June 30, 2019 — May 29th our residents and staff attended the second annual St. Mary Parish Senior Olympics. That day is recognized as Senior Health & Fitness Day. We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate. Our day consisted of the passing of the torch to start of the Olympics. We played various games, participated in wheelchair/walker... Read More
June 30, 2019 — The basic rule about pairing food with wine is that one shouldn’t overpower the other. Simply put, strong cheeses should pair well with strong wines, while mild cheeses would go well with mild wines. Acidic wines go perfectly well with pungent cheeses. Brie goes well with sparkling wine or Chardonnay while goat cheese matches well... Read More
June 30, 2019 — Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More
June 30, 2019 — On July 17, 2019, Americans will celebrate National Hot Dog Day, although National Hot Dog month extends throughout July. The hot dog is one of the most iconic American foods, along with apple pie. Sausage was developed in 13th century Germany and brought to the U.S. in the 1800s. At the same time Germans brought... Read More
June 30, 2019 — Residents Marguerite B. Agnes A. Fay L. Annie B. Jeanette P. Victoria S. Angela A. Jayne P. Franklin Health Care and Rehab. Center would like to wish you a Blessed and Happy Birthday.
June 30, 2019 — July 3rd at 3:00pm- Patriotic Rosary July 4th- Independence Day July 19th at 2:00pm- Residents Council Meeting July 19th at 3:00pm- Residents Birthday Party
June 19, 2019 — Sheriff Blaise Smith presented the staff of Franklin Health Care Center with insights on Emergency Preparations during the upcoming hurricane season. His focus was on team work, personal preparations and strategies to protect the residents, their families and others in the community. “The important thing to remember is not wait until you are told to... Read More
June 2, 2019 — Since we had such beautiful weather, our residents enjoyed some patio time. It was also a perfect time to bring our art class outdoors! Residents enjoyed painting these awesome flower pots. Check out their work of art!
June 2, 2019 — For those of you who are not familiar with the TOUCH Program, Hanson Memorial High School seniors adopt our residents at the beginning of the school year. Each student is assigned a resident to partner with. Students visit our residents every Tuesday and start building their friendships. The residents and the seniors celebrate every holiday... Read More
June 2, 2019 — Celebrate dads, grandfathers, uncles, and father-figures who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. Studies show that men who play an active role in their children’s lives stimulate all aspects of development: emotional, academic, behavioral, and social, even when those men don’t live in the same home as their children. This Father’s Day,... Read More