Pigs in a Blanket Day is April 24th

Pigs in a blanket may seem like a modern snack, but as early as the 1600’s field workers in England put meat inside dough for a quick and convenient meal. The first modern reference to pigs in a blanket occurred in a 1957 Betty Crocker children’s cookbook. The recipe referred to hot dogs, cocktail or... Read More

Stress Management Tips

Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More
Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

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

Haiku Day is April 17th

What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More
The Origins of Easter

The Origins of Easter

The Easter holiday is a very important celebration in Christianity and honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The Christian church celebrates Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21. This year Easter falls on April 12. Each year, Easter is preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and... Read More
April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

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

COVID-19 Facility Update 3/11/20

To Our Residents and Family Members: We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may impact us here at Soddy-Daisy Health Care Center. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. At this time, we do NOT have... Read More

Coronavirus 2020 (COVID-19) Letter to the Community

Dear Community Partners, As your trusted health care provider, employer, and partner we want to provide you with updated information on the respiratory illness outbreak, COVID-19, that originated in Wuhan City, China in relation to our community. Overall, the public health response is multi-layered, with the goal of detecting and minimizing the introductions of this... Read More

Aging and Oral Health Basics

As people age, there is a need to exert more effort in order to preserve those wonderful teeth for a lifetime. Every day we are confronted with lots of food and beverages to choose from that can be damaging to oral health, and there are medications as well that could pose damages to teeth surface... Read More
Resident Volunteer: Victoria B.

Resident Volunteer: Victoria B.

Victoria has been such a blessing to the Activities Dept. She showed us how to make beautiful tissue paper flowers, which we used to decorate our dining room for our annual Valentine’s Day Party.