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How To Reduce Blood Pressure Symptoms

April 30, 2018 — Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the arteries. Blood pressure can differ from person to person. When your blood pressure is measured, it is expressed in two numbers such as 120/80 (healthy). If your blood pressure is measured as 140/90 (or higher), then you are a patient of hypertension or high blood pressure and... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

April 30, 2018 — When Mr. Federico F. arrived at Sagecrest he was very weak and ambulating minimally. Parkinson’s diagnosis did not stop Federico from participating daily with his Rehabilitation therapy. Within just a few short weeks, Federico was ambulating with a two wheeled walker, and making great progress with his ADL performance of dressing himself. Federico’s determination to... Read More

Department Highlight

April 30, 2018 — The Restorative Therapy Department works with residents when they have been released from skilled therapy services. Restorative helps residents maintain the level of function that therapy has helped them achieve. We are excited to welcome Stephanie to the Restorative Therapy Team. She has gotten to know the residents at Sagecrest as a floor CNA, and... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13

April 30, 2018 — Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More

National Skilled Nursing Home Week is May 13th-19th

April 30, 2018 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) has chosen the perfect theme this year to honor our residents during this commemorative week. “Celebrating Life’s Stories” will highlight the beautiful lives of residents across the nation; and at Sagecrest we plan to observe this week with simple, but most meaningful activities including scrapbooking, cooking/baking sessions, and a... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

April 30, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Staff Raylynn S. May 03 Mary T. May 06 Sylvanna H. May 09 Marisa V. May 10 Jaime P. May 12 Gloria M. May 15 Ruby H.  May 18 Rosa T. May 22 Susan J. May 24 Jessica N. May 27 Alyxea R. May 29 Omar S. May 31 Residents “Minga” N. May... Read More

Thank you LCPD

April 8, 2018 — We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to officers Tate McBride and Alex Rodriguez, of the Las Cruces Police Department, for providing an informative and eye-opening training to our staff.

Special Thank You

April 8, 2018 — Thank you to all those who donated during the United Blood Services drive. You have done a great service to others. For more information on future donation locations, or to schedule your appointment, contact (575) 527-1322.

Success Story

April 8, 2018 — Maria M. was admitted to Sagecrest in January as a bed-bound patient. She was unable to leave her room, until the doctor released her for therapy. Within a short time of receiving occupational services, Maria was able to transfer to her chair with a sliding board. Maria independently completed her ADLs, attended activities daily, and... Read More

Highlight of the Month

April 8, 2018 — Residents and staff enjoyed an old-time favorite on a Saturday afternoon. Residents pondered about days in their homes with their families and friends, as they made tortillas with mantequilla. Vince G. said that he recalled making tortillas for work, and sopaipillas for his children. Socorro S. reminisced on her days as a volunteer during cooking... Read More