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Energy Saving Tips

October 30, 2018 — Light bulbs: Use energy saving CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs) instead of the conventional incandescent light bulbs. CFLs only use one-quarter of the electricity and lasts years longer. Each CFL bulb contains 5mg of mercury so you will have an extra item to sort in the recycling bin. Dishes: Never load your dishes in a... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

October 30, 2018 — Steven was admitted to us requiring maximum assistance with all activities of daily living. With focused physical, occupational, and speech therapies, Steven is now walking with a wheeled walker, unassisted. He is tolerating a regular diet, and is continuing to make advancements daily. We are extremely proud of Steven’s progress and look forward to what... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

October 30, 2018 — The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

Employee Of The Month: Devonna Williams

October 30, 2018 — Devonna has been a CNA for eight years! Her drive for compassionate care stems from her roots as a loving mother. Her love for what she does is evident in the care she provides for our residents. Thank you, Devonna, for your team spirit, hard work, and above all compassionate care.

How To Stop Aging On The Outside

October 30, 2018 — While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

October 30, 2018 — Dear Residents, Families and Friends of Santa Fe Care Center: Welcome to the holiday season! The Activities Director, Mario Sandoval, and his team have scheduled many fun activities, so join us and participate in all of the holiday events! Thank you for continuing to trust us with your care. Your opinion of us means a... Read More

Employee of the Month: Lorie Lovato

September 28, 2018 — Lorie is from Santa Fe, NM. She has been in the health care industry for 33 years; all of which have been spent at Santa Fe Care Center. Lorie has been married for over 20 years and has 2 adult children and 4 grandchildren. Lorie finds it very rewarding to work with the elderly population... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

September 28, 2018 — William H. was admitted to our facility with poor speech and cognition due to a stroke requiring a pureed diet. After several weeks of intense speech, physical, and occupational therapies, Mr. H. was able to walk out our front door on a regular diet and returned home. Way to go William!

Letter from the Administrator

September 28, 2018 — Dear Residents, Families and Friends of Santa Fe Care Center: Fall is here! This is my favorite time of year – aspen trees, Balloon Fiesta, apples – the crispness of the air makes me feel energetic! I hope it does the same for you. This month I am honored to be attending the American Healthcare... Read More

October 13th is National Train Your Brain Day: Sudoku

September 28, 2018 — Sudoku is the 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... Read More