Senior Living: Thank A Vet!

Post Date May 7, 2014

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  What can we say when we think of our senior veterans? Whether one thinks about WWII, Korea, Vietnam, or more current conflicts, a flood of memories comes along with heroic and tragic stories. If you know these brave servicemen and servicewomen who have walked through these or any other wars in their lifetimes, you  Continue Reading »

National Nursing Home Week Ideas: Luau Vacation Fun!

Post Date March 31, 2014

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Tropical luaus are some of the most fun parties to throw. The colors are bright and vivid, the snacks are refreshing, and the scenery is breathtaking! And, when you give your residents the opportunity to travel island style to the best vacation destinations, it can give them a whole new level of fun and stimulation.  Continue Reading »

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Hello, Spring!

Post Date March 24, 2014

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Spring was, by far, my grandmother’s favorite time of year. She would recruit my mom to set up her birdfeeder as soon as it was possible. For students, it means cabin fever sets in and they can stretch their legs while they take a break from studying. Birds return to their homes after a long  Continue Reading »

Sr. Living Spring Event Essentials

Post Date March 20, 2014

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There is nothing like the first smells of green leaves returning and warmer weather just around the corner! My grandma was born in spring, and it was also her favorite time of year — her hobby was birdwatching, and the small bird feeder outside her apartment window was cleaned out and filled with fresh seed  Continue Reading »

National Volunteer Week Thank-You Ideas

Post Date March 18, 2014

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The time is coming up fast for the week that you want to honor the volunteers in your organization or events!  The dates are set: April 6th thru the 12th 2014.   How can you express thanks to people who give their free time for the elderly for no monetary gain? Volunteers in this field  Continue Reading »

St. Patrick’s Day Decorations!

Post Date March 3, 2014

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I always looked forward to S.t Patrick’s Day when I was a little girl — it meant that something exciting was coming! We either did crafts, had fun snacks, or drew fun pictures — and now, I look back on that with warmth and fondness. It seemed like there were an endless collection of things  Continue Reading »

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St. Patty’s Day Party Crafts

Post Date March 3, 2014

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St .Patrick’s Day is a great time to get crafty! From the simplest of paper folding projects to the most elaborate leprechaun replicas, families and schools and many more participate in creating fun projects.   In this, we want you to have access to some ideas for what to do with your school, children, and  Continue Reading »

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St. Pat’s Dessert Recipes!

Post Date February 27, 2014

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It’s time to bring in that luck again this year! Even though I haven’t had a huge heritage/history with the good ol’ Irish, my relatives would always tell me about their traditions of having corn beef and cabbage on St. Patty’s Day. For those with more of a sweet tooth (and less cabbage), here are  Continue Reading »

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Going Back to Hollywood: Glamour for Everyone!

Post Date January 7, 2014

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When I think of stardom and who has achieved it, my mind goes several places. The first, would be toward people like Madonna or Brad Pitt. They are considered to be household names, at least by most people. The second avenue, however, is the classic Hollywood stars that set a standard for generations to come. The  Continue Reading »

Remember the Sock Hop? Recreate Fab 1950s Party Themes!

Post Date January 7, 2014

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From the picture above, our cultural memory has an image of the 50s. Diners, jukeboxes, malt shops, drive-ins, rock ‘n roll, racing cars – all these things conjure up images of simpler times when the US was enjoying an era of post-war prosperity. This was the time when many residents were in the prime of their years  Continue Reading »

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