Purple Heart Day – August 7

Jul 31, 2020 — Most American adults have heard of the Purple Heart Award, or even know a veteran who has received it, but what is the origin of this distinguished honor? On August 7, 1782, President George Washington decided on a symbolic honor for three soldiers he originally called the “Badge of Merit.” After this inaugural honor was... Read More

Happy Birthday!

Jul 5, 2020 — Ivadean W. 7/4 Dorothy M. 7/8 Janice L. 7/11 Bobbie W. 7/12 Mary A. 7/13 Rebecca B. 7/17

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

Jul 4, 2020 — As the saying goes, when you’re happy, the whole world smiles with you. This means when we’re outwardly happy, positive, and upbeat, we may help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own life, or do we... Read More

Priceless Collections

Jul 4, 2020 — From postcards, to coins, stamps, plates, baseball cards, albums, figurines and even thimbles, the makings of an un-intentional collection could be right under your nose. According to a Nielsen survey, one in ten collectors developed an interest in the hobby by slowly acquiring similar or sets of items over time, and only later decided to... Read More

Ice Cream Facts

Jul 4, 2020 — I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Ice Cream Month! To this day, the history of ice cream remains a mystery. However, many say that the first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a mixture of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others proclaim that Marco Polo, a 13th... Read More

How to Protect Yourself & Others

Jul 4, 2020 — Slow the spread of germs and respiratory diseases like COVID-19: Wash your hands often Use soap when available or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Avoid close contact Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people Do... Read More

Craft Ideas for Independence Day

Jul 4, 2020 — Pinwheel – Nothing shouts “Happy 4th” like a pinwheel! To make them, simply fold a piece of paper into a star shape. You will want to create a center section that will allow you to place a push pin through it. Color the paper red, white and blue. You’ll need two squares to work with.... Read More

Mother’s Day

Jun 1, 2020 — Every resident had a steak dinner, and every lady in the building received flowers!

Family Visits

Jun 1, 2020 — Cumberland resident Herbert N. enjoyed a window visit with his wife.

Happy Birthday!

Jun 1, 2020 — Melodi O. 6/2 Virginia P. 6/7 William A. 6/8 Wendell M. 6/9 Glenda P. 6/10 Sandra M. 6/17 Linda N. 6/25 Cassie H. 6/27