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April Holidays

— 4/2 – WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY – ENCOURAGE THE STAFF AND RESIDENTS TO WEAR BLUE 4/5 – PALM SUNDAY 4/6 – HOSTESS TWINKIE DAY – RESIDENTS WILL ENJOY TWINKIES 4/8 – DRAW A BIRD DAY & PASSOVER 4/10 – GOOD FRIDAY 4/12 – EASTER SUNDAY 4/15 – BANANA DAY 4/16 – NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

— The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Three Ways to Become a Super Person

— Have you seen the billboard with Christopher Reeve with the caption “Superman” underneath it? You might remember him for his timeless portrayal of Superman, but did you know after a life-changing accident, he led a tireless crusade on behalf of the disabled? Here are some of the qualities that made him so strong on and... Read More

Stress Awareness Month: Keep Stress to a Minimum

— Learning to cope with stress is important for all of us. Here are a few ways to relieve stress. Organize and clean your home and workspace. Place everything in a designated place and label it, so you will be able to find items when you are looking for them. This is a great way to... Read More

Corona virus (COVID-19) Update

— To Our Residents and Family Members: We know some of you may be concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) being reported in the media and how it may impact us here at Rolling Hills Developmental Center. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our greatest concern. At... Read More

March is Nutritional Month: Nutrition Needs in the Golden Years

— As we age, we need fewer calories—about 10% less per decade from age 50 onward—but not necessarily fewer nutrients. With our bodies’ own natural antioxidant systems losing steam, we need to increase our intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables like artichokes, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cranberries and dried plums. Because of this calorie-nutrient paradox,... Read More

Most Popular Flowers to Plant on March 12: Plant A Flower Day

— Cosmos – These flowers have the ability to grow anywhere from 12 inches to 4 feet tall. Cosmos are perfect for cutting gardens and are often picked out of gardens and used in flower arrangements. Marigold – Marigolds can be found in yellow, orange, red or a combination of all colors. This type of flower... Read More

Maintenance Staff Meets His Guardian Angel

— On 1/6/2019, our Maintenance Tech, Michael G. suffered a massive heart attack at our local Kroger. A local nurse Riley W. happened to be in the store and administered lifesaving CPR to Michael G. Michael’s heart stopped 9 times before he was able to be transported to the hospital. On 1/10/2020, a little over a... Read More

Activity Highlights

— FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH A program by our residents and trivia for the staff will be held FEBRUARY 2ND Super Bowl Party FEBRUARY 4TH Hank a mail man, we will celebrate our local mail man. FEBRUARY 7TH Wear Red Day – For American Heart Month FEBRUARY 14TH Valentine’s Day, Special lunch for couples and... 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