The New Starting Line

By: Jeff Mortimore, RSI Community Connector   “It’s not how you start that’s important, but how you finish.”  That quote is attributed to Jim George, a Christian minister and inspirational speaker, and it’s a quote you might have heard before. For the most part, I agree with this statement and I have used it a […]

RSI is Seeking Dress Shirt Donations

We are currently seeking donations of extra-large or bigger dress shirts. Please consider sharing this information with friends or family who may be interested in helping out. These shirts may be used as a substitute for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while we continue to work hard to gather all of the necessary supplies for our […]

Positive Transformation During This Difficult Time

Written by: Roni Horak, RSI Clinical Director for Behavioral Health and Counseling Services   Our vision for moving forward continues to shift as our world is adapting to many changes in our safety needs, protocols, and day-to-day practices. Living in a time of pandemic is difficult, to say the least. However, how we choose to […]

Our COVID-19 Response

Written by: Claire Farmer-Lies, Marketing and Communications Specialist   In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, RSI has updated and shifted many of our day-to-day practices in an effort to keep our homes, supported individuals, communities, and employees as safe as possible. Most importantly, we have been, and will continue to follow the official guidelines from […]

It’s National Nurses Week!

Written by: Claire Farmer-Lies, Marketing and Communications Specialist   National Nurses Week starts today and goes til May 12th! We are so grateful for our team of talented RNs and LPNs, and the crucial support they provide to our homes, the people we support, and to all of our direct-care employees. An excerpt from a […]

Searching for Certainty in Uncertain Times

By: Jeff Mortimore, RSI Community Connector   I’m probably like many people these days, spending a lot of time trying to dissect the news and educating myself on how best to navigate these uncertain waters. Unless I’m missing something, I have yet to see anything certain about the path ahead. We think there are experts, […]

Supporting our Children While Caring for Ourselves

Written by: Roni Horak, RSI Clinical Director for Behavioral Health and Counseling Services   Everyone struggles in their own way, and we always view the world from our own lens. When we experience challenging moments and traumatic events, we naturally react and respond in different ways as well. Through the aging process, we also develop […]

Resilience in Life’s Challenges

By: Jeff Mortimore, RSI Community Connector   “Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ― Nelson Mandela I love the word resilience and have always been drawn to stories of survival and overcoming the odds. Adversity is sure to come to […]

The Power of Words and Positivity

Written by: Roni Horak, RSI Clinical Director for Behavioral Health and Counseling Services   The language and the negative lens we sometimes use to view things have become increasingly bothersome to me. The words we use impact how we interpret the information that is coming to us. I worry that some of the terms I […]

Practicing Gratitude During COVID-19

By: Jeff Mortimore, RSI Community Connector I’ll be honest, this “social distancing, shelter at home” era hasn’t been getting any easier for me. In a world that has been turned upside down almost overnight, I find myself fluctuating between fear, compliance, and sometimes frustration. I imagine many feel this way, but we soldier on and […]