Category Archives: 2012 Events

Highlights of December 2012

During the month of December we had many volunteers from the community visiting Newburgh Healthcare to provide Christmas programs for our residents.

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Resident Christmas Portraits 2012

The Recreation Director, Rebecca Odom, takes Christmas portraits of our residents each year.  Residents and family receive copies of the portraits and additional portraits are ordered if requested. Family members are always invited to join their loved ones for portraits.

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Thanksgiving Party 11/20/2012

Newburgh Healthcare celebrated Thanksgiving with the annual “Thanksgiving Party” held on November 20th and by hosting our annual “Thanksgiving Meal” held on November 21st for residents and family.

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Veteran’s Day 11/11/12

Newburgh Healthcare hosted a “Veteran’s Day” party in honor of our nine Veterans who reside in our facility.  All residents were invited to join in the celebration.

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Newburgh Healthcare Trick or Treat 2012

We had a wonderful turnout again this year for our annual “Children’s Hallway Trick or Treat.”  During this community event, the children of our staff and family members of our residents came to the facility to “trick or treat” at … Continue reading

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Annual Halloween Costume Party 2012

Our annual Halloween Costume Party was another huge success this year, as a large number of our residents attended and enjoyed the refreshments and live music provided by J&D Entertainment.

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Storybook Stables Animal Assisted Therapy 2012

Newburgh Healthcare has welcomed a variety of animals into the building for Pet Therapy including dogs, cats, and animals from Mesker Park Zoo.  However, when Storybook Stables first visited in July, Equine Specialist Mindy Eaves treated us to our largest … Continue reading

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Campfire Party with Allen Duckworth 09/04/12

The themed event for the month of September was our “Campfire Party” held in celebration of the cooler fall temperatures.  Musician and singer/songwriter Allen Duckworth (also known as “Cliff the Drifter”) entertained our residents with a variety of his own … Continue reading

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Wizard Of Oz Party 06/26/12

The Activity Department themed event held during the month of June was the “Wizard of Oz Party.”  The Activity Department, volunteers, and other staff dressed in costumes which were in theme with this classic film.  Karaoke singers Don Mockabee and … Continue reading

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Senior Olympic Games 06/19/12

The 2012 “River City Nursing Home & Assisted Living Games” took place on Tuesday, June 19th in Boonville, Indiana.   This community event is organized by SWIRCA & More and is held at the Boonville Main Street United Methodist Church.  The … Continue reading

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National Nursing Home Week Events 2012

The Activity Department throws a special event each day of National Nursing Home Week. “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 … Continue reading

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North Unit National Nursing Home Week Events 2012

There were many parties thrown during National Nursing Home Week, and throughout the week our North Unit Activities Director worked cooperatively with the North Unit staff to throw a “themed event” each day.

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Annual Luau Party with Don & Tony 05/15/12

Our annual summer Luau party was held on Tuesday, May 15th as part of our week long 2012 National Nursing Home Week Celebrations.   During this event,  singers Don Mockabee and Tony Baxton gave lively performances singing a variety of … Continue reading

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“Senior Prom” Event 04/17/12

The Activity Department themed event held in month of April was the “Senior Prom.” The residents enjoyed re-living their High School Prom and danced the afternoon away to the live entertainment provided by karaoke singers Don Mockabee and Tony Baxton.

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Children’s Hallway Easter Egg Hunt 04/07/12

The annual “Children’s Hallway Egg Hunt” was held Saturday, April 07, 2012. Children of our staff and relatives of our residents visited to hunt for eggs down the halls.  This year, children were able to get their picture with the … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring Party 03/20/12

The Activities Department “themed event” during the month of March was our “Welcome Spring Party with Therese McKanon.”  Therese, a singer and pianist, played nostalgic songs for our residents as we celebrated the coming of Spring by serving fresh fruits … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day 03/17/12

For our annual “St. Patrick’s Day Party,” we welcomed a new musician and singer “Richard T” who sang a variety of songs to our residents, and wore a variety of hats while performing.

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Mardi Gras Party 02/21/12

The annual “Mardi Gras Party” was held on February 21st, 2012.  Karaoke performers Don Mockabee and Tony Baxton provided us with lively music for the event.

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Valentines Party 02/14/2012

The Activity Department held our annual “Valentines Day Party” on Tuesday, February 14, 2012.  Musician and singer Therese McKanon provided us with love songs as residents and family celebrated the holiday over refreshments during her performance.

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New Year’s Party 2012

The residents sipped on sparkling soda and celebrated the New Year with singer Greg Grotius, who performed a variety of folk songs playing acoustic guitar and harmonica.

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