Tips For Keeping Active In The Winter

— With winter approaching, there may be many upcoming cold days that simply make us want to stay inside and keep warm. All those days spent indoors can sometimes be accompanied by the winter blues. Fortunately, there are a lot of things we can do to liven things up and stay active in the winter even... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— As the end of the year approaches I look back on 2018. I am so blessed to have the pleasure of taking care of your loved ones, and in doing so have been blessed with meeting you. The Heritage Trails Dream Team makes me so proud every day of the love they give to each... Read More

Therapy Success Story: Ann W.

— Rosa L. is this month’s success story. Rosa was admitted to Heritage Trails with a knee replacement. Rosa was only here for a short period of time but she touched so many hearts while she was here. She worked very hard in Therapy and was walking and doing her ADL’s before she went back home.... Read More

Hot Chocolate Mix

— Ingredients: 11 cups powdered milk 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 11 ounces powdered coffee creamer 2 lbs nestle’ nesquick powdered chocolate milk mix 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 box instant chocolate pudding Preparation: Mix all together Store in airtight containers Use 1/3 mix to 2/3 water when making hot chocolate

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Jimmy K. Jacqueline T. Carnell A. Loretta K. Lula F. Mary N. Willie S. Raymond J. Peggy P. Patricia T. Bonnie S.

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