May 31: Save Your Hearing Day

May 6, 2019 — Hearing loss is the result of noise, aging, disease, and heredity. There are two types of hearing loss, conductive and sensorineural. Conductive hearing loss is interference of sound waves traveling from the outer ear to the inner ear. This is causes by inner ear infections, fluid in the middle ear, excessive wax, damage to the... Read More

National Stroke Month

May 6, 2019 — How can you determine if you are having a stroke? A stroke may cause numbness in the face, arm or leg, usually on one side. If it’s hard for you to smile, a stroke may be occurring. Strokes may cause incoherent speech or slurred speech Strokes may cause paralysis. If you are unable to raise... Read More

May Fun Facts

May 6, 2019 — The 5th month of the year brings us Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, and the last full month of Spring. According to the early Roman calendar, may was the third month. Later, the ancient Romans used January as the first month and therefore, became the fifth month and it always had 31 days. May was first... Read More

May 12: Mother’s Day

May 6, 2019 — Mother’s Day celebrates moms, foster moms, surrogate moms, grandmothers, aunts, and the other important women role models in your life. Approximately 152 million cards are mailed and 122 calls are made on Mother’s Day! President Woodrow Wilson declared May 9, 1914 as the first Mother’s Day. Be sure to celebrate the mom in your life... Read More

A Letter from Our Community

May 6, 2019 — Happy May ya’ll!! May is a great time of year. We have Mother’s Day on the 12th and it makes me think about my momma and how wonderful she is. She lives in Missouri so I don’t get to see her very often. We also have Memorial day. This is a great day of reflection... Read More

Stress Management Tips

April 7, 2019 — Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More

Therapy Success Story: Pure Bliss

April 7, 2019 — Leslie B.’s life changed with a fall. This custom designer who was living with his bride of fifty years lost his independence with a slip. He arrived at Mission Pines and began his hard work showing up at the door of physical therapy each morning ready to work, and work he did. Mr. Bliss started... Read More

Volunteering For A Charity

April 7, 2019 — If you want to help a charity and interested in doing something more than making a financial donation, why not consider volunteering? When choosing a charity, there are a few basic factors to consider. The charity you choose to volunteer for will determine which activities you will do. Think about what you can offer the... Read More

Letter from Our Community

April 7, 2019 — I officially love spring time in the state of Nevada!! The buds on the trees and the warmer weather. This time of year makes me feel energetic and full of life. I’m excited about all the fun things we are planning this Spring. Be on the lookout for flowers and plants….. maybe a garden with... Read More

April is Poetry Month: How to Write Poetry

April 7, 2019 — If you want to begin writing poetry, start today! It doesn’t matter how it turns out. Your own mistakes will become your teachers. Your own writing will motivate you to greater creativity. Once you start the process, how do you improve it? Use nouns and verbs more than adjectives. Which is stronger: “She was as... Read More