Make Resolutions That Matter

December 5, 2017 — Turning over the calendar is a great time to make personal resolutions for the coming year. Resolutions can be made throughout the year, but if you have been thinking about several new ones for the coming year, here are tips to not only help you make resolutions, but to keep them! I Resolve To… Okay,... Read More

Sparkling Snowflake Cookies

December 5, 2017 — Ingredients: 1 (18.25 ounce) box white cake mix 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter or margarine 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked Assorted colored sugars, candy sprinkles Small candies or decorator icings Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, combine half the dry cake mix with... Read More

Flu Season – Bah Humbug!

December 5, 2017 — The flu hits thousands of people every year, so every time you leave the house you run the risk of encountering someone with the flu. How should you protect yourself and stay healthy? Strengthen your immune system. Get plenty of exercise, which keeps you fit and also strengthens your immune system. Eating fruits and vegetables... Read More

Amazing Health Benefits of Tea

December 5, 2017 — Tea tastes excellent and is a versatile drink, but can also be extremely healthy for you. Many of the health benefits of tea come from EGCG, which is an extremely powerful natural antioxidant. Antioxidants work to rid your body of harmful free radicals, which can damage the cells in your body. The EGCG in your... Read More

Holiday Crafts

December 5, 2017 — Bead Garlands: You will need some string or plastic cord, a whole lot of beads, some scissors, and some glue. Cut the string or cord to the desired length, and thread it through the first bead. Tie a knot around that bead, and add some glue to keep it secure. Now add the rest of... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

December 5, 2017 — We have added several new team members to our River Oaks family over the past couple of months. Please welcome our New Director of Nursing, Jessica Upton R.N., Director of Marketing, Alanna Bryant, and our new H.R. Coordinator, Diana Tribunella!

Diabetes Doesn’t Have To Control Your Life

November 6, 2017 — Diabetes comes in many forms, but usually they can be manageable. Adopting a healthy lifestyle can minimize the effects of diabetes as well. It is possible to lower your blood sugar with exercise. Make sure to test yourself immediately after you exercise to see if your blood sugar has gone down to a level that... Read More

When Do You Give Thanks?

November 6, 2017 — Do you wait until Thanksgiving Day to thank those that you love and those that have helped you? It’s important to be thankful during this special holiday. However, it shouldn’t be the only time you demonstrate your love and appreciation to others. There are some great reasons to thank people throughout the year; not just... Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

November 6, 2017 — Thankful Wreath: Start with a paper plate and cut out a half circle from the center of it. Under the horizontal cut, write the words “I Am Thankful For…” then draw some leaf shapes on construction paper and cut them out. Write down things that you are giving thanks for and then glue the leaves... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

November 6, 2017 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More