News & Events for Our Community

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Community Events & Activities

Home Health Care Solutions - Free Blood Pressure Check-ups
Every Tuesday
9:00am - 9:30am

Home Owners Association and Culinary Counsel Meeting
Monday, May 8, 2017

Lighter Step Foot Clinic
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May Activity Calendar
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May's Rehab News

Communication is an important life skill that connects us to those around us. The ability to communicate effectively is important at any age, but for older adults it can be absolutely vital. Older adults need to be able to successfully describe what they need in order to avoid emergency situations. Speech Therapy can be a valuable tool for adults struggling with communication.

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May's Newsletter - The Homesteader
Here are a few of the important news highlights...

Carter Hearing Clinic will be seeing clients in their office at GYH Nursing Care. If you need an appointment, call 436-6400. If you need batteries, the nursing home front desk has them for sale. Let Kim, at the front desk know.

A Lighter Step foot clinic will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8am. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact the office and we will be glad to assist you in scheduling an appointment

Reminder – Available to you at GYH (on site) is outpatient therapy. You can contact Jen Rowe, GYH Nurse or the Therapy Dept. if this service is needed. They can come to your apartment or you can come to the Therapy Center in the Core Building.

Home Health Care Solutions is providing free blood pressure check-­ups every Tuesday of each month from 9:00am–9:30am.

Reminder – If you have any suggestions, comments, or ideas for GYH, every 2nd Monday of the month is our Resident Council Meeting. This meeting is where you can voice your concerns and/or suggestions. It will start at 2:00pm.

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Past News

April's Newsletter - The Homesteader
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April's Rehab News
Dementia is a result of damage to the brain, resulting in impaired brain function and cognition. The onset of dementia is gradual and can progress over several years. Alzheimer’s disease, which makes up 60% – 80% of dementia cases, primarily affects people over 65 years of age. Common signs of dementia include; decreased short-term memory, decreased problem solving skills, decreased perceptual skills, and personality changes.

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March's Newsletter - The Homesteader
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March's Rehab News
AFTER A JOINT REPLACEMENT – THERAPY’S ROLE IN RECOVERY - These days, damaged joints can be safely removed and replaced with new ones via a surgical procedure known as joint replacement surgery. Joint replacements are a fairly common procedure with more than 1 million patients in the U.S. undergoing joint replacement surgery every year.

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February's Newsletter - The Homesteader
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February's Rehab News
Heart disease causes more deaths in the United States than cancer, AIDs and car accidents combined. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women, claiming the lives of almost two people per minute. Keeping our hearts healthy is important and can be done with regular doctor visits, regular exercise and having a well balanced diet, filled with antioxidant rich foods to help avoid free radical damage.

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January's Rehab News
Did You Know? Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma but only half know they have it. Glaucoma can cause blindness if left untreated.

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December's Newsletter - The Homesteader
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December's Rehab News
Keeping active during the winter months can be challenging. The days get shorter, the nights get longer and well… it’s COLD! Although it may be tempting to curl up on your couch, it’s important to keep your exercise routine alive. The advantages to regular exercise far outweigh hibernating all winter. Also, did you know exercise can also boost your mood? Exercise helps keep those ‘winter blues’ away and increases your energy level so you can get more restful sleep at night.
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November's Newsletter - The Homesteader
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Novembers's Rehab News
According to the Alzheimer Society, almost 40 percent of people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss. When there is no underlying medical condition causing this memory loss, it is known as “age-associated memory impairment,” which is considered a part of the normal aging process.
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October's Newsletter - The Homesteader
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October's Rehab News
Your body was designed to move and WANTS you to exercise! The good news is that beginning an exercise program at any age has many benefits. Exercise boosts memory and learning. Exercising increases your heart rate, which pumps more oxygen to your brain and releases more hormones.
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September's Newsletter - The Homesteader
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Septembers's Rehab News
Thanks to today's quality post cardiac rehabilitation programs, these days more and more people manage to survive severe heart problems that often cause millions of fatalities worldwide. This quality care allows cardiac patients to avoid further complications and make positive changes to enhance their life expectancy and improve.
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