Fall Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

— Supplies needed: a pine cone, vegetable shortening, oatmeal bird seed, and some string. Start by mixing together 1/2 cup of the shortening with 2 1/2 cups oatmeal and mix until well blended. (Optional: Add dried fruit, chopped nuts, or sunflower seeds.) Tie a string to the top of the pine cone and then apply the... Read More

Tips to Slow the Aging Process

— Celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September by trying the tips below, which may help you age slower and improve your quality of life. Eat a varied and healthy diet. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. Drink lots of fluids to maintain healthy skin and flush out waste. Exercise every day. Exercise improves... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

— The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

September Chef Select: Italian Night

— Appetizer: Caesar Salad Entree: Homemade Meatballs with Mama’s Spaghetti Sauce Herbed Fresh Cut Green Beans Spaghetti Noodles Dinner Roll Dessert: Tiramisu with milk, coffee, or hot tea

The History of Grandparents Day

— 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

Flowers – One of Life’s Small Pleasures

— Everyone loves to get flowers – they’re a great gift that you can put on display in your house, reminding you for a week or so of the person who gave them to you. More than that, they can be beautiful things in themselves, even if you buy them for yourself. Today you can order... Read More

Maisy’s Memo

— I turned 5 last month and mom had a birthday party for me with the staff and residents!! My little sister Memphis joined me along with my new friend Grimm! Memphis is doing great with the residents and they all love her. She will be starting school soon (obedience and therapy training)! Animals have long... Read More

Resident of the Month: Kenneth T.

— Kenny was born November 1, 1941 to Fred and Lisa. He is the youngest of 8 children: Fred, Earl, Marybell, Norman, Rita, Esther, and Herman. He says his parents were very strict and ran a tight ship. Kenny has been married three times. Before retirement, he worked a variety of jobs. His favorite was working... Read More

Success Story

— David came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab following a Total Knee Replacement on his R knee. David worked very hard in Physical and Occupational therapy and he was able to go home in 2 weeks. David was a joy to have on caseload and his hard work definitely paid off as he was able to... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Summer is going quicker than I would like it to. I can’t believe it is already August! I don’t even want to think about winter and all of the snow! I want to encourage everyone to get outside a little more than usual, because before we know it we are going to be begging for... Read More