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Blog - August 2011

Positive Power Thinking....

Posted on August 23, 2011 in Health and Wellness

The purpse of life is a life of purpose by Robert Byrne. Ideas to keep you life active with positive thinking.

Blog - March 2011

St. Patrick's Day Thoughts by Jean Morgan, Swan Creek Executive Director

Posted on March 17, 2011 in Health and Wellness

St. Patrick's Day Thoughts by Jean Morgan, Swan Creek Executive Director Legend has it St. Patrick was a story teller. He had a great story to tell about his faith to the people of Ireland. For today and every day.

It’s Never Too Late to Learn or Play

Posted on March 06, 2011 in Health and Wellness

By Laurie Hogue, AL Director of Nursing Cortney, front desk, editor-in-chief of The Cape May Gazette, had just provided yet another reminder about meeting the news deadline, and I was experiencing writers block! I was staring at my computer monitor thinking to myself. . . “What should I write about?” Hmmm . . . Then I thought to myself, “It’s all about the residents, go find a story!” Ahhhh! Within 5 minutes, I came across two friends, Barbara Cartwright and Muriel Hiatt, sitting at a table in a quiet AL corridor, concentrating on a vintage game called CONTACK- Tri-Dominos Game, Copyright 1939, Parker Brothers.

Don’t Grieve Alone

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Health and Wellness

Lake Vista of Cortland will be offering a Grief Support group the 2nd Tuesday of each month for those who have lost a loved one or are experiencing a loss. It will take place at Lake Vista of Cortland’s multi-purpose room in the Park Place apartment building. There will be two times offered: 1pm-2pm or 6pm-7pm.

Rockynol residents experience Tai Chi’s benefits

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Health and Wellness

Rockynol residents are reaping the benefits of Tai Chi. Nancy G, from NG Energy, has led weekly Tai Chi classes for this enthusiastic senior group for over a year. One energetic participant quickly squats down like an athlete and pops back into a standing position, demonstrating how she now has increased flexibility in her knees and less pain. Another resident’s eyes fill with tears as she explains the stress of being a caregiver to her husband, but how she feels less tension and is enjoying more restful sleep since committing to tai chi.