Energy Saving Tips

— Light bulbs: Use energy saving CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs) instead of the conventional incandescent light bulbs. CFLs only use one-quarter of the electricity and lasts years longer. Each CFL bulb contains 5mg of mercury so you will have an extra item to sort in the recycling bin. Dishes: Never load your dishes in a... Read More

Therapy Success Story: Ann W.

— Ann W. is November’s therapy success story. Ann was admitted here to Heritage Trails with a left knee replacement. She had her right knee surgery in the past. Ann lived at home and will be discharging from rehab soon. She is now able to walk with a walker and assist in all of her ADL’s.... Read More

Letter from Activities

— Happy Fall Y’all !!! We have so much planned for the next few months of 2018. Our annual Thanksgiving Luncheon is this month on the 20th at 12:00 pm in the dining room. We look forward to having as many family/friends as possible. Please RSVP to the activity department. In December we will planning our... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

— The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

How To Stop Aging On The Outside

— While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

Discover The Origin of Halloween

— Why do we have a day that is supposed to do nothing but scare the dickens out of us? Why do we dress up like ghosts and goblins? These questions can be answered by looking back at the origin of Halloween. Over 2,000 years ago, the Celtics were a proud, fierce and combative tribe which... Read More

Therapy Success Story: Jackie T.

— Jackie T. is this month’s Therapy Success Story. When Jackie was admitted to Heritage Trails she was so weak and couldn’t do things for herself anymore. She has went to therapy faithfully every day and has made a complete turn around. She is now completely independent in all of her ADL’s and transfers herself out... Read More

Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

— Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More

Letter from the administrator

— A Grandparent: Someone you can always call, Will pick you up if you should fall. Always giving a loving hug, the ones that feel so warm and snug. There to teach you wrong from right, reminding you to be polite. Sure to lend a helping hand, Of course, that’s why we call them “GRAND”! This... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents L. C. October 01 H. L. October 02 Kenneth H. October 07 Martha W. October 07 James E. October 17 Jimmy H. October 18 Mary H. October 18 Jeffery K. October 20 Patsy M. October 20 William J. October 21 Cliff C. October 23 Johnnie B. October 29 Linda R. October 29