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Employee Anniversary Debbie R.

February 5, 2020 — Debbie R., 16 Years Our beloved Debbie has been a blessing to us at Pinnacle Ridge for sixteen years as of January 15th! She is always willing to lend a hand to whoever asks all while providing the best care to our residents! We love and appreciate all that you do and we are thankful... Read More

A Big Thanks to Veterans United for Our Christmas Miracle!

February 5, 2020 — This year at Pinnacle Ridge, Christmas was something to cherish! From the beaming smiles, to the radiant laughs and the endless trail of happy tears. Each neighbor was adopted by Veteran United Home Loans of Lenexa Kansas. The staff there asked us to create a personalized Christmas list for each resident, which they then personally... Read More

Resident of the Month: Jerry S.

February 5, 2020 — Jerry has been a resident at Pinnacle Ridge since September 2019. He was born in Minnesota and moved to Kansas in June of 1981. His lifelong career was a truck driver which he did for 35 years. He has traveled to 48 states in the US as well as Mexico and Canada, all in his... Read More

Employee of the Month: Johnstone K.

February 5, 2020 — “Hello, my name is Johnstone and I am a med aide at Pinnacle Ridge. I have worked as a CMA since 2013 in different nursing facilities in Kansas. I also had a chance to work with Down ’s syndrome clients as a residential manager. Caregiving is one of the most rewarding careers which I have... Read More

Special Events

February 5, 2020 — February 14th (Valentine’s Day) we will be hosting a Doggie Fashion Show in partnership with local animal shelters. We will have a red carpet for the dog’s to put on their best fashion attire and take a stroll down the runway! We will have resident animals participating as well as staff and friends! There will... Read More

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

January 6, 2020 — It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Soup: A Meal In a Bowl

January 6, 2020 — Despite the shorter winter days, our schedules do not slow down. We tend to seek out hardy, quick to prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot choice as it’s often called a meal in a bowl. There are dozens of different healthy soups that you can make;... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

January 6, 2020 — Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Glaucoma, A Brief Overview

January 6, 2020 — Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

January 6, 2020 — Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More