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Christmas at Granger

Feb 1, 2018 — Christmas at Granger was a ton of fun. Residents enjoyed frosting and decorating cookies, sang Christmas carols and participated in a gift exchange. Multiple members of our staff and some volunteers from the community selected a resident to buy a gift for this holiday season so we could ensure all 53 had a box or... Read More

Exploring Memory Lane

Feb 1, 2018 — Linda D. – When I was a child we always handed out valentine’s card at school and church. One of the best parts was decorating a shoe box with my mom for the cards my friends gave me. At school we had a valentine’s day party and my mom would bring in either homemade cupcakes... Read More

Success Story: Bernie

Feb 1, 2018 — Quality Care is at Our Roots: Some may recall Bernie who admitted to Granger this past fall following a fall. Understanding her intent to return home, the Granger team quickly dove into action assessing her needs and designing a customized plan to help her achieve her optimal level of functional independence. Bernie spent a few... Read More

New Activities Director: Lisa Knapp

Feb 1, 2018 — Lisa Knapp started as Granger’s Activities Director one month ago. Lisa is an activities enthusiast and has been planning and leading activities for the last six years, most recently at a care facility in Mitchellville. Lisa loves engaging with residents and seeing them smile. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and does photography and... Read More

Happy Birthday!

Feb 1, 2018 — Residents Steven R. February 21 Edwin H. February 23 Welcome New Residents: George G. Dorothy G Steven R. Ralph K. Frank P. Jan C.

Help us Help you during this Flu Season

Jan 24, 2018 — The 2017/2018 Flu Season is already proving to be a challenge especially for the elderly. You can help us help you and our residents by being knowledgeable about Seasonal Flu. The following information is from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccine CDC recommends a yearly flu... Read More

Tips To Relax Quickly

Jan 5, 2018 — Give someone a hug. As long as it’s from somebody you don’t mind hugging, this can be very relaxing. Breathe deep through your nose. Close your eyes and pay attention only to your breathing while doing this. Five slow deep breaths is like a mini-meditation. Take a walk. Walking is one of the best relaxation... Read More

Cheer Up Your Windows This Winter With a Garden

Jan 5, 2018 — When winter sets in and nips at your toes, don’t let the winter blues stop your love for gardening outdoors… simply bring it in indoors! Try this wonderful winter gardening remedy: Your windowsill is the perfect place for starting a seasonal indoor garden that can sustain your gardener’s soul, warm your heart and enhance meals... Read More

January is National Oatmeal Month: Oatmeal’s Many Health Benefits

Jan 5, 2018 — High protein diets and other food fads have been the current trend, with less attention given to the health benefits of oatmeal. Oatmeal is one the most nutritious and quickest meals that can be prepared and packed with necessary nutrients. It is a healthy and versatile food that can served with fruit, chopped nuts, applesauce,... Read More

Resolve To Be Happy

Jan 5, 2018 — Instead of resolving to do things that can cause you stress, this new year, why not resolve to be happy? Find out what makes you happy Take a few minutes to write down the things that make you happy. Is it your family? Taking time to golf, play piano, watch movies, or other leisure activities... Read More