February is designated as American Heart Month to bring attention and awareness to the prevalence and severity of heart disease as a leading cause of death for Americans in the United States. The team as Touchpoints at Bloomfield wore red on February 3, 2023 for National Wear Red Day, the first Friday of every February. Some iterations of National Wear Day are to promote awareness of heart disease in women. This is because, according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease …
iCare Health Network Celebrates its Activities and Therapeutic Recreation Professionals, 2023
January 27, 2023January 23-27 is National Activities Professional Week with a theme of “Adventure Awaits”. On this week we celebrate all of iCare’s Therapeutic Recreation and Activities Professionals as they bring enrichment, fun, engagement and fulfillment to our residents’ lives. According to the National Association of Activities Professionals Website, these teams are part of a vitally important profession that helps people live a life that is full of fun and meaningful activities.…
East Culture Arts Performs for Residents at Chelsea Place in Celebration of Chinese New Year
January 23, 2023On January 20, 2023 a group from East Culture Arts Group performed traditional dances and songs in celebration of Chinese New Year. According the their materials, East Culture Arts seeks to increase awareness and understanding of Chinese and other country’s cultures; promoting cultural exchange through singing, dancing and other activities involving the arts. China is home to 100 dance styles, representing fifty-six different ethnic groups, including the Han. Every dance has its own dis…
Honoring the Life, Legacy and Impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 16, 2023There are so many deep and meaningful quotes attributed to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that resonate strongly for those in healthcare and in daily service to others. But it is important on this day to remember what a life of service to others means. That loving one another is even more important in times of strife, discord and division. That words alone will not solve problems or save lives, but it is in your actions, big and small that you legacy and impact will be decided. Today, go forward…
Parkville Care Center Brings the Christmas Spirit All December Long
December 22, 2022Parkville Care Center was in the holiday spirit this year with festive attire all month long. The month of December was full of special outfit and attire days like Cozy Toes, Silver Bells, Winter Wonderland, Rudolph Red Wear, Jolly Jeans and more. Santa came to visit the residents, passing out gifts to all. Meanwhile staff enjoyed a tasty holiday lunch with music, raffles and plenty of merriment! Now dash away all!