April is Occupational Therapy Month

April 14, 2021 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the +213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping promote health, and... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 14, 2021 — April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

Earth Day: Helping the Environment and Ourselves

April 14, 2021 — April 22 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, begun in 1970 and celebrated around the world. Earth Day reminds us of our personal and collective responsibility to preserve and protect our environment. For many the word “environment” means the natural world: the mountains, forests, rivers, oceans, animals, and the air around us. To others,... Read More

March Updates

March 5, 2021 — Letter from the Administrator: Hello Everyone. I am excited about the decline in our positivity rates here in Clark County. It December our positivity rates peaked at 22.6 percent. In January in peaked at 21.1 percent. Thank you all for taking the COVID- 19 vaccination. The decline in the positivity rates, combined with staff and... Read More

March is Women’s History Month

March 5, 2021 — Celebrate women’s history this month by expanding your knowledge and sharing interesting historical facts. Their strength can be your inspiration! To honor those valiant suffragists who refused to be silenced, it’s important to remember that only 100 years ago in 1920 women achieved the right to vote. What many do not remember is that in... Read More

February Updates

February 5, 2021 — Happy Birthday! Residents Daniel W.  Betty L. Harry B. Arlene S. Keiko T. Brain C. Ardie F. Debra H. Ardrey M. Kenneth B. Employee of the Month The employee of the month is Dustin Frazier. Dustin is a CNA. He is always on task and the residents love him. Dustin has been with Mission Pines... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

February 5, 2021 — Hello Everyone. Thank you all for your support and understanding during this pandemic. Residents are enjoying communal dining and activities. We continue to ask residents to wear their masks, practice social distancing, and to wash their hands frequently. Residents also have the right to ask staff if they have washed their hands before allowing them... Read More

Cut the Clutter in the New Year!

December 29, 2020 — Is clutter bogging you down? Maybe it is stealing valuable closet space? Or collecting dust on too many knick-knacks? Cut the clutter with these easy steps: First, identify different types of clutter: Something you have had for more than six months and have used one time or less. Too many items crammed into a small... Read More

Donate Blood and Blood Plasma Safely to Help Save Lives

December 29, 2020 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contributions from blood, platelet, and plasma donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross and CDC are encouraging individuals to donate blood and plasma if they are well and able to do so, while continuing to practice safe... Read More