What’s in a Color: National Blood Donor Month

The prominently displayed color red during December is equated with rich holiday spirit, its hues associated with Santa Claus, Christmas stockings, Christmas tree decor, and gift wrap bows.  In December, it seems as if red is everywhere. A different use of the color red occurs during January, a month whose feel, in contrast, is associated.. read more →

Residents’ Resolutions

Awesome. You’re living in a well-run care center. There are plenty of sessions for your rehabilitation and health upkeep, as well as all kinds of engaging activities, from arts and crafts to movies to sing-alongs. (Not to mention hot, varied, tasty meals.) All in all, you’re taken care of.  And, more to the point, you.. read more →

A Dance of Smiles: The Annual Winter Ball

Two days before Christmas this year, we held our annual Rockaway Care Center Winter Ball. If there’s anything that was prevalent, it was smiles. Warm, cherishing, appreciative, happy smiles. The kind of smiles you think of for holiday season. A veritable reunion, the Winter Ball is a yearly gathering of past and present residents and.. read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

It’s Your Care, It’s Your Choice…

The Rockaway Care Center is a leading provider of rehabilitation and skilled nursing care on the beautiful Rockaway Peninsula, not far from New York City. We provide compassionate, personal care in a comfortable “home style” environment that is friendly and inviting. Our focus is always on quality care. At the Rockaway Care Center our staff.. read more →

11 Sep 2013
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Musical Memories

At Rockaway Care Center we utilize every opportunity to promote health, healing and care. Our activity calendar is chock-full of activities that are so enjoyable that you wouldn’t have guessed that they also have rich health benefits. This month we are highlighting our “Musical Memories” program.  What is music? A most difficult question to answer… read more →

29 Aug 2013
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