December 2017 | Wesley Glen Retirement Community

Liver Disease and Nutrition

The liver serves many purposes in the body, including filtering harmful substances from the blood, producing substances that assist with food digestion, and helping to change food into energy. There are many kinds of liver diseases, such as: Cirrhosis: Scarring and hardening of the liver Fatty Liver Disease: Build-up of fat in liver cells Bile […]


Christmas Magic

By: Trisha Mayhorn Christmas at The Wesley Communities is always a magical time of year. The halls are full of decorations and employees are full of cheer! As for the residents, you can see how touched they are by all the holiday magic. I couldn’t imagine a better place to work, especially during the holidays. […]


Stroke and Nutrition

A stroke occurs when there is a change in the flow of blood to the brain that leads to a change in and/or loss of function. Some risk factors for stroke include: High blood pressure Stress Family history Health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, and obesity Lifestyle factors, such as a diet high in fat […]