Entries by Countryside Nursing Home

Planting Tomatoes with Mike!

Everyone knows that at Countryside, one of our all-time favorite summer activities is gardening! Last week, one of our long-time friends Mike came to help the ladies plant tomatoes in our backyard. For the past year, Mike has been coming every week as a volunteer with St. Bridget’s Church in Framingham to help out with […]

June Activities Calendar

June 2016 Activities Can you believe June is finally here? This summer we have many outdoor activities planned – Bocce, Golfing, Horseshoes, you name it! We’ll be taking every chance we get for fun in the sun.    We have three birthdays to celebrate (ice cream anyone?) as well as some exciting guests, so be sure […]

Visit from Pinefield Garden Club

Every year, the wonderful ladies from Pinefield Garden Club visit to help get our outdoor space summer-ready. After April (and even May) showers, it was great to get some long overdue sunshine!   Everyone worked together on filling the flower pots and planting them in the backyard, which is now more beautiful than ever. We are thankful for the […]

May Activities Calendar

May 2016 Activities Spring has finally sprung, which means we will be getting outside every chance that we get! In addition to Mother’s Day, we will be celebrating National Nursing Home Week (5/8-5/14) with daily events, outings, entertainers, and much more. Stay tuned for activity updates!

Senior Health & Wellness Fair 2015

MetroWest’s Senior Health & Wellness Fair Countryside Nursing Home was in attendance at this year’s MetroWest’s Senior Health & Wellness Fair hosted by Senator Spilka. It was a fun and informative day of where health care and elder services organizations shared information on the type of services they provide. Many seniors and caregivers attended workshops on health […]

October Activities Calendar

  October Activities Calendar We are falling into Autumn and soon there will be frost on the pumpkin! We’re looking forward to our “mini-peepers” trip to look at the beautiful foliage. There will be volley balloon, movie matinees, card games, and of course a Halloween Party! Happy Birthday to all of our October birthday residents.     Note: […]

Pet Therapy in Nursing Homes

Meet Midas, our beautiful pet therapy dog. Many years ago Judy Christensen adopted this Shepard/Husky mix because of his sweet loving nature and named him Midas because of the color of his fur.  But we think Midas has adopted Countryside Nursing Home! Midas’ weekly visits have made such a difference in our resident’s lives. One resident […]

September Activities Calendar

September Activities Calendar Although August is over, there still is plenty of fun outdoor activities planned. Let’s enjoy the warm weather while we can! (Remember last winter? Brrrrr!)  Card games, trivia, manicures and a Polka are planned in the coming days.  Happy Birthday to all of our September birthday residents. And a good luck kick off to […]

August Activities Calendar

  August Activities Calendar It’s the Dog Days of Summer with plenty of fun activities for our residents. August 8th is the Friends & Family Cookout with great food and music. We have movie matinees, trivia games, bocce ball, and hair salon day. And a Happy Birthday to all of our August birthday residents!   Note: August Activities […]

Choosing the Right Nursing Home

  Choosing the Right Nursing Home Choosing the best nursing home for your loved one can be an emotional and confusing challenge. You’ll need to think about many things, including food, nursing staffs, activities and overall environment, and location.   While no one can take care of your mother or loved one as well as you, […]