Getting older can bring senior health challenges. By being aware of these common chronic conditions, you can take steps to stave off disease as you age. By Madeline R. Vann, MPH Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Key Takeaways Exercising and eating a healthful diet will help you age disease free. Having a body mass index is […]
July 6th, 2017 we had a “I Mustache you a question” day party! Activities had mustache props and mustache cupcakes with other refreshments. We also had mustache trivia, decorations and a giant wanted frame. Check out our slideshow below!
Our residents had a 4th of July Celebration with musical guest Joe Powell, we also had Veteran recognition. We are always proud and thankful for the sacrifices made by Veterans and their families. We give thanks to: G. Jenner H. Rapp L. Morris K. Leroy V. Otto A. “Blackie” Emshousen R. Schuessler G. Skundrich […]
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We here at Hitz are always trying to evolve and try new things, so we have decided to turn our Sun Room into a small Greenhouse. Lauryn has planted cucumbers and tomatoes, along with hanging plants and a few other plants. In just a few weeks time our plants have already sprouted and grown so […]
Friday, June 16th we had a Father’s Day BBQ. We originally planned to have it out in our shelter house, but due to weather decided to hold it in our activity room! We would just like to thank our staff for decorating, setting up, and cooking the great food for our […]
As a special treat, our Activity Director held an impromptu activity to celebrate the gorgeous weather we have been having. We had a bonfire, beers and bananas (grilled). We set up a small (controlled) fire in our fire pit, put chocolate stuffed bananas on the coals and while waiting for them to cook we passed out an […]
Financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they’re now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” Why? Because seniors are thought to have a significant amount of money sitting in their accounts. Financial scams also often go unreported or can be difficult to prosecute, so they’re considered a “low-risk” crime. However, they’re devastating to […]
7 Tips for Avoiding Elderly Heat Stroke & Exhaustion Hot weather is dangerous, and seniors are particularly prone to its threat. Elderly heat stroke and heat exhaustion are a real problem. In fact, a recent University of Chicago Medical Center study found that 40% of heat-related fatalities in the U.S. were among people over 65. There […]
The June Activity Calendar… (click on image to see larger)