The Greeting Card: Alive and Well

You’d think that the greeting card, by now, is an antiquated relic of the pre-Internet era. But alas, it’s not so. In fact, the greeting card is alive and well, and most especially appreciated during the holiday season. Furthermore, its year round usages still  stretch the spectrum of occasions, from the obvious birthday celebration to.. read more →

How to Stay Close with Loved Ones While You’re Living Away From Home

At least you’re on the road to recovery: You’re grateful to have expert, professional round-the-clock care for your needs, and you’re getting better, if even just minutely, every day. You’re in a safe, secure, environment, with solid meals and all the amenities for your day to day life at Rockaway Care Center.  Striving to get.. read more →

Top Reasons to Get Outside During Winter

On the one hand, you’re freezing. You just want to return back to your warm, cozy abode and snuggle up with some hot chocolate, providing you a safe haven from the howling winds and ever-present chance of an icy downpour. On the other hand, the crisp, brisk, cold edge of winter is inviting, offering a.. read more →

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and praise for all of the blessings in our lives. We at Rockaway Care Center would like to express our heartfelt thanks to our warm, professional, caring, friendly, thoughtful, efficient and overall amazing staff. We are grateful for everything you do. We hope to continue to work together.. read more →

27 Nov 2013
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Veterans Day 2013

Words cannot do justice to the bravery our veteran’s have shown. Here are some of the many quotes that help express a small portion of the thanks we would like extend to our veterans on this Veterans Day. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” —Joseph.. read more →

November is National Diabetes Month

The vision of the American Diabetes Association is a life free of diabetes and all of its burdens. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of the Association. American Diabetes Month® (ADM) is an important element in this effort, with programs designed to focus the nation’s attention.. read more →

04 Nov 2013
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Featured dish: Curry Chicken with Rice

The people have spoken! The hands-down favorite dish of the month is our very own chef Cecil Lee’s Curry Chicken with Rice. The key to the dish is rooted in Cecil’s Caribbean roots and his always perfectly cooked rice. We don’t know how he does it each and every time, but we are sure happy.. read more →

28 Oct 2013
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Renovations Update

In May of 2013 we posted the following sign in our lobby: Pardon our appearance as we rebuild and recover from the devastation we experienced in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. We will emerge stronger and dedicated to enhancing your quality of life. Today we are proud to update you on the progress being made.. read more →

23 Oct 2013
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Employee of the Month – October 2013

    This month we recognize our Employee of the Month: Elizabeth Mitchell Social Services Since: October 2010 read more →

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every year in October, there is an annual health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities in order to raise awareness about this disease. If you are suffering from the disease, rest assured, you are not alone in this battle. If you are healthy then this will help you reduce the risk and prevent the.. read more →