Happy Monday! We had a great morning that included singing a couple songs like "You Are My Sunshine" and exercising a bit with some stretches. We also learned all sorts of fun trivia about Thanksgiving and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and watched a couple videos from the parade. It was a great afternoon visiting, eating a snack of crackers and cheese and coffee, and playing several games of bingo. It was a great day!
Happy Friday! We had a lovely morning with FaceTime with Claire from Music Safari. A couple small groups of residents enjoyed hearing her and singing along to many different classic songs including, "In My Merry Oldsmobile," "I'll Fly Away," "Daisy Bell...," and "Amazing Grace." It was such a fun filled afternoon chatting and reminiscing and eating delicious jello cake. Residents shared stories with one another of when they were younger and some of their travels to places like Norway. We ended the day by playing bingo! It was a great time had by all!
Happy Thursday! It was a nice morning here in the Willows starting with music and movement to Glenn Miller music. Then we enjoyed a finish the sayings and proverbs game. We ended the morning with a couple hilarious scenes from I Love Lucy including the grape stomping in Italy scene and the scene where they were golfing. Those definitely made residents laugh a lot! It was also also a great afternoon chatting and enjoying brownies and coffee. After that, we had a good time watching a video our music therapist, Maddie sent to us with the topic of Autumn songs. Everyone enjoyed listening and singing along to all the songs.
Hello and happy Tuesday! It was a nice and busy morning exercising our minds and bodies. We stretched and flexed our bodies and did a few games of finish the rhymes and finish the TV shows and movies. We ended with a short sing along with songs like "Que Sera, Sera." It was a wonderful afternoon at our social hour visiting with each other and enjoying cookies and coffee. We ended the afternoon with scenes from great classic musicals. It was a fantastic day!
It was a very nice weekend! Our mornings were busy with exercise, singing classic songs and hymns together like "Yankee Doodle," "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah," "Amazing Grace," and "I Love to Tell the Story," We had great afternoons together also visiting/reminiscing, eating sweet treats, and working on word finds.
Happy Friday! We had a wonderful start to our Friday with small group music with Jennifer and Claire. Jennifer played classic songs on the piano and Claire played the guitar and sang many favorite hymns like "What a Friend We Have in Jesus." It was also a great afternoon socializing and celebrating a birthday with tasty cupcakes! We also had a fun time playing bingo!
Hello and happy Thursday! It was a good morning that started with stretches and flexes and a good laugh to funny stories of what kids had to say to their grandparents and parents. We also did a few word games of finish the sayings, proverbs and quotes. Before lunch, we enjoyed watching a few adorable babies laughing. Everyone had such big smiles and we couldn't help but laugh along with them. It was a wonderful early afternoon socializing and enjoying brownies and coffee. We also had our music and motion class with Maddie and Claire. They played piano and guitar and residents sang along to patriotic songs. It was a fun time had by all!
Hello and happy Tuesday! It was a good start to the day exercising our minds and bodies with stretching and flexing our bodies and then word games and trivia. We enjoyed watching and laughing to the I Love Lucy chocolate factory scene to end the morning. The afternoon was great at our social hour visiting, having cookies and coffee and working on word finds. We ended the afternoon with a sing along of many old-time songs like "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" and "Shine on Harvest Moon." It was a great day!
Happy Friday! Our day started with a sing along with Claire. We had a couple small groups and everyone loved listening and singing along to beautiful hymns like,"Softly and Tenderly" and "Amazing Grace." It was such a lovely early afternoon spent outside in the sunshine on this gorgeous day! We also enjoyed some tasty pudding while we were out there, chatted with one another and listened to some great old-time music. We ended the day by playing a few games of bingo! What fun that was!