Happy Birthday!

— Residents Ed C. Pauline W., MaryAnn B. Dorothy W. Sandra D. Christine B. Virginia B. Billie G. Dorothy M. Beatrice B.

National Avocado Day

— National Avocado Day is Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The consumption of avocados has doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. Avocados have heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins C, E and K. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks, and the 20th century cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and... Read More

What is Tai Chi?

— 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

— 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

Success Story: Janet M.

— Janet M. is June’s Therapy success story. Janet came in to Heritage Trails with a total hip replacement. She needed assist with all of her ADL’s and she couldn’t lift her leg. After spending a few weeks here for Therapy she is now fully independent again and walking with a walker. Janet was able to... Read More

June 10 is Iced Tea Day

— There is nothing like a cold drink on a hot day. For about 2 billion people, iced tea is their drink of choice. Tea is a very versatile drink, being able to be served hot and cold. It’s also healthy for you as well! Tea is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants rid your body of harmful... Read More

Upcoming Events

— June 5 – Resident Council Meeting June 6 – Joe Ray Performing June 7 – Resident’s June Birthday Party June 14 – Donuts For Dad June 16 – Father’s Day

May is National Blood Pressure Awareness Month

— Blood pressure can damage the heart, kidney, and brain without showing obvious symptoms. To combat its effects, it is important to know what your healthy blood pressure goal should be. What can you do to reduce blood pressure? Exercise. Exercise such as walking, lifting light weights, and simple workouts may reduce blood pressure. Lose weight.... Read More

Mrs. Sue’s 86th Birthday

— Heritage Trails helped celebrate Mrs. Sue’s 86th Birthday. Sue “Mom” has worked in this facility for 26 years in Dietary. She started working here at 60 years old. She is a valued employee and very rarely misses work. She is loved dearly by all the residents and staff. She makes everyone’s day brighter by always... Read More

May is Healthy Vision Month

— Do you extend your arms when reading a menu? Or bring the newspaper closer to you? Declining vision may be a sign of aging, but eating the right foods may help improve your vision: Vitamin C may help with slowing macular degeneration and reducing the risk of cataracts and glaucoma. Vitamin C can be found... Read More