Cedar Ridge Express A Newsletter Serving The Residents Of Cedar Ridge Health Campus • July 2010 The Hot Summer SUN! 1217 US Highway 62E Cynthiana, KY 41031 Phone 859-234-2702 Fax 859-234-1034 www.cedarridgehs.com Protect Your Eyes Sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat are the best defenses for your Skin Care Advice and Stay Out of Direct Sunlight eyes against sunlight and harmful Protection for Seniors UV rays. To be effective, both must Beware of exposing your skin to direct With summer now in full swing, it can sunlight for prolonged periods of time. The be worn every time you’re outside be tempting to step outside and enjoy the sun is strongest during the middle of the day, for prolonged periods of time, warm weather without first putting on between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. During these even when it’s overcast. sunscreen. However, without the proper hours, the sun can be the most harmful. skin and eye protection, the sun’s harmful But what type of sunglasses should ultraviolet (UV) rays can lead to melanoma Always Use Sunscreen or other types of skin cancer, and you use? The ability to block UV light permanent eye damage. Use a sunscreen or sunblock with a sun is not dependent on the darkness protection factor (SPF) of at least 15, even of the lens. UV protection can come As we embrace our Campus in Color on cloudy days. Use a lot of sunscreen and from adding chemicals to the lens contest, maintain and pinch our fresh herbs rub it in well. It is most effective if applied material during manufacturing or from our gardens, attend campus and family 30 minutes before you go into the sun. cookouts in our courtyards, and plan our from a chemical coating applied to community integrated outings which include Apply sunscreen everywhere the sun’s rays the lens surface. our fishing trips, use the following tips to might touch you, even on your ears and the protect yourself, especially during these back of your neck. Men should also apply In addition to the damage caused by summer months. to any balding areas on their head. continued on page 4 Activity/Community News Resident Birthdays Staff Birthdays 7/4 Charlie Bailey 7/4 Gary Schwatcher Happy summer time, everyone!! It’s that time of the year to get out your bathing 7/4 Edna McIntosh 7/4 Tanya Blake suits, sand pails and shovels, sunglasses 7/5 Sue Brock 7/11 Nicole Tarter and the suntan lotion. It will be a busy 7/5 Clarice Dowd 7/12 Ashley Rose summer for Cedar Ridge this year. We 7/13 Mary Drake 7/23 Violet Howard have planned several different activities 7/20 Beulah Dennis 7/26 Maria Kuster-Collins and events this month such as the family 7/30 Mary Roberts brunch and the motorcycle show. The brunch will be on Sunday, July 25th from 11:30-1:00. We inviting the families July Birthday Photos to come out and have brunch on us. It is free for everyone. Please RSVP is you plan on attending the motorcycle show will be held on July 31, 2010 from 1:00-4:00pm. We will are inviting everyone to come out to this event. We will be grilling out on the grill. If you are Charlie Edna Sue Brock Clarice Mary Beulah interested in bringing your motorcycle Bailey McIntosh July 5 Dowd Drake Dennis and participating, please call Cedar July 4 July 4 July 5 July 13 July 20 Ridge for details at 234-2702. We are still recruiting for volunteers to Featured Resident ~ Edna McIntosh Edna has been a resident at Cedar Ridge After her come out and volunteer for just 1 hour since May of 2006. Edna was born in husband a month. If you are interested please Breathitt County on July 4, 1920. She died in 1993, contact Maria Kuster-Collins for detail. attended school in Breathitt County where Edna bought she met and married Reed McIntosh. They a house in Have a happy and safe summer!!!! moved from Breathitt County to Scott Cynthiana County in 1944 and they had four children, and attended followed by several grandchildren and many the Senior Activity Highlights great grandchildren. Citizen’s Center five 7/7 Mennonite Singers Edna and Reed bought their farm in Scott days a week 7/12 Indian Creek Bible hour County when they moved from Breathitt until moving County. They then bought and ran the to Cedar Ridge in May of 2006. She enjoys 7/22 Faith Baptist country store in Hinton for two years before visits from her church family and friends, 7/25 Brunch for all three she went to work at the Hinton Post office, sitting outside and watching television. Neighborhoods where she worked until it closed. Bingo is her all time favorite activity. 7/27 Red, White & Blue Family Night 7/31 Motorcycle Show Employee of the Month Todd Davis, Therapy – Todd is always very helpful, dependable, and very willing to lend a helping hand. Todd takes his time with the residents letting them know they are important to him. Todd is married to Amy and they have three children; Andrew, Collin, and Emily. They live in Williamstown. In his spare time, Todd enjoys watching movies, listening to music, and watches his children play sports. Great job, Todd!!!!! Executive Director’s Corner Smile of the Month Happy Independence!! I thought this would be happy to try and assist by ~ Shelby Tucker month I would once again entertain you offering our activity room and private with a little bit of Independence History. dining rooms. Please speak with a member Did you know that Independence Day was of the management team if you have any declared a legal holiday in 1941? Also, the questions. As we continue through the first two versions of the Liberty Bell were summer months, we love to take road defective and had to be melted down and trips. If you or your loved one has an idea recast. The third version rang every Fourth for a special road trip, please speak with of July from 1778 to 1835, when, according Melissa Larmour, Executive Director or to tradition, it cracked as it was being toiled Maria Kuster-Collins, RAD. We love to for the death of Chief Justice use our bus!! John Marshall. Happy summer!!! I hope that you have a fun and enjoyable Holiday this month. If you need a larger Melissa Larmour space for a family gathering, Cedar Ridge Executive Director Flying & Good Friends! Betty and Betty sharing a laugh and a smile. Liz Talbot chatting before take off. Dottie Gimpel Edna Lang and Silver Eagle Participant Margaret Rose at the Silver eagles. Cedar Ridge Express is published monthly by Cedar Ridge Health Campus 1217 US Highway 62E, Cynthiana, KY 41031 • 859-234-2702 Melissa Larmour, Executive Director Joanie Sosbe, Payroll/Accounts Payable Brian Drennan, Asst. Director of Food Services Audra Argo, Asst. Director of Health Services Larry Morton, Plant Operations Kathy Brown, Director of Marketing Carla Radford, Social Services Director Marilyn Carstens, Business Office Manager Wesley Northcutt, Dir. of Environmental Services Maria Kuster-Collins, Resident Activity Director Alesia Lynch, Director of Food Services Becky Northcutt, Director of Rehab Services We strive to provide the best customer service and quality care for our residents. Our Department Leaders are here to solve any concerns you may have. In the event that you need further assistance with any unresolved concerns, we encourage you to call the Divisional Vice President or our Compliance Line. Gloria Ising, Divisional Vice President: 502-271-8515 or Gloria.Ising@trilogyhs.com Compliance Hotline: 800-908-8618, ext. 2800; or firstname.lastname@example.org • Newsletter Production by PorterOneDesign.com 1217 US Highway 62E Cynthiana, KY 41031 Phone 859-234-2702 Fax 859-234-1034 www.cedarridgehs.com Compassionately Committed To Excellence In Customer Service! continued from page 1 Word Search BEACH PROTECTION SUNBURN TANNING repeated sun exposure overtime, you BRIMMED HAT SKIN CARE SUNGLASSES ULTRAVIOLET need to protect your eyes from acute EYE CARE SUMMER SUNSCREEN WARM WEATHER damage caused by a single day in the OUTSIDE SUN BEAMS SUNSHINE WRINKLES sun. Excessive exposure to ultraviolet light reflected off pavement can burn the eye’s surface. Similar to sunburns, eye surface burns usually disappear within a couple of days, but may lead to further complications later in life. Information taken from www.aao.org and www.familydoctor.org.