How Healthy Eating Affects Your Physical Health

Protect Your Physical Well Being Strength, coordination, endurance and performance are all determined by what you consume during meal time. The food choices you make directly relate to your ability to participate in daily physical activities, including housework, job functions, homework,  family care giving and exercise.  A diet rich in healthy...

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The Art of Mardi Gras – Tips to Prevent Injury

In Louisiana, we all know what season it is… no, not winter or spring… but MARDI GRAS. According to www.mardigrasneworleans.com , the origin of Mardi Gras “can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French House of the...

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“Music acts like a magic key to which the most tightly closed heart opens.”

Therapy Center is grateful to be able to work with several nursing home facilities that are certified in a program called Music and Memory. The purpose of the program is simple and effective. According to the Music and Memory program, they “train care professionals how to set up personalized...

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Bayou Vista Success Story: Ms. Patsy Goudeaux

Ms. Patsy Goudeaux came to Bayou Vista Community Care Center in 2014, and for two years she was bed bound and isolated in her room.  She refused therapy and refused to get out and socialize with other residents in the facility due to embarrassment of her limitations.  Although Ms. Patsy...

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2017 – Let’s Get Healthy Part 2

Hopefully you read our first blog in 2017 about getting healthy. Today, we are building on the theme and presenting additional tips to help you achieve your goals and live a healthy lifestyle. As mentioned before, focusing on a few activities a month can help shape your approach to healthy eating, fitness,...

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New Year – New Habits – New You

Happy 2017, people! It’s a new year, and it’s a perfect time to break those old unprofessional habits and become a more amazing and likeable teammate! It’s no secret that we are all perfectly imperfect humans. So I thought we could all spring into the new year with some...

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2017 – Let’s Get Healthy

I know we have all been there… The words, “I’ll do better tomorrow” are uttered as we take a step back in our healthy goals for the year. With the start of a new year, many of us want to improve two things…1) how we use our time and 2)...

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Hessmer Nursing Home: New Building Brings Great Therapy

Recently, Hessmer Nursing Home underwent a complete renovation of their 5-star facility, and with it came a brand new therapy gym.  The gym is a little over 1,500 square feet complete with a washer and dryer, full kitchen, bathroom, and two showers. “The kitchen and showers are definitely a highlight in...

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