Halloween Games

October 7, 2019 — Pin the nose on the jack-o-lantern Create a large pumpkin out of cardboard, or make one out of construction paper and pin it to a bulletin board. Paint or glue eyes and a mouth on the jack-o-lantern, leaving the area where the nose should be empty. Cut out several yellow triangles, writing the person’s name... Read More

Fun Facts About October

October 7, 2019 — The name October has been derived from the Latin “Octo” which means eight because October was the eighth month of the year, according to the Roman calendar. It was called Winterfylleth, meaning the “fullness of winter”, by the Anglo-Saxons because it had the first full moon of the winter season. Columbus Day, the second Monday... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 7, 2019 — Physical therapy is treatment of muscles, nerves and body structures mostly from the waist down. The goal of Physical Therapy is to restore the body to its optimum level of function. Physical Therapy Benefits Enhanced ability to walk Improved mobility Pain management Restoration of balance Enhanced ability to transfer Strengthening

Letter from Our Community

October 7, 2019 — Happy Fall y’all!! It is officially upon us. I don’t know about you but I feel like I blinked and this year is almost over. This is a great time of year and with the weather cooling off we can spend some time outside. Look for more outdoor activities and soaking in the fresh air.... Read More

Special Events

October 7, 2019 — Spooky Pines Annual Halloween Social & Pumpkin Decorating Contest Columbus Day Social National Taco Day Taco Social

Fall Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

September 4, 2019 — Supplies needed: a pine cone, vegetable shortening, oatmeal bird seed, and some string. Start by mixing together 1/2 cup of the shortening with 2 1/2 cups oatmeal and mix until well blended. (Optional: Add dried fruit, chopped nuts, or sunflower seeds.) Tie a string to the top of the pine cone and then apply the... Read More

Fun Facts about September

September 4, 2019 — The birthstone for September is the sapphire. The zodiac signs for September are Virgo (August 23 – September 22) and Libra (September 23 – October 22) The birth flower for September is the morning glory. On September 1, 1905, Alberta and Saskatchewan were established. On September 1, 1939, World War II began in Europe because... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

September 4, 2019 — Happy Birthday Residents! Kevin S. Alice W. Cindy L  Joyce W. Beverly S. Janet C. Norma S. Kevin W. Fredie R.                Carlima B. Gina G.   Miguel S. Gary T.  Marvin M. Renita M. Welcome! Diane B. Kerry B. Stephanie B. Antonio C. Matias C. Duy D. Arturo E. Patricia M. Louis P.  Joann S. Angelina... Read More

September Chef Select: Italian Night

September 4, 2019 — Appetizer: Caesar Salad Entree: Homemade Meatballs with Mama’s Spaghetti Sauce Herbed Fresh Cut Green Beans Spaghetti Noodles Dinner Roll Dessert: Tiramisu with milk, coffee, or hot tea

The History of Grandparents Day

September 4, 2019 — National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 8, 2019, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother... Read More