Activity Highlights

June 5, 2019 — With the April and May rains hopefully behind us, we have several new outside activities that we will be adding to the Summer Fun in the building including: Summer Drive In (will be a monthly event while weather permits) Outside Movie Night/ Cook out Ice Cream Social Snow Cone Truck Washer Toss Horse Shoes Tic... Read More

May 31: Save Your Hearing Day

May 7, 2019 — Hearing loss is the result of noise, aging, disease, and heredity. There are two types of hearing loss, conductive and sensorineural. Conductive hearing loss is interference of sound waves traveling from the outer ear to the inner ear. This is causes by inner ear infections, fluid in the middle ear, excessive wax, damage to the... Read More

National Stroke Month

May 7, 2019 — How can you determine if you are having a stroke? A stroke may cause numbness in the face, arm or leg, usually on one side. If it’s hard for you to smile, a stroke may be occurring. Strokes may cause incoherent speech or slurred speech Strokes may cause paralysis. If you are unable to raise... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

May 7, 2019 — Happy Birthday! Residents Otta Mae J. Yan K. Opal L.. Kathleen G. Carolyn O. Loius R. Juan S. Sally M. Staff Sandra M. Conchita F. Michelle M. Dajour Mike K. Welcome! Clemmie G. Richard C. Scotty W. Yolanda A. Stanley B. Joy H. Pedro C. Doona P. Theresa M. Gary B. Mary C. David H.

Live Soulfully

May 7, 2019 — The American Health Care Association (AHCA) recently announced “Live Soulfully” as the 2019 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. The “Live Soulfully” theme highlights how both residents and staff achieve happiness. Whether it’s exercising as a group, baking yummy treats, or listening to musical entertainment, “Live... Read More

Upcoming Special Events

May 7, 2019 — We will be honoring the mothers of River Oaks Nursing and Rehab on May 10 at 3:00pm with a Mother’s Day Party in the dining room. With spring in the air we will be planting flowers in our courtyard. If you would like to donate some flower pots please see Christy or Alexis in activities.... Read More

We’re Hiring for Nursing Staff!

April 23, 2019 — River Oaks is hiring nursing staff! We’re looking for: CNA’s, CMA’s, LVN’s, and RN’s. Guaranteed onsite interviews with Leadership team every Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m! Check out our career page for more information:

April is Poetry Month: How to Write Poetry

April 8, 2019 — If you want to begin writing poetry, start today! It doesn’t matter how it turns out. Your own mistakes will become your teachers. Your own writing will motivate you to greater creativity. Once you start the process, how do you improve it? Use nouns and verbs more than adjectives. Which is stronger: “She was as... Read More

Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

April 8, 2019 — 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

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 8, 2019 — 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