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Word at the Woods – September 2019

Word at the Woods – September 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will learn that Gardant Management Solutions will have a new location for their corporate offices by the end of this summer. You’ll read about one of our Gardant administrators that won the National Center for Assisted Living Administrator of the Year award. You will also read about the Gardant leadership-training program that helps employees increase their potential for future career opportunities and find good to know information on the upcoming flu season, a recipe for Tomato and Corn Salad and a fun page on useless but fun information. Click the image to read the newsletter.

Word at the Woods – August 2019

Word at the Woods – August 2019

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, our C.E.O. Rod Burkett shares an article on the true art of celebration. In our Wellness section, learn how to understand and manage anxiety. A recipe for Frosty Strawberry Squares, some fun pictures of seniors from our sister communities and It All Happened in August are also included. 

Word at the Woods – July 2019

Word at the Woods – July 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will find an interesting article about our company, Gardant Management Solutions, and how we have worked with the State of Illinois Medicaid program to bring low income seniors affordable assisted living. You’ll also find an article from our corporate nurse about antibiotic use in older adults… when to take antibiotics and when to avoid using antibiotics. A recipe for a red, white and blue trifle, pictures of our communities outings and It All Happened in July can also be found.

Word at the Woods – June 2019

Word at the Woods – June 2019

In this month’s Word at the Woods, you will find a touching story from our CEO Rod Burkett about Father’s Day and his own relationship with his father and father-in-law. There is also an informative message from our President JoEllen Bleavins about the benefits of exercise and health, a recipe on how to roast your own garlic in the microwave as well as some fun pictures from our Supportive Living Week celebration.

Word at the Woods – May 2019

Word at the Woods – May 2019

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, our CEO tells us how he feels about celebrating 20 years as a management company for supportive living communities. You’ll find an interesting review of a documentary entitled The Human Longevity Project, which looks at aging in different regions of the world. You can celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and get a better understanding of the importance of staying active and eating right. This month’s issue also features an easy recipe for microwaveable bell peppers and history that all happened during the month of May.

Word at the Woods – April 2019

Word at the Woods – April 2019

In this month’s issue of Word at the Woods, you will find an informational article on diabetes, learn how we are celebrating Supportive Living Week this year and get details about an Open House event you won’t want to miss. We also have a delicious recipe for chocolate zucchini bread, a crossword puzzle and more in our newsletter.

Word at the Woods – March 2019

Word at the Woods – March 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will find an interesting article on Alzheimer’s disease. On the lighter side, read fun facts on aging, discover good information on colorectal cancer, try an easy recipe for mint chocolate cheesecake, and enjoy everyone’s favorite section: It all happened in March.

Word at the Woods – February 2019

Word at the Woods – February 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will find a very interesting article on prescription drug abuse in older adults. The article provides a  list of risk factors and how to get help.  Also, quick and easy steps to sign up for Caremerge, a family engagement and communication program used to help Heritage Woods families stay in touch with their loved ones’ health and happiness.  This month, we also have an easy strawberry pie recipe and learn about all the things that have happened in February.

Word at the Woods – December 2018

Word at the Woods – December 2018

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, read the testimonials of actual residents that live in Gardant communities and how their lives have changed for the better since moving there. Learn some cold weather precautions and gain some interesting knowledge on Seasonal Affective Disorder. You’ll also find a new fudge recipe that you can make in your microwave and a section that has notable events that happened during the month of December. 

Word at the Woods – November 2018

Word at the Woods – November 2018

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will find out what Rod Burkett, the CEO of Guardant Management, will be thankful for this holiday season and read about Everyone With Diabetes Counts,  a self-management program helping residents learn how to choose the best food selections and portion choices, self-care skills and potential complications of diabetes and more. You’ll also find a delicious recipe for microwave potatoes, and of course everyone’s favorite, It All Happened In November.