Entries by Countryside Nursing Home

September 2017 Activities Calendar

September is already off to a great start here at Countryside! This month we will be continuing our “mini outings”, fall style. Picnic? 🍂🍁Leaf peeping? We’ll see what the weather brings! We will also be joined by Pat Hoye for a musical performance on the 15th. The ladies are looking forward to jamming out to […]

August 2017 Activities Calendar

This month is shaping up to be our best yet! Today we’ll be “gettin’ beachy” to celebrate the beginning of August (after facials and manicures, of course). Then tomorrow… *drumroll please*… is our annual Friends & Family Cookout! Between the awesome entertainment, loved ones and yummy BBQ, it always ends up being the highlight of the […]

May 2017 Activities Calendar

May is here, our favorite month of the year! From May 14 to 20 we come together to celebrate National Nursing Home Week®. This year’s theme is “The Sprit of America”, which embodies how our staff, residents, families, and the community work together to make Countryside the special home that it is. We have activities planned each day, and […]

March 2017 Activities

March is a month of change – A new season, moving the clocks forward, and hopefully more time outdoors. While our activities are planned, we’re armed and ready for spontaneous activities outside! This month is full of festive activities in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. Leading up to our party on the 17th, we can expect Irish-themed […]

February 2017 Activities

February already?! It’s been a mild winter so far but we are crossing our fingers that Mr. Groundhog has good news tomorrow. The month is short but jam-packed with holidays, new activities, and birthdays planned. We kick off things by rooting on Tom Brady and our Patriots this Sunday – go New England! Jeff Thomas will be joining us on Valentine’s Day for […]

January Activities Calendar

Happy 2017! New year means new activities to look forward to. Kathy always finds fun ways to keep us active during the week, we can’t wait to play Wackoball and Bowlerama! On the weekends, Karen never fails to surprise us with new games and crafts (and if you haven’t already, read up on the creative ways she comes up with […]

December Activities Calendar

December has arrived! We’re spending this afternoon decking the halls, but have lots of activities planned that bring holiday cheer throughout the month. Entertainer Joe Saracin will join us next week to sing us a few Christmas songs! 🎶 On the 19th we’ll be taking a drive around town to see our local beautiful lights. Lucky for us, Hannukah and Christmas fall on […]

November Activities Calendar

Happy November! We’re shifting from Halloween to Thanksgiving decorations and gearing up for four birthday celebrations this month. No complaints here! We will be staying active with weekly indoor games like bowlerama, soccer, and golfing. That said, Sundays are reserved for rooting on Tom Brady and our Patriots! Check out all of the other activities […]

October Activities Calendar

  Fall has arrived! At Countryside, we’re big fans of October. Patriots games, pumpkins, what’s not to love? The month kicks off with the ladies from Pinehill Garden Club, who will be joining us for a coffee social on 10/3. And speaking of gardening, our backyard-grown tomatoes are harvested and ready to be used in one of the ladies’ […]

Games with Karen!

If you’ve seen any of Countryside’s Monthly Activities Calendars, “Games with Karen” is almost always a part of the weekend lineup. For years, Karen has been a part of the staff at Countryside who doubles as our fabulous weekend game host. We interviewed Karen on the creative ways she keeps our residents entertained.   How and when did […]