Electronic Newsletter Coming Soon to Quail Summit

Beginning in February, the Quail Summit newsletter and Life Enrichment Calendars will be available via e-mail. Quail Summit has been collecting e-mail addresses for friends and family members over the past several months in preparation for this change. The goal of this alteration is to distribute monthly information in an environmentally friendly, more economical and […]

How to Deduct Long-Term Care Costs

Did you know that long term care expenses may be tax deductible on your federal tax return? The services must be for diagnostic, preventive, treatment or rehabilitative services, or for personal care required by someone who is chronically ill. The services must be prescribed by a licensed health care practitioner. The costs may be able […]

Get ready to get your giggle on ! Benefits of Laughter

Author: E.C. LaMeaux 1. Lowers blood pressure People who lower their blood pressure, even those who start at normal levels, will reduce their risk of stroke and heart attack. So grab the Sunday paper, flip to the funny pages, and enjoy your laughter medicine. 2. Reduces stress hormone levels By reducing the level of stress […]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58% increase. Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since there are no symptoms and once vision is lost, it’s permanent. As much as 40% of vision can […]

How to stay Healthy for the New Year

Staying Healthy for the new year is often a popular resolution. Being Healthy physically and mentally is something we all strive for. Mel Kost, from Wegmans Pharmacy will be here on January 23rd. at 11:15 in the Out-let, to give us tips and reminders of how we can take care of ourselves during the New

Cold Symptoms VS. Flu Symptoms

Cal Young, from Rite Aid Pharmacy, will be here to talk to us on January 2nd at 11:15 in the Outlet. During this time he will talk about the differences between cold and flu symptoms, how you can keep yourself happy and what to do if you don’t feel well.

Calendar Planning

We are looking for new and exciting ideas for the 2018 calendar. If you have ideas of programs and would like to join the Planning Committee, please show up on January 15th at 3:30 in the Creative Arts room. We are always looking for new ideas and talents to share.

Chili Cookoff

Do you have a favorite Chili recipe? Would you like to be a judge? On January 22nd, we will be having a chili cook off and tasting social. Please let the receptionist know if you want to enter the contest or would like to share one of your favorite recipes.

Greetings from Gloria

Happy New Year! In 2018, may the residents, families, and Quail Summit staff find new opportunities hidden in each day! January is National Food Servers Month, Quail Summit is fortunate to have a dedicated group of servers who work in the Estates Dining Rooms: Sonja Bartell, Kayte Baumgartner, Milissa Beyea, Ashley Chrisman, Rebecca Hudson, Katrina […]

How Can You Prevent the Flu?

Good habits are important in helping prevent the spread of all respiratory illnesses. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze – then throw Clean your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand gels Avoid close contact with people who are sick If you get the flu, stay home. […]