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How To Stop Aging On The Outside

November 1, 2018 — While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

Music and Movement

November 1, 2018 — Musical activities are among the top favorites in this facility. Residents love letting loose and feeling the beat to their favorite songs, as they shake along with instruments. Music can trigger so many wonderful memories, create blissful moments, and stimulate a usually passive participant to engage actively. Our residents are always happy when the instruments... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

November 1, 2018 — This is the season to be thankful for all the blessings that we all have in our lives. The staff here at Sagecrest is very thankful for all the residents and families that have become a part of our family. We want to thank you for giving us the honor to be a part of... Read More

Outing to the Mesilla Valley Maze

November 1, 2018 — Several residents and staff took a trip to the Mesilla Valley Maze – New Mexico’s original corn maze and pumpkin patch. They enjoyed tons of outdoor autumn fun! They took a hayride, and picked their own pumpkin; indulged in all their favorite corn-based recipes; and a few even went down the big slide! For some,... Read More

Volunteers Needed

November 1, 2018 — We are always seeking volunteers to add to the quality care in the facility. Family members and friends of residents are encouraged to participate with your loved ones! With the holidays fast approaching, the activity department welcomes assistance with centerpieces, set-up and clean-up for events, and anything else you would like to offer through your... Read More

Therapy Success Story

November 1, 2018 — Gary F. was admitted to the facility in a very weak state, and required assistance with balance and transfers. He considered himself a loner, but became very friendly with staff and other residents. He always had a great joke to tell, and provided plenty of laughs during his stay. Upon his discharge from the facility,... Read More

Painting With A Twist

October 1, 2018 — Painting with a Twist was a great success! Residents, and some family members, explored their inner artist as activity assistant, Sujey R. provided step-by-step instruction (along with an enlarged video instruction) to create the “Lilies in a Jar” masterpieces. Marc I. stated, “I can’t believe I painted this. I’ve never been much of an artist,... Read More

Short-term Wound Care Treatments Return to Community

October 1, 2018 — Resident Francisco A. was admitted to Sagecrest with a complex community acquired surgical site. He was treated by the wound care nurse, David U, with the plan from his doctor. Francisco’s wound was resolved within 20 days of admission, and was able to discharge home upon completion of his treatments. Resident Eric T. was also... Read More

Therapy Success Story

October 1, 2018 — Susan M. arrived at Sagecrest with a right fracture of the distal femur. Susan found that performing activities of daily living and ambulating had become quite difficult. When Susan arrived she was non-weight bearing on her right leg, making her stay at Sagecrest longer than anticipated. Susan participated well with all her treatment sessions; working... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

October 1, 2018 — Greetings residents, families, and staff. What a wonderful month it has been since I have joined the Sagecrest Family. It is such an honor to be here and to be a part of this wonderful family! I would like to thank you all for making me feel right at home and so welcomed. We have... Read More