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Our Experiment with Juice!

As you all know, January is fresh squeezed juice month and so we decided to make our own combinations of juice to enjoy. Our first juice combination was bananas, oranges and pineapple. The second combination was strawberries, oranges, bananas and grapes and the third combination was a vegetable mix of tomatoes, celery, carrots and beets. … Continue reading

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Physics is Phun: Part 2 Volcanoes & Eggs

WE MADE A “VOLCANO” AND STOOD ON EGGS! The second installment of PHYSICS IS PHUN took place on Wednesday, October 15. At that time we made a “volcano” by putting baking soda in a bottle, building a mountain of sand around the bottle to make the volcano, and pouring vinegar into the bottle. The reaction … Continue reading

Physics is Phun off to a Solid Start

On Tuesday, September 17, Physics is Phun made its debut in the Assisted Living dining room. When we speak of a “solid” start, we are speaking of ice in a test tube! As part of the “phun” we made home-made ice cream as we watched the water freeze. After some tense moments, the water in … Continue reading

OSTEOARTHRITIS: What it is, Who it Affects, and Why Exercising is the Best Non-Drug Treatment for it!

OSTEOARTHRITIS: What it is, Who it Affects, and Why Exercising is the Best Non-Drug Treatment for it! By: Molly Householder, Wellness Program Coordinator   Sometimes called degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic condition of the joints, affecting approximately 27 million Americans. Although it occurs in people of all … Continue reading

Keeping Your Brain Healthy

Brain Health By: Kathryn Tymonko, Resident Services Coordinator  What’s the most important part of your body?  That question might be answered differently at different times in your life.  Certainly your brain is important, so how do you keep it healthy? Brain health seems to be one of the hot topics in the scientific world and … Continue reading