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

National Fire Prevention Week Starts October 7th

— In the U.S. alone, there are more than 500,000 residential fires every year that are serious enough to require a call to the fire department. Stay safe with these fire safety tips: Plan an Escape Route If a fire does break out, you must get out fast. Being awakened by a smoke alarm at 2:00... Read More

Therapy Success Story

— Charles R. has made good progress after working with therapy in his time here at Heritage Trails. Charles was admitted for a broken hip and was not very happy about that one bit, he couldn’t even get out of his bed. Now Charles is walking with a walker up and down the halls and joking... Read More

National Preparedness Month: Preparing For Disaster

— During this year’s hurricane and tornado season, here are some tips to help prepare for almost anything: First-aid kit, flashlight, whistle, matches, candles, radio with batteries, work gloves (supplies for at least a week) Nonperishable food such as granola bars and bottled water Pen and notebook An extra set of eye-glasses Copies of prescriptions, insurance... Read More