February 26, 2018

Winter can be a blah time for many of our residents. However, we've managed to keep ourselves occupied and happy this winter. And I have the pictures to prove it. Enjoy some of my favorite pictures from the season.

     

       I hope you have enjoyed...

February 22, 2018

When I was a child, I thought that accordions were funny-looking contraptions that only people over fifty played.

"Polkas and More" and another Family Night performing group changed that stereotype for me. Now I look forward to anything featuring this lovely instrument....

February 19, 2018

Did George Washington really chop down a cherry tree?

Ironically, this tale exalting honesty is just a myth created by biographer Mason Locke Weems.

But that hasn't kept the cherry from feeling the effects of the story.

Tomorrow at our Presidential Tea, we will be enjoyin...

February 15, 2018

I've said it before and I'll say it again--We do a lot of fun things here.

For instance, at lunchtime today, we're building our own taco salads.

As I went around the Home, talking to residents about this activity, there were a few who had never had taco salad before. Of...

February 12, 2018

We don't celebrate Valentine's Day enough.

Oh, we eat conversation hearts and give teddy bears, chocolates, and valentines.

Take a look at your local store this time of year--aisles and aisles of red, pink, white, chocolate, and soft, fuzzy things.

Is our love only the s...

February 8, 2018

Do you remember the day you left your elementary art class with a paper valentine you were itching to give your mom?

Do you remember how she took that red construction paper heart, got a tear in her eye, hugged you close, and then hung it on the fridge?

Do you remember...

February 5, 2018

 Is there anything better than a homemade doughnut still hot from the fryer? I don't know about you, but it's tough for me to think of something more satisfying.

Most of our residents agree with me. Every year, usually in February, we make hot doughnuts in front of the...

February 1, 2018

Do you need volunteer hours for school? Do you want to hone your skills in front of a non-threatening, likable audience? Do you want to give back to a generation who gave us all so much?

We'd love to have your help!

Right now, we're looking for volunteers to help out wit...

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