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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.

Word at the Woods – October 2018

Word at the Woods – October 2018

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will find helpful information on osteoporosis and tips to help you avoid Identity theft, a delicious recipe for microwave peanut brittle, and of course, some fun and interesting facts about the month of October. Love Halloween? Join us for our annual Halloween Hoopla/Trick or Treat party. 

Word at the Woods – September 2018

Word at the Woods – September 2018

In this month’s edition of Word at The Woods, you will find a helpful guide with tips for successful communication with people who have Alzheimer’s disease and a fantastic and easy microwave banana bread recipe.  Also, you can discover some very interesting facts on world-changing events that all happened in the month of September and a special event that we have planned next month.

Word at the Woods – August 2018

Word at the Woods – August 2018

Inside this month’s issue of Word at The Woods, you’ll find information on the new Medicare cards that will be coming in the mail, along with an article on the six misconceptions about immunizations that everyone should know.  The wellness section includes a recipe for low-calorie peach-strawberry popsicles, plus we have a list of events that have happened in August and a look ahead at an event you won’t want to miss.