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Bowen Elementary 1st Graders

Oct 3, 2019 — We will be getting visits each month from our local 1st graders! Our first visit was on September 10th and the residents had a blast! The students brought coloring pages and puzzles and even colored some for a few residents to keep! How sweet! We can’t wait until our next visit on October 8th!

Resident Spotlight: Lela J.

Oct 3, 2019 — Lela J. born and raised in Richmond, KY. She was raised by her parents Dora and Charles J. She also married a Charles J. and kept her last name! Lela married Charles in 1965. Lela and Charles have 3 children: 2 boys and 1 girl, named Sandra. Lela studied Nursing at Eastern Kentucky University, where she... Read More

October 14th is Dessert Day

Oct 3, 2019 — There may not be a better dessert than a mouth-watering slice of pie fresh from the oven, but serving your pie with a dollop of whipped cream, or “a la mode” with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, may dress up this treat. Add a dash of creativity and a simple pie becomes a true... Read More

October 4th is World Smile Day

Oct 3, 2019 — 10 Great Reasons Why Smiling Makes Us More Successful! ONE: Our smile shows other people that we are friendly. TWO: A smile can make people happy. When you smile at someone who is not already smiling and they smile back, you have brought a moment of happiness into their lives which, who knows, could last all day.... Read More

October 16 is National Fossil Day

Oct 3, 2019 — How are fossils formed? For fossil formation to take place, a series of fortunate events must occur. If any part of the series is missing, we will never see the fossil! In fact, fossilization is a rare occurrence. Nature tends to lean toward recycling itself, which includes just about everything from plants and animals to rocks... Read More

Halloween Games

Oct 3, 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

September 14th is Live Creative Day: Ways to Enhance Your Creativity

Sep 10, 2019 — Keep an Idea Journal. Do this regularly, and you may often start having more ideas the moment you start to write. Allow yourself the freedom to think outside the box. Aim for Quantity. Generate lot of ideas for you to go through later. With a large list of ideas, you’ll have more options to choose from. Be... Read More

September 21 is World Gratitude Day: The Gratitude Attitude

Sep 10, 2019 — Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. It may not look as good as money, a fancy car or the latest makeover – in fact, you can’t see it at all – but gratitude has more power to change your life than all these material things put together. The dictionary tells us... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

Sep 10, 2019 — The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

Tips to Slow the Aging Process

Sep 10, 2019 — Celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September by trying the tips below, which may help you age slower and improve your quality of life. Eat a varied and healthy diet. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. Drink lots of fluids to maintain healthy skin and flush out waste. Exercise every day. Exercise improves... Read More