What Is Osteoporosis?

May 5, 2019 — As we age, so do our bones. Osteoporosis occurs when the bones become brittle due to lack of proper levels of calcium. It can affect men and women, but mostly women. When bones lose calcium (or density) they become weakened and can be easily fractured or broken. The most common fractures occur in the hip,... Read More

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

May 5, 2019 — Arthritis is a common ailment that affects nearly 54 million people in the United States. There are two common types of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the breakdown of cartilage. It usually affects hips, knees, feet, and spine. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to mistake a person’s... Read More

May is Healthy Vision Month

May 5, 2019 — Do you extend your arms when reading a menu? Or bring the newspaper closer to you? Declining vision may be a sign of aging, but eating the right foods may help improve your vision: Vitamin C may help with slowing macular degeneration and reducing the risk of cataracts and glaucoma. Vitamin C can be found... Read More


May 5, 2019 — Cinco De Mayo Celebration Mother’s Day Brunch Nursing Home Week May 12th- 18th Monthly Birthday Party

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

May 5, 2019 — Happy Birthday! Neighbors Edelia C. Arleen H. Barbara S. Ronda M. Kevin F. Edward D. Richard D. Ralph P. Julia A. George R. Gary H. Staff Alfateshesia J. Pamela G. Jose R. Kylee Z. Cynthia A. Danielle T. Roberta W. Henrietta Z. Imo A. Jay Vonna W. Maxwell A. LaFayette B. Sarah M. Yudis R.... Read More

Volunteering For A Charity

April 5, 2019 — If you want to help a charity and interested in doing something more than making a financial donation, why not consider volunteering? When choosing a charity, there are a few basic factors to consider. The charity you choose to volunteer for will determine which activities you will do. Think about what you can offer the... Read More

Stress Management Tips

April 5, 2019 — Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More

Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

April 5, 2019 — What were the last jokes that made you roll around on the floor because you were laughing so hard? Was it on a TV show, or part of a stand-up comedy routine, or part of a recent lecture? In any event, do you remember how it made you feel? It’s likely that joke probably made... Read More

Pigs in a Blanket Day is April 24th

April 5, 2019 — Pigs in a blanket may seem like a modern snack, but as early as the 1600s field workers in England put meat inside dough for a quick and convenient meal. The first modern reference to pigs in a blanket occurred in a 1957 Betty Crocker children’s cookbook. The recipe referred to hot dogs, cocktail or... Read More

Success Story

April 5, 2019 — A 64-year-old female was admitted to Maravilla in 2016 and had a recent bout of Pneumonia. She was no longer ambulatory and dependent on a wheelchair for mobility. She was used to walking independently and began having frequent falls when she tried to get up or use the restroom. She progressed well with Physical Therapy,... Read More