Health Benefits of Oatmeal

— Oatmeal is rich in complex, energy-giving carbohydrates, low in fat, and high in water soluble fiber. Soluble fiber may reduce the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or the “bad” cholesterol. Studies show that 5-10 grams of soluble fiber may decrease the LDL levels by about 5%. Eating 1.5 cups of oatmeal significantly reduces one’s cholesterol... Read More

Do You Need a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

— Studies show after getting vaccinated against COVID-19, protection against the virus and the ability to prevent infection with variants may decrease over time. CDC recommends everyone ages 18 and older should get a COVID-19 booster shot CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots. Bring your COVID-19 Vaccination Record... Read More

Photo Highlights

— Check out photos from our trip to the Odysea Aquarium in Scottsdale. We’re looking forward to more adventures in the community to come. Stay tuned!

Letter from the Administrator

— Hello Maravilla Care Center Family, We continue our fight with COVID and we appreciate all of your support with our residents during this time. Some great news for the holidays: the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services recently updated visitation rules. We can allow visitors into the building during normal business hours. We will follow... Read More

Get Involved: Donate Blood. Save Lives.

— The need for blood, plasma, and platelets donations are constant. Each day, the Red Cross must collect nearly 13,000 blood donations for patients at about 2,500 hospitals nationwide. This need doesn’t stop for the season, weather, holiday, or a pandemic. The Red Cross Blood Donor app or is a great way to find a... Read More

8 Ways To Reuse Holiday Wrapping Paper

— Cut out snowmen, snowflakes, bells, or ornament shapes. Glue the shapes on card. Add a string and hang them as seasonal decorations. Fold wrapping paper lengthwise. Cut out the shape of a tree, where the edges are touching the folds. Unfold the paper to reveal a chain of fancy trees. Cut out abstract shapes and... Read More

Photo Highlights

— Pet Therapy Lady the Aussie is back in the building and bringing the smiles with her. Every Tuesday we get a special visit everyone enjoys.   Did someone say, “BINGO!” BINGO will always be a crowd favorite, especially when there’s a surprise for the winner.   Goblin Target Practice We sure had fun this past... Read More