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COVID-19 Visitation Update

Cottonwood Manor thanks you for your support of the staff caring for your loved ones during this surge in cases in Wisconsin. On February 15, 2021 our local health department deemed our community outbreak free. The health department recommends that until further notice, any visitation should be done in a booth that meets health department guidance.  No visitation may occur in resident rooms or the previously used inside visitation room.

COVID-19 Positive Diagnosis

As I am sure many of you are aware, the country and our state is experiencing an increase in the reported COVID cases. We recently learned that we have two confirmed resident cases.  The individuals live together and remain isolated in our facility receiving cares with heightened infection control procedures.

Burning, Itching Blisters: 5 Things to Know About Shingles

While chickenpox is usually an illness reserved for children, it can come roaring back in adulthood as shingles. There is no telling if and when shingles will strike, but luckily there are vaccines available to help prevent it. Here are a few things you should know about shingles.

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Getting Some Solid Shut-Eye

Getting some shut-eye can be one of the best parts of the day, but as you age, it can become more difficult to do so. Older adults can have a more difficult time getting to sleep, whether it is due to medications, stress, or other factors.

6 Foods That Can Help Reduce Joint Pain

Living with joint pain can make some activities difficult or even impossible. The good news is there are some natural and tasty options that may help keep joint pain at bay.

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Although many people will experience hearing loss in their lifetime, there are ways to protect your hearing. Taking care of your ears and preventing hearing loss can be as easy as following these four tips.

6 Ways to Make a Home Safe and Comfortable for Seniors

Changes in mobility can make your own home seem like a dangerous place. However, there are ways to make the home a safer place for seniors. With a few alterations and upgrades, you can live comfortably in your home again or bring aging loved ones into your home safely.