The 2019 “Indiana State Nursing Home Games” took place on Wednesday, June 19th in Chandler, Indiana. We had ten residents participate in this annual community event. Participants from our facility included: Sue Burke, Edna Keller, Patricia Leroy, Mary Pendergrass, Beatrice Ferguson, JoAnn Petropoulos, Betty Hendrickson, Bobbie Richardson, Mildred Wills, & Helen Carson.
Keeley Wade, Activity Assistant, assists Helen Carson.
Our residents competed against other residents from various Warrick County health care facilities in events such as washers, upright bean bag toss, bean bag toss, fishing, ring toss, and wheelchair races.
Upright Bean Bag Toss
Bean Bag Toss
The highlight of the Senior Games is always the….
After the races the winners were announced! First place winners were awarded with a gold medal, second a silver, and third a bronze medal. All residents who participated received a ribbon. We had three residents receive medals this year!
Placed 3rd in Women’s Fishing
Placed 3rd in Women’s Wheelchair Race
Once again Mary Pendergrass was awarded with multiple medals!
Placed 1st in Women’s Upright Bean Bat Toss
Placed 1st in Women’s Bean Bag Toss
Placed 2nd in Women’s Wheelchair Race
Placed 3rd in Women’s Washer Toss
We would like to congratulate all of our residents who participated in this community event and we thank all of our staff and family members who attended to assist. Newburgh Healthcare would also like to thank the Town of Chandler for hosting the Olympics at the Chandler Community Center and thank SWIRCA who did an amazing job organizing the event!