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Flowers – One of Life’s Small Pleasures

— Everyone loves to get flowers – they’re a great gift that you can put on display in your house, reminding you for a week or so of the person who gave them to you. More than that, they can be beautiful things in themselves, even if you buy them for yourself. Today you can order... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

— Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of the memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with... Read More

Therapy Success Story

— Shirley S. is August Therapy Success story. Shirley admitted to Heritage Trails from the hospital with some health issues. She attended Therapy 5 times a week to regain her strength. With all of her hard work Mrs. Shirley is now back at home with her cat.

Letter from Activities

— The Activity department would like to take this time and personally Thank all of the volunteers that help make our facility the best. We have several volunteers that come weekly to interact with the residents and we would like to say THANK YOU for all that you do!! Kristin Betts-Johnson Activity Director

August 7th is Lighthouse Day – A Part of Our Past, Present, and Future

— Why are so many people drawn to lighthouses? Maybe it is because lighthouses are found in some of the most beautiful places on earth. To some, lighthouses appeal to their nostalgic or artistic senses since lighthouses are some of the most historical structures to be found in the United States today. It may also be... Read More

Upcoming Events

— 8/1 – Joe Ray Performing @ 10 am 8/1 – Reading w/Ron @ 3:00 pm 8/7 – Resident Council Meeting @ 9:30 am 8/9 – August Residents Birthday Party @ 11:00 am 8/16 – Fast Food Friday @ 11:30 am

July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat Can Protect Your Skin from the Sun

— Researchers from Harvard University recently announced that lutein (LOO-teen) —a potent antioxidant found in such dark green, leafy vegetables as spinach and kale —may protect the skin from sun damage. “Lutein has been widely recognized for its eye health benefits for several years, but, our data is the first of its kind to suggest that... Read More

July 25: Wine & Cheese Day

— The basic rule about pairing food with wine is that one shouldn’t overpower the other. Simply put, strong cheeses should pair well with strong wines, while mild cheeses would go well with mild wines. Acidic wines go perfectly well with pungent cheeses. Brie goes well with sparkling wine or Chardonnay while goat cheese matches well... Read More

Success Story: Priscilla C.

— Priscilla C. is our July Therapy Success story. Priscilla was admitted into Heritage Trails in May. She is thriving very well in Physical Therapy and will be returning back home with her family very soon. Priscilla is now able to get around independently with a walker. We are confident that she will continue the progression... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Here at Heritage Trails we take pride in the overall care of our residents and presentation of the building. A number of our staff have been here for many years and treat our residents as if they are family. Our department head’s hours are staggered to ensure the needs of our facility are being met... Read More