National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day is Wednesday, July 31, 2020. The consumption of avocados has doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. Avocados have heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins C, E and K. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks, and the 20th century cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and... Read More
Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More

National Hot Dog Day

On July 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Hot Dog Day, although National Hot Dog month extends throughout July. The hot dog is one of the most iconic American foods, along with apple pie. Sausage was developed in 13th century Germany and brought to the U.S. in the 1800s. At the same time Germans brought... Read More
World Watercolor Month

World Watercolor Month

Paintings contribute to the beauty of homes, offices, and business establishments. Whether you’re an adult, teenager, or child, learning how to paint can be fun and easy, especially if you are determined to develop this skill. If you’re unsure which medium to start with, you might want to try watercolor paintings. Watercolors are a beautiful... Read More
July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat May Protect Your Skin from the Sun

July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat May Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Researchers from Harvard University announced that lutein (LOO-teen) —a potent antioxidant found in such dark green, leafy vegetables as spinach and kale —may protect the skin from sun damage. “Lutein has been widely recognized for its eye health benefits for several years, but, our data is the first of its kind to suggest that lutein... Read More
Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

In 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed, a staged party was planned to celebrate the birth of America and the separation from England. Colonists, families and towns continued to celebrate the anniversary of this freedom yearly on July 4 with large crowds and festivities. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that the Fourth of... Read More

June 27, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

We are writing to provide you an update on the status of our progress at Frederick Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. There are no new positive results for residents or staff since our last update. The 3 resident tests that were referenced in last week’s e-mail have all returned negative for COVID-19. We only have... Read More

COVID-19 Update, June 19, 2020

There are no new positive results for residents or staff since our last update. We only have two staff members who remain on quarantine from the facility at this time. Additionally, our final COVID-19 positive resident was discharged from transmission-based precautions on June 13, 2020. Therefore, we no longer have any confirmed COVID-19 positive residents... Read More

COVID-19 Update, June 12, 2020

There are no new positive results for residents or staff since our last update. As of this morning, one resident remains positive for COVID-19. With all but one of our current residents recovered, we have downsized our COVID-19 unit to the back end of Unit 3 and created an observation area at the front of... Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE: JUNE 7, 2020

As you know, we received support and resources from Baltimore County Health Department and the National Guard that have aided in our path to recovery. As we reported on June 3, over 100 tests were administered to all available staff Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30. We have received about 15 test results, and... Read More