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COVID-19 Testing Update

In our latest round of testing we had no staff or resident positive results! Our next round of testing is scheduled for Monday, December 28.  If we remain 100% negative after this round, we will be deemed outbreak free by the health department.

COVID-19 Notice

As I am sure many of you are aware, Wisconsin is experiencing an increase in the reported COVID cases. We still have no residents that are showing signs or symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19. However, we have recently learned that one of our employees has tested positive for the virus. This individual has not been in the building since December 11 and was not showing signs or symptoms of the virus while at work. 

Burning, Itching Blisters: 5 Things to Know About Shingles

While chickenpox is usually an illness reserved for children, it can come roaring back in adulthood as shingles. There is no telling if and when shingles will strike, but luckily there are vaccines available to help prevent it. Here are a few things you should know about shingles.

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Getting Some Solid Shut-Eye

Getting some shut-eye can be one of the best parts of the day, but as you age, it can become more difficult to do so. Older adults can have a more difficult time getting to sleep, whether it is due to medications, stress, or other factors.

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Although many people will experience hearing loss in their lifetime, there are ways to protect your hearing. Taking care of your ears and preventing hearing loss can be as easy as following these four tips.

6 Ways to Make a Home Safe and Comfortable for Seniors

Changes in mobility can make your own home seem like a dangerous place. However, there are ways to make the home a safer place for seniors. With a few alterations and upgrades, you can live comfortably in your home again or bring aging loved ones into your home safely.