Are You a Good Neighbor?

September 6, 2022 — Being a good neighbor benefits you, your neighbors, and your community by making your neighborhood a more pleasant place to live. Being considerate and showing that you care about your neighbors’ wellbeing will often inspire others to be neighborly in return, which fosters a sense of community that helps the neighborhood thrive! Good Neighbor Day... Read More

Four Things You Can Do to Prevent Falls

September 6, 2022 — Speak up. Tell a provider right away if you fall, worry about falling, or feel unsteady. Have your doctor or pharmacist review all the medicines you take, even over-the-counter medicines. As you get older, the way medicines work in your body can change. Keep moving. Exercises that improve balance and make your legs stronger, lower... Read More

Tie Dye Fun!

September 6, 2022 — We had so much fun making our own tie-dye shirts last month! One resident thought we did such a wonderful job, so good, that we should start selling them! We are so thankful for all the good times we have together!

Irvine’s Therapy Stars

September 6, 2022 — Patricia R: This month’s Therapy Star of the Month, is Pat R. Pat has been with us at Irvine Nursing and Rehab for a while now and enjoys fellowshipping in the dining room, listening to music, and drinking her coffee. Our therapy team claims they are amazed at how well she is doing in therapy.... Read More

Veterans Day Ceremony

September 6, 2022 — We will be hosting our annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony on September 9th at 2pm. This is our way of supporting our Veterans and showing them that we care for them. We will be providing refreshments for the residents, however due to COVID restrictions we cannot allow family members to be present during this ceremony. We... Read More

Employee Of the Month: Robert Mitchell

September 6, 2022 — Resident council has chosen, Robert Mitchell, Maintenance Director as employee of the month for September! Robert, or Bobby as everyone calls him, has gone above and beyond during the pandemic as he has spent many of late nights within the facility making sure everything is running right and under control before leaving. Brandon F, states... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help with Memory

August 7, 2022 — According to research, engaging a person with memory loss in activities that they enjoy may reduce many of the symptoms such as agitation, frustration, and wandering. “It’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their loved one, like playing games and going on outings,” explained Eric Pfeiffer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director... Read More

World Honey Bee Day: August 20

August 7, 2022 — World Honey Bee Day was first established in 2009 to help raise awareness of the importance of honey bees, and to pay homage to the beekeepers who harvest honey and support the health of the hives in their care. Honey bees are distinct from other bee species in that they are general pollinators. While many... Read More

Ways to Help You Relax: Relaxation Day is August 15

August 7, 2022 — Stressed out? Fatigued? Or simply having a bad day? It’s time to relax! Here are five easy ways to help you stress less and relax more: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortably where you are. Slowly move through your body tightening and flexing as you go until you reach your face and neck,... Read More

Cooking Club!

August 7, 2022 — Happy National Strawberry Shortcake Day! We all enjoyed strawberry shortcake and time spent together! We planted strawberries in our “garden” this year and hopefully next year we will have our own strawberries 🍓.