Monthly Archives: May 2010

Pressing Flowers – Spring 2010

Newburgh Healthcare is thankful to have a beautiful gated patio with an array of bright flowers which boom in the spring.  One afternoon our residents spent time outdoors picking and pressing flowers.  Within a week, our residents made their own … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Events, Arts & Crafts

Midsummer Night’s Dream Party 05/12/10

A look back – “National Nursing Home Week”  is a week long event established by the American Health Care Association.  Held in May, it celebrates the positive and caring relationship between residents and staff in the health care industry and recognizes the differences made … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Events, National Nursing Home Week 2010

Mesker Park Zoo Visits 05/11/10

At Newburgh Healthcare, we strive to bring the community to our residents for special programs.  During National Nursing Home Week on May 11, 2010, we were fortunate to have members of the Mesker Park Zoo Outreach Program bring in a … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Events, National Nursing Home Week 2010, Pet Therapy

Children’s Water Balloon Toss 05/10/10

Intergenerational Activities benefit our residents in many ways.  Interacting with children not only provides our residents with a meaningful activity but can enhance a resident’s mood and can aid in promoting self-esteem.

Posted in 2010 Events, National Nursing Home Week 2010