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How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

Nov 5, 2019 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The weaker... Read More

Appalachian Culture Workshop

Oct 3, 2019 — Residents and staff enjoyed an Appalachian culture workshop in September. We looked at different authentic handmade arts and crafts, listened to traditional Appalachian music, and discussed life in the mountains. We even got to check out a dulcimer! Special thanks to Wendy from the Pulaski county library for making this possible.

Trick-or-Treat!

Oct 3, 2019 — Big Community Trick-or-Treat! Cumberland Nursing and Rehabilitation. 200 Norfleet Drive on October 31st at 5:00 PM at the therapy hall door. Everyone is invited! This is always a big event, so if you would like to donate candy for the residents to pass out, stop by the activities office and drop off individually wrapped candy... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Oct 3, 2019 — Hi, Everybody…. I am writing this late. It seems that September is just flying by. I can’t wait for Fall weather tho! We are starting a new program here at Cumberland. TELEHEALTH! A Doctor and/or Nurse Practitioner will be available 24/7 by computer. We have the equipment being installed this week and hope to have... Read More

October 14th is Dessert Day

Oct 3, 2019 — There may not be a better dessert than a mouth-watering slice of pie fresh from the oven, but serving your pie with a dollop of whipped cream, or “a la mode” with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, may dress up this treat. Add a dash of creativity and a simple pie becomes a true... Read More

October 4th is World Smile Day

Oct 3, 2019 — 10 Great Reasons Why Smiling Makes Us More Successful! ONE: Our smile shows other people that we are friendly. TWO: A smile can make people happy. When you smile at someone who is not already smiling and they smile back, you have brought a moment of happiness into their lives which, who knows, could last all day.... Read More

Halloween Games

Oct 3, 2019 — PIN THE NOSE ON THE JACK-O-LANTERN Create a large pumpkin out of cardboard, or make one out of construction paper and pin it to a bulletin board. Paint or glue eyes and a mouth on the jack-o-lantern, leaving the area where the nose should be empty. Cut out several yellow triangles, writing the person’s name... Read More

The History of Grandparents Day

Aug 29, 2019 — National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 8, 2019, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother... Read More

Celebrating Labor Day

Aug 29, 2019 — The tradition of celebrating Labor Day as a national holiday is over one hundred years old. From its original conception as a labor union celebration, it has grown to be symbolic of end-of-summer activities. It began in 1882 in New York as a parade by the Knights of Columbus to give credit for the contributions... Read More

World Alzheimer’s Day

Aug 29, 2019 — September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most widespread forms of dementia among senior people. The disease affects the regions of the brain, responsible for memory, thinking, and speech. The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease is loss of short-term memory (or difficulty in remembering recent events). The number of... Read More