The Origins of Easter

April 5, 2019 — The Easter holiday is a very important celebration in Christianity and honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The Christian church celebrates Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21. This year Easter falls on April 21. Each year, Easter is preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and... Read More

Haiku Day is April 17th

April 5, 2019 — What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More

April is Poetry Month: How to Write Poetry

April 5, 2019 — If you want to begin writing poetry, start today! It doesn’t matter how it turns out. Your own mistakes will become your teachers. Your own writing will motivate you to greater creativity. Once you start the process, how do you improve it? Use nouns and verbs more than adjectives. Which is stronger: “She was as... Read More

Success Story: Rosemarie J.

March 2, 2019 — Rosemarie J. came to Edgewood Manor following a hospital stay that left her a little weak. She was having trouble keeping her balance and her memory had worsened while in the hospital. Since then, Mrs. J. has grown much stronger, able to walk all over the facility with her walker. Her balance is much stronger,... Read More

Success Story: Mr. W.

March 2, 2019 — Mr. Welch entered our facility very weak from pneumonia. He was unable to safely walk or transfer by himself. Previously Mr. Welch had enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. He was eager to get back to the activities he enjoyed. With hard work and lots of family support, Mr. Welch soon was walking... Read More

Facts You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

March 2, 2019 — One of the legends of St. Patrick began hundreds of years ago when a boy in England was captured and taken to Ireland as a captive, where he then found God. It is said that St. Patrick could hear angels, and that he had raised people from the dead. He was a very active missionary... Read More

Happy Birthday!

March 2, 2019 — Residents Gover P. Frances P. Joe W. Regina D. Staff Sharon T Essie Y. Belinda C.

Activity Highlights

March 2, 2019 — Mardi Gras party St Patrick’s Day Celebration Sing along with Paula weekly musical Resident’s Outing

March 2: National Read Across America Day

March 2, 2019 — Theodor Seuss Geisel, known best as the author Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2. He was a beloved author who entertained young and old audiences for over 80 years with titles such as The Cat in the Hat, And To Think I Saw It On Mulberry Street, and Green Eggs and Ham. In 1997,... Read More

Success Story: Mr S.

January 30, 2019 — Physical therapy does more than help a patient get back on their feet, we look at the whole person and meet them where they are in order to help them get back on their feet and achieve their goals. Suffering from a fall or accident can be life-changing for almost anyone facing a debilitating physical... Read More