Stress Management Tips

Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More
Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

What were the last jokes that made you roll around on the floor because you were laughing so hard? Was it on a TV show, or part of a stand-up comedy routine, or part of a recent lecture? In any event, do you remember how it made you feel? It’s likely that joke probably made... Read More

Earth Day is April 22: How to Help the Environment

Helping the environment by recycling is a popular method, but there are many other ways to make a difference in the future of the earth. You can help by turning down the heat, turning off the lights when you leave a room, cutting down your commute and using alternative forms of transportation. Recycling is a... Read More

Haiku Day is April 17th

What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More
The Origins of Easter

The Origins of Easter

The Easter holiday is a very important celebration in Christianity and honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The Christian church celebrates Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21. This year Easter falls on April 12. Each year, Easter is preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and... Read More
April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping their clients to... Read More

COVID-19 Facility Update 3/11/20

To Our Residents and Family Members: We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may impact us here at Leewood Healthcare Center. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. At this time, we do NOT have any... Read More

Coronavirus 2020 (COVID-19) Letter to the Community

Dear Community Partners, As your trusted health care provider, employer, and partner we want to provide you with updated information on the respiratory illness outbreak, COVID-19, that originated in Wuhan City, China in relation to our community. Overall, the public health response is multi-layered, with the goal of detecting and minimizing the introductions of this... Read More

Aging and Oral Health Basics

As people age, there is a need to exert more effort in order to preserve those wonderful teeth for a lifetime. Every day we are confronted with lots of food and beverages to choose from that can be damaging to oral health, and there are medications as well that could pose damages to teeth surface... Read More
Baby On Board!

Baby On Board!

Congratulations to our Director of Nursing, Jocell Manauis and Dietitian, Mallory S. both of whom will be welcoming babies this 2020! Mallory in March, and Jocell in June. We are excited to welcome these new bundles of joy to our Leewood family. May you both be blessed with healthy babies, restful nights, and endless love... Read More
Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look And Feel Your Very Best

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look And Feel Your Very Best

Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Celebrate Social Services

In the month of March, we celebrate National Social Work Month as well as World Social Work Day on March 19th. We take this time to celebrate our Social Services team, Director Andrew W. and Assistant Tata B. for the incredible work that they do to provide our residents and their family members with the... Read More

Pi Day: March 14

The popularity of Pi Day (3.14) has taken off in recent years. This symbol, the Greek letter π, is used to represent a constant numerical figure in mathematics. The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over a trillion digits as it... Read More
Valentine’s Day Soiree

Valentine’s Day Soiree

Thank you to all that attended our Valentine’s Day Soiree! We hope that everyone who came had a wonderful time. This year, we welcomed Rosebud Tunes (pictured right), who filled the atmosphere with classic love songs to set the tone of our celebration of love. He was joined by our resident tambourine master himself, Eugene... Read More
Happy Birthday Terrence!

Happy Birthday Terrence!

On January 16th, we celebrated our Administrator, Terrence’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Terrence! Thank you for all the hard work and long hours that you put in every day to help our facility run smoothly. We appreciate you and everything that you do. Cheers to another year!

Leadership Quotes to Live By

Presidents’ Day, February 17, is all about celebrating the leadership of those who have led our country over the past two-hundred plus years. Many have provided us with wise words to live by, such as: “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to... Read More

Leewood Healthcare’s Valentine’s Day Soiree

Attention residents, staff members, family, and friends. Please join the Activities Department on Friday, February 14th at 2:00 pm in the main dining room for our Valentine’s Day Soiree. We are excited to celebrate this day of love with our Leewood family. Snacks and beverages will be provided for those attending. We hope to see... Read More

Celebrating National Inventor Day: February 11, 2020

What separates successful inventors like Thomas Edison from everyone else? History has shown that the most successful inventors possess the following characteristics: They are persistent. Obstacles loom in front of us on a regular basis. But it’s what you do when faced with these barriers that will determine your level of success. Successful inventors are... Read More
Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Your Health

Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Your Health

Here’s some news you can take to heart: Experts say more than 70 million Americans currently live with cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take to reduce the health threat posed by heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, much of the burden of heart disease and stroke... Read More
February 9-15, 2020 is Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

February 9-15, 2020 is Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

Cardiac rehabilitation is a medical program that helps patients deal with the recovery and aftermath of heart disease. It aims to assist with fast recovery and help them achieve previous levels of physical and mental health whenever possible. Cardiac rehabilitation also has the goal to maintain, if not improve, the patient’s present heart condition and... Read More