Relaxation Techniques

August 1, 2018 — When stress becomes overwhelming, there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortable where you are. Tighten all the muscles in your toes, then flex your feet, and slowly move up through your body to your... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

August 1, 2018 — Juan S. was admitted to Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation with a plan to work with therapy for 8 weeks. Juan arrived to the facility requiring maximum assistance with his ADLs and functional mobility. With hard work and perseverance, Juan successfully completed his therapy program in 3 weeks! He regained his balance, and increased his mobility... Read More

What’s New? – Eversound

August 1, 2018 — We are trying a new audio technology for residents to have a high-quality audio experience. It’s called Eversound, which uses a transmitter with headphones to block out background noise, and gain extra clarity during a group activity. This audio system can also be used during doctors’ visits, one-to-one activities, and visits with family and friends.... Read More

Feliz Cumpleaños ! Happy Birthday!

August 1, 2018 — Residents Lidia S. 8/03 Mary B. 8/08 Yolanda H. 8/13 Connie D. 8/26 Arthur V. 8/30 Otis N. 8/31 Staff Jessica S. 8/1 Jasmine A. 8/4 Genevieve D. 8/11 Prospero Q. 8/11 Jennifer R. 8/17 Jose H. 8/20 Lindsay R. 8/21 Reyna H. 8/22 Mariana H. 8/24 Katherine E. 8/27 Ofelia P. 8/28 Maria F.... Read More

Creating The All-American Hamburger

July 1, 2018 — Each year, Americans consume about 38 billion hamburgers. An enduring favorite, hamburgers are an iconic American food. But what do Americans define as the classic American hamburger? Despite the advent of gourmet hamburgers, 74 percent of Americans believe the cheeseburger best embodies the classic American hamburger. Here’s a recipe for creating a classic cheeseburger. Ingredients:... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

July 1, 2018 — Judy C. arrived to Sagecrest requiring extensive assistance with transfers, and unable to bare weight on her leg. The healing process was slow, but steady. Although she would feel down at times, due to being away from her home and family, she never gave up and was always cooperative. In the beginning, Judy rarely left... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 1, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Employee of the Month

July 1, 2018 — Genevieve Daan is a remarkable employee. She is always willing to step in when needed to get the job done. Genevieve received her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology in 2017, and is currently working towards becoming a therapist. Outside of her work duties, she also volunteers in the therapy department. Genevieve is ALWAYS smiling. She has... Read More

When Exactly Should I Be Wearing Sunglasses?

July 1, 2018 — Sunglasses play an important role in protecting your eyes from potentially harmful UV rays. This invisible form of energy takes the form of radiation which can damage your eyes if they are overexposed. But the pertinent question is, when exactly should I be wearing sunglasses? One of the major determinants about deciding whether a particular... Read More