Physical Therapy as Alternative Pain Relief

Oct 4, 2017 — While many pain relief medications come in the form of a pill, there are a number of alternative pain relief treatments available. Always consult with your doctor before trying any new method of pain relief. Some alternative pain relief therapies may not be appropriate for you or may have serious side effects, even if they... Read More

Oct. 28 is National Chocolate Day

Oct 4, 2017 — If you always like to accompany your cup of coffee with a chocolate cookie or other chocolate-based treat, you should probably be familiar with at least its three main categories: Most notably used for cooking, Dark Chocolate can contain anything from 30% to 75% cocoa solids. It has a slightly sweet, slightly bitter flavor and... Read More

Halloween Crafts

Oct 4, 2017 — Give these easy craft ideas a try. They’re short; they’re sweet; they’re fun and the end results are spooktacular! Halloween Mosaics Cut small squares of various colors of paper. On a piece of heavy white paper stock, draw the outline of a pumpkin, Frankenstein or other Halloween character. With a small dab of all-purpose glue... Read More

Oral Hygiene: Beyond that Good Smile and Fresh Breath

Oct 4, 2017 — Oral hygiene is very important, as we have been told since we were young. In fact, brushing our teeth and gargling were usually among the first practices many of us were taught as kids. Most of us probably learned how to brush our teeth well before we could utter words clearly or speak straight. If... Read More

Letter from the Administrator:

Oct 4, 2017 — We would like to Welcome Wally Johnson to San Pedro. Wally comes to us from Texas, he has 7 years in nursing home administration experience and will be a great asset to our home here in Artesia. Prior to long term care administration Wally had a career in pharmaceutical sales. So if you have not... Read More

October 6th is World Smile Day!

Oct 4, 2017 — 11 Great Reasons Why Smiling Makes Us More Successful! First: Our smile shows others people that we are friendly. Second: A smile can make people happy. When you smile at someone who is not already smiling and they smile back, you have brought a moment of happiness into their lives which, who knows, could last... Read More


Sep 14, 2017 — We would like to welcome all our new residents and returning residents to San Pedro. We want your stay to be very comfortable whether you are staying a few weeks for rehab or making San Pedro your new home. We welcome you into our family. If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate... Read More

Success Story: Ms. G

Sep 14, 2017 — Ms. G. has been a resident at San Pedro Nursing & Rehabilitation since November 2016, when more care was needed than her Assisted Living residence could provide. The staff loves having her as a resident, and her family says, “The care she has received at San Pedro has been beyond our expectations. She has been... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Sep 14, 2017 — Can you believe it? Another summer is about to end. Football season is about to kick off, with high expectations for the Bulldogs! The weather, eventually, will become cooler. Hunting season is so close you can taste it! So much to look forward to! As we close another exciting summer we look forward to life... Read More

Thank You!

Aug 11, 2017 — We, at San Pedro, would like to thank Carlsbad Wal-Mart for the Gallon Jugs Donated for the Boil Order, and a HUGE THANK YOU to our Penny and her family for going to pick up all the water and delivering it to the facility.