives, July’s midday summer heat may continue to keep many of us cooling off inside. With so much time inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that... Read More

How to protect yourself and others from COVID-19

— Slow the spread of germs and respiratory diseases like COVID-19: Wash your hands often Use soap when available or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Avoid close contact Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people Do... Read More

National Nursing Assistants Week: June 18-24

— Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) provide compassionate, hands-on healthcare to patients in medical and residential settings. They assist with everything from bathing and dressing to the basic activities of life. CNAs frequently go above and beyond their professional duties by being supportive, dependable and helpful to residents. Our CNAs have the unique opportunity to develop close... Read More

Eat Healthy to Help Reduce Anxiety

— Due to necessary lifestyle requirements resulting from ever-changing health and safety guidelines, many people across the country are having to deal with significant anxiety. Anxiety is a normal reaction to change and stress, but when anxiety becomes excessive or irrational, it can become disabling. At this time, people often turn to food for comfort, causing... Read More

Virtual Museum Tours

— Whether you enjoy traveling or are looking for something new to do during at-home social distancing, now is the time to take a “staycation” with a virtual museum tour!  Experience a variety of cultures, education, and exploration of science, history, anthropology, and art of all types, including architecture, clothing, sculpture, painting, photography, mixed media and... Read More

Father’s Day: June 21

— On Sunday, June 21, say “Happy Father’s Day” to all of the fathers in your life! Thank you, fathers, for all of your loving support and silly dad jokes.  While the origin of the term “dad joke” is unknown, dad jokes are easily identified as being overly-simplistic and intended to provoke an exasperated reaction. A... Read More

Recent Activity Highlights

— The Amazing Mary made Shamrock shakes and cookies to deliver throughout Tarpon Point.  On Good Friday, Easter Baskets, filled with candy, games and puzzles were delivered throughout the facility for each resident. 

Communicating With Loved Ones During Social Distancing

— There is nothing as valuable as one-on-one time with the people you love. With the current social distancing guidelines, you may need to get creative with how to stay in contact. Fortunately, there are many options to see loved ones when you can’t be in the same room, including apps like Zoom, Skype, Facetime, and... Read More

Celebrating an Anniversary

— With the COVID-19 Virus upon Us, Celebrating a 65th Anniversary was Unique. Wayne met Catherine back in school when she was 14 years old and were married 4 years later. Wayne normally visits daily, but since late March he has only been able to visit through a window or Skype. On April 5th Catherine was... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Jane B. Thomas L. Susan K. JoAnn T. Linda I. Staff Brenda J. Jessica L. Mayvelyn M. Mona N. Mike K. Protégé A. Beatriz P.