The 2018 “Indiana State Nursing Home & Assisted Living Games” took place on Wednesday, May 30th in Boonville, Indiana.  We had eleven residents participate in this annual community event.  Participants from our facility included:  Sue Burke,  Edna Keller, Melba Beyl, Patricia Leroy, Mary Pendergrass, Beatrice, JoAnn Petropoulos, Betty Hendrickson, Arlene Lauderdale, Ruth Shrode, and Bobbie Richardson.

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“National Nursing Home Week” is a week long event held in May that celebrates the positive and caring relationship between residents and staff in the health care industry.   During National Nursing Home Week the Activity Department holds a special event daily for the residents,  the staff participate in games, and the staff are also provided with food each day. (read more…)

 

April 2018 marked the 40th anniversary of the premier of the musical “Grease,” an American cult classic that starred Olivia Newton John and John Travolta.  So it was only fitting that Newburgh Healthcare’s themed event of the month be a “Grease” party! The Activity Department & other staff & volunteers dressed up as members of the Grease cast. Pictured above, from left to right, characters included: Jan, Frenchy, Danny, Rizzo, Kenickie, Sandy, Danny (the jock version) and Eugene.

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Newburgh Healthcare’s annual “Children’s Hallway Egg Hunt” was held Saturday, March 24th, 2018.   Children of our staff and relatives of our residents roamed the halls to “hunt” for residents who had eggs to pass!

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The Activity Department at Newburgh Healthcare celebrated Mardi Gras on Tuesday, February 13th by making pancakes for our residents (a Fat Tuesday tradition), but the big celebration was held on February 27, 2018 when entertainment was provided by DM Karaoke.

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