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

Prepare Your Skin For Winter

— Dry, itchy and cracked skin goes hand-in-hand with the winter season. Changes in temperatures and humidity, indoor heating, hot showers and baths remove important oils and moisture from the skin causing dryness, flakiness and cracking of the skin. Read on for some TLC for your winter-weary skin. Bathing. Hot water bathing breaks body oil that... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

— Happy Birthday! Staff Francois P. Karen K. Frances J. Viviene T. Gabriela C. Mary W. Cecelia D. Marilyn H. Alexandra L. Ruth R. Welcome New Residents! James B. Coralie V. Barbara B. Judy T. Dorothy D. Judy H. Phillip P. Rita S. Dorothy D. Sylvia J.

Diabetes Facts

— Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body is unable to properly control the amount of sugar in the blood due to the lack of the hormone insulin. It is estimated that over 18 million Americans suffer from diabetes, and of these 18 million it is estimated that nearly one third are unaware they... Read More

The Gratitude Attitude

— Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Here are some things you can do to make the Gratitude Attitude a firm fixture in your life. Create a Thank Bank. A Thank Bank is simply a place where you can jot down all the things that you are grateful for in your... Read More