At BeeHive Cottages we consider our residents to be living treasures who enrich our community. Our seniors’ wisdom,talents and experience are largely untapped riches waiting to be embraced and brought to life helping others. Through our community service projects,residents are combining their lifetime of experiences and wealth of knowledge [...]
Whenever I had a conversation with my father years ago about what to do if he needed to move into a nursing home,I will always remember my father responding,“If that ever happens to me just shoot me!”
For many seniors living alone is preferable,but living alone can have [...]
It always saddens us when we lose a member of our BeeHive Cottages family,especially one who has been an integral part of our lives for many years. Marilyn’s passing was so quick &unexpected —that it has left many of us with feelings of shock,sadness &grief.
Twinkling lights,festive carolers,family &friends gathered together,good food &good music – all of these things combine to make the holidays a special time for many of us!
At the BeeHive Cottages,our grand festivities kept all our residents’ spirits bright throughout this Holiday season. We kicked off [...]
The first total knee replacement surgery was performed over 35 years ago and it has now become one of the most successful surgical procedures. Years ago,the majority of knee surgeries were reserved for older seniors severely affected by osteoarthritis. Now,younger patients that are experiencing early onset of osteoarthritis and [...]
Peripheral Neuropathy often causes numbness,tingling,burning or sharp pains in your hands and/or feet. Some people describe a feeling like wearing gloves or stockings even when they are not. Other symptoms may include painful cramps,uncontrolled muscle twitching,weakness,&problems with maintaining balance. There are also more general degenerative [...]
Dizziness is a term used to describe everything from feeling lightheaded and faint,to feeling weak and unsteady on one’s feet. Lightheadedness is a feeling that you are about to pass out,but you do not feel like your surroundings are “moving”. Vertigo is a feeling in which you or your [...]
Have you ever heard the saying,“You are only as old as you feel”? Many of our seniors today say that they feel younger than they really are. And,several of our residents here at the BeeHive Cottages have uncovered a wonder drug that helps them to feel even younger and [...]
When many of us were young,we started each day of school by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to our Flag. Over the years,our Flag has become more than just a symbol of our nation —it is a symbol of the founding principles and ideals of our nation that [...]
Springtime at the BeeHive Cottages began this year with a BANG!! Our residents were dazzled by the Blue Angels’ precision flying skills at the “Thunder Over Utah” Air Show at St. George Airport. The Angels in their blue and gold F-18 Hornets thrilled everyone with their fast paced,high performance choreographed [...]