Wintery Wonders in Long Term Care

January 31, 2022

Wintery Wonders In Long Term Care 

Winter weather is in full force across the country – but the cold doesn’t bother senior residents and staff at long term care facilities across the country.

From Valentine’s Day cards and flowers to line dancing, see how residents have kept busy this winter:

A New Jersey Tike Makes Valentines for Seniors

Bella, a three year old from New Jersey, continues to make cards for local nursing home residents after successfully bringing joy to seniors with her holiday cards. Now, she’s tackling Valentine’s Day. Read the full story here → 

Therapy Bunnies Provide Comfort 

The Sullivan County Nursing Home in Unity, New Hampshire uses therapy bunnies to bring joy and comfort to senior residents. Cinnabun, Laverne and Shirley are three bunnies that reside at the nursing home and can often be seen roaming freely throughout the facility, with supervision of course. Read the full story here → 

Fresh Flowers for Residents 

The flower arranging committee at Greenfields of Geneva in Geneva, Illinois work hard to provide residents and staff a dash of springtime happiness by adding new flower arrangements each week to the communal areas of the facility. Read the full story here → 

‘Line Dancing with Linda’ is a Success

Residents at Candlestone Assisted Living & Memory Care in Midland, Michigan keep active in a special way: line dancing! The fun started when Linda, a resident of the facility, wanted to learn the dance. Now, after the life enrichment staff reached out to line dancing professionals for help, Linda and her fellow seniors have mastered the dance.  Read the full story here → 

A Drive to Keep Residents Cozy 

Ten-year-old Eve Holguin from Las Cruces, California organized a blanket and sock drive for senior residents at Adobe Assisted Living Community. Her drive was part of her ‘Love from Eve’ project, which supplied many of the residents with Christmas gifts during the holidays. Read the full story here →