Inlet Coastal Insider

  • Launched in 1998 by the National Education Association (NEA) and guided by a committee of educators, Read  Across America is a year-round program which focuses on motivating children to  read!Inlet  Coastal residents  understand the importance of  teaching children to  read and  excited to  celebrate Read Across  America this week!To kick things off, last week residents gathered to create goody bags for  a local  preschool  as they celebrate Dr. Seuss’  birthday on March 2nd. Over the course of the week, residents Read More
  • COVID is still with us and may be for a little bit longer.  Our inhouse activities calendars continue to be full of events,  celebrations, movies and even exercises. But sometimes you have to think outside of the box even more. On a sunny warm day, we announced we would be going for a scenic drive in the ICR van! The residents were so excited!  Of course, we followed CDC guidelines to keep our residents and staff safe.  We are looking Read More
  • In accordance with CDC guidelines and continued efforts to keep communities safe, older adults have been forced to limit their contact with caregivers and family during the last several months. As a direct result, older adults have experienced periods of increased isolation and social disconnections COVID-19, making mental health an important topic to discuss. So, what exactly is “ mental health”? Mentalhealth.gov defines mental health as “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, Read More
  • As Valentine’s Day approaches, have you ever wondered how and where Valentine’s Day originated?The ancient Romans may be responsible for the name of our modern day of love, Valentine’s Day. Emperor Claudius II executed two men — both named Valentine— on Feb. 14 of different years in the 3rd century A.D. Their martyrdom was honored by the Catholic Church with the celebration of St. Valentine’s Day.While the history may be unclear and muddled, we like to celebrate Valentine’s Day but expressing our love and Read More
  • Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful at meeting our health goals when we work on them with others. NHLBI launched the #OurHearts movement to inspire us to protect and strengthen our hearts with the support of others. Here are some facts, how-to tips, and resources to Read More