July 29, 2019

Our Junior Volunteers have been hard at work this summer, doing lots of odd jobs for us--mail, stick pickup, serving lunch, assisting on outings, housecleaning projects, activities, cooking, and many other things.

 Having young volunteers involved in our home is such a...

July 25, 2019

July's Family Night is always a special time. Not only do we get to enjoy marching band music played by the Peoria Area Senior Citizen Band, but we also get to enjoy soft-serve ice cream as a refreshment. Talk about nostalgia!

Please join us tonight at 7:00 in the dinin...

July 22, 2019

When I was small, I remember visiting water parks with my cousin and her family. In the middle of a hot summer day, there was nothing more fun than having water sprayed, splashed, or dumped on you.

Looking back as an adult, I'm sure my aunt and uncle enjoyed seeing us c...

July 18, 2019

I have to say, benefit ice cream is something dreams are made of. Granted, I like almost any sort of ice cream, but soft-serve, vanilla and black raspberry swirl? Gets my mouth watering just thinking about it.

For the past several years, a resident's family has served t...

July 15, 2019

One of my favorite activities that we've started up is "Try it Tuesday." With whatever Tuesday night activity is going on, our activity staff brings a special something that the most of the residents have never tasted--things like maple bacon cereal, pickle potato chip...

July 11, 2019

We've been wanting to take a trip on the Spirit of Peoria for over a year now.

But with all of the events going on down at the riverfront, it just wasn't practical to get in and out with our bus-full of residents.

We've got a date now--tomorrow--and things are being prep...

July 8, 2019

Few fruits say "summer" like blueberries. I could eat them by the quart during these warm summery months.

Evidently I'm not the only one, because someone came up with the idea of celebrating blueberries every July 8th.

Typically I just eat them plain by the handful.

But e...

July 4, 2019

People like to talk about freedom on days like today, when we are feeling sentimental and full of heavy picnic food. We lean back in our camp chairs and think about how wonderfully blessed we are to have America. After all, America is truly "the land of the free and th...

July 1, 2019

I've always enjoyed watching the behind-the-scenes views of plays and movies. I loved to imagine what it would be like to have that view of something that looked so well put together, to view it as a thousand strings instead of a finely-woven cloth.

Benefit feels the sa...

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