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How To Stop Aging On The Outside

— While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

A Short History Lesson on Veterans Day

— The First World War was known as “the war to end all wars” and was a war with a large social and political impact on the world, even still today. Many men fought in the war, and while the United States entered the war late and suffered the fewest casualties of all of the participating... Read More

Special Events

— November 9th Veterans Day Service 3:00pm November 14th Happy Hour and Ice Cream Floats November 15th Music with Paul D November 16th Pizza Party November 17th Resident and Family Thanksgiving Meal at 12:00pm -All Families are welcome! November 22nd Happy Thanksgiving November 30th November Birthday Party

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Lavonne S. Blanche F. Staff Shannon S. Susan T.

October Word Search

— Find the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backwards. Good luck! Word List BRAIN CANCER DESSERT FIRE HALLOWEEN PREVENTION PUMPKIN PUZZLE SLEEP SPIDER STRETCH SUDOKU SUGAR THERAPY WALK  

Thank You to Staff

— Doug Wood Administrator Lindsey Dietz Director of Nursing Stacey Wood Assistant Director of Nursing Tonya Strovers Activity Director Leslie Miller Activity Assistant Shelly Matheney Social Services Director Gabby Green Wound Nurse Manager Danielle Mott Rehab Director Mindy Hall Dietary Director Calvin Goodman Maintenance Director Brandi Lafrenz Business Office Manager

Letter from the Administrator

— Time has gone quickly for me. It is now over 3 months since I have started at Polk City Nursing and Rehab. I have met a lot of new people. Residents, employees, resident family members, and several other people. I must say that the people here our very nice and friendly. When you are new... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Tammy E. October 3rd Jean B. October 8th Joyce G. October 10th Connie P. October 12th Debra F. October 17th Marcelline P. October 22nd Marlene W. October 28th Staff Shelley M. October 10th

Special Events

— October 10th Residents ordering out lunch 11am October 17th Ice Cream Floats 3pm October 18th Music with Paul D 2pm October 19th Monthly Pizza Party and Music 3pm October 26th October Birthday Party 2 pm October 30th Facility Trick or Treat 6pm-8pm October 31st Resident Halloween Party 3pm

Facts You Never Knew About Coffee

— Although coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for thousands of years, it did not become part of the western world until the 1500s. Many countries around the world celebrate Coffee Day on October 1, however, the U.S. celebrates on September 29. A single acre of coffee trees can yield close to ten... Read More