July 1: US Postage Stamp Day

June 30, 2019 — The US postage stamps share and showcase as much history as the nation itself. As such, the stamp collectors are offered a huge selection of models and designs to choose from. It’s what makes stamp collecting an interesting and challenging hobby. It was in the 1920s when stamp collecting became so widespread. In the same... Read More

What is Tai Chi?

June 2, 2019 — It can be hard to fit exercise into your daily routine, but simple exercises such as tai chi can be both beneficial to your health and easy to do. Tai chi, pronounced tī-chē, is a low intensity exercise that promotes flexibility and balance. The joints are often where aches and pains first begin and because... Read More

Men’s Health Month

June 2, 2019 — Some men may experience prostate problems as they age, so it’s important to maximize the life of the prostate gland. Some symptoms indicate there may be a bigger problem and shouldn’t be ignored. Common Symptoms: Problems urinating: too often, unable to, weak, or interrupted flow, pain or burning while urinating. Blood in urine. Pain or... Read More

June 16: Father’s Day

June 2, 2019 — Celebrate dads, grandfathers, uncles, and father-figures who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. Studies show that men who play an active role in their children’s lives stimulate all aspects of development: emotional, academic, behavioral, and social, even when those men don’t live in the same home as their children. This Father’s Day,... Read More

Happy Birthday!

June 2, 2019 — Residents Katie R. Dorothy T. Joseph B. Stella A. Vera C. Josephine D. Winona L. John M

June Chef Selection: BBQ Showdown

June 2, 2019 — Starter: Creamy Cole Slaw Main Grub: Texas Style BBQ Brisket Carolina Style BBQ Pulled Pork Kansas City Style BBQ Chicken Sides: BBQ Baked Beans Rustic Potato Salad Honey Cornbread Muffins Dessert: Homemade Cherry Cobbler with Fresh Whipped Cream

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

Success Story – Mr. Joe

May 5, 2019 — Mr. Joe came to Edgewood very weak and unable to walk. He was eager to begin therapy to get stronger and return home. In the beginning he required help just to sit up on the side of his bed. Mr. Joe was such a hard worker! With determination, Mr. Joe began transferring and soon was... Read More

Success Story – Rosemarie

May 5, 2019 — Ms. Rosemarie came to Edgewood after a recent fall and suffered a fractured hip. She required maximum assistance for bed mobility and transfers. She was extremely weak and displayed a very high level of anxiety. Ms. Rosemarie’s anxiety was extreme, and she would panic when anyone touched her leg. The first few days were very... Read More