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. […]

Greetings from Gloria

December is a wonderful time of year. So much to do! Residents will be Decking the Halls of Quail Summit, the end of November and the first week of December. The calendar is full of activities this month. We are fortunate to have several community groups coming to Quail Summit over the course of the […]

Surprising, Science-Backed Health Benefits of Music

“One good thing about music, is when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Judging from the quote above, Bob Marley was part poet, part scientist. That’s because there’s truth to his head-bobbing lyrics from the song Trenchtown Rock. Research suggests that music not only helps us cope with pain—it can also benefit our physical […]