Grateful: Seniors Celebrate Thanksgiving

November 23, 2021

In long term care communities, there is a lot to be grateful for this year: reunions with family and friends, booster vaccines to keep residents and staff healthy and – of course – great food!

See how residents and staff in nursing homes and assisted living communities are bringing an attitude of gratitude to the beginning of the holiday season:

A drive-thru Thanksgiving

The city of Corona, CA staged a Thanksgiving lunch drive-by event for residents at Estancia Del Sol. Residents enjoyed delicious food, welcome cheers – and even turkey costumes. Read the full story here → 

A Thanksgiving surrounded by friends & family

AvonLea Assisted Living & Retirement Community in Tulepo, MS held a special Thanksgiving dinner for residents and their family and friends. Check out photos from the event:

A “Vetsgiving” to remember

Veterans in Warner Robins, GA celebrated Thanksgiving a week early with “Vetsgiving” – a special meal presented by assisted living community Phoenix at Lake Joy, the VFW Post 6605 and others. Read the full story here → 

Giving back with gratitude

Four Texas memory care communities – Meadowbrook, Arbor Hills, Saddle Brook, and Riverside Inn – are teaming up to collect canned goods for non-profits and food banks before Thanksgiving. Read more about their food drive here → 

(Plymouth) Rockin’ those costumes

Seniors at Chateau Madeleine Senior Living & Memory Care in Melbourne, FL took a historical approach to celebrating Thanksgiving by donning pilgrim costumes!