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October 13th is National Train Your Brain Day: Sudoku

— Sudoku is a puzzle craze sweeping the nation. Many people refer to this challenging game as the new Rubix Cube. It’s difficult to forget the six-sided and six colored square, but Sudoku is doing just that. If you think that Sudoku is a new game, you would be incorrect. In fact, it was created in 1979... Read More

Physical Therapy Exercises

— Physical therapy exercises are intended to restore strength and endurance, increase the range of movement, and also improve balance and coordination. To increase the effectiveness, physical therapists use physical therapy exercises treatment along with external stimulations such as heat, coldness, ultrasound, electricity, infrared or UV light, traction, water, and massage. All are applied externally to... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

— What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when cells in our breast grow out of control creating tumors that cause damage to the nearby tissues. The tumors which are cancerous are known as malignant tumors and can cause a lot of damage to the body. Breast cancer has always been a dreaded disease, but in... Read More

Discover The Origin of Halloween

— Why do we have a day that is supposed to do nothing but scare the dickens out of us? Why do we dress up like ghost and goblins? These questions can be answered by looking back at the origin of Halloween. Over 2,000 years ago, the Celtics were a proud, fierce and combative tribe which inhabited ... Read More

Facts You Never Knew About Coffee

— Although coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for thousands of years, it did not become part of the western world until the 1500s. Many countries around the world celebrate Coffee Day on October 1, however, the U.S. celebrates on September 29. A single acre of coffee trees can yield close to ten... Read More

SUCCESS STORY: KENNETH L.

— Kenneth L. was admitted to Gateway Post-Acute Care at Arlington Villa after a hospital stay from having a stroke and having limited function on his right side. Upon admissions, Kenneth was unable to walk or stand. Mr. Kenneth L. was treated at Gateway through our specialized programs and clinical pathways. We were able to jump... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

— One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. Few people take the time to learn from those who raised their parents. Being in consistent relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. Think about the wealth of knowledge that your grandparents have. They have lived many... Read More

September 9th is National Teddy Bear Day: When Teddy Bears Began

— The first Teddy Bear was designed and made by Rose and Morris Michtom. The Michtoms were influenced by Teddy Roosevelt and Clifford Berryman. In November 1902, President Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt traveled to Mississippi to settle a border dispute between Louisiana and Mississippi. The President, having a little free time, went on a hunting trip. The... Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month

— How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain... Read More