Category: Health and Wellness

  September 8, 2020 – Yesterday, a case of COVID-19, the illness resulting from the novel coronavirus, was diagnosed in staff member. The staff member is at home and will be not be returning until the individual is through the recommended isolation timeframe. This staff member had limited contact with only staff and residents of …

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There isn’t a better time than summer to enjoy fresh fruit. But maybe you’re getting tired of strawberries and watermelon, and it’s time to explore something new. Have you tried a pluot? What about a tangor? These are examples of hybrid fruit. Hybrid fruits are created through natural breeding – they are not genetically modified …

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Every year in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates its annual nutrition education campaign entitled National Nutrition Month®. They describe it as an effort to “focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits”. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite”, which was used …

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The emotional dimension of wellness emphasizes healthy ways of processing feelings, expressing feelings and self-care. It’s also about maintaining a positive headspace and an overall positive outlook on life. The reason emotional wellness is one of the six dimensions of wellness we focus on in our community is because of how imperative it is for …

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