Health Benefits of Oatmeal

January 2, 2022 — Oatmeal is rich in complex, energy-giving carbohydrates, low in fat, and high in water soluble fiber. Soluble fiber may reduce the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or the “bad” cholesterol. Studies show that 5-10 grams of soluble fiber may decrease the LDL levels by about 5%. Eating 1.5 cups of oatmeal significantly reduces one’s cholesterol... Read More

Do You Need a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

January 2, 2022 — Studies show after getting vaccinated against COVID-19, protection against the virus and the ability to prevent infection with variants may decrease over time. CDC recommends everyone ages 18 and older should get a COVID-19 booster shot CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots. Bring your COVID-19 Vaccination Record... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

January 2, 2022 — Greetings Everyone. We are very excited to have the visitation time restrictions removed. We are happy to see the residents enjoy their visits with no time limits. Thank you to everyone that received the vaccination. We appreciate you all for helping us provide a safe environment for our residents and staff members. For information, education,... Read More

Get Involved: Donate Blood. Save Lives.

January 2, 2022 — The need for blood, plasma, and platelets donations are constant. Each day, the Red Cross must collect nearly 13,000 blood donations for patients at about 2,500 hospitals nationwide. This need doesn’t stop for the season, weather, holiday, or a pandemic. The Red Cross Blood Donor app or is a great way to find a... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

December 8, 2021 — Happy Holidays to everyone. I am so excited about our Holiday celebration that will be held on December 16, 2021. Each resident has the opportunity to invite 2 family members to share the memorable holiday dinner with. Our team is looking forward to serving our residents and their loved ones. During the holiday season we... Read More

Happy Birthday!

December 8, 2021 — Residents Caroline L. Laurie B. Rhea M. Gary R. Holly M. Ted K. Howard H. Kevin S. Ben S. Upcoming Event Mission Pines is hosting a Socks & Beanies Drive to donate to the Nevada Homeless Alliance  

Caring for Yourself When Caring for Another: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

November 11, 2021 — You are a caregiver if you care for someone who needs help. Caregiving can be difficult despite the great sense of reward you may feel. To continue being a good caregiver, you need to take care of yourself. One way to do that is to make sure you have consistent breaks from your caregiving responsibilities,... Read More

Welcome Kathy!

November 11, 2021 — We are so excited to introduce our new MDS Coordinator Kathy Scanlon. She has been with us since August 2021. She brings a lot of helpful knowledge and insight to our MDS department. She is always willing to assist. Her comic flare adds humor to our morning meetings. Her background includes over 16 years in... Read More