Patriot Day: A National Day of Service and Remembrance

— September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center tragedy in New York City. This day is recognized as a tribute to those who passed away or were injured, as well as honoring first responders and defenders of our nation’s freedom. An annual ceremony takes place at Ground Zero, also known as... Read More

National Indoor Plant Week

— National Indoor Plant Week is recognized during the third week of September and there is no better time to add a little flora to your home. If you are thinking about plant ownership but aren’t confident in the greenness of your thumb, worry not! Here is an introduction to different types of house plants that... Read More

September is Save Your Photos Month

— Everyone loves to see photos of family, vacations, pets, grandchildren and more. Before digital cameras or camera phones, film was processed and prints were made instantly or sent back to us via mail. Saving photos is a step in preserving memories. Many of us still have albums and boxes full of prints prior to the... Read More

Learning Your Heart Age on World Heart Day, September 29

— Her age is 53. But her heart is 75 years old because she smokes and has uncontrolled high blood pressure. She’s not alone because most American adults have a heart that is older than their actual age. One way to understand your risk for a heart attack or stroke is to learn your “heart age.”... Read More

A Note on Classical Music

— The classical music era for the Western hemisphere extends from 1750 to 1830. The musicians most well known for music from this era are Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. You may be familiar with other famous composers, such as Bach Chopin, or Schubert but they may have risen to fame in the renaissance, baroque, romantic, nationalistic... Read More

Celebrations and a Warm Welcome!

— Happy Birthday Residents! Molly Y. September 03 Sharon D. September 05 Joan G. September 30 Happy Birthday Staff! Jennifer L. September 15 Karen H. September 16 Angela V. September 28 Larry B. September 28 Staff Anniversaries Twilla D. September 17, 2017 Jennifer L. September 6, 2018 Gail P. September 23, 2020 Welcome Sharon D. Rachel... Read More


— Happy Birthday Residents! Lillian C. August 05 Dorothy S. August 08 William G. August 12 Mary M. August 19 Debby O. August 20 Patricia S. August 21 Amos G. August 25 Burgunde C. August 28 Shirley M. August 28 Happy Birthday Staff! Sharon G. August 03 Gail P. August 12 Melody C. August 26 Staff... Read More

Special Events

— 8/11 Mocktail Hour 8/13 Kool Aid Taste Test 8/14 Creamsicles 8/18 Resident Council 8/18 Oreos & Milk 8/19 Potato Salad Tasting 8/20 Pucker Up Punch Hour 8/24 Chips & Dip Social 8/25 Banana Splits 8/31 Bingo Store

National Days in August

— 8/10 S’mores Day 8/13 National Kool-Aid Day 8/14 National Creamsicle Day 8/15 Relaxation Day 8/18 National Potato Day 8/22 Be an Angel Day 8/25 National Banana Split Day 8/26 National Dog Day 8/31 National Trail Mix Day

August 21 is National Senior Citizens Day

— National Senior Citizens Day is a day to honor and show appreciation to our seniors. Write a letter, become pen pals, call/video chat or schedule a visit with elderly family members or friends to show your gratitude. Reminisce with them about their favorite childhood memories. Listen to their stories and recognize their accomplishments throughout their... Read More