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Coats for Kids 2018

on 10/16/2018 9:40 AM
We are proud to be an official drop-off location for Coats for Kids 2018.  Please bring new and gently used coats to our campus October 22 - November 16.    501 S. Murphy Avenue, Brazil, IN Phone: (812) 446-2636 
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Five Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

on 07/24/2018 4:11 PM
You’ve heard it said, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but you may not have heard “A dog is good for your health.”  Some people think dog ownership means dog hair on the sofa, veterinarian bills, and an extra mouth to feed, but recent medical research may change that way of thinking. Research has shown a number of surprising health benefits of dog owners...
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3 Steps for Preparing Essential Documents for Seniors

on 05/23/2018 8:41 AM
Don't let an emergency of a loved one leave you scrambling for official documents. By proactively gathering essential healthcare and financial papers, an emergency can be a little less stressful for caregivers when they need critical access to information to help a family member.   3 Steps for Preparing Essential Documents for Seniors File all important documents in one plac...
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National Donut Day- June 1

on 05/22/2018 12:21 PM
"Donut" it sound delicious... A FREE donut that is! You saw that right. In celebration of National Donut Day Exceptional Living Center of Brazil will be giving out FREE FREE FREE donuts and orange juice on June 1 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at 501 S. Murphy Ave. (EXCEPTIONAL LIVING CENTER OF BRAZIL). We will be doing pre-orders with earliest pickup time being 8:00-9:00 a.m. for pre-orders. We...
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Stay Strong and Healthy, Guys, with Screenings

on 05/22/2018 12:16 PM
June has been a special month for men and their families since 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson designated the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day. We celebrate men and their essential role in the family and in the community. Men are husbands, fathers, sons, bosses, employees, and coworkers. June is also a great time to draw attention to the health issues that impact men and the imp...
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New Medicare Cards Coming Soon

on 03/16/2018 1:57 PM
In April, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards with new numbers. CMS Administrator Seema Verma: "We’re taking this step to protect our seniors from fraudulent use of Social Security numbers which can lead to identity theft and illegal use of Medicare benefits. We want to be sure that Medicare beneficiaries and healthcare providers know about these changes well in advance and have t...
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FREE Biscuits & Gravy April 20

on 03/13/2018 11:04 AM
Don't pay for breakfast on April 20! Drive up to Exceptional Living Center of Brazil and get a FREE biscuit and gravy from 7 - 9 a.m. Go ahead and wear your PJs because you don’t even need to get out of your car! Exceptional Living Center of Brazil is located at 501 S. Murphy Avenue in Brazil, Indiana. For more information, please call (812) 446-2636.
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Beginning Yoga for Older Adults

on 03/01/2018 3:53 PM
Many senior adults turn to yoga for gentle exercise that can reduce tension and increase flexibility. In the early 80s, women (and some men) donned their leg warmers, Reebok high tops, and spandex body suits to stretch it out with Jane Fonda and dance to Let's Get Physical.   Today, seniors are still "getting physical" and keeping active through a variety of exercise pr...
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Reducing Your Kidney Disease Risk

on 02/27/2018 9:54 AM
MARCH IS KIDNEY AWARENESS MONTH You’ve probably seen people wear red to draw awareness to heart disease or pink to bring awareness to breast cancer, but kidney disease isn’t often the subject of much attention. That’s surprising since one in three Americans are at risk for kidney disease. The kidneys perform several very important jobs for your body. According to the Nation...
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You Are Invited: National Pancake Day Breakfast

on 02/14/2018 10:22 AM
Join our senior campus assisted living community, Towne Park Assisted Living of Brazil, on Saturday, March 3 as we celebrate National Pancake Day!    Free pancake breakfast includes pancakes, sausage patties, and drinks. How many pancakes should we make?  RSVP to (812) 420-4100.   Location Information Towne Park Assisted Living of Brazil 503 S. Murphy Avenue ...
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Heart Disease in Women: Heart Disease No Longer A “Man’s Disease”

on 01/25/2018 7:45 AM
Cancer has been called the "most feared diagnosis.” However, many women don’t realize that heart disease is actually the leading cause of death in women in the United States. Heart disease was once called a "man’s disease,” but one in four female deaths in this country are from heart disease, making it an equal opportunity disease. Even more concerning is that...
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Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

on 12/27/2017 9:50 AM
Glaucoma has been called the "silent disease” because there are usually no symptoms and no pain.  Phyllis Diller once advised women, "Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age—as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.”  It is true that our vision does change as we age. We may hold the book farther away until reading glasses become necessary or ...
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WTHI-TV: Forget Me Not - A Daughter's View of Alzheimer's

on 11/15/2017 9:12 AM
  BRAZIL, Ind. (WTHI) - It not only changes but eats away at lives every day. Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's Disease. It's a condition that progressively destroys the memory, it's one many don't understand until it happens to them or someone they love. All of Mona Keiser's life, the bond between her and her mother has been a differen...
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Proper Hand Washing: The Easiest Route to Healthier Living

on 11/14/2017 4:37 PM
Many of us go to great lengths to stay healthy and avoid illness and infections. However, many people neglect the easiest way to limit the transfer of bacteria and viruses and it’s practically free—proper hand washing.   As you touch door handles, shake hands, and touch grocery carts, germs come in contact with your hands. These germs are easily spread to your eyes, nose, ...
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Holiday Open House! Dec. 20

on 11/14/2017 12:38 PM
The holiday spirit is in the air at the senior living campus of Exceptional Living Center of Brazil and Towne Park Assisted Living. The Centers will host a free campus-wide holiday open house celebration on December 20 from 6-8 p.m. that will feature Santa's Workshop and a LIVE reindeer. The event will be held at 501 S. Murphy Ave. in Brazil and will allow area resi...
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COPD: Prevalence, Treatment, and Quality of Life

on 11/14/2017 8:10 AM
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have been diagnosed with COPD, you know the symptoms—coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing, fatigue, difficulty taking a deep breathe, and tightness in your chest. You also know that living with COPD can impact your quality of life.   What is COPD? The National Institutes of Health report that over 14 million Americans have...
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On-Site Interviews During Walk-In Wednesday

on 10/13/2017 3:09 PM
Exceptional Living Center of Brazil and Towne Park Assisted Living in Brazil, Indiana, is now hiring Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Registered Nurses (RNs), and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Join us for Walk-In Wednesday each week in October from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. to apply. On-site interviews may be available. Don't want to wait for next Wednesday? We don't blame you. Search and ap...
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Community Trunk or Treat October 27

on 10/13/2017 8:57 AM
Inviting all "ghouls" and "boils" to a free community Trunk or Treat event on October 27 from 6-8 p.m. on the Exceptional Living Center of Brazil and Towne Park Assisted Living of Brazilsenior campus, 501 S. Murphy Avenue in Brazil, IN. Community businesses will be participating to treat area children to lots of fun Halloween candy and fun! Kids can much on sno-cones, popcorn, and cotton ca...
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Say What? Hearing Loss Prevention for Older Adults

on 10/04/2017 10:59 AM
Hearing Loss Prevention for Older Adults Have you been to a movie theater lately and enjoyed the surround sound experience? Did you know that the noise level of that movie probably approached 98 decibels, only slightly below a rock concert?  What steps can we take now to protect our hearing and reduce hearing impairment? Turn it down! Our ears are assaulted every day by noise ...
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​2nd Annual Route 40 Fest

on 09/22/2017 9:57 AM
Hundreds visited Brazil's 2nd Annual Route 40 Fest held on Saturday, September 16, 2017! For one day, members of the public could plant their feet on the new asphalt or sit and enjoy musical entertainment on a stage on US Highway 40.  Classic cars and food and street vendors added to the fun as we celebrated renewal and positive changes in our downtown community. Exceptional Living ...
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